Venus approaches the Pleiades

Venus is approaching the Pleiades

Venus is approaching the Pleiades

After meeting planet Jupiter, On 1 April 2012, at the beginning of Global Astronomy Month, Venus approached the wonderful Pleiades (M45), a well-known star cluster in Taurus.

The picture above was obtained by Gianluca Masi with a 70mm-f/2.8 lens.

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