We were lucky that we had a clear sky this morning to observe the lunar eclipse!
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Last night, or rather this morning, we went out to photograph the Matterhorn at night with the Milky Way in the background. We had to do it twice due to the Moon still being up the first time. Later on, we caught the Matterhorn glowing during sunrise.
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I’ve dabbled rather casually in astrophotography over the years, much of which predates the existence of this site. All with standard off the shelf DSLR (and now mirrorless) equipment and without the aid of anything other than a tripod.
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Yesterday, we tried and failed to observe the Saturn and Jupiter planetary conjunction due to clouds moving in around sunset. Today, we drove to Kerr Dam and Reservoir in Virginia near the border with North Carolina to get clear and dark skies.
Continue reading “The Great Conjunction of 2020”