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LocationSydney Observatory, Sydney, Australia
Date13 May 2011 at 5:39am
EquipmentCanon 7D, 18-250mm zoom lens at 63mm, f/5, ISO 400, 2.5 sec exposure
DescriptionThe Opera House and Sydney Harbour made a spectacular backdrop as the four planets (Jupiter, Venus, Mercury and Mars) rose in the eastern pre-dawn sky.
PhotographerCarlos Di Nallo
LocationAvellaeda - Argentina
Date14.05.2011 23.00 UTC
EquipmentCanon 350 Rebel XT, ISO100, 1/640. 25 lights RAW, processed with Regstax 5. Reflector telescope 150/750. 23.00 UTC.
DescriptionPhoto of the Moon showing their colours, using the forced saturation.
EquipmentTaken with Lumnera Skynyx 2.0M camera and Astronomix RGB filters through 12inch Meade SCT.
DescriptionShow Saturn and the ongoing storm in the Northern Hemisphere.
PhotographerMichael L. McDermott
PhotographerJesús Carmona de Argila
Date8 April 2011
EquipmentTakahashi fs152 Solarmax 90 bf30, Baader calcium, baader continuum. DMK21af04
DescriptionThe different faces of Ar1184. Calcium (Cromosphere), Continuum (Photosphere), Halpha (Cromosphere).
Date10 April 2011 22.33 local time
EquipmentCamera Canon 500D Telescope Meade LX200 ACF 10"
DescriptionYou can see the "V" and "X" on the terminator. This does not happen every month. This is a clair-obscure (french for light-shadow) effect on the Moon's surface created by the interplay of light and shadow.It is visible for around 4 hours at the first quarter phase.
LocationAgriturismo Torre Doganiera Pievescola (Si)
Date09.04.2011 h. 08.38 pm
EquipmentMaksutov Cassegrain Zen 250 mm F/ 3000 mm with Immaging Source Camera B/W and Astronomik Ir Pro Planet filter, from Agritourism "Torre Doganiera" in Pievescola (Si) Italy
DescriptionSum 258 frames - Autor: Samuele Gasparini - Personal Internet site : www.astrobook.it
DatePerihelion:01/03/2011; Aphelion:07/6/2010. Both at Meridian Passage
EquipmentNikon D70/Celestron C-5
DescriptionThese photographs are part of a larger art project using monthly photographs of the Sun to demonstrate the changes in apparent diameter of the sun as we scoot around in our little orbit.
LocationWest Lafayette, IN
EquipmentCanon 350D with Sigma 70-300 lens and a tripod Camera settings- 263mm focal length f/5.6; 1/4 sec; ISO 400
DescriptionAn attempt to capture the full moon near perigee, while it was just rising behind a tall building. Capturing a well defined lunar disc was a little challenging because of the slightly fuzzy image due to the thick cloud cover!
LocationEl Calafate, Argentina
DateJuly 11, 2010
EquipmentCanon EOS camera Rebel Xt, 75-300mm f/4-5.6 lens
DescriptionDuring third contact an strange light lens effect was produced.