During these two months it was very fortunate to see four planets within the months of March and April in Auckland, New Zealand. between the times of seven in the evening to ten at night. planets in the west following the Sun, seen summery in Venus and Jupiter. Now in rising opposition wintery Mars, following along the ring planet Saturn. now with Venus in throughout the two months it display phases pretty much like how our moon Luna displays hers, in her four quarter phases casted by the Earth’s shadow also phased quartery clothed Venus as well too.
Photos were taken from a Sony ten megapixel cybershot, in with mannually postcard technique with a Meade LX200, between an eight and a ten inch telescope.