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Jupiter and Venus

above the Astronomical Clock of Tuebingen

Date:14.3.2012 Time:18:03 UT
Exposure:3s Field:10o x 15o
Camera:Nikon D3 Optics:f=135mm, 1/8.0
Southern Germany  
Observer:Till Credner

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The astronomical clock at the town hall of Tuebingen was constructed in the year 1511, so it just had its 500th anniversary. It was build by Johannes Stoeffler about 100 years before Johannes Kepler studied at Tuebingen University.