June’s Full Moon is also known as the Strawberry Moon after the wild strawberries that start to ripen during early summer. On Tuesday evening 14/06/22 member Jim Burchell took these lovely photos of the Strawberry Moon rising from Dartford top road. The Full/Strawberry Moon was near its closest approach to Earth on that day too, so […]
This fantastic image of the Moon was taken by Jim Burchell back in September 2021. Jim used his Samsung A10 mobile phone attached to one of the society Dobsonian Telescopes called Isaac at F1.9, 1/50 sec and ISO50.
These two superb images of the Moon were captured by member Neil Webster on the 5th & 7th May 2022. Neil acquired the images using and Altair Astro 115mm triplet APO, EQ6 R mount, ZWO ASI290MM camera plus Astronomik R/IR filter. Each image consists of 3 frames stitched: each 90s x 33fps….20% selected, aligned, stacked […]
A lovely image of the Moon taken by Simon Dawes on the 8th May 2022 from Bexleyheath, Kent. Details of how Simon acquired the image are on the photo.
Congratulations to member Diane Clarke for one of her images being selected for ‘Picture of the Week’ by the BAA (British Astronomical Association). The image that was chosen is called ‘Eclipsed Moon Rising’ and is a composite of 14 images taken between 8.17 – 8.26pm of the full Moon as it was rising above a […]
On the night before Easter, the sky will look a little more “pink” due to the full Moon. This is because the 1st full moon of the spring season is known as the Pink Moon and the name derives from a pink flower called phlox subulata that blooms in spring in North America. While the moon […]
Neil has been busy and produced these two beautiful images of the Moon. The image below was taken on the 8th April 2022 from Kent. The image below was taken on the 13th April 2022 from Kent. For a more detailed view of these images and more photos of the Moon see Neil’s flickr page […]
Two beautiful photos by Jim Burchell of a crescent Moon both taken with an Olympus E-M10 Mark on the evening of 02/02/22. The first photo is of the crescent Moon and Jupiter. 40mm F4.0 1/40 sec Iso 800. The second photo is of the crescent Moon and a wind turbine. 150mm F5.6 1/13 […]
A lovely image of the Moon 4.1° south of M45 taken on the 8th March 2022 by Diane Clarke. Diane said ”I had my doubts about capturing this event due to the cloud forecast, but there were breaks starting to appear as 19.00 hrs approached, so I went to set up but there was […]
A spectacular image of the Moon by Neil Webster; taken on the 7th March 2022. Waxing Crescent Moon, 23%, 4.72 days 4 frames stitched (each 44fps x 75, 20% stacked in AutoStakkert) and then processed in PS. Below is 1 image taken from the above stitch of 4. For a more detailed view of […]