Tag Archives: Moon

Video of Moon using a smartphone

Moon video using smartphone
I haven't done visual astronomy through a telescope for a long while. I'm more into the imaging side. But this evening I took the camera and filter wheel off and attached an eyepiece to have a look at the Moon and right below, Jupiter. I also attached my smartphone (Samsung Galaxy S6) to the eyepiece [...]

Moon makes Aldebaran disappear on the evening of Mar 4th 2017

Moon and Aldebaran March 4, 2017

On the evening of March 4th, 2017, stargazers were treated to an occultation of the star Aldebaran as the Moon passed in front of it from our perspective. I was setup to do other imaging on this clear night and took some time to swing the telescope over to this pairing in the cold crisp […]

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 […]

Moon and Venus before dawn

Moon and Venus February 26, 2014

Just a quick post here… very cold this morning, February 26, 2014. The Moon and Venus were a close pairing in the pre-dawn sky. I was out driving and was able to stop and take this photo of these celestial bodies over an industrial factory. Lucky I still had my Canon DSLR and lens with […]