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Venus: magnitude -4.07 and illuminated 72.8% (Source: Stellarium 0.13.2). Taken with afocal method. Digital camera in [NORMAL PICTURE] mode, shutter speed 1”, F 2.8, focal length 4mm and ISO 400. Image processed with RegiStax6 (14 pictures) and retouched with Canon Digital Photo Professional. Pictures enlarged and cropping.
Cagua, State Aragua Venezuela (N 10° 11' 24.00" W 67° 27' 36.00").
Apr 16, 2015.
Hour: 20:10 (00:40 UTC) ── 20:11 (00:41 UTC UTC).
Telescope reflector aperture 114mm (4.5"), focal length 900mm, eyepiece (1.25") 17mm, 2X Barlow and filter No 56 light green (total light transmission 53%). Digital camera model DMC-LS80.
Venus in green was published in Portal to the Universe as news. This web is an initiative by UNESCO and IAU (International Astronomical Union). Sponsored by ESO (European Southern Observatory) and ESA (European Space Agency). Please, see link: