Jupiter-Conjunct-Venus (almost)

Some photos of the waxing Moon (taken last night on 28th June'15) and  Jupiter almost conjunct Venus (taken this evening 29th June'15). I will try to take photos of the Jupiter-Venus conjunction over the next few days (wish us astro-photographers clear skies).  🙂   -Mani Navasothy

Photo: Jupiter & Venus in same frame (5th May2015 @ 22:17hrs gmt. S.London)

Just by chance I happen to glimpse a bright `star' from my bathroom window..almost at low horizon in the west..and I knew instantly what it was..so ran out to garden with my Digital SLR ..and started clicking.. and then I looked to the SW sky and saw an equally bright object and knew ..that's gotta … Continue reading Photo: Jupiter & Venus in same frame (5th May2015 @ 22:17hrs gmt. S.London)

Blue & Indigo Moons of 2012

Hi all,  just when I thought I'd finished writing about astrological events (for now!) I remembered this thing. There is a traditional Blue moon later in the year - I use the phrase traditional to mean the usual trend of having 2 Full moons in the same calendar month - It is the second full … Continue reading Blue & Indigo Moons of 2012