Crescent Moon and Pleiades

The crescent moon in twilight below the Hyades and Pleiades star clusters.

(Click for the larger image to see the stars)

On the first evening the moon lies well below and to the right of the Pleiades cluster.

Twenty four hours later the moon has moved to between the Pleiades on the right and Hyades cluster on the left

Zooming in shows the earthshine on the moon and the Pleaides star cluster.

Canon EOS 5D   6th and 7th April 2011
Wiltshire, England

Other Glows Topics