Already looking forward to this year’s summer holiday – in a relatively Moon-free fortnight – and a chance to get the telescope out. Last year I shocked myself with this: – produced by just pointing the second-hand DSLR at the eyepiece. This year I want to go better but don’t want to spend a fortune… Read More Astrophotography advice please
I have adjusted the contrast and brightness on the photograph to make the Great Red Spot a little easier to discern here.
I took this photo of Jupiter at about 3am BST last night but only looked at it this morning and was amazed to see that it was good enough to show the two main gas bands on the planet’s surface. And, believe it or not, if you look closely at the picture at full magnification… Read More Jupiter, last night
This video shows what the planets would look like if they were as close as the Moon.