I’m a simple guy, with some rules in life. Equalizate wine and beer. Don’t be a douchebag. Go sleep late. Don’t wake up sooner than the needed. Don’t miss any astronomical ephemerid, specially a
conjunction of the Moon and Venus.
On June 19 I woke up at 5h30am just to shoot the conjunction of the Moon and Venus, in a clear conflict between my precious rules. My intention was to shot this ephemerid with my
Long Perng S400M-C 66mm f/6 refractor , but the moon was to low in the sky to be reached by my iOptron CEM25P equatorial mount. My setup kept resting. Then I decided to give a try to my Nikon Nikkor 135mm f2.8 Ai.
How lucky am I? A lot. There was some beautiful clouds near the moon, which gave to the picture a fine touch of colors.
Here it is:
Conjunction of the Moon and Venus on June 19
ISO: 200 Exposure: 1s F-stop: 4
Conjunction of the Moon and Venus was a beautiful event. The moon was a little more than 2 degrees from Venus, and just to the right was the Taurus constellation.
To give a final touch of beautifulness, the earthshine on the moon was awesome, and I managed to shot it right.
I hope you liked it!
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C/2020 F8 SWAN is a comet discovered on images of the SWAN camera, aboard of the SOHO spacecraft. Although it was imaged for the first time by the SWAN camera, was Michael Matiazzo, in Australia who first noticed it.
This little guy started to gain brightness very fast, and as soon I knew about his existence, I mounted my telescope and pointed to him.
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Moon and Saturn went on a beautiful conjunction on November 29, 2019. And I was able to register, because…
It’s Friday, Friday… gotta get down on
Ups, sorry! Got carried away.
Well, my first successful high dynamic range of the moon.
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