|Venus, Mars and the moon setting over Mt. Whitney|
Then I put a sequence of photos together in a time-lapse video, and the event came to life!
I posted a link to my Twitter account @JeffSullPhoto, and +Philip Plait embedded the copy of my video on Vimeo in a post on his +Bad Astronomy blog on +Slate:
"Venus, Mars, and the Moon Go to Sleep".
He tweeted a link:
Watch a short, lovely time-lapse of the Moon, Mars, & Venus going night-night. http://t.co/fU7Z2HgHoJ pic.twitter.com/HaU6MMpSymThen the +California Academy of Sciences tweeted a link as well:
— Phil Plait (@BadAstronomer) March 8, 2015
Oh-so-lovely time-lapse of when Venus, Mars & the Moon recently "met" in the sky: http://t.co/gLbZeXZoNO #appulse pic.twitter.com/glqzmeL2hGIt's cool to have astronomers and scientists recognize and share my astrophotography! Check out Phil's blog post if you have the time. He always adds some nice scientific context. What most of us call a "conjunction" is actually called an "appluse".
— CA AcademyOfSciences (@calacademy) March 9, 2015