The Universe And All That.
Is the Moon a Planet or a Star?
The image above was taken with a Canon DSLR camera with 600mm lens, tripod mounted. No sunspots! The Sun is … More
No astrophotography for the last few weeks for me, (mostly thanks to 90% cloudy nights) but also probably none for … More
Some interesting sunspots today, which are directly facing Earth and are “capable of producing significant flaring, expect moderate solar flare activity”, … More
All images © R.Powell
Yesterday’s post showed the visibility of the setting sun, with a large sunspot (AR2546) due to the smoke produced … More
With many Autumn bushfire hazard reduction burns being carried out around Sydney, I have been looking for opportunities to image … More
No astronomy album can be complete without some images of our nearest star. I took these shots of the Sun in 2012, … More
My best Solar System images taken in 2010 ….and some interesting planetary conjunctions: All images © R.Powell
This is my Lunt 60mm solar telescope: 60mm solar telescope to the left, 200mm astronomical telescope set up with a … More
These images are from the partial solar eclipse seen here in NSW on 29th April 2014. As is so often … More