Moon and Mars optically visible very close to each other in the evening sky.
Two photos of Moon right after the Sunset with mirrorless digital camera.
The distance between Mars and Earth is growing now, but Mars can still be visible as a nice bright object on the night sky.
Photo of Moon on late evening of September 18, 2018.
My friend David shared an interesting tip for observation. We can say that it is is a small observation challenge – Mercury will be optically visible near to the waxing crescent Moon.
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Have you ever thought how to become an observer of the Moon in the conditions of the new millennium? Or better said, of the 21st century?
For the last couple of weeks I have been finalizing my new book and finally the publishing date has come. The name of the book is “Moon Atlas for Visual Observer” and it is dedicated to all people interested in visual observation of the Moon.
Photo of Moon – location of terminator on August 31, 2017.
Tonight I have taken a photo of of the star Sigma Leonis. This star is beyond the visibility of naked eye, because its magnitude is 10.25.
I have set one of the telescopes of Harvard-Smithsonian Centre for Astrophysics to take a single shoot of Moon. The settings I have used are following:
Moon and Jupiter in a close conjunction on July 1, 2017 (Saturday).
Tonight’s thunderstorm has gone and the evening sky has gotten finally clear once again.
After a long time I am finally back to my blog. Quite busy last couple of weeks did not allow me to post anything new, however I have taken some nice astro-photos.
Finally the night sky was clear after couple of days. And a very nice present for all of us was up there – Moon and bright Jupiter very close to each other.
Information for observing of the prenumbral Moon eclipse visible from Europe in February 2017.
The evening sky right after the sunset was quite clear tonight. Hovewer it is still pretty cold outside, I have tried to take some astro photos.
Photo of the Moon while drinking coffee. Taken with single camera. The image is a little bit blurred, because I did not use the tripod.
The last evening of the 2016 brought us a nice view of Moon accompanied with planet Venus. The background of this magnificient sky theatre was created by various colors of the spectrum left there by the sun light after the Sunset.
It was quite long time ago since I made my last photos of Moon. The last night (from 13/14 October 2016) I took this one.
Moon covered by clouds.
Moon in “retro” style …
Silence under Moon … Only river and wild ducks heard nearby.
My sketch of Moon was published by ASOD – “Astronomy Sketch Of the Day”. I have made this drawing by single pencil on a white paper during one of my amateur astronomy observations of Moon. The date of its creation is 5 November 2003.
Amateur astronomy observation of Moon. Includes video and some photos.
Amateur astronomy observation of Moon.
Some photos of Moon in September 2011.
Astronomy observation of Lunar eclipse.
Astronomy observation of Moon.
Some photos of Moon via astronomy telescope. I have used a modified web camera connected to the eyepiece.
Photo of Moon taken with single camera FujiFilm Finepix S5600.