IPB

Welcome Guest ( Log In | Register )

Moon, Venus and Jupiter on parade in west...
Stu
post Feb 24 2012, 10:48 PM
Post #1


The Poet Dude
****

Group: Moderator
Posts: 5548
Joined: 15-March 04
From: Kendal, Cumbria, UK
Member No.: 60



FINALLY the cloud cleared today, and feeling like Trinity seeing the clear sky for the first time, in the Matrix sequel, I went up to the castle and got some pics...

Attached Image


Attached Image


Attached Image


That last one shows the ISS moving through the sky too...


--------------------
Go to the top of the page
 
+Quote Post
 
Start new topic
Replies
Stu
post Mar 2 2012, 10:57 PM
Post #2


The Poet Dude
****

Group: Moderator
Posts: 5548
Joined: 15-March 04
From: Kendal, Cumbria, UK
Member No.: 60



FINALLY, after a week of cloudy skies, we got to see Venus and Jupiter again tonight...

Attached Image


Attached Image




--------------------
Go to the top of the page
 
+Quote Post

Posts in this topic
- Stu   Moon, Venus and Jupiter on parade in west...   Feb 24 2012, 10:48 PM
- - Astro0   That last one is amazing!   Feb 24 2012, 11:04 PM
- - john_s   And here's the view from Boulder, Colorado a...   Feb 25 2012, 02:51 AM
- - bkellysky   Great shots! But I'm clouded out here in ...   Feb 25 2012, 03:03 AM
- - Syrinx   Might be possible to spot Mercury too, right? It...   Feb 25 2012, 06:13 AM
- - bkellysky   Mercury reaches its greatest distance out from the...   Feb 25 2012, 12:21 PM
- - Stu   Ahhh.... turns out I *did* manage to capture Mercu...   Feb 25 2012, 03:52 PM
- - bkellysky   Saw Venus about 12:30pm - 1/2 a thumb-length direc...   Feb 25 2012, 06:44 PM
- - climber   Once again working in Arica Chile. I can tell you ...   Feb 25 2012, 08:32 PM
|- - NickF   Admiring dazzling Venus on this chilly Michigan ev...   Feb 27 2012, 01:05 AM
|- - ilbasso   QUOTE (NickF @ Feb 26 2012, 08:05 PM) Adm...   Feb 27 2012, 02:11 AM
||- - ugordan   Saw Mercury for only the 2nd time in my life last ...   Feb 27 2012, 09:48 AM
|- - AndyG   QUOTE (NickF @ Feb 27 2012, 01:05 AM) Adm...   Feb 28 2012, 12:44 PM
- - Stu   I know what you mean... I always get a real buzz w...   Feb 27 2012, 02:35 PM
- - Tesheiner   Saw the whole group about one hour ago (19:30 loca...   Feb 27 2012, 07:41 PM
- - bkellysky   I was snowed out on Saturday evening, but the phot...   Feb 28 2012, 01:35 AM
- - ceramicfundamentalist   For the past two weeks I've been insanely jeal...   Mar 2 2012, 04:01 PM
|- - Tesheiner   QUOTE (ceramicfundamentalist @ Mar 2 2012, 05...   Mar 2 2012, 07:52 PM
- - Stu   FINALLY, after a week of cloudy skies, we got to s...   Mar 2 2012, 10:57 PM
- - mhoward   The second one is fantastic.   Mar 3 2012, 01:50 AM
- - nprev   Beautiful, Stu. Had my first good look at them la...   Mar 3 2012, 02:34 AM
- - bkellysky   Nice shots, folks!! Stu - good to see peo...   Mar 3 2012, 02:55 AM
- - Syrinx   I saw Mercury tonight for the first time in my lif...   Mar 3 2012, 06:24 AM
- - Stu   Thanks for the comments everyone, much appreciated...   Mar 3 2012, 08:37 AM
- - bkellysky   I've posted some more photos I took Saturday e...   Mar 5 2012, 12:44 AM
- - Stu   Teeth-shatteringly cold, crystal clear night in Ke...   Mar 5 2012, 12:46 AM
- - Stu   Fantastic planet-watching night last night, took w...   Mar 11 2012, 10:21 AM
- - bkellysky   Lots of people have been asking me about those two...   Mar 15 2012, 10:29 PM
- - Stu   I honestly think stargazers and skywatchers in Mor...   Mar 15 2012, 11:22 PM
