Monday, September 25, 2023
Astro-Modifying Cameras Clarence Spencer / Spencer's Cameras

Astro-Modded Cameras – IR Filter Removal and H-Alpha with Clarence Spencer|2019 Nightscaper Conference

Our buddies at Photog Adventures recorded this presentation by Clarence Spencer at the 2019 Nightscaper Conference. In it, Clarence discusses everything you ever wanted to know about Astro-Modded Cameras,...
ESA - European Space Agency & Max-Planck Institute for Solar System Research for OSIRIS Team ESA/MPS/UPD/LAM/IAA/RSSD/INTA/UPM/DASP/IDA - color image of Mars taken by the OSIRIS instrument on the ESA Rosetta spacecraft during its February 2007 flyby of the planet. The image was generated using the OSIRIS orange (red), green, and blue filters. Alternative description: The first true-colour image generated using the OSIRIS orange (red), green and blue colour filters. The image was acquired on 24 February 2007 at 19:28 CET from a distance of about 240 000 km; image resolution is about 5 km/pixel.

Send Your Name to Mars

NASA is making the fantastical a tangible thing. They have announced that they will launch the Mars 2020 rover next year. With this launch, we, the public, can make...
Alan Dyer

Monday Motivation: Alan Dyer / Amazing Sky

Alan Dyer is a name that's probably familiar to people that have been interested in astrophotography for more than ten years. Alan is the author of numerous astronomy articles,...
Martian Sunset - Wanderers - a short film by Erik Wernquist. See The Best Vacation Spots in Our Solar System

See The Best Vacation Spots in Our Solar System – Wanderers by Erik Wernquist

there's a film that shows all my dreams and more come true! Made in 2014 by Swedish film maker Erik Wernquist, the film Wanderers shows what it could be like to travel around our solar system. Wernquist, a digital artist and animator, took actual images from NASA spacecraft and combined them with live action and computer generated graphics. The film shows tourists exploring and experiencing the beautiful vistas across our solar system.
Appulse of Venus and the Moon. A simulated view of the Moon as it passes Venus. They will be and amazingly close 0° 05’ apart. This view is how the Moon and Venus should look with a 500 mm lens on a full Frame camera from Sydney, Australia at 4:37 AM on February 1st, 2019. Graphic courtesy: Stellarium Developers

Close Approach of Venus, Jupiter, Saturn, and the Moon – Jan 29th to Feb....

From January 29th to February 2nd, the Moon will move across the morning sky past Jupiter and then Venus on it's way to New Moon. The Moon will be...