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Christian was able to observe an atmospheric phenomenon in the daytime sky, namely iridescent clouds. Cloud iridescence or irisation is a colorful optical phenomenon that occurs in a cloud and appears in the general proximityContinue reading
The Ophiuchus constellation lies in the southern sky, near the celestial equator. Its name means “the serpent bearer” in Greek. If you only observe in the first half of the night, Ophiuchus is not soContinue reading
38 hours after new moon, I was able to spot the crescent moon at dawn on the western horizon. A clear night with a transparent sky revealed a good view of the summer Milky WayContinue reading
Christian took a 45 minute smartphone exposure to photograph polar star trails. Unfortunately the image was destroyed by nomerous Starlink satellites crossing the field of view. Viktor was testing his new astrofilter system and wasContinue reading
Namibia is the top destinition for astronomers and star gazers. Due to the low population density, the very low air pollution and the non-existing light pollution the country offers ideal conditions to explore the southernContinue reading
Deep sky observing on a 1700 meters high mountain without being disturbed from direct street lamp stray light and ground fog. A team of 4 amateur astronomers enjoyed views of the summer milky way andContinue reading
On August 7th, a partial lunar eclipse took place in Europe. The moon was already in eclipse as it rised in the east at sunset, with the Rosalia mountains in the foreground. The sky wasContinue reading