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The Hunter’s Moon – 9th October 2022

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Members Jim Burchell, John Howarth and Honor Wheeler took the opportunity to photograph the glorious full moon, also known as The Hunter’s Moon on the 9th October 2022 from various locations in North Kent and below are their superb results. ”Hunter’s moon is mentioned in several sources as the Anglo-Saxon name for the Full Moon […]

The Moon, Mercury, Mars & Orion by Jim Burchell

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Member Jim Burchell was up early on Sunday the 9th October 2022 and took a super collection of photos of the early morning sky using his Pentax camera from Dartford. Jim captured Mercury at greatest elongation that morning; along with Mars, the Moon plus the constellation Orion. Looking East – Mercury at greatest elongation Looking […]

0.01 Phase Moon by Jim Burchell – 25th August 2022

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Two absolutely fantastic images of the Moon at 0.01 phase taken by member Jim Burchell on the morning of the 25th August 2022 from Dartford. The second image shows the Moon with Venus on the right.   The Crescent Moon at 0.01 phase – taken using a Pentax KP at  F6.3, 1/4s, 210mm and iso […]

75% Waning Gibbous Moon Music Video

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Click on the link below; then sit back and enjoy a wonderful video compiled by member Neil Webster of a waning gibbous moon he imaged on this date last year coupled with some ambient based piano/synth music produced by Neil too. MOON: Waning Gibbous 75% – YouTube

Full Moon Rising – 11th August 2022

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Three CMHASD members imaged the full moon – the 4th and last supermoon of the year rising on the 11th August 2022 and below are their stunning photos. A full moon occurs when the moon and sun are opposite each other and sunlight strikes the moon face-on. The August full moon is also known as […]

The Moon – 7th July 2022 by George Buckberry

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Two super images of the Moon taken by member George Buckberry on the 7th July 2022 whilst at the pavilion on a society informal night.  George acquired the images using a Canon 550D ISO 800 1/60s with T-mount and 2xBarlow on Isaac.  Isaac being one of the societies Dobsonian telescopes built by members Steve Floodgate […]

Moon by Neil Webster – 9th July 2022

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A lovely composite image (8 frames) of the Moon taken last night 9th July 2022 by member Neil Webster: Waxing Gibbous, 75%, 9.88 days old. Neil wrote ‘Not the easiest shoot as it was low down and the heat created a lot of atmospheric turbulence.’ Check out Neil’s Flickr page at https://www.flickr.com/photos/137388222@N05/

Jubilee Moon – 2nd June 2022

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Several members took the opportunity to photograph the waxing crescent Moon on the evening of 2nd June 2022 – The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Day and some stunning shots were acquired.   Neil Webster’s Jubilee Moon A composite of three images shot at about 9.20pm before it disappeared behind trees/buildings. It was still very light and […]