Four Planets At Once

From Left to right: Venus (the brightest), Jupiter, Mars and Saturn (right at the top)

I woke up early and went out onto the balcony to see whether or not it was cloudy. As you can see, there certainly were clouds, just not in front of the planets.

It’s really hard to fetch a camera bag and a tripod when you need a walker. It’s even harder to set up the tripod when you have to sit down to do it, and hardest of all to line up the camera. There was a certain amount of swearing involved., but I’m really glad I made the effort.

Posted by sheila

Sheila came to La Palma with a six month contract and has stayed 24 years so far. She used to work as a software engineer at the observatory, but now she's a writer and Starlight guide.

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