Uploaded 1-Mar-13
Taken 28-Feb-13
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Before the Occultation

About two hours before the occultation of Spica the star was already very close to the Moon and thin clouds produced a colorful lunar corona around it. This HDR image made from eight exposures show how the display looked to the naked eye, a very beautiful sight.
Canon EOS 60D, f/5.6 @ 200 mm, 1/250, ISO 400, No Flash

Before the Occultation