The Moon presented a fine crescent this morning at 6:36 am. I captured two images before clouds rolled in.
Another clear evening revealed the close encounter of the Moon with Mars at the bottom center. Time was 9:25 pm.
Exposures set for the sunlit lunar surface and then the earthshine. Click for a bigger view of each.
Seen at 9:20 pm, low in the western sky.
This morning the Sun was in annular eclipse for a small part of the world. Parts of Canada, Greenland, as well as northern Siberia, were graced with views. At sunrise here in the midwest of the U.S. I was not able to see any of it. Instead, I went to Time and Date for live telescopic views streamed from several locations. The views were excellent from Science North, a science center located in northern Ontario in the city of Sudbury. The Sun rose with the Moon covering most of it illustrated by this screen shot.Continue reading