Stefano De Rosa snapped this photo on the evening of April 4, 2010. You can faintly see Venus (left) and Mercury (right) in the upper right hand corner of the photo.
De Rosa commented, "soon after sunset I arrived at the panoramic terrace of the Mont Baron hill that offered a privileged point of view to capture the close encounter between Venus and Mercury (separated by just 3 degrees). The beautiful celestial pair, shining in the western twilight, is visible on the right of the picture over the silhouette of the French Maritime Alps, while the remaining portion of the image is dominated by the wonderful "Bay of Angels" of Nice, the capital of the Cote d'Azur region in the southern France on the Mediterranean cost: what a sight!!!"
We couldn't agree more.
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