A view over my house of Jupiter and Venus close in the sky, after Sunset on February 26th, 2023.
Window of Opportunity — Mars Opposition 2022
The sky was still not ideal, with a Full Moon. And with Mars almost due above, I had difficulty manually nudging the telescope. The focus wasn’t quite right. Despite all this, one set of my Mars videos was passable.
My First Mars of the 2022 Season
The Mars opposition is days away, and though I have been watching the planet night and morning, this was may first take at it in over two years.
Lunar Eclipse through iPhone 14 Pro, November 2022
I photographed the eclipse this morning 4 a.m. I used my iPhone 14 Pro with “Night mode” for the final image, through 127mm Mak-Cass telescope.
Jupiter with Great Red Spot, October 2022
It took weeks trying for the right chance, but I finally was able to decently photograph Jupiter and its Great Red Spot this year.
Using Computer to Capture Jupiter
After Jupiter opposition this year, I started using my MacBook as a camera screen extension. In this article, I show results from over a week.
First Moon with iPhone 14 Pro
Tonight was my first opportunity to try photographing the Moon with my new iPhone. All in all, it went well, I think, for this inaugural attempt.
Jupiter at Opposition with Galilean Moons, 2022
It’s been a while since I included any of the Galilean moons in a posted Jupiter image, so here is for making up lost time, through my Dobsonian.
Will My New iPhone Mean Better Moon Photos?
Finally needing to upgrade my iPhone XS, I went ahead and pre-ordered an iPhone 14. Will the updated technology produce better Moon photos?
Jupiter Through a Dobsonian Telescope
On the morning of 9/1, I shot the videos which made up his image of Jupiter, likely the best I can do with my entry-level DSLR camera.