Nice sketch! I got clouded out this morning, but maybe tommorow will be clear. Chris --- Jeremy Perez <jeremy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > Great shot, Chris. The trapezium arrangement you > captured is very > pleasing. > > I prepared color sketch of the conjunction this > morning with my 10 x > 50s (DEC 10, 2006 13:40 UT). > > http://www.perezmedia.net/beltofvenus/archives/000626.html > > Color in the planets was rather subtle against the > dawn, but it was > still an enjoyable sight. Mars and Beta Scorpii > weren't apparent to > me naked eye, but all showed up nicely in the > binoculars. Europa, and > I Ganymede (I think) were just visible against the > brightening sky. > Callisto and Io eluded me, and would have probably > revealed > themselves if I had gotten up in time to mount the > binoculars on a > tripod. Mercury is a fast mover, and it's been > interesting to compare > photos from other observers that caught it just a > few hours before > and after I did. I'm looking forward to any other > photos that were > snagged this morning! > > Take care, > Jeremy > Flagstaff > http://beltofvenus.perezmedia.net > > > On Dec 9, 2006, at 9:50 PM, Chris Schur wrote: > > > HI all, > > > > My first post here, so be kind to me. Here are a > few > > shots taken this morning of the conjunction, with > my > > Stellarvue SV80s refractor and canon 10D DSLR: > > > > > http://www.schursastrophotography.com/10dastro/tripconj120906.html > > > > Hope you all get out to see it tommorow at its > > closest! > > > > Chris > -- > See message header for info on list archives or > unsubscribing, and please > send personal replies to the author, not the list. > > Take Care, Chris Astro: http://www.schursastrophotography.com Robotics: http://www.schursastrophotography.com/roboticsmain.html ____________________________________________________________________________________ Do you Yahoo!? Everyone is raving about the all-new Yahoo! Mail beta. http://new.mail.yahoo.com -- See message header for info on list archives or unsubscribing, and please send personal replies to the author, not the list.