Over the past few years I have posted a few astrophotography images on this site as well as a few of the tutorials I have found on the web. Here is an excellent introduction to landscape photography at night. The rule he mentions in the video, the rule of 600 (which says that if you [...]
This morning about three quarters of an hour before sunrise I captured this image of Jupiter Mercury and Venus as they rose in the eastern sky. This is from the carer observatory facebook page. “It was a beautiful view of the planets, Jupiter, Venus and Mercury in the morning sky today! Hopefully the skies …
I read on the Carter Observatory Facebook page that the International Space Station would be flying overhead shortly after 9pm tonight. When my wife and I went out to watch it we noticed that it was going to pass close to Jupiter (at least from our viewpoint). This is a 1 minute 20 exposure of [...]
A while ago I found Dan Newton’s blog www.liquidinplastic.com. He has blogged about his techniques for star trail images (read it here). Today I found this video of his which shows the creation of some of these images. Keep it up Dan.
Here is a few interesting links I have found recently that are really good for moon observations. The first is a really good lunar map, it just has the larger craters and seas named which makes it easy to get your bearings. The second is a time and dates for the different phases of the [...]