After photographing both the Sun and Moon with the same equipment, I compared the images side-by-side. Is an eclipse possible?
Crescent Moon February 2022, Plus Comparison to Solar Imaging
After I photographed the Sun the day prior, I used the same equipment to image the Moon. In this article I compare the setups.
Photographing the Sun in Winter
What’s it like to photograph the Sun in the middle of Winter? I decided to try with my #telescope on this very cold Saturday morning.
Sun in April, 2020
It has been a while since I looked at the Sun through a telescope.
Merry Winter Solstice
But I figured if you’re going to do it, might as well be done on the shortest daylight day of the year.
Welcome to October. This morning showcased interesting cloud formations highlighted by reflections from the rising Sun.
Don’t Try This at Home
Possibly the worst characteristic of our Sun is that it is so bright.
The biggest hurdle for me yesterday was dealing with mostly cloudy skies.
I Do Not Fear Missing the Solar Eclipse
Will I be disappointed if the weather does not cooperate? Absolutely. Fortunately, there are a few mitigating perspectives.
Starlight Bending and Solar Eclipses
Those in the path of totality will have a special treat as the sky should go dark to the point stars appear.