[AZ-Observing] Re: The Gorgeous Triple Conjunction this morning!

  • From: Chris Schur <comets133@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: az-observing@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 10 Dec 2006 16:52:12 -0800 (PST)

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
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Take Care,

Chris
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