Photo GalleryEditors' Choice Archive
Locationdowntown Pasadena, CA
Date18:42 PST, 20 Feb 2008
EquipmentTamron 300mm f/2.8 lens on Pentax *ist-DS, on Amvona 858B tripod with Bogen 3047 head.
DescriptionThe moon nears totality as seen from downtown Pasadena, California. The cupola of Pasadena City Hall is seen in the foreground. Regulus appears at upper left. I was fortunate to see the eclipse at all, as it had been raining intermittently all day. Scattered clouds during totality made the moon invisible at times.
Equipment4-inch refractor, DSLR camera.
Descriptionbeautiful colors in this eclipse.
LocationJersey City, NJ, US
Date20 Feb 2008
EquipmentAstroTech 66ED, Meade LXD75 mount, Canon Digital Rebel XTi
DescriptionThis is the photo of mid-totality of the February lunar eclipse.
LocationGreat Falls, VA
DateFebruary 20, 2008
EquipmentWO Zenithstar II ED APO and Canon 350D
DescriptionTotal lunar eclipse
DateFebruary 21, 2008, 3:40 UT
EquipmentCanon EOS 350D, Tamron 210mm lens, ISO 800, 2s exp.
DescriptionTotal lunar eclipse photographed near the main railway station in Zagreb. The angel statue is atop of a nearby building.
DateFebruary 19,2008, 11:45 am
DescriptionWhen I was outside I noticed a solar halo starting to form, by the time I got my camera ready and set up just outside the city, 30 mins, it had formed into a 360 halo with beautiful colors.
LocationSan Jose, Costa Rica
DateFeb 1, 2008 05:37am
EquipmentMeade SN8 on LXD75 with Nikon D40 (prime focus) 1/2" exposure ISO800
DescriptionOn Feb. 1, 2008, Venus and Jupiter showed a very nice approach less than one degree apart. The four jovian moons (from top Gaminede, Io, Callisto, Europa) was clearly visible even during dawn. Two more stars are visible in the background.
PhotographerMohammad Javad Fahimi
LocationHutak Village, Kerman
EquipmentCanon EOS 400D Wit 18-55mm zoom, 40 Minutes Exposure
DescriptionView of a ruin Entrance on the night of the Geminid meteor shower.
Date29 Dic 2007 23.00 l.o.
EquipmentNewton Skywatcher 250mm f5 on EQ6 Pro, Canon 350D un-modified 13X2 minutes Exp, ISO 800
DescriptionNGC 2158 (globular cluster) and M35 (open cluster). The image has been cropped.
LocationARGO observatory in central oregon
DateAugust 11-13, 2007
Equipment10" RCOS Telescope SBIG ST-10XME Astro-Physics 900 mount LRGB Image using Astrodon Filters (total of ~ 9 hours) L: 17x10 minutes each RGB: 12x10 minutes each
DescriptionPart of the eastern half of the Veil Nebula, it is directly south and basically attached to NGC 6992.The filamentary structure is composed of mostly hydrogen gas, with enough oxygen III to provide a pretty green counterpoint to the red hydrogen alpha emission