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Mercury Venus Mars Jupiter Saturn Uranus Neptun Pluto   Conjunctions




* Mercury *

Mercury [p60233.jpg] Mercury
5/9/2002, Vienna/Austria. Intes MK-67, Logitech WebCam.


* Venus *

Venus [20070522-003.jpg] Venus
5/22/2007, Vienna/Austria. Vixen VC200L, 2x barlow, Canon EOS 5D.
Venus in Taurus 2007 Venus in Taurus 2007 (6 photos)
Venus 2001 [p60099.jpg] Venus 2001
Intes MK-67, Logitech WebCam. For every photo there were up to 50 single shots added. Because I used the same equipment for each photo, the size of the planet is proportional to the visual size.
Published in "Interstellarum" 2002/8 p.18 and a single image in "Interstellarum" 2007/6 p.30.
Venus [a41516.jpg] Venus at dusk
11/1/2000, Vienna/Austria. Canon EOS, 200 mm, autom. exposure, Kodak Elite 100.
For comparison the same photo with digital camera Olympus C-1000L.
Venus [a41521.jpg] Venus sets
11/1/2000, Vienna/Austria. Canon EOS, 300 mm, ap. 8.0, 15 sec., Kodak Elite 100.


* Mars *

Mars 2007/2008 [20080203-001.gif] Mars 2007/2008
2/3/2008, Kaltenleutgeben near Vienna/Austria. Canon EOS 5D, Zoom 24-70 mm.
A GIF-animation, that shows the way of Mars through Taurus, Gemini and Cancer from 7/31/2007 until 5/27/2008 with an intervall of 7 days. (Here a "still-image" of the sequence.)
Mars [dd9583.jpg] Mars
9/5/2003, Kaltenleutgeben near Vienna/Austria. Takahashi Epsilon 160, Starlight MX916, OTE 150 without guiding. RGB (each 2x 2 min.).
Mars [p60111.jpg] Mars
5/24/2001, Hohe Wand/Neunkirchen/Austria. Intes MK-67, VIP-Barlow, Logitech WebCam. 54 single shots added and processed.


* Jupiter *

Jupiter [p60180b.jpg] Jupiter
1/3/2002, Vienna/Austria. Intes MK-67, VIP-Barlow, Logitech WebCam. Some single shots added and processed.
Published in "Star Observer" 2002/4 p.96 and in "Ahnerts Astron. Jahrbuch 2010" p.133.
Jupiter [p60177.jpg] Jupiter with moons (Io, Europa, Ganymed, Callisto)
1/3/2002, Vienna/Austria. Intes MK-67, Logitech WebCam. Mosaic of 3 images, each added from some single shots and processed.
Published in "Ahnerts Astron. Jahrbuch 2010" p.132.
Jupiter [p60172.jpg] Jupiter with moons (Callisto, Io, Europa, Ganymed)
12/27/2001, Vienna/Austria. Intes MK-67, Logitech WebCam. Mosaic of 3 images, each added from some single shots and processed.
Published in "Star Observer" 2002/4 p.96 and on the homepage of the WDR.
Jupiter [p60170.jpg] Jupiter with Io
12/20/2001, Vienna/Austria. Intes MK-67, VIP-barlow, Logitech WebCam. Some single shots added and processed.
Published in "NaturFoto" 2006/3 p.68.
Jupiter [p60158.jpg] Jupiter with Io and Europa
11/3/2001, Vienna/Austria. Intes MK-67, Logitech WebCam. Some single shots 2x enlarged, added and processed.
Jupiter [p60070.jpg] Jupiter mit Io
2/25/2001, Sofienalpe near Vienna/Austria. Intes MK-67, VIP-barlow, Logitech WebCam. 61 single shots 2x enlarged, added and processed.
Jupiter [p60064.jpg] Jupiter
1/17/2001, Vienna/Austria. Intes MK-67, VIP-barlow, Logitech WebCam. 13 single shots added and processed. The photo is not very impressive but it was made THROUGH CLOUDS.
Jupiter [p60044.jpg] Jupiter with shadow of Io and the moons Io and Europa
1/9/2001, Vienna/Austria. Intes MK-67, Logitech WebCam. 8 single shots 2x enlarged, added and processed.
Jupiter [p60030.jpg] Jupiter with Io and Europa
11/27/2000, Vienna/Austria. Intes MK-67, Logitech WebCam. 12 single shots 2x enlarged, added and processed.
Jupiter [p60016.jpg] Jupiter with Io and Ganymed
10/14/2000, Vienna/Austria. Intes MK-67, Logitech WebCam. Some single shots 2x enlarged, added and processed. First try. Here a unprocessed raw image. And for comparison a photo with eyepiece projection (26 mm) on slidefilm ISO 200. The image is a 1:1 detail of the photo scanned with 2700 dpi: Photo.


