Our moon, not Mars’s moon(s). There was a conjunction last night and I grabbed a shot of it.
At first I was annoyed that a couple of cars drove through this long shot, but the result was pleasant surprise. This is a 30 second exposure with my wide-angle lens, centered on Saturn (left) and Jupiter (right). (The two brightest objects in the center of the image) These two planets will continue to grow […]
I can only barely see this comet with the naked eye, and I would never have been able to find it without the help of binoculars. An image of the comet I obtained, and also an image of the Moon and Venus from the morning before.
Although I’ve read a few books about photography, I’ve learned much more through trial and error. With this photograph I learned that, at least with my camera, you can capture a much better picture of the moon at dusk or dawn than you can when the sky is completely dark. In total darkness, my camera […]