Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Planets over Cumbria: Moon, Mercury, Venus, and Saturn

Planets over Cumbria: Moon, Mercury, Venus, and Saturn
Planets over Cumbria: Moon, Mercury, Venus, and Saturn Near dawn on December 8, 2012, Stuart Atkinson caught Mercury, Venus, Saturn, and the Moon near the horizon. All four were then being orbited by spacecraft: MESSENGER, Venus Express, Cassini, Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, and GRAIL. Stuart Atkinson

Here is another version without the Moon, and an annotated version. From unmannedspaceflight.com.

Planets over Cumbria
Planets over Cumbria A view shot on December 8, 2012 takes in Mercury, Venus, and Saturn poised in the sky above the dawnlit horizon.Image: Stuart Atkinson
Planets over Cumbria (annotated)
Planets over Cumbria (annotated) Image: Stuart Atkinson

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