Tag: moon

Lunar Eclipse: 28, September

I’ve finally managed to get round to processing all of the images that I took of the Lunar Eclipse last Monday. This is the second full eclipse that I’ve seen, but the first of which I intended to take lots of images. Nothing much to say about these, but I decided to use my Nikon D80 fitted to the TMB80. The big RC would have been nice, but with the D80’s chip, I would…


Imaging/Observing Session 19, Feb.

Wow. Two clearish nights in a row. Objects: Jupiter, Clavius Crater- The Moon, The Double star Almaak, M51 and two Caroline Herschel objects NGC2204 and NGC381. Session Started 19:27 Seeing: II Slight quivering of the image Transparency: Poor. The Milky way was invisible and only principle Constellations stars were seen below a altitude of 45 degrees Airmass at time of observation: Jupiter – 1.2 , Clavius Crater- The Moon – 1.2 , Almaak – 1.3,  M51 –…