* Saturn *

3 years Saturn [20070313-004d.gif] 3 years Saturn
3/13/2007, Hohe Wand/Neunkirchen/Austria. Canon EOS 5D, 50 mm.
A GIF-animation, that shows the way of Saturn through Cancer and Leo from Aug. 2005 until Sep. 2008 in steps at 1st and 15th of each month. (Here a "still-image" of the sequence.)
Published on the homepage of NASA Astronomy Picture of the Day (APoD) on 4/7/2007 and on the NASA CD-ROM "Imagine the Universe! / Astronomy Picture of the Day (APoD) 2007 / Starchild / Blueshift".
Saturn [p60171.jpg] Saturn
12/20/2001, Vienna/Austria. Intes MK-67, VIP-barlow, Logitech WebCam. Some single shots added and processed.
Published in "Star Observer" 2002/4 p.96 and in "NaturFoto" 2006/3 p.68.
Saturn [p60146.jpg] Saturn
10/12/2001, Brentenriegel/Sieggraben. Intes MK-67, VIP-barlow, Logitech WebCam. Some single shots added and processed.
Saturn [p60029.jpg] Saturn
11/27/2000, Vienna/Austria. Intes MK-67, Logitech WebCam. 7 single shots 2x enlarged, added and processed.
Saturn [p60017.jpg] Saturn
10/14/2000, Vienna/Austria. Intes MK-67, Logitech WebCam. Some single shots 2x enlarged, added and processed. First try. The brighter northern hemisphere and the cassini division in the ring are clearly visible. Here a unprocessed raw image. And for comparison a photo with eyepiece projection (26 mm) on slidefilm ISO 200. The image is a 1:1 detail of the photo scanned with 2700 dpi: Photo.


* Uranus *

Uranus [dd9582.jpg] Uranus
9/5/2003, Kaltenleutgeben near Vienna/Austria. Takahashi Epsilon 160, Starlight MX916, OTE 150 without guiding. RGB (each 4x 2 min.).
Uranus, Neptun, Mars [a44712b.jpg] Uranus, Neptun, Mars in Capricorn
11/15/2001, Stickelberg/Grimmenstein. Minolta SRT101, Minolta 55 mm, ap. 2.8, Kodak Elite 200. 5 min.


* Neptun *

Neptun [dd9581.jpg] Neptun
9/5/2003, Kaltenleutgeben near Vienna/Austria. Takahashi Epsilon 160, Starlight MX916, OTE 150 without guiding. RGB (each 4x 2 min.).
Uranus, Neptun, Mars [a44712b.jpg] Neptun, Uranus, Mars in Capricorn
11/15/2001, Stickelberg/Grimmenstein. Minolta SRT101, Minolta 55 mm, ap. 2.8, Kodak Elite 200. 5 min.


* Pluto *

Pluto [dd9580.jpg] Pluto
9/5/2003, Kaltenleutgeben near Vienna/Austria. Takahashi Epsilon 160, Starlight MX916, OTE 150 without guiding. RGB (each 4x 2 min.).
Pluto [a43506.jpg] Pluto
6/25/2001, Stickelberg/Grimmenstein. Minolta SRT101, Minolta 135 mm, ap. 3.5, Kodak Elite 200. 18 min.



