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Date4/15/09 9:00 P.M.
Equipment11" Starmaster ELT on Tom'O equatorial platform. Nikon Coolpix 4500
DescriptionThis is a montage of Saturn images. I've been imaging Saturn each year since 2004 and hope to go through an entire cycle, if I live that long!
LocationBaton Rouge, Louisiana
Date4-22-09, 6:30 AM CST
EquipmentModified Canon XTi, Canon 200mm at f/11, 1/80 sec, ISO 100
DescriptionTwo crescents in the predawn sky, Venus and The Moon.
Date22 april about 6:00 am
EquipmentCamera Nikon D200 80-200mm 2.8 Lens
Descriptionmoon in crescent and venus emerging after the ocultation od april 22 2009
LocationWest Chester, Ohio
Date4/22/2009, 9:59 AM EDT
EquipmentTMB 130 SS Canon Digital Rebel XTi operating at ISO 100
DescriptionThis is the Moon and Venus shortly after the Moon's grazing occultation (as seen from our location). This is a single 1/2000 second shot, processed in Photoshop to dim the bright sky background.
EquipmentFUJIFILM FINEPIX S700 ON A STANDARD TRIPOD. SET AT ISO-64
DescriptionWALKING WITH MY DAUGHTER. I SAW THE SET BEHIND THE TREES. BUT PICTURE LOOKS LIKE SUN SETTING BETWEEN THE TREES.
DateApril 5, 2009 5:12:41 PM
Equipment4"refractor, 5x barlow, dslr
DescriptionImage taken during the 100 Hours of Astronomy, an event which celebrates the 400 year anniversary of Galileo's use of the telescope to see the heavens. This image combines what Galileo may have seen with his telescope and our largest manmade satellite.
EquipmentMount - Celestron CG5 GT, Coronado PST - AllCCd5 mono camera
DescriptionSun, besides of minimum still "live and kickin' "
LocationVieira do Minho, Portugal
DateSeveral, on the picture.
EquipmentSkyView Pro 8" reflector at f/10, SPC900NC and barlow 2x. Resized 150%.
DescriptionThe evolution of Venus in angular diameter and phase is well shown as it approached inferior conjunction on March 27.
EquipmentOrion 100ED and Canon Digital Rebel XT
DescriptionWhat a show Venus had this night when the planet was setting. Sparkling colors around the planet a really lovely sight!
Date14 March 2009 21.00 +1
EquipmentNewton Skywatcher 10 inch and Eq6 pro. Canon 350D unmodified. Baader coma corrector.
DescriptionLulin and "Eskimo" planetary nebula were quiet close to have both in the same field of my Newton. I had just 2 hours to take this picture, on saturday night. Unfortunately the sky became to be covered so I could have just 15X120sec at 400 ISO. Processing with IRIS and PS