Usually I attempt to center my Moon images, but tonight I felt it better to off center and magnify, to accentuate the limited surface area.
Weather Reports from the May 2022 Lunar Eclipse
Early Saturday evening, I doubted I would see the Lunar Eclipse. But the clouds broke close to midnight. At my blog is my full account.
Fire Drill In Preparation for Disastrous Eclipse Weather
The weather forecast looks very bad for Sunday’s Lunar Eclipse. In preparation, I adjusted my telescope setup, as explained at my blog.
Very Warm Spring Night – Late Gibbous Moon, May 2022
Take sky viewing opportunities when you can. Tonight’s incredibly warm Spring temps and clear night were ideal for imaging the Moon.
Skies Finally Open – Late Crescent Moon, May 2022
After what felt like months, the skies finally opened from the continual murky overcast, to reveal the Sun at day at the Moon at evening.
Moon and Copernicus Crater
Tonight’s telescope session nearly did not happen. Clouds rolled in fast. I did manage literally one good shot of the Moon, featuring a crater.
On Nights Like These, There is Only One Target in the Sky
When the Moon approaches Full, for better or worse, it becomes the only practical night sky object to photograph.
Late-Winter Moon and Back with the Dobsonian
Weather conditions and my availability aligned perfectly tonight to take this picture of the Moon from my telescope.
Crescent Moon February 2022, Plus Comparison to Solar Imaging
After I photographed the Sun the day prior, I used the same equipment to image the Moon. In this article I compare the setups.
Staying Up Late for the 2021 Lunar Eclipse
This Lunar Eclipse was very similar to January 2019’s, the most notable difference being that the red was nowhere near as vibrant as in ’19.