By Jan Hattenbach. Space, Science, Astronomy and all the rest.
A Planetary Quartet
The planetary trio has become a quartet this morning, as Venus, Mars and Jupiter were joined by the waning crescent moon. Although it was a little painful to get up at 5:30 a.m., I didn't regret having done so, and was rewarded by this beautiful view above Santiago de Chile.
Self portrait with planets and moon. 16mm lens, ISO 800, 1s, f/4.0
The moon was close to Jupiter (upper left), while Venus and Mars (lower right) kept a distance. 200mm lens, ISO 400, 0.5s, f/4.0