Planetary alignment with a Canon 60Da

Here are several shots of the January 21, 2015 planetary alignment of Venus, Mercury and a thin crescent Moon. The images were taken from Alderney Landing in Dartmouth looking west toward Halifax.

Mercury is just visible in the clouds.
Object Planetary conjunction of the Moon, Venus and Mercury
Exposure 0.5 seconds
ISO 400
Camera Canon 60Da DSLR
Optics 18mm to 200mm Sigma lens at f/5.6

Dartmouth, Nova Scotia


Image sharpened using multi scale decomposition and merge blend  combine using Images Plus. Slight saturation boost.