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PhotographerB. Morrissette and J. Stetson
LocationSouth Portland, Maine
Date050807 18:45 UT and 19:02 UT
Equipment90mm h-alpha filter, a 4" refractor and a webcam
DescriptionThe activity on the limb was changing as fast as we could record it. Every "capture" was different. When we processes the series of images, the motion of the flare literally jumped out at us.
DateApr 03, 2007 @ 01:53:00 UT+3
EquipmentAP 160 f/7.5 StarFire EDF, AP 1200GTO GEM, Canon EOS 300d, 1/200 sec, ISO 100, RAW Image Format, 3072x2048 Image Size, Manual Mode
DescriptionExploiting the subtle colour information available in all RGB images of the moon, special processing can be applied to bring forth salient details about the lunar surface and its rich geology. For example, areas rich in titanium are characterized with the dark blue colouration; similarly, areas rich in aluminum are characterized with orange colouration.
Date2007-04-26 14.36 UT
EquipmentSolarmax 60 filter, Canon Digital Rebel XT and Orion 80ED 1500mm.
DescriptionI was watching the very nice sunspot 953 and during my session an airplane crossed the surface of the sun and I managed to capture the scene.
Date22-4-2007 & 22:03:35 local
EquipmentTelescope:Celestron 9.25 XLT carbon fiber on a CG5-SGT mount. Digital camera: Sony DSC-H1. Eyepiece: Baader Hyperion 21mm. Exposure Time:1/3 sec F: 3.5 Expos. compansation:-1.9 step
DescriptionThis unique image shows the Mons Argaeus on the Moon. The mountain height is 2300 meters and width 50 Km. The mountain is known from the Apollo 17 mission.
LocationQuimper, Bretagne, France
Datefrom 05/05 to 04/07
EquipmentOlympus 5060 with a DCL-4337 or Canon 350D with a Barlow 2x + Megrez 80/480 refractor on a tripod. 1/250 s at 200 ASA.
DescriptionThe Moon is alive and is beating like a heart! With last April's Full Moon, I have finished my 2 year libration project and variations in Full Moon's diameter. In this animation, you'll see 2 years condensed in only 2 seconds! This animation is available in 800x800 in that page: www.pixheaven.net/photo_us.php?nom=0505-0704
LocationFife Lake Mi
DateApril 29, 2007
EquipmentCoronado PST and a Meade DSI C II
DescriptionHere is a shot of sunspot 953 and solar flares. Also visable are some nice filimants. This was captured about 10 AM on april 29th.
Date27th of march
EquipmentMeade ETX 90 RA and Logitech live ultra webcam. Twenty frame mosaic.
DescriptionSimply the Moon on a clear spring night.
LocationSiliserh, Rajasthan, India
Date21st April 07, 0200 Hrs
EquipmentNikon D70 camera, 102mm Skywatcher refractor (f/5) piggybacked on LX200 8"
DescriptionThe animation shows the fast movement of Comet Lovejoy, 8.8 arc seconds in a minute. This animation spans 90 minutes
DateApril 19, 1988
EquipmentCelestron 6" f5 Newtonian
DescriptionA close pairing of Venus and the moon on April 19, 1988. These two will pair up again on May 19th of this year. Get ready!
LocationBerkeley, CA, USA
Date2007 Apr 17, 8:10pm PDT
EquipmentCanon digital rebel, 135mm lens at f/11
DescriptionThe 18.5 hour old crescent moon sets in the WNW near San Francisco, CA. The thin crescent is uneven in brightness, but could be seen clearly in 8x42 binoculars in addition to this photo with a 135mm lens.