Sun spot activity is still intensifying. Viktor and Christian were able to observe the sunspot region 3190 through a Celestron 9 telescope.
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Partial Solar Eclipse , 25 October 2022
This is the second partial solar eclipse of 2022. It is visible from most of Europe, northern Africa, the Middle East, and western parts of Asia. A relaxed observation in an almost cloudless, blue sky.
Full moon hike, 7 October 2022
Viktor attended the full moon hike of the “Naturfreunde Wulkaprodersdorf” with his Takahashi 4″ refractor. After a long time again a public observation evening.
Jupiter and moon, 7 October 2022
A late “summer” day in October tempted me to observe Jupiter and the moon. Warmy windy weather resulted in bad seeing. That was quite predictable. Very interesting constellation of 3 jovian moons.
Moon craters, Test of ASI290mm camera, 10 May 2022
I finally got my hands on the ZWO ASI 290mm CCD camera for planetary and lunar imaging. Seeing was not good, but the results of the session, e.g. from the moon crater Clavius, make meContinue reading
Sun spot region 2941, 13 Febuary 2022
The face of the sun has changed. After a long spotless drought, spots on the sun’s surface can be seen again. Sunspot group 2941 could be observed on the northwestern horizon and still shows aContinue reading
Crescent moon and Venus at dawn, 11 August 2021
A relaxed vacation day ended with the question of what on earth is Venus doing here below the moon. Venus as the evening star has completely passed me by. Some photos for image documentation wereContinue reading
Partial solar eclipse, 10 June 2021
On June 10, 2021, a partial solar eclipse took place over Austria at noon. The solar eclipse is unfortunately a small partial one, from Austria the area of the solar disk is only darkened byContinue reading
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