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PhotographerMichael H. Fletcher
LocationLos Angeles, CA
Date3/17/07 approx 8:30pm
EquipmentQuestar 3.5, Celestron NexImage
DescriptionSaturn - A hint of both the division in the rings and some cloud banding on the planet itself.
LocationGARNER NC USA
Date03/10/2007 5:28 AM
EquipmentI USED A MEADE DS-2114 WITH A 25MM EYEPIECE. WHILE I HELD A SONY DSC-S600 DIGITAL CAMERA
DescriptionTHIS IS A PHOTO OF THE MOON ON CLEAR MORNING IN NC.NOT BAD FOR JUST GETTING START TWO WEEKS BEFORE
LocationLa Torche, Bretagne, France
Date20 March 2007, 8:00 PM
EquipmentCanon 30D + Sigma 70-300 at f/11 and 200 mm on a tripod. 3.2 s at 800 ASA.
DescriptionHave you ever try to catch the Moon with a net. My girlfriend Sabine did! The movement of the net is in fact due to Sabine because of the 3,2 s exposure and the strong wind.
DateMarch 6, 2007 7:45 p.m.
EquipmentCanon Rebel XT ISO 400 13 second exposure with 50 mm lens on a tripod.
DescriptionWeather vanes point the way to Venus with stars of Pisces coming out.
LocationGove Co., Kansas, USA
DateLate March, 1997
EquipmentThis image was made with a 24mm lens and employs a technique called "the Shift," short for intra-exposure focus and aperture shift. First, the arch was focused on and rendered with a flash @ f/16 as soon as the time exposure began. Then, the focus was shifted to infinity and the lens opened up to f/2.8 for the remainder of the three minute exposure.
DescriptionHere is Comet Hale-Bopp framed by the Keyhole Arch and about to set beyond the silhoutte of a chalk pyramid at Monument Rocks National Natural Landmark.
PhotographerBarre W. Spencer
EquipmentNikon D-50 WO 80MM Prime Focus
DescriptionFull Over Southport
LocationBack Bay Newport Beach, Ca.
DateMar 4, 2007
EquipmentNikon D2X, 80mm 1/500sec f/8 ISO100
DescriptionIt was a non event for us on the west cost but this is what the sun at sunset, and the moon after moonrise looked like from the Back Bay Newport Beach Mar 4, 2007 (Two pictures combined in camera)
DateOctober 18/06 3:36pm
EquipmentPicture taken with a Meade DSI and Coronada PST
DescriptionLarge solar prominence taken with my Meade DSI and Coronado PST taken October 18/06 in Saskatoon Saskatchewan.
LocationLinn Co., Kansas, USA
DateOct. 27, 2004
EquipmentThis is a 1/8th second exposure with a Nikkor 135mm lens @ f/22 on Fuji Velvia 50.
DescriptionHere, as full as it can ever get, is the moon before entering Earth's shadow. Later this same night, the NY Yankees would be eclipsed by the Boston Red Sox!
DateFebruary 2nd, 23.45
EquipmentEQ-6, Skywatcher ED80, Canon EOS300D, 30x1/160sec @ ISO800
DescriptionMoon and Saturn conjunction on February 2nd.. full image size, http://www.inet.hr/~dpozojev/new/mjesec_saturn.jpg