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Categories & Keywords

Category:Architecture and Structures
Subcategory:Places of Interest
Subcategory Detail:
Keywords:Mercury, Rochester, moon, statue
Photo Info

Dimensions2360 x 3224
Original file size495 KB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken14-Jun-11 23:38
Date modified15-Jun-11 15:33
Shooting Conditions

Camera modelE-3
Focal length200 mm
Max lens aperturef/2.8
Exposure1/350 at f/8
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeManual
Exposure prog.Manual
ISO speedISO 100
Metering modeCenter-weighted average
Digital zoom1x
Mercury and Moon

Mercury and Moon

Statue of Mercury (in downtown Rochester, NY) with the "Strawberry" moon of June 15, 2011. The view is from the Main St. bridge--just past midnight at 12:38 AM. There is a bright dot near Mercury's raised foot, which is the star Antares.
The timing and shooting location for this scene was determined with the help of software entitled "The Photographer's Ephemeris".