Astro photos - Venus

All pictures were taken at (N51.36 W0.25) unless labeled otherwise. Click on any image to see a larger (up to 1024 pixels wide) version.

Venus, Jupiter and 3 day old Moon. 2005/09/06 18:56 GMT 2005/09/06 18:56 GMT
Venus, Jupiter and 3 day old Moon.
Nikon 4500, 32mm fl, ISO 100, 1/4 sec, f/5.1

The sky was still too light to see Jupiter easily, but with my cluttered local horizon I couldn't leave it any later.

Transit of Venus, June 2004 2004/06/08 11:36 BST
Venus transiting the Sun
Baader AstroSolar™ filter, SkyMax 102, Baader IR/UV filter, TS SuperView 40.
Nikon 4500, 26.8mm fl, ISO 100, 1/250 sec, f/8.2

Four-day old Moon, close to Venus. 2004/03/24 21:03 GMT 2004/03/24 21:03 GMT
Four-day old moon, close to Venus. Over exposed to show earthshine.
Pentacon 200mm f/4 camera lens, Baader IR/UV filter, TS SuperView 40.
Nikon 4500, 14.4mm fl, ISO 100, 4 sec, f/3.3

Four-day old Moon, close to Venus. 2004/03/24 21:06 GMT 2004/03/24 21:06 GMT
Four-day old moon, close to Venus.
Pentacon 200mm f/4 camera lens, Baader IR/UV filter, TS SuperView 40.
Nikon 4500, 14.4mm fl, ISO 100, 1/4 sec, f/3.3

Venus (not very sharp!). 2004/03/22 18:59 GMT 2004/03/22 18:59 GMT
Venus (not very sharp!).
SkyMax 102, Baader IR/UV filter, ScopeTronix 14mm Nikon adapter.
Nikon 4500, 32mm fl, ISO 100, 1/60 sec, f/5.1

Venus and three-day old Moon. 2004/01/24 18:01 GMT 2004/01/24 18:01 GMT
Venus and three-day old moon, seen from my back garden soon after dusk.
Nikon 4500, 32mm fl, 1/30 sec, f/5.1

Venus and three-day old Moon. 2004/01/24 18:27 GMT 2004/01/24 18:27 GMT
Venus and three-day old moon, seen from my front garden.
Nikon 4500, 32mm fl, 4 sec, f/5.1

Venus and three-day old Moon. 2004/01/24 19:15 GMT 2004/01/24 19:15 GMT
Venus and three-day old moon, seen from my front garden. The structure at the bottom is the roof of a 'moderne' style house across the road from me.
Nikon 4500, 32mm fl, 8 sec, f/5.1

Venus and three-day old Moon. 2004/01/24 19:20 GMT 2004/01/24 19:20 GMT
Venus and three-day old moon, seen from my front garden, above the 'moderne' style house.
Nikon 4500, 14.2mm fl, 8 sec, f/3.3