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A Cosmic Trapezoid, 2005/9/6
by Dave Mitsky Here's a tripod-mounted photo of the massing of the Moon, Venus, Jupiter, and the first magnitude star Spica that I took on the evening of 2005/9/6 with my Canon EOS Digital Rebel DSLR camera and a Canon EF zoom lens set at 200mm.
Sat, Mar 28 2009
An "L" in the sky
The image by Stefano De Rosa shows the Moon (whith the occultation of the Pleiades still going on), the reddish Mars, the orangish Aldebaran and the bright Venus forming a mirror-reversed L over the city of San Remo, in the North West coast of Italy. Photo details: Date: July 18, 2009 at 4.45 a...
Tue, Jul 21 2009
Cloud shrouded moon with Jupiter - (August 6, 2009)
Frank Bresz Interesting view of the moon behind a cloud bank with Jupiter in the clear. Taken from my back patio with my old Olympus - C-740 resting on my Meade ETX-90PE.
Fri, Aug 7 2009
Crescent Moon and Venus
by John E. McGill Sep. 16, 2009 6:18 a.m., Central time, Chicago, IL, Canon digital camera, ISO 200, exposure 1/30s.
Wed, Sep 16 2009
by Dave F. Photo taken from Peoria AZ. on Oct. 16,2009 at 5:50 am.Last Moon & Venus pairing for 2009?
Sat, Oct 17 2009
Conjunction of the Moon with the Pleiades
by Antonis Farmakopoulos A beautiful conjunction of the moon with the Pleiades, the most famous open star cluster in the sky occurred last night. This shot was captured few seconds before the disappearance of the 4.1 magnitude star Merope, which is visible attached to the moon’s dark limb which is lit...
Thu, Feb 25 2010
Crescent Moon's horns point to brilliant Venus
by Chris Raymond May 15, 2010, 9:26 p.m. CDT Canon PowerShot S3 IS, f7.1, 0.3 seconds
Sun, May 16 2010
A meeting of rocky planets 20 June 2009
Mercury, Mars, Venus and Moon Local: Caxias do Sul Brazil - 06h14min Camera: Panasonic DMC-TZ5 - 30 sec exp. ISO 200. Detail: Mars and Venus: Telescope Celestron NexStar6SE, camera: Meade LPI
Sun, May 16 2010
5 Planets on the ecliptic May 3, 2002
by Robert Vohlidka 5-3-2002 7:58:55 pm Camera Kodak DX4900 Lens: 7.3mm @f/2.7 ISO 400 5 Planets Mercury Venus Mars Saturn and Jupiter all aligned on the ecliptic that night. This is a rare alignment sighting.
Mon, May 24 2010
Evening Planets 23 July 2010
Local: Caxias do Sul/Brazil Local Time: 18h31min Sky: Camera Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS1. ISO 80, 15 sec exposure. Enhancement: Photoshop CS4. Planets: Telescope Meade ETX 125. Camera: Meade LPI. Mixed 5 pictures every planet.
Fri, Jul 30 2010
by Marco Busi I've been waiting for this conjunction for months and I got disappointed when I figured out that the weather was cloudy. Then I decided to trust my lucky star and try this photo. I had just few minutes to take this picture while the three targets were visible and this is the result...
Thu, Aug 12 2010
Evening 11 August 2010
Local: Caxias do Sul / Brazil Local time: 18h36min Camera: Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS1, ISO 80, 8 sec exposure. Botton to top: Moon / Mercury / Denebola / Saturn / Venus / Mars / Porrima
Fri, Aug 13 2010
Dawn 2 December 2010
Local: Caxias do Sul / Brazil Local time: 05h50min Conjuntion Venus, Moon and Spica. Camera: Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS1, stack 05 pictures, 1/8, ISO 400. Photoshop CS4.
Tue, Dec 7 2010
Crescent Moon and Jupiter behind a maple tree
by Jean B. Montreal, Canada January 10th 2011 around 6:00 PM local time (1:00 GMT). This picture was taken from my driveway with a Nikon D5000 at 400 ISO, 15 sec exposure @ f 22. The crescent moon can be seen with Jupiter below behind my maple tree. It was -8 °C. Fifteen minutes later clouds...
Tue, Jan 11 2011
Crescent Moon & Venus in predawn sky
by Dave Lassiter Half second exposure @ ISO 100 Canon EOS 500D. No processing. Taken from Lewisberry, Pa on 3/1/2011.
Fri, Mar 4 2011
Crescent Moon & Jupiter
Waxing crescent Moon showing earthshine and Jupiter at dusk. Taken from Lewisberry, Pa. on 3/7/2011. Canon EOS 500D DSLR @ ISO 100. Four second exposure.
Tue, Mar 8 2011
Crescent Moon displaying earthshine & Jupiter at observatory
The thin crescent moon displays earthshine above an observer at the eyepiece in the roll off King building at Astronomy Society of Harrisburg's Naylor Observatory. The planet Jupiter is also visible to the lower left of the moon. A Canon EOS T1i DSLR was used. Eight second exposure @ ISO 100.
Tue, Mar 8 2011
1-day-old crescent Moon below Mercury and Venus
by Marcos L Rockenbach Local: Caxias do Sul / Brazil Date: 27 October 2011 Left: stack 03 pictures. ISO 80, 1/13. Local time 19h23min. Right: sctack 04 pictures. ISO 80, 1/4. Local time 19h28min. Moon waxing crescent ~ 4%. Camera: Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS1. Stack and contrast Photohop...
Mon, Oct 31 2011
Earthshine and Venus
A very nice celestial pair... Venus and the crescent Moon with earthshine. Nikon D5000; 300mm; ISO 500; 60 sec exposure
Tue, Mar 27 2012
The Pleiades and Venus got up close and personal tonight!
Mon, Apr 9 2012
Early morning conjunction of Venus, Jupiter, and the Moon
Victor C. Rogus
I hope you all had a chance to enjoy the pre dawn conjunction of the Moon, Jupiter and Venus. I made a couple of pictures this morning (7-15-12) with my Cannon 60Da and a Carl Zeiss 50mm lens at f3.5 and ISO 400. The three met under a thin veil of clouds just before dawn, and just before a thick blanket...
Wed, Jul 18 2012
Cosmic Triangle in the Sky
Local: Caxias do Sul / Brazil Date: 09 August 2012 - local time: 19h08min Camera: Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH20, ISO 80, 15 sec exposure. Left corner: Spica - Right corner: Saturn - Bottom corner: Mars Contrast and brightness Photoshop CS4. Marcos L Rockenbach
Tue, Aug 14 2012
Cosmic triangle in the sky 2 - Mars, Spica, and Jupiter
Local: Caxias do Sul / Brazil Date: 17 August 2012 - Local time 19h08min Camera: Panasonic Lumic DMC-FH20, 15 sec exposure, ISO 80. Contrast and brightness Photoshop CS4. Marcos L Rockenbach
Tue, Aug 21 2012
Cosmic triangle in the sky #3 - 21 August 2012
Local: Caxias do Sul / Brazil Local time: 19h57min. Camera: Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH20, ISO 80, 8 sec exposure. Stack 03 pictures. Stack, contrast and brightness Photoshop CS4. Marcos L Rockenbach
Tue, Aug 28 2012
Christmas conjunction: Jupiter & the Moon
In Christmas night I went outside to view Jupiter-Moon conjunction. It was a bit cloudy over here but I managed to get a glimpse of the event between the clouds. The scene was already impressive with the naked eye but the view through the eyepiece was absolutely amazing! It's not everyday that one...
Fri, Dec 28 2012
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