It has to be said… when you start looking at Moon craters close up it can get a bit addictive. As the Moon waxes and wanes through it’s cycles the different parts of the moon are either lit up or cast into shadow, bringing out loads of detail.
Somehow (don’t as me how) I managed to get a full frame shot in one – I didn’t think I could but hey optics and all that.
© Simon Farnell 2013 – 2022
On Tueday Jupiter was at opposition, this means that the Sun, Earth and Jupiter are all in a line and it’s the closest that Jupiter gets to us this year. It also happened to be the closest Jupiter will be for a long time, so I was keen to get out and see what images … Continue reading Jupiter and Saturn – autumn planets
Any of my long time bloggiesw ill know that one of my favourite all time SciFi stories is 2001 A Space Odyssey. For quite some time I’ve been thinking about what piece of work I could do for this. Eventually I chose this one, alshtough I have to say now that I would have done … Continue reading 2001 – An Art Odyssey
Dear Mr Alien, I do have to ask for your help here, you’ve probably done all of this and know what we’ve got to do but why do we humans make it so difficult for ourselves? Can you tell us where we’re going wrong? We humans as a race are divided like this and in … Continue reading Dear Mr Alien… Division
Hello there bloggies! It’s me, Simon – if you can remember me! I wasn’t about much last month and I’ve not got much to tell you but I do have a couple of things… Most of what the last month about focused on a few little things as far as I can see:1) The end … Continue reading Blog Orbit – Blog Date September 2022
A few weeks ago the sky was clearer than I’ve seen it for a long time and after seeing the success of someone else taking a picture with my same camrea I thought I would try the same settings and give it a go. The big variable with taking astrophotography pictures is the quality of … Continue reading A Galaxy of Stars
The nights over the last few weeks have been quite clear over England with the weather being unseasonably dry. This always offers some wonderful night time views of the sky and I knew it was coming up to the time where Saturn and Jupiter were in the sky. Then last week I say that yellowy … Continue reading Astro Pics – 2 Planets and a Cluster