Telescope in use by me.
This morning, Jan. 22nd, Venus and Jupiter have had a close encounter in the pre-dawn sky–less than 3 degrees apart. The two bright planets were easy to see.
Last night’s full Moon was unusually strangely colourful.
This morning, Nov. 13th, 07:45 local time, Venus and Jupiter converged in the eastern sky for a tight sunrise conjunction. At closest approach the two bright worlds were 0.3 degrees apart.
Observation report 1st of March, 2017. After the sun went down on the west observed crescent Moon and Venus.
The planet Mercury will cross directly in front of the Sun on May 9th. It is an event that has’t occurd for years. I hope the wheather will allow me to observe this. Observation report will follow. Credit: NASA 9th May 2016 Report.
There was a full Moon tonight, and it has a special name–the “Frosty Moon.” It gets its name from northern autumnal ground frost, which glistens beautifully in pale moonlight
Sun: 28 September 2015 The Big Sunspot AR2422 is almost directly facing Earth.
On Sunday night, Sept. 27th, the supermoon passed through the shadow of Earth, producing a total lunar eclipse. Here are some pictures from this event. The next total eclipse of the Moon won’t occur until Jan. 31, 2018.