All posts tagged: astrophotography

astronomy, moon, jupiter, saturn, stars

Moon and Saturn

Saturn see in morning sky before sunrise June 18 moon near SaturnJune 21 moon near JupiterJune 22 moon near MarsJune 26 moon near VenusJune 27 moon near Mercury see Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn in the in the pre-dawn sky, ecliptic line planetary lineup in June sky before sunrise colors and letters

Jupiter, Mars, Saturn

Jupiter, Mars, Saturn Mars and Jupiter appear close in sky see Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn in the in the pre-dawn sky, ecliptic line planetary lineup in June sky before sunrise Mercury low in the sunrise direction, brightest Venus, reddish Mars, very bright Jupiter, Saturn old gold glow colors and letters

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

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