Tag Archives: Saturn

Photographing Some Planets – 1 July 2018

At present, quite a few planets are easily seen from Sydney – all quite early in the evening. These are Mercury, Venus, Jupiter and Saturn – all visible at dusk, and a bit later Mars appears. In the early evening, … Continue reading

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Astrophotography 19 – 20 August 2017

I recently took a few photos of the Moon and some of the planets. All were taken from out side my flat in suburban Sydney using a camera, tripod and telephoto lens. When I photographed the crescent Moon above, The … Continue reading

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Saturn – Moon Occultation – 4 August 2014

An interesting occultation occurred last night. At 9:22 pm Saturn went behind the moon for about an hour. I managed to get a few photo using a telephoto lens. Unfortunately some clouds obscured the moon just when Saturn went behind … Continue reading

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