* Conjunctions *

Venustransit 2012 (3 photos) Venus occults Sun (Venustransit)
Mars near M44 [20100418-801.jpg] Mars near M44
4/18/2010, Vienna/Austria. Pentax 75, Vixen GP-DX, QHY5 Guidecam, QHY8, LPS filter. 6x 7 min. Reduced to 25%.
Moon, M45 Pleiades Moon, M45 Pleiades
10/7/2009, Vienna/Austria. Canon EOS 5D, Pentax 75/500. Two different exposed photos were combined.
Moon, Jupiter Moon, Jupiter
9/2/2009, Vienna/Austria. Canon EOS 5D, Canon EF 200/2.8.
Moon, Venus; Albertina Moon, Venus; Albertina
2/28/2009, Vienna/Austria. Canon EOS 5D, Canon 70-200/4.
Moon, Venus, Jupiter (Moon occults Venus) Moon, Venus, Jupiter (Moon occults Venus) (3 photos)
Moon, Venus Moon and Venus
11/1/2008, Moedling near Wien/Austria. Canon EOS 5D, Canon 70-200/4.
Mars, M35 Mars, M35
3/9/2008, Kaltenleutgeben near Vienna/Austria. Canon EOS 350Da, Pentax 75. 6x 3 min. at ISO 800.
Venus, Jupiter Venus and Jupiter (3 photos)
Venus, Saturn, Regulus Venus, Saturn, Regulus
10/16/2007, Vienna/Austria. Canon EOS 5D, Canon EF 17-40/4 L.
Moon occults Saturn Moon occults Saturn (2 photos)
Venus, Moon, Taurus 2007-04 Venus, Moon, Taurus 2007-04 (8 photos)
Venus, Mercury, Uranus Venus, Mercury, Uranus
2/9/2007, Vienna/Austria. Canon EOS 5D, Canon EF 17-40/4 L. Here a detail with description.
Moon, M45 Pleiades Moon, M45 Pleiades
9/12/2006, Vienna/Austria. Canon EOS 5D, ASA 8" f/2.75 with TeleVue Powermate 2x barlow. Mosaic of 2 photos, different exposed photos were combined.
Published in "Interstellarum" 2006/12 p.7 and "Ahnerts Astr. Jahrbuch 2009" p.34.
Moon, M45 Pleiades Moon, M45 Pleiades
9/12/2006, Vienna/Austria. The above photo of the moon was combined with a older photo of M45.
Published in "Ahnerts Astron. Jahrbuch 2008" p.36.
Moon+Venus+Mercury+Saturn, sunrise, rainbow Moon, Venus, Mercury, Saturn at sunrise; rainbow
8/22/2006, Vienna/Austria. Canon EOS 5D, Canon EF 17-40/4 L, Canon EF 70-200/4 L.
Jupiter, Alpha LIB, 27 Euterpe [20060421-803.jpg] Jupiter, Alpha LIB, minor planet 27 Euterpe
4/21/2006, Vienna/Austria. Canon EF 200/2.8, CCD Starlight SXV-H9, RGB each 4x 20 sec. Reduced to 70%.
Published on the homepage of the WDR and in "Interstellarum" 2006/6 p.19.
Venus, Jupiter, Moon [20050906-001b.jpg] Venus, Jupiter, Moon
9/6/2005, Vienna/Austria (castle Liechtenstein). Canon EOS 10D, Canon 70-200/4 L.
On the original image there is also Spica (Alpha VIR) visible just below Venus.
Published on the homepage of the WDR and in "Interstellarum" 2005/12 p.14.
Venus and Mercury [20050627-002.jpg] Venus and Mercury
6/27/2005, Vienna/Austria. Canon EOS 10D, Intes MK-67. The planets were seperated only less than 5' (moons diameter is 30').
Published in "Interstellarum" 2005/10 p.6.
