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Date/Location April 25, 1987 Taken near Deltona, Florida.
Camera and Settings Minolta x-570 35mm SLR
Telescope 10-inch f/4.5 Newtonian
Mount Dobsonian
Exposure 1/60 s
Processing Photoshop
Other This picture of first contact was taken at 6:00 a.m. Thirds and fourth contacts were observed 70 minutes later, after sunrise. This picture appeared in the August 1987 issue of Sky & Telescope.
Moon and Venus
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