All posts filed under: astrophotography

astronomy, moon, jupiter, saturn, stars

Lunar X and Lunar V

letter X and letter V on the moon’s surface, near the lunar terminator, interesting lunar features which are visible on the lunar surface for about 4 hours, once a month Lunar X and Lunar V formations, effect in which light and shadow creates the appearance of a letter X and letter V, only apparent in the hours before the moon’s first quarter phase colors and letters


Orion Constellation, its brightest stars are blue-white Rigel (Beta Orionis) and red Betelgeuse (Alpha Orionis). Orion’s Belt is formed by three bright stars – Alnilam, Mintaka and Alnitak To locate this constellation, look for the three stars in a row that make Orion’s Belt, and now Orion’s Belt appear almost horizontal Betelgeuse red star and Rigel blue-white Sirius twinkle star white blue, left from Rigel one easy way to find Sirius is to locate Orion colors and letters