It’s Saturn season again!
Moon & Planets A reprise of my best Solar System images taken during the year. What! No Comet Leonard? Well … More
My sharpest image so far…
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
Having begun to understand how to process planetary images using video clip frames stacked in Registax, I went back into … More
This year I imaged the Sun and the planets Jupiter, Saturn and Uranus: All images © R.Powell
My best Solar System images taken in 2010 ….and some interesting planetary conjunctions: All images © R.Powell
These were my first tentative steps into the Solar System with my astrophotography. I was using a Canon 300D back … More
We experienced another occultation of Saturn by the Moon on 4th August 2014. This image was obtained by my Canon 60D … More
An occultation of Saturn by the Moon occurred on 14th May 2014, meaning that for about an hour the Moon … More