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LocationMount Olympus, Greece
EquipmentNikon D40x,Tokina 80-400 at 300mm,f/6.3,1/1.3s,ISO400.
DescriptionConjunction between Moon, Venus, and Jupiter, as it sets behind Mount Olympus.
PhotographerCatalin M. Timosca
EquipmentNikon D40X, Dobsonian 8", f/6, 1/2s, ISO1600
DescriptionA lovely scene!!
LocationBariloche, Argentina (41S 71W)
EquipmentCanon XTi, Canon kit lens, tripod mounted.
DescriptionThe triple conjunction of the Moon, Venus and Jupiter, as seen over the city of Bariloche in Northern Patagonia, Argentina, shortly after the sun set behind the Andes Cordillera.
Locationnear Tucson, AZ
DateDec 1, 2008 5:58PM
EquipmentNikon D200, 24mm F/16 exposure 2.5 sec at ISO 200
DescriptionThe Moon, Venus, and Jupiter shine at dusk above a chain fruit cholla cactus in the Arizona Desert.
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.
PhotographerBen & Vic Levis
LocationCarmel, Western Australia
Date1/12/2008 - (9.00pm
EquipmentCamera: Canon 1Ds mkII Lens: Canon EF 400mm f2.8L IS Exposure: 1 Second at f4.0, ISO 1600
DescriptionThis is a three image mosaic, resulting in a 42 megapixel image; which is showing the Moon, Venus, Jupiter and surrounding star field, taken from our home in Carmel, Western Australia. We have also utilised a false colour technique on the earth-shine illuminated part of the moon.
LocationKill Creek Park, Kansas.
DateNov. 18, 2008, 6:28 pm, CST.
EquipmentCanon Rebel XTi (Hutech modified) with a 135mm Nikkor lens @ f/4; 1 minute exposure at ISO 400.
DescriptionI wanted to go deep in the vicinity of Venus in Sagittarius on the night Venus passed less than 2 degrees SSW of the big, bright globular cluster M22. It is amazing just how deep a lens can go at f/4 at ISO 400. Various objects are labelled.
LocationWest Chester, Ohio
EquipmentCamera: SBIG STL-6303 Class 1 with CFW-L 8-position filter wheel and Astrodon Narrowband (H-alpha, SII and OIII) and LRGB filters Telescope: Takahashi FSQ-106N Mount: Astro-Phyics AP1200GTO
DescriptionThis is a narrow-band/RGB emulation of the Veil Nebula complex shot from my light-polluted back yard July 2008. H-alpha data was mapped to Red, OIII to green and a blend of H-alpha and OIII (simulating H-beta) to blue. RGB data was added to give the stars a natural color.
PhotographerEfrain Morales Rivera
LocationAguadilla, Puerto Rico
EquipmentLX200ACF 12 in., F/R F6.3, CGE mount, DSI III Pro Ccd, Astronomik LRGB filter set, Atik mfw.
DescriptionOne of many beautiful galaxies in the constellation Fornax. It is a Barred type spiral galaxy with its unique dust bands swirling into the core of the galaxy.