Moon and Jupiter at Sunset


The deep blue color that we see at sunset when the weather is dry makes me febrile. This color symbolizes for me the clear night which is coming and which will be filled with memorable astronomical adventures. The planet Jupiter here accompanies the Moon with its earthshine and in a few minutes the stars will light up one after the other …

Technical details:

Camera: Nikon D90 and Nikkor 18-105mm lens set at 18mm
Fixed tripod
Exposure: 0.6 sec at f/4.0 and ISO 1000
Place: L’Étang-du-Nord, Magdalen Islands, Qc
Date: July 8, 2016