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EquipmentOlympus C-750 piggybacked on a C-8
DescriptionThis is negative of a 4 second long, guided exposure of Vesta (circled) near Jupiter. Omega Ophiuchi is at the lower right. Jupiter's moons Callisto, Io, Ganymede, and Europa are in order from left to right. North is to the upper right.
LocationHot Springs, Arkansas
DateOct. 9, 2005
EquipmentMeade 10" lxd55 and DSI color camera+2x barlow, stacked a couple of thousand images, processed in InfoLite and Deep Sky Astronomy Software IP, Enlarged and cropped with paint
DescriptionMars during its close approach in 2005
DescriptionUnguided "night mode" shot of Vesta (circled) near Jupiter. Image was processed into a "negative".
LocationDiego Garcia in the Indian Ocean Lat: 7°18'16" S Long: 72°23'48"E
Date7/23/2007 @ 16:39
EquipmentCanon 20D with a Canon 75-300mm IS lens hand-held
DescriptionNot many get to see the moon from Diego Garcia.
LocationSt. Radegund / Austria
Date2007-08-15, 09:00 UT
Equipment175/1400 mm TMB Refractor at f = 5.3 m, Lumenera SKYnyx 2-1m
DescriptionPlanets at extreme positions: Venus three days before inferior conjunction, Mercury at superior conjunction. Average seeing with few fair moments, spots on Mercury may not be real?
DateAugust, 14, 2007
Equipmentwebcam and a refractor with a solar filter
DescriptionThis is a composite of seventeen images of the ISS and the Space Shuttle transiting the sun. George Whitney, Rob Burgess, and Kirk Rogers of the Southern Maine Astronomers were present for this event.
Equipment20mm Sigma objective, Canon Digital Rebel XT on a CG-5 mount
DescriptionA lovely night with around 80 Perseids (15 fireballs) and some Kappa Cygnids meteors during a two hours session. On this photo you can see two Perseids and one Kappa Cygnid meteor striking through the MilkyWay.
LocationArlington Heights, Illinois
Date2007 JUL 29 at 20:33 CDT
EquipmentSony Cyber-shot DSC F717 digital camera on tripod
DescriptionPhoto of rising Full Moon was take 8 minutes after moonrise and 18 minutes after sunset. The Moon’s shape and color were noticeably distorted by atmospheric refraction and Rayleigh scattering at its low altitude. There was a slight haze along the horizon. The lights are from a village baseball field.
Equipmentcelestron C 11+ToUcam pro III mono+IR Cut filter +3x Barlow=astronomic RGB filters+G 11 mount
DescriptionI took at 28 degeers this image total 1000 frames RGB software regitax 3 +PS seeing was good not excellent .I hope You admire.
LocationAguadilla, Puerto Rico
DateJuly 30th 00:35ut
EquipmentMeade LX200gps 10in. OTA, Celestron CGE Mount, DMK21AF04 Ccd
DescriptionOn this session of Jupiter Red jr could be seen coming into view on the top right side of the image.