Venus - July 9, 2018
Here is a view of the planet Venus taken shortly after sunset on July 9, 2018. According to the U.S. Naval Observatory, Venus is a 66% illuminated.
Tech Specs: Sky-Watcher Esprit 120mm ED Triplet APO Refractor, Celestron CGEM-DX mount, ZWO ASI290MC, Televue Powermate 2.5X, best 50% of 15k frames. Image date: July 9, 2018. Location: The Dark Side Observatory, Weatherly, PA, USA.