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View from a Scope | September 26, 2021

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Advances in Astrophotography – The First Photo of the Moon

August 22, 2013 | | One Comment

It used to be the reserve of the super rich or elite astronomical societies, but with advances in technology, very clear and detailed photographs of the night sky can be produced by anyone.

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View of Venus and a Waning Crescent Moon

October 13, 2012 |

Last night was very poor viewing (Not looking at you Trap), very cloudy , so this morning when I opened the door and seen a beautiful waning crescent moon and Venus above it, I decided to try out a a few more settings on the camera to see the best possible picture I could get.

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Tonight’s View of the Sky – October 6th 2012

October 6, 2012 | | One Comment

Tonight was the first night in a while that I have had the opportunity to go and have a good look at the night sky.

Although I am still without a telescope I decided to do what other astronomy website’s recommend and get to know the sky just using a pair of binoculars.

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