Jupiter and Moon [20050519-001.jpg] Jupiter and Moon
5/19/2005, Vienna/Austria. Canon EOS 10D, Canon 400/5.6; diff. exposure times for Jupiter and Moon.
Venustransit 2004 [de6806.jpg] Venus occults Sun (Venustransit)
6/8/2004, Hochrotherd/Breitenfurt near Vienna/Austria. Intes MK-67, Baader solar filter (photographic), Canon Teleextender 1.4x, Canon EOS 10D. Contact times by camera data, adjusted by radio controled watch.
Here a photo showing the atmospheric lightbow.
And GIF-animation from entrence (600 KB) and GIF-animation from exit (600 KB).
Published as poster at the showcase of the Freiluftplanetarium Sterngarten Georgenberg Vienna/Austria.
Venus near M45 Pleiades [de4251.jpg] Venus near M45 Pleiades
4/2/2004, Vienna/Austria. Takahashi Epsilon 160, Canon EOS 10D, ISO 400, 2x 6 sec.
Mars, M45, Venus [de3t51.jpg] Mars and Venus near M45 Pleiades
3/29/2004, Vienna/Austria. Canon EOS 10D, ISO 200, Canon 100 mm Macro, 4x 50 sec.
Mercurytransit [dd5740.jpg] Mercury occults Sun (Mercurytransit)
5/7/2003, Hochrotherd/Breitenfurt near Vienna/Austria. Intes MK-67, Baader solar filter (photographic), Canon EOS 10D.
Published in "sinn-haft" No.16 p.33.
Planets parade [a46030.jpg] Planets parade
5/9/2002, Vienna/Austria. Minolta SRT101, Minolta 135 mm, ap. 4.0, Kodak Elite 200. 1 sec.
Planets parade [a46020.jpg] Planets parade
5/6/2002, Vienna/Austria. Minolta SRT101, Minolta 135 mm, ap. 4.0, Kodak Elite 200. 0,5 sec.
Planets parade [a46006.jpg] Planets parade
5/1/2002, Brentenriegel/Sieggraben/Austria. Minolta SRT101, Minolta 35 mm, Kodak Elite 200.
Moon occults Saturn [p60225.jpg] Moon occults Saturn
4/16/2002, Vienna/Austria. JSO 125/475, Logitech WebCam. Mosaic of 4 images. 15 min. before occultation I shot this photo, then clouds came.
Published in "Interstellarum" 2002/6 p.35 and "Star Observer" 2003/5 p.102.
Mars near M45 Pleiades [a45806.jpg] Mars near M45 Pleiades
4/4/2002, Hohe Wand/Neunkirchen. Minolta SRT101, Minolta 135 mm, ap. 4.0, Kodak Elite 200. 6 min. Very less contrast because of clouds and low horizon.
Moon meets Jupiter [p60190b.jpg] Moon meets Jupiter
1/26/2002, Vienna/Austria. JSO 125/475, Logitech WebCam. Mosaic of 7 images.
For comparison a photo with Intes MK-67, Canon EOS 100, ~1/4 sec. (hat-methode), Kodak Elite 100: Photo.
Published in "Sterne und Weltraum" 2002/4 p.45, "Star Observer" 2003/5 p.102, "sinn-haft" No.16 p.32 and 38, "Ahnerts Astron. Jahrbuch 2008" p.92.
Moon occults Saturn [p60155.jpg] Moon occults Saturn
11/3/2001, Vienna/Austria. Intes MK-67, Logitech WebCam.
Published in "Interstellarum" 2002/6 p.36, "Star Observer" 2003/5 p.101, "sinn-haft" No.16 p.34/35.
Merkur und Venus [a44622.jpg] Merkury and Venus over Vienna at dawn
