The Moon and Venus at the Milky Way, just a few minutes after sunset with the sky not fully dark yet. Even with the blue sky the Milky way is visible and the position of the Moon and Venus was just a beautiful sight, dozens of fireflies decor the scene.
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On September 8th, 2013 the Moon occulter Venus as seen from South America. The event started at 6:50pm just a few minutes after sunset still bright twilight. Venus emerged about one hour later from the Moon's bright limb.
This combination of two shots shows Venus just before being occulted and just after emerging.