Tag Archives: moon

From the Lens of Lisa

by Lisa Ann Fanning The skies just haven’t cooperated in pursuit of some of my targets. On the few nights/ early mornings I managed to get out, I made some captures, and embraced the clouds in some cases!  6/3/22 18% … Continue reading

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From the Lens of Lisa

by Lisa Fanning This month was very weather challenged.  I was hoping to see the May planets dance but awoke to find many clouds.   I did get lucky with the Total Lunar Eclipse on May 15 We managed to dodge the … Continue reading

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From the Lens of Lisa

by Lisa Fanning Mars-Saturn conjunction 📷: iPhone 13🔭: @celestronuniverse NexStar Evolution 8 The planets are dancing! (L-R) Venus, Mars, Saturn 📷: iPhone 13 Taken 4/15/21 5:18 AM EDT 99% Full Moon 📷: iPhone 13 single shot🔭: Celestron NexStar Evolution 8 + … Continue reading

Posted in May 2022, Sidereal Times | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

From the Lens of Lisa

by Lisa Fanning With the many cloudy nights, I’m grateful that at least I could get some lunar observing in! Enjoying the rugged southern highlands of the Moon 3/11/22. Such an interesting region to explore and home to some craters … Continue reading

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From The Lens of Lisa

by Lisa Fanning Beauty in the sky The moon throughout the day 2/11 “Lighting the way” – Having some fun with the moon at the end of a fun day. The Sandy Hook Lighthouse is the oldest lighthouse in America … Continue reading

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From the lens of Lisa

by Lisa Ann Fanning Fly me to the moon! (01/21/22) Thrilled to see Mare Orientale thanks to libration recently! (Grimaldi for reference) Welcome back Venus to the morning sky 1/22/22 Moonset from Morganville 1/24/22

Posted in February 2022, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Rockets and the Moon

by Gene Allen Thank you Ira! His contribution to Apollo memorabilia for the May meeting was a terrific Lego Saturn V rocket. Mine was ordered from Amazon that very night. It was kept boxed up as a secret until we … Continue reading

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Were Apollo manned moon landings fake ?

by Prasad Ganti In a recent gathering of friends and family, this topic came up. There are some conspiracy theorists who believe that NASA faked the moon landings. The reasoning is that the enormous pressure during the cold war to … Continue reading

Posted in March 2019, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Moon Occults Venus in the Daytime

by Michael Wright On December 7, 2015, a daytime occultation of Venus by the Moon was visible from most of North and Central America. I observed from my office parking lot at lunchtime using IS binoculars, but member Robert Vanderbei created … Continue reading

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