You don't necessarily have to have a telescope and camera attachments to enjoy and photograph a planetary conjunction. The recent Venus Jupiter conjunction can be photographed with a wide angle lens. I'm a huge fan of wide angle astrophotography and encourage anyone to give it a go. The images below are not that great or remarkable, but I still get a kick out of looking at a telephoto or enlarged image that shows Jupiter's moons. In the first close-up photo you can just make out 2 moons either side of the planet. In the last image (shot a day later), you can see the moons have moved and are now both on the upper side. Standing out in the backyard and looking up and having a good pair of binoculars is a great way to enjoy these planetary delights. Don't miss the Occultation of Venus behind the Moon - Venus goes behind bright edge of moon on the 9th October.