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The below images of Mars were taken by Terry Robinson in Melbourne Australia.
Details about each image are listed with it. Click each image for a larger view.





The two images below were sent in by 16 year old Moien Uroomiyeh moienu@yahoo.com. Both images are of the planet alignment which took place May 14th 2002. The images were taken in Kerman- Iran.


Total Lunar Eclipse - Jan 9, 2001

The total lunar eclipse which occurred on January 9th, 2001 is the first eclipse of the new millenium. Visible throughout Europe, the continent was predominantly covered by clouds. However, intermittent clear skies at key stages during the eclipse permitted for the sample image gallery below.

The below images were viewed and photographed by amateur astronomer Anthony Ayiomamitis (anthony@perseus.gr)
in Athens, Greece (Lat: 23.7167 deg, Long: 37.9667 deg).
Stage
P-1
U-1
U-2
Max
U-3
U-4
P-2
Description
Penumbra
(First contact)
Umbra
(First contact)
Umbra Complete
(Start of Totality)
Maximum
Totality
Penumbra
(End of Totality)
Penumbra
(Full)
Penumbra
(End)
Time (UT)
17:44
18:43
19:50
20:21
20:52
22:00
22:58
Sample Images with Time and Length of Exposure
(Times: HH:MM UT)

18:29 UT
1/500 sec
18:45 UT
1/500 sec
19:00 UT
1/500 sec
19:15 UT
1/250 sec
19:24 UT
1/125 sec
20:00 UT
2 sec
20:39 UT
2 sec
21:09 UT
1/125 sec
21:25 UT
1/250 sec
21:54 UT
1/1000 sec
22:07 UT
1/1000 sec
 
The photographs above were taken with a Celestron 14" SCT, Celestron f/6.3 focal reducer and a Celestron Variable Tele-Extender using prime focus astrophotography and a Canon A-1 camera with Fuji Superia Extra ASA 400 film. Guiding (Lunar Rate) was accomplished using a CG-11 Lonsmandy mount.

Image below of comet Linear taken by Stephen Pitt
using a 6" Skywatcher refractor, f8.3, for 30 minutes on Fuji Xtra ASA 800 film.
Camera: Nikon F3. "Carbon-based guider."
 
 
     
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