Visit Worldwide Topsites

Wednesday, 20 May 2015

March 14, 2014. Photo Gallery Archive by astronomical telescope.

March 14, 2014. Photo Gallery Archive by astronomical telescope. The Moon.

 Magnitude: -12.03
Phase: 70.5% (0% = new, 100% = full)
Distance: 398.311 km
Sidereal Period: 27.32 days
Illuminated: 92.2%


 Back to archive.




 Back to archive.

Tuesday, 19 May 2015

Grimaldi moon crater by telescope. Astronomy science



We see in these images an area of the west side of the Moon where the crater Grimaldi (430 km) takes its deserved place among the craters with which can not be compared because of its large size. Located on the western edge of Oceanus Procellarum basin, Grimaldi is laced around the edges in contrast with darker smooth floor, flooded by lava in the past.
The Moon Terminator stops right at its western edge, leaving however be noted sunlight the western interior wall.

Grimaldi is rather a flooded basin of lava, and has a round not oval shape as seen from Earth because it is located on the Moon's edge. Its margin does not have ordinary walls like other craters, but is so destroyed that was transformed into hills and irregular peaks.

 In the picture below are labeled craters and other lunar features in the region. To better understand this photo, you should note that the label with the name or the letter of larger craters could be found at their center, and on the small craters, you should find them around them, usually above.




Magnitude: -12.03
Phase: 70.5% (0% = new, 100% = full)
Distance: 398.311 km
Sidereal Period: 27.32 days
Illuminated: 92.2%


Optics: Celestron C8-Newtonian telescope, plossl 20mm, 2x Barlow
Mount: CG5 (EQ5)
Camera: Sony CX130
Filter: no
Date: 14/03/2014
Location: Baia Mare, Romania
Processing: FastStone Image Viewer



Friday, 15 May 2015

Spots on the Sun filmed through astronomical telescope.


These are images I failed to post them where we see a chain of spots on the Sun which were filmed with the video camera attached to the telescope, and these images are video captures.
Solar activity has been quite intense this day. I did not know that the Sun will be crowded by spots, I simply took at random the telescope for observations.


What we see in the pictures are spots named 1514 and 1515, that were emitted gamma rays, which are the most powerful type.


Optics: CelestronC8 "-newtonian telescope, plossl 20 mm, 2x Barlow
Mount: CG5 (EQ5)
Device: Sony CX130
Filter: yes
Date: July 03,2012
Location: Baia Mare, Romania
Processing and editing: Sony Vegas 10


 
All images are © Copyright 2010-2015 Lupu Victor. All rights reserved.Images may not be reproduced, published, or copied in any form without written permission of the author. Thank you for respecting the intellectual property rights. ASTROFOTOGRAFIA | Lupu Victor Astronomy - Contact - About
Design by Free WordPress Themes | Bloggerized by Lasantha - Premium Blogger Themes | Online Project management