April 2018 Moonscapes

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Last few days here in Poland were quite impressive for astronomy amateurs. Weather was good and stable in large area, and also Moon was moving from new moon to first quarter, so was not disturbing muc... Read More

March 2018 Moonscapes

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Over last two nights Moon was near to first quarter and was shining high in the night sky. I spent some very nice time at eyepiece on observations. Lunar views were extraordinary, camera images are no... Read More

Supermoon

In December 2017 and January 2017 there will be three supermoons 🙂  And supermoon is a full Moon that approximately conicides with the closest distance between Moon and Earth. I made the pictu... Read More

Meade ACF first light

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After about a week from a moment my new tube was installed on the pier I had a chance for first light. I was not completely prepared for this – still there is no guider mounted and Crayford focu... Read More

May in the Moon

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It’s getting close to summer solstice. Nights are shorter and shorter, and there is also growing Moon in the sky – not a good time for deep sky observers at higher northern latitudes. We n... Read More

Moon 2017 season opening

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Last night sky was partially cloudy, however Moon has been smiling to me so nice, that I could not resist and set up little bit dusty SCT8″ with CG5GT mount and pointed telescope there. Actually... Read More

As close as 353636km

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Distance to the Moon varies between 356 and 406 thousands of kilometers (measured to Earth center). Last night I pictured our natural satellite one day before full Moon, and the distance between me an... Read More