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The Occultation of Venus

On September 8th, 2013 the Moon occulter Venus as seen from South America. The event started at 6:50pm just a few minutes after sunset still bright twilight. Venus emerged about one hour later from the Moon's bright limb.

This combination of two shots shows Venus just before being occulted and just after emerging.
Canon EOS 60D, f/1 @ 50 mm, 1/40, ISO 800, No Flash

The Occultation of Venus