The Grus Quartet
Mars is back!
My images from the total lunar eclipse 2022-11-08
A recent image of this month’s crescent Moon.
Moonset projected on Arts Cenre
The Universe And All That.
Is the Moon a Planet or a Star?
With no more images in the pipeline and the bushfire smoke worsening again in South West Sydney – and showing … More
This Moon crescent kept us company for much of the evening during our last field night. It set at 10 pm, giving … More
It’s morning on the Moon! Sunrise will take about fourteen Earth days to cross the Lunar disc from New Moon … More
There is something about crescent Moons which captures my imagination. I’ve imaged a few but I’ve yet to realise my … More
The crescent Moon and the planet Venus. The dark side of the Moon is illuminated by sunlight reflecting off the … More
Above: The Large Magellanic Cloud. Canon 60D on Star Adventurer mount, 24mm lens, 3 minutes, f4.5, ISO 1600, cropped. Following our visit … More
Object Details: Moon Visual magnitude: -9.1 Apparent diameter: 30.2 arc min Actual diameter: 3475 km Distance: 395,908 km New Moon: +6.2 … More
Looking a bit like a golden rhinoceros horn – this Lunar crescent was half-obscured by clouds forming above the western horizon, … More
The waxing Moon (4 days old), 1st April 2017. Canon EOS 60D; 200mm lens. 1/100th sec exposure at f/7.1; ISO … More
Some of my recent astro-images with the Canon 60D camera – no telescope and no light pollution filter. The star … More
All images © R.Powell
Lunar crescent, five days old, captured at The Oaks, NSW, 5th November 2016. Canon 60D with 200mm lens, tripod mounted. 1/30th … More
Click on an image for slide show of my planetary images taken in 2012: All images © R.Powell
Click on an image to enlarge: My Moon images taken in 2012. All images © R.Powell
Continuing my series of astro-images taken before I started up this website. I especially enjoy imaging the beauty of the … More