Tag Archives: night sky

Waxing Gibbous Moon and the Planetary Conjunction

Well it’s the planetary conjunction a day off anyway.  Yesterday it rained all day and part of the night so missed THE day for the conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn.  It was off and on cloudy all day until the … Continue reading

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Moon still waxing and conjunction getting closer

I didn’t think we’d have a chance of photographing anything today as it was very cloudy and threatening rain all day.  Then the weather started to taunt us with patches of light and blue sky before retreating to gloomy and … Continue reading

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Waxing moon and not sensor dust

Tonight actually turned out to be fairly clear so I went for it! What’s it you say?  The conjunction of the planets Saturn and Neptune which is supposed to be the best one in 800 years or so.  I tried … Continue reading

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Sunsets, Sailboats and Neowise

Astrophotography is something I never would have thought I’d become interested (fixated, thrilled by, enamored maybe even) in but it seems I have.  We’ve shot full moons including blue ones and a blood one.  There was the total eclipse in … Continue reading

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She won’t be back until 2034

We were all treated to a rare sight this past Christmas, a full moon.  This has not happened since 1977 and will not happen again until 2034.  This moon was called the Full Cold Moon because it occurred at the … Continue reading

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The last one for 2015

Last night as I was sitting reading this and that on the laptop I ran across a juicy tidbit that said “Tonight is the last Super Moon of 2015!” It had totally slipped my mind.  I got up to peer … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – August Supermoon

   

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