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DateTuesday 6th January 09, 18.03 to18.15 UT
Equipment8" Meade LX200 classic, equatorial mount, Televue 2.5x powermate, DMK 21 AU04.AS camera, Astronomik red filter
DescriptionA six image mosaic showing the area around the North Pole of the moon, the central part of Mare Frigoris, and the northern part of Montes Alpes, including the crater OLato
Date20 december 2008
Equipmentcelestron C11+ SKYnux2-0
Description800 frames stacks with registax was good condition
EquipmentMeade ETX 90-EC and a Phillips Toucam Pro Webcam.
DescriptionSinus Iridium and the lunar terminator.
DateDec 29, 2008
EquipmentCanon EOS 450D, ISO: 1600, Exposure: 2.5 sec, Aperture: f/4.0, Focal Length: 28mm
DescriptionThe Conjunction of Venus, Mercury, Jupiter and Moon.
LocationRock Island Illinois overlooking the Mississippi river valley
Date12-28-2008 17:00:51 -6 GMT
EquipmentCanon 40D, 200 mm lens at f.6.4 aperature, tripod and shutter release cable, RAW file format, 1/100 sec, 200 ISO. Photoshop CS2 to crop, color adjust, and export to JPEG.
DescriptionThis was taken moments after the sunset was far enough along that the new cresent moon had just appeared to the unaided eye. Other photos take by me after this one show Jupiter and Mercury in line with the new moon but the new moon is so faint that it's not visible in a low resolution format.
PhotographerOdilon Simões Corrêa
DateNovember 18, 2008 - 22:39 UT
EquipmentPanasonic Lumix DMC-FX3 digital camera. Setting: F2.8 - ISO 100 - 60seconds.
DescriptionThe ISS left its trail between Venus and Jupiter. The sky was somewhat hazy that evening. In the foreground, a tipical tree of the Brazilian cerrado vegetation.
LocationAgrigento, Sicily, Italy.
DateDecember 1, 2008.
EquipmentWide field photo: Canon EOS 450D, Sigma 18-50 F2.8 zoom at 18mm and F9.0, ISO 200, exp. 1 second. Close ups: Canon 70-200 χιλ. F 2.8 zoom, 2x converter at 400 χιλ. F5.6, ISO 800, exposures 0.6 και 0.5 sec.
DescriptionA dreamy trip to Agrigento, Sicily, Italy, for the occultation of Venus, as well as for visiting the majestic Valley of the Temples, the greatest complex of ancient Greek temples in the world. In this photo you see the most brilliant of them, the 2500 year old temple of Concordia together with the Moon, Venus and Jupiter. And the occultation was marvelously seen, as the weather was completely clear!
LocationEast Angus, Québec
EquipmentTaken with 200/1000 Newtonian on EQ6 pro, QHY5 camera nad red filter
DescriptionThis is an image of Clavius taken with my new QHY5 monochrome camera (First light) at F/d 15
PhotographerWilliam Pittman II
EquipmentMeade ETX90 LPI.
DescriptionCrater Eratosthenes followed by Montes Appeninus and mons Hadley at the end where Apollo 15 landing site sits.
PhotographerNaveen L N
Date28 Aug 2008, 19:15 IST ( GMT +5.5 )
EquipmentCanon 450D, Tripod
DescriptionFantastic view of 3 Planets from Bangalore. Photo shows 3 planets, Mercury, Venus and Mars.