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Moonlit skies above Ermelo

Scenic picturesPosted by Koen Miskotte Sun, September 30, 2012 14:14:50

In the early morning of the 30th September 2012, I went to the Groevenbeekse Heide, a heath to take pictures of the moonlit sky and landscape. Below the best three pictures. The pictures are taken with a Canon EOS 40D with a Canon EF 15mm F 2.8 lens.

Picture 1: my bike, Orion, Canis Major, Canis Minor at the Groevenbeekse Heide (a heath) near Ermelo. Click on the image for a better version.

Picture 2: from left to right: the bright planet Venus, Gemini, Canis Minor, Canis Major and Orion. Click on the image for a better version.

Picture 3: Canis Major, Orion, Gemini and the bright planet Jupiter (upper right corner). Click on the image for a better version.

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1 july 2012: Noctilucent Clouds

Scenic picturesPosted by Koen Miskotte Sun, July 08, 2012 12:14:20

During the evening of July 1, 2012 I saw a small display of Noctilucent Clouds. I took some pictures from the Groevenbeekse Heide (a moor naer my home). The best ones are shown here. I also need to clean my CMOS sensor....

Picture 1: a small NLC display on the evening of july 1, 2012 around 21:06 UT. I used a Canon EOS40D, a Canon EF 15 mm F 2.8 fish eye lens and a TC-80N3 timer controller. Click on the image for a bigger image.

Picture 2: this image was taken around 21:14 UT with a Canon EF 30 mm F 2.0 lens. Click on the image for a bigger image.

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Jupiter, Venus and moon

Scenic picturesPosted by Koen Miskotte Sun, March 25, 2012 21:27:36

This en tomorrows evening the moon is in conjunction with Jupiter and Venus. I made some pictures made on the dormer of my house. There also stands my all sky camera EN-98.

Picture 1: The moon with Jupiter and Venus (the brightest"one). On the right below you see the all sky camera EN-98

Picture 2: Another scenic picture...

Picture 3: The Moon and Jupiter taken with my Caon EOS 40D and a Canon EF 200 mm F 2.8. Near Jupiter you also can see two of his moons.

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