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From the Lens of Lisa

by Lisa Ann Fanning Having survived this December’s popular games of “cloud dodging” and “schedule Tetris,” I’m happy to share these photos which sum up December 2022!   I hope everyone is having a great holiday season! Sending wishes for … Continue reading

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From the Lens of Lisa

by Lisa Ann Fanning This months “From the Lens of Lisa” is largely Lunar! 🙂 11/2/22- A fun feature to look for the day after a First Quarter Moon is “Rupes Recta” or “the Straight Wall.” This is a linear … Continue reading

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From the Lens of Lisa

by Lisa Ann Fanning Hello and welcome to this month’s installment of “From the Lens of Lisa.” 10/5/22 11:58 PM EDT After days of rain here in Central New Jersey, there was finally a tiny window of clear skies before … Continue reading

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From the Lens of Lisa

by Lisa Ann Fanning Recently, I had some success in photographing Jupiter. Two single photos were used- one to record positioning of the moons and one to capture detail of Jupiter. I like the challenge of trying to capture detail with … Continue reading

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All My Planets!

by C. Todd Reichart On Friday night, June 24, I fell asleep on the couch in front of the television. I woke up around 2:30 a.m. on the morning of Saturday, June 25, my body contorted and failing to get … Continue reading

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I Tried!

by Gene Allen Well, I did try to capture it on June 18. It was a fulfilling view: all the visible planets spread – in order – across more than half of the span of the brightening dawn. I walked … Continue reading

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Planets from 43rd floor of a Manhattan Building

by Sulakshana Jain and Kurien Jacob Sharing my sister Surabhi’s excitement, we went to our balcony to see whatever was visible in our light polluted city skies. Jupiter, Saturn and Venus, the three brightest were shining beautifully in our view. … Continue reading

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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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