10/31/2001, Vienna/Austria. Canon EOS, 100 mm, ap. 5.6, 1/2 sec., Kodak Elite 100.
Published in "Sterne und Weltraum" 2003/1 p.51 and "Ahnerts Astr. Jahrbuch 2007" p.127.
Moon meets Saturn [p60128.jpg] Moon meets Saturn
8/14/2001, Vienna/Austria. Megrez 80/480, Logitech WebCam. Mosaic of 5 images, each with some single shots added and processed.
For comparison a photo with Intes MK-67, Minolta SRT101, Kodak Elite 200, ~ 1 sec.: Photo.
Published on the homepage of William Optics.
Moon and Jupiter [a42928.jpg] Moon and Jupiter
4/26/2001, Vienna/Austria. Canon EOS, 300 mm, ap. 8.0, Kodak Elite 100. ~ 10 sec. (guided).
Moon, Jupiter, Saturn [a42925.jpg] Moon, Jupiter, Saturn
4/26/2001, Vienna/Austria. Canon EOS, 100 mm, ap. 8.0, Kodak Elite 100. ~ 15 sec. (guided).
Jupiter, Moon, Saturn [a42917.jpg] Jupiter, Moon, Saturn
4/25/2001, Vienna/Austria. Canon EOS, 100 mm, ap. 5.6, Kodak Elite 100. 10 sec.
Moon and Saturn [a42915.jpg] Moon and Saturn
4/25/2001, Vienna/Austria. Canon EOS, 300 mm, ap. 8.0, Kodak Elite 100. ~ 15 sec. (guided).
Mars, Antares, Moon [a42707.jpg] Mars, Antares, Moon
3/15/2001, Vienna/Austria. Minolta SRT101, 135 mm, ap. 5.6, Kodak Elite 400. 5 sec.
Aldebaran, Jupiter, Saturn, Moon, Venus [a42526.jpg] Aldebaran, Jupiter, Saturn, Moon, Venus
3/1/2001, Vienna/Austria. Canon EOS, 28 mm, ap. 4.5, Kodak Elite 100. 10 sec.
Jupiter, Saturn, Moon [db1614.jpg] Jupiter, Saturn, Moon
1/6/2001, Vienna/Austria. Digital camera Olympus C-1000L. At b.r. you can see the trail of a jet.
Moon and Venus [a41734.jpg] Moon and Venus
11/29/2000, Vienna/Austria. Canon EOS, 300 mm, ap. 8.0, Kodak Elite 100. 4 sec.
Published in "Sterne und Weltraum" 2001/3 p.248 and "Ahnerts Astr. Jahrbuch 2002" p.179.
Moon and Venus [a41724.jpg] Moon and Venus
11/29/2000, Vienna/Austria. Canon EOS, 80 mm, autom. exposure, Kodak Elite 100.
Published in "Ahnerts Astr. Jahrbuch 2003" p.57, "Sterne u. Weltraum Special 7" p.5 and "Star Observer" 2003/5 p.101.
Jupiter, Moon, Saturn [a41724.jpg] Jupiter, Moon, Saturn
11/12/2000, Vienna/Austria. Minolta SRT101, Minolta 135 mm, ap. 5.6, Kodak Elite 400. 5 sec.
Moon and Venus [a41518.jpg] Moon and Venus at dusk
11/1/2000, Vienna/Austria. Canon EOS, 50 mm, autom. exposure, Kodak Elite 100.
For comparison the same photo with digital camera Olympus C-1000L.
Moon and Mars [a41435.jpg] Moon and Mars
10/24/2000, Vienna/Austria. Canon EOS, 300 mm, ap. 8.0, Kodak Elite 100. 20 sec. (guided).
Published in "StarObserver" 2001/4 p.87.
Jupiter, Moon, Saturn [a40828.jpg] Jupiter, Moon, Saturn
8/23/2000, Vienna/Austria. Minolta SRT101, Minolta 135 mm, ap. 5.6, Fujichrome Sensia 400; 4 sec. Aldebaran (l.b.) and some stars of the Hyades are also visible.



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