Friday, December 18, 2020

Jupiter and Saturn conjunction 18th Dec 2020


Captured these snaps of the conjunction with mobile. Samsung galaxy note 8.
See the jet trail nearby. 
Crescent moon seen in top left.



Friday, December 11, 2020

Another view Saturn in conjunction with Jupiter



View from my home terrace. Mobile click. Handheld auto mode. 9th Dec 2020.

Sunday, November 29, 2020

November 2020 planet fest

October 2020 was when Mars was at it's closest approach to earth after 2005 opposition. 
Also, Jupiter and Saturn were in conjunction or close to each other in November 2020.
Here are some snaps of these two gas giants. 
Saturn: and Jupiter: note 8



Saturn: Nikon p900 without telescope:


Some of Saturn's moons besides the rings


Jupiter too: Nikon p900 without telescope:

Great red spot of Jupiter and it's moons. 






Saturday, November 28, 2020

Some pictures of Mars November 2020

Dobson 8 inch reflector telescope with Samsung galaxy note 8 mobile with orion adapter. Used an Orion stratus giant eyepiece. 5 mm and 13 mm.







The above Facebook post says it is possible to see and image the moons of Mars. I think I've captured one of them in the snaps above. 



Moon November 2020

Took some pictures of the moon with Nikon p900. Processed in Photoshop express and snapseed on mobile. 




Saturday, October 10, 2020

Mars mobile pictures

Mars taken with Samsung galaxy note 8







Gardening and moss

A simple mossy brick in the flower bed is pure pleasure. 


Thursday, December 26, 2019

Solar eclipse from Kochi Dec 2019

Using a cardboard with pinhole I projected onto white paper held 6 inches or so from the cardboard. 
Time 9.15 to 9.3AM 26th December 2019.

☝️☝️ I edited this snap on my mobile phone. 

The rest are raw snaps of the eclipse projected onto white paper. 
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Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Last full moon of 2019

13th December 2019. The last full moon of the decade. Nothing unusual about it. This is the moon using Nikon p900 without telescope. 
Moon mode. 

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