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Fullmoon – “Blue Moon”

Full Moon photographed in the time of the greatest close-up of our natural satellite to Earth – called “Blue Moon”. The Moon closed-up to distance about 360 000 km., it was brighter and had a bigger angle dimensions. The picture is a mosaic, done with the method of the eyepiece projection, and folded-up in the graphic program.

Ⓒ Bogumił Hoder
Ⓒ Bogumil Hoder

Photo data:

– location: North hemisphere, Central Europe;
– latitude: N 51° 56′ 24.00″;
– longitude: E 15° 29′ 24.00″;
– direction: South-East;
– time: 19.03.2011, 11:00 a.m.;
– camera: KONICA MINOLTA DiMAGE Z5, Sky Watcher Synta 12’’ Newtonian telescope, Swan 33 mm eyepiece + frame.

Ⓒ Bogumil Hoder

Winter southern sky

Winter Southern sky with the bright constellations – Orion, Taurus, Gemini, and rising Canis Major. On the left side there is well seen the brightest star of the sky, Sirius, nearby on the right distinguishes clearly the famous Orion belt created by three stars – Alnitak, Alnilam, and Mintaka. There are also seen two red giants – Betelgeuse to the left, and – to the right – Aldebaran, wandering on the background of the Hyades – opened star cluster. On the upper left side of the photo, there are two bright stars of the Gemini – Pollux, and Castor.

Ⓒ Bogumił Hoder
Ⓒ Bogumil Hoder

Photo data:

– location: North hemisphere, Central Europe;
– latitude: N 51° 56′ 24.00″;
– longitude: E 15° 29′ 24.00″;
– direction: South-West;
– time: 07.02.2011, 9:00 a.m.;
– camera: Nikon D700, f/5,6, shutter speed 30 s, ISO-6400, 14 mm.

Ⓒ Bogumil Hoder

Dawn of the autumn constellations

Dawn of the autumn constellations with the Perseus, Aries, and Taurus. The bright group of stars on the downright sight is the opened star cluster M45 Pleiades. The group on the upper left side of the picture is the Double Cluster in Perseus NGC 869, and NGC 884, or the h+χ Persei.

Ⓒ Bogumił Hoder
Ⓒ Bogumil Hoder

Photo data:

– location: North hemisphere, Central Europe;
– latitude: N 51° 56′ 24.00″;
– longitude: E 15° 29′ 24.00″;
– direction: East;
– time: 11.09.2010, 11:30 a.m.;
– camera: Nikon D700, f/2,8, shutter speed 30 s, ISO-1600, 24 mm.

Ⓒ Bogumil Hoder