The Moon Occults Venus
Sketch and Details by Giorgio Bonacorsi
Hi astronomy sketchers,all o.k.? Today I made this sketch with very difficult (conditions) :Cold,strong wind and clouds and at the end,rain! But I don’t lost that rare phenomenon :Moon occulting Venus! The clouds covered the sky,the wind was very strong and cold, but I take my little Klevstov and made this sketch.I hope you like (it). I lost the Venus exit cause the clouds,but I see the planet at 6,30 p.m.for one second!
At next,clear sky.
Moon phase:3,3 days,crescent
Instrument:Vixen Klevstov 110/1035
Seeing:Good,turbulence,very difficult drawing
Air:Cold,very strong wind.