A good time for planets.
Planetary conjunction, wide Field View
Get ready for a close encounter!
With its largest Moon, Titan
This is my DSLR image taken a few minutes after Saturn reappeared following its occultation by the Moon. Here in … More
Next week will bring a challenging photo opportunity, with Saturn due to be occulted by the Moon. Here in Macarthur … More
Saturn’s rings are at their widest tilt for the year this month (September 2018), at 26.3°, just short of last year’s … More
This is what a galaxy looks like from the inside! Taken in 2016, this wide-field image shows the glory of … More
Saturn: Visual magnitude: +0.4 Apparent diameter: 17.3 arc-sec Actual diameter: 120,536 km Distance: 9.6 AU Image: Exposure: 5,900 video frames … More
Magnificent Venus returned to the evening sky in July 2016 and will remain dominant in the Western sky until March … More
All images © R.Powell
Jupiter, Saturn and Mars are riding high in the Northern sky at the moment. All images © R.Powell