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Mercury
Mercury at Orion Store
Mercury at Orion Store
Got started in astronomy in early 2012 after seeing Venus for the first serious glance that I ever had on that planet. Got my first telescope, the Tabletop 100mm sky scanner telescope, in June 2012. I have currently seen 5 of the 7 planets with it (the other 2 being Neptune and Uranus). Favorite targets to observe: Saturn and its breathtaking rings, the bright Orion Nebula, and the ominous Andromeda Galaxy.
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Date Taken: 05/24/2013
Photographer: Justin F.
Location: Blue Earth, MN
Telescope: Orion SkyScanner 100mm TableTop Reflector Telescope
Notes: The tiny but bright planet Mercury. Taken right after sunset.

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