As you know am an amateur StarGazer and Astrophotographer. I've tracked many nearby objects (Moon, Jupiter, Mars, Venus ) and once captured a meteor on video (link below). I've spotted many beautiful meteors in later part of 2022, but yet to take good photos. So here's to more success in 2023. Meteors 2023 Info collated … Continue reading Meteor Showers in 2023 (shooting stars) & Stargazing groups
Tag: night sky
Last night in the Heavens (Nightsky photo of Jupiter & Venus)
Hi all, here's a photo of the night sky last night.. As you can see, Jupiter (left) and Venus (right) are edging closer to a Conjuntion 🙂 Well, the actual date /time of this most auspicious conjunction is on 1st July 2015, at 07:51am GMT (when both planets will be on the 21'39" Leo position. … Continue reading Last night in the Heavens (Nightsky photo of Jupiter & Venus)
Night Sky in June 2013- what you can see (NASA video & summary)
What's up in the stars for June 2013? Am talking about astronomy now, and what you can see (mostly with naked eye, and some with small telescopes). Here's a video from NASA, that explains all the special features for June 2013. http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/videogallery/index.html?media_id=164055491 (you can also download this video for your own personal view, at … Continue reading Night Sky in June 2013- what you can see (NASA video & summary)
Photo of post-Full Moon, Jupiter & Orion’s Belt
Here's a photo I just took of the South-Western sky (from London)- Today's day 30th November 2012 - at 02:58hrs gmt. It shows the post-full moon (over exposed and causing a lense flare!)...and to the right of the moon, the brightest spot is planet Jupiter. And to the lower left of the moon is Orion … Continue reading Photo of post-Full Moon, Jupiter & Orion’s Belt
For the Love of Stars and planets!
Here is a photo - fresh off my digital camera - taken just over an hour ago. I've labeled the stellar objects you can see. There's Orion's belt (of the Orion the Hunter), a waxing moon (1st quarter), Venus, and Jupiter (now lessening in brightness, and sets by about 21hrs GMT in London). [we … Continue reading For the Love of Stars and planets!