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LocationLittle Indian Creek Conservation Area, Franklin Co., Mo.
DateJanuary 02, 2009 - 07:30 p.m. c.s.t
EquipmentMeade 10" Schmidt-Newtonian, Losmandy G-11, Canon 40D 300seconds - ISO 800 - f/4
Date2009 Jan 3 - 05:02AM PST
EquipmentCanon 20D, 18-55mm @ 40mm, f/3.5, TV, 10sec, ISO 1600 Fixed Manfrotto Tripod, 501 Video Head Cable Release
DescriptionThis photograph shows one of the stunning Quadrantids from the Jan 3, 2009 shower/storm. Tonight was an awesome spectacle, showering us with meteors faster than we could count them. This was easily one of the finest showers we've ever seen, rivaling even the Gemenids of 2001. Photo Credit: j.reynolds, j.mcnabb, c.mcnabb
EquipmentCanon XTI on normal tripod
DescriptionConjunction of Venus, Moon, Jupiter and Mercury. These four objects are aligning themselves for a nice conjunction on December 31 with the moon next to Venus and Jupiter next to Mercury. This image shows how they are getting ready for that two days before the event.
Date3/12/08 20:00 IST
EquipmentNikon 300, tripod
DescriptionI captured the moon and venus after the conjunction on 1st of december. The city got a better weather after a 2 day rainy condition. Jupiter had become faint.
LocationLinn Co., Kansas.
DateDec. 1, 2008, 6:15pm, CST
EquipmentCanon Rebel XTi with a 135mm Nikkor lens @ f/4; 90 second exposure at ISO 100.
DescriptionAlthough we had another volcanically colored twilight, the sky following our first winter storm of the season was quite clear, and many faint stars appear with the Tremendous Trio.
LocationCity of Florina, Greece
EquipmentNikkor 300mm, f/2.8 @ 5.6 Nikon D70
DescriptionA memorable sky event! At my location, on the northern part of Greece, Venus was almost touched by the moon.
LocationBaton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
DateDecember 1, 2008 5:45 P.M Central
EquipmentCanon EF 50mm f/1.8 II Camera Lens at f/3.2 Tripod Canon Xti 12 x 2.5s exposure ISO 400
DescriptionConjunction between Jupiter, Venus, and the moon. Nice deep exposure shows surrounding stars.
LocationMcDonald Observatory, Texas USA
DateDec. 1, 2008 around 6:30pm CST
EquipmentCanon 450D 18-55mm zoom lens (set at 24mm) 1/2 sec. exposure ISO 400 f/3.5. Tripod mounted.
DescriptionAn image of the conjunction of Venus, Jupiter and The Moon. The picture was taken from the McDonald Observatory located near Fort Davis, TX. The dome on the left houses the 107-inch Harlan J. Smith Telescope and the dome on the right houses the 82-inch Otto Struve telescope.
DateDecember 1, 2008 5:45 pm EST
EquipmentCanon 20Da DSLR, 28mm f/7.1 ISO 400
DescriptionThe view of a lonely ditch bank road in North Carolina with the Moon, Venus and Jupiter overhead.
EquipmentCanon 350D, Sky-Watcher 114/500, 1,6 s eksposure, ISO 800.
DescriptionThis imags shows view from Gliwce, Poland, several minutes before occultation of Venus behind the Moon.