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LocationMy driveway near De Soto, Kansas.
Date05:00 UT, 10-25-07
EquipmentI used my homemade (hand ground and figured) 6" f/8 reflector at 187X and a field of 27 arcmin. A 13mm type 6 Nagler in a Televue Big Barlow
DescriptionThis full, smaller image shows the field of the comet at 05:00 UT on Oct. 25th, 2007.
DateSeptember 15, 2007
EquipmentCanon 350D Hap Griffin Baader Mod 40x360sec at iso 1600 30 Darks/Flats/Bias Orion ED80 with WO 0.8 reducer/flattener Astronomik CLS Filter Atlas EQ-G Mount
DescriptionLBN 667 is the designation of the nebula, also known as Sharpless 2-199. Open clusters CR 34, 632, and 634 (in the head) and IC 1848 (in the body) are embedded in the nebula. The object is more commonly called by the cluster designation IC 1848. Small emission nebula IC 1871 is present just left of the top of the head, and small emission nebulae 670 and 669 are just below the lower back area. This complex is the eastern neighbor of IC1805 (Heart Nebula) and the two are often mentioned together as the "Heart and Soul".
Date9/28/2007 0556 edt
EquipmentCelestron C8 SCT, Philips toucam pro II webcam,
DescriptionInternational Space Station passed in front of the moon near the crater Tycho.
Date4:10am - 4:25am
EquipmentCanon 20D and 10 - 22mm lens @ 1/20-1/15 1600 4.5f
DescriptionHere are some shots of the Aurigids Meteor shower taken at the Lower Lee Vining camp ground. I saw about 20 meteors and managed to photograph 5 I composited the 5 together in Photoshop.
DateSeptember 8, 2007 at 6:04 am
EquipmentTaken at dawn on September 8, 2007 with a Nikon D 200 and Sigma Zoom Lens (70-300 mm.). The image was shot with an ISO of 1600, an F/6.7, and a 1/3rd second exposure. exposure. Hersen,
DescriptionThis is a photo of the conjunction of the crescent moon with earthshine and venus at dawn.
DateBetween 4am PDT and 5am PDT, Sep1, 2007
EquipmentMinolta 7D SLR, 50mm f1.7 lens, 1600 ISO, 10 second exposure, f1.7 Bulb setting. Tripod mount.
DescriptionAurigid meteor photo. Anyone taking a photo of this meteor is one of the first of humanity to do so! How exciting is THAT?!
LocationPonce Inlet, Florida
DateAugust 28, 2007, 5am-7am
EquipmentNikon SLR with 35mm Nikkor lens, on tripod.
DescriptionWhile much darker than the 2004 eclipse, and hampered by both the rising sun and ground smoke and mist, this obscure sequence shows the moon setting behind the lighthouse at Ponce Inlet. Ten exposures, timed accordingly, were captured on one frame in this multiple exposure.
LocationScotts Valley, CA
DateAugust 28, 2007, 03:34 PDT
Equipment8" SCT @ f/6.3 prime focus, Canon 300D, 8 Second exposures @ ISO 200. Processed in Photoshop (contrast boost, unsharp mask)
Description3 phases of totality of the August 28, 2007 total lunar eclipse.
Date3:43 AM PDT, Aug.28, 2007
Equipment- Borg 76ED refractor with 0.85x focal reducer (420mm @ f5.6 effective) - Nikon D50 DSLR @ ISO200 - Vixen GP-DX mount with Sky Sensor 2000
DescriptionTaken almost mid-eclipse, the moon shows the rich reds of all the Earth's sunrises and sunsets. This was the darkest lunar eclipse I have ever seen!
PhotographerBrian A. Klimowski
Date9:50 - 12:20 UTC
EquipmentCanon 5D with 24-105 f/4L.
DescriptionProgression of lunar eclipse, images taken 5 minutes apart. Exposures ranging from 1/500s to 3 sec at f/5.0.