Category Archives: Astronomy

Supermoon Eclipse

September 27, 2015 This is the partial and full eclipse of the Supermoon, the next one will be in 2033.

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Partial Eclipse of the Sun

October 23, 2014 This partial eclipse of the sun also had a bonus, one of the largest sunspots on record.

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Sunspots

August 21, 2013 How many sunspots can you count, taken with my Panasonic DMC-G3 camera with a 205 mm telephoto lens and a solar filter.

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Very Young Moon

  March 14, 2013 The youngest moon ever photographed was zero hours, the youngest moon ever seen with the naked eye 15 hours 32 minutes old. My photo is 2 days old, not anyway near a record.

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Rare Grouping

July 24, 2012 A rare grouping of the Moon, Mars, Saturn, Spica and Porrima in the sky, taken with my Panasonic Lumix G1 camera and a 205mm telephoto lens. (click on image to see larger view)

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The Moon up Close

  June 27, 2012 The moon thru my  Celestron NexStar 8SE Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope.

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Venus Transit

June 5, 2012 Venus transit across sun taken thru a 205 mm telephoto lens with a silver  mylar filter. Venus can be seen just starting to bite the edge of the sun in the 1:00 position. This won’t  happen again … Continue reading

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