Here is another image of the planets that I took on February 26th, 2012. They are aligned up against an old water tower in East Hampton, Connecticut. Again, they are from top to bottom, Jupiter, the moon, and Venus. Mercury had already set and not visable.
Monthly Archive for February, 2012
A wonderful clear and cool evening were the perfect recipe to get a shot at the four planet conjuction in the west-south-west. Finding a high location in East Hampton was the key in getting all the planets. Take a look! From left to right are Jupiter at the top at -2.2 magnitiude, the moon, then [...]
OK…Had my fun at the 1 day old moon. Now, I was more relaxed and got a couple of shots of the 2 day old moon. Not bad for February…47 degrees at sunset.
Before tonight my record for viewing the cresent moon was 48+ hours old. Tonight I broke that record after encountering multiple cloud banks that left me to shoot through sucker holes. I managed to get this image of the cresent moon as it was 24 hours and 20 minutes old! Sunset was at 5:31pm and [...]
Contrails piled up in the eastern sky this morning as a low pressure front missed us yet again. No snow, no rain, for this Presidents Day! The flags were the ones on top of the State Armory Building.
With this unreal winter weather here for at least another week I decided to go out and see what the East Haddam, Connecticut’s Devil’s Hopyard waterfall looked like. Even through the usual snow was not on the ground, and temperatures were in the 50′s the waterfall did not dissapoint. Other than a person walking their [...]
I am always running around Harford shooting news for all sorts of reasons. Today I passed by a sight that I have never seen before. It is Hartford’s Windy Metal Garden. Located right next to I-84 on Pope Park Hiway #4. A little hard to find, but once you have been there, you will know [...]
If comets, asteroids, planets, and winter storms can be named, I could name my own moon images. Keeping it local I present to you for the first time (drum roll please)…..The February Castle Moon, Meriden, Connecticut! The sun was about to go down, and the “Golden Hour” of photography was approaching. I set up my [...]