- - bkellysky   Hi, Stu, It looks like the most vertical* will be ...   Mar 16 2012, 01:55 AM
- - cndwrld   The Astronomy Club at the European Space Astronomy...   Mar 16 2012, 11:24 AM
- - Lunik9   Superb pictures everyone, thanks for sharing. On 1...   Mar 16 2012, 04:22 PM
|- - bkellysky   QUOTE (Lunik9 @ Mar 16 2012, 12:22 PM) Su...   Mar 18 2012, 05:37 PM
- - Stu   After a week of totally overcast skies, we finally...   Mar 18 2012, 12:10 PM
- - ngunn   This evening was perfect for planet watching from ...   Mar 18 2012, 09:07 PM
|- - bkellysky   QUOTE (ngunn @ Mar 18 2012, 05:07 PM) Thi...   Mar 18 2012, 09:44 PM
- - Stu   The show's just about over now (with our weath...   Mar 20 2012, 10:26 AM
- - Stu   Managed a few more pics tonight... http://cumbria...   Mar 23 2012, 01:19 AM
- - Stu   Very hazy and misty tonight, not much use for ...   Mar 24 2012, 12:58 AM
- - stevesliva   Venus, Jupiter and the crescent Moon over the Olym...   Mar 24 2012, 05:28 AM
- - Stu   Remarkably, my weekend off has coincided with a sp...   Mar 24 2012, 09:38 PM
- - jasedm   Stu, Re: light pollution - I consider myself very...   Mar 25 2012, 12:04 AM
- - 7B8   QUOTE (Stu @ Feb 24 2012, 11:48 PM) [...]...   Mar 25 2012, 05:09 PM
- - James Sorenson   I took this lastnight outside of my apartment.   Mar 25 2012, 10:23 PM
- - Stu   Beautiful clear sky tonight, and even better forec...   Mar 25 2012, 11:23 PM
- - monty python   Great to have the seven sisters in the image! ...   Mar 26 2012, 05:13 AM
- - brellis   I had a good one recently: an airplane, ISS, the M...   Mar 26 2012, 10:23 AM
- - Astro0   I just wish I had a good camera to take shots like...   Mar 26 2012, 11:56 AM
- - NickF   Here's the view over Lansing, MI last night.   Mar 26 2012, 07:24 PM
- - Ant103   The view from France, during a Star Party event, t...   Mar 27 2012, 03:27 PM
- - Stu   Figuring I'd "done" the conjunction ...   Mar 27 2012, 04:08 PM
- - Stu   Another night, another photo safari, this time to ...   Mar 28 2012, 09:58 AM
- - Stu   Thought I was done taking pics of Venus and Jupite...   Apr 1 2012, 09:35 AM
- - bkellysky   Told you Venus and Jupiter would still be great...   Apr 1 2012, 04:20 PM
- - bkellysky   Venus passed by the Pleiades Cluster tonight. My ...   Apr 3 2012, 01:29 AM
- - vikingmars   A pic taken from my home close to Meudon Observato...   Apr 3 2012, 05:45 AM
- - bkellysky   Venus will become more crescent-shaped and larger ...   Apr 3 2012, 11:03 PM
- - climber   I had a quiz last week asking whose 2 gods were th...   Apr 8 2012, 02:29 PM
- - Stu   Absolutely, Climber! Just found out that N...   Apr 9 2012, 02:44 PM


Reply to this topicStart new topic

 



RSS Lo-Fi Version Time is now: 24th October 2014 - 12:01 PM
RULES AND GUIDELINES
Please read the Forum Rules and Guidelines before posting.

IMAGE COPYRIGHT
Images posted on UnmannedSpaceflight.com may be copyrighted. Do not reproduce without permission. Read here for further information on space images and copyright.

OPINIONS AND MODERATION
Opinions expressed on UnmannedSpaceflight.com are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of UnmannedSpaceflight.com or The Planetary Society. The all-volunteer UnmannedSpaceflight.com moderation team is wholly independent of The Planetary Society. The Planetary Society has no influence over decisions made by the UnmannedSpaceflight.com moderators.
SUPPORT THE FORUM
Unmannedspaceflight.com is a project of the Planetary Society and is funded by donations from visitors and members. Help keep this forum up and running by contributing here.