Tag Archives: Jupiter

Lunar and planetary imaging, DSLR and BYE

First quarter Moon Kitchener, Ontario

Just a quick post on this. While waiting for astronomical dark I pointed the telescope and camera at the Moon and Jupiter. It was a beautiful clear evening again here in Kitchener, Ontario. Not quite as good as the previous night but still deserving of some stargazing. I haven’t had a chance to process all […]

Planetary Triple Play of Jupiter, Venus and Mercury

Jupiter, Venus and Mercury come together in the evening sky on May 25th, 2013. Shawn Nielsen

May 24th to 29th, 2013 three planets in our solar system are visible close together low in the West after sunset. This is also called a conjunction. On the evening of May 25th, Jupiter, Venus and Mercury came together and I was able to take some photos of this event. In the days leading up […]