The Moon and Mars were in conjunction of Thursday to Friday! Mars is down in magnitude at +0.78 as compared to in November when it was a bright minus -2.10, which is brighter than the brightest star Sirius (-1.46), the Dog Star. Still very brilliant. . .I am sharing the above eerie photo of the…Read more The February Event – The Conjunction of Mars and the Moon
Over the course of the next week, we have a treat: Mercury, Saturn and Jupiter--all in a row, in a conjunction. Tonight is the center of the activity. You can take them all in one photo. I hoped to see it last evening for two days in a row, but the weather didn't permit sight…Read more Mercury, Saturn and Jupiter Conjunction in the Evening Twilight
Image © 2020 VersaTileer We are ready for the Star of David Event happening tomorrow during our daytime period, so we actually won't see the epicenter of pair being only 0.1 degrees apart here in the U.S. Peaking at 9:54 a.m. CST tomorrow, this will be a pair not to be missed! I am displaying…Read more Conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn – Extremely Rare #LIVE Event
Image © 2020 VersaTileer Get ready for the Star of David for the year 2020: the great conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn! Peaking at December 21, this will be a pair not to be missed! I am displaying a photo that I took early here, and it is already very brilliant. . .I can barely…Read more The 2020 Star of David – The Conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn
What a treat we had a couple nights ago! We had Mars still pretty bright, although not quite as intense as a couple weeks ago after midnight, and a full Halloween blue moon! Photo #1 Photo #2 Photos taken with a Samsung Galaxy A20 with the factory Dual Pixel 12MP OIS F1.7 lens and 1.4µm…Read more Bonus Photo: Blue Moon and Mars – ALL in One Shot!
Mars is closest the to earth, 38.6 million miles on October 6th. But tonight the magnitude of the planet is at its peak due to phase and perihelion, the brightest since 2003. Mars made the closest approach to earth in almost 60,000 years, with a separation of just under 35 million miles. Mars will not…Read more Mars is Shining Bright Tonight!
JOIN THE PARTY: Hello Mars!! Join me #Live on Facebook! I am throwing another Facebook Party starting 38 hours before the launch to Mars! I will be posting an hourly photo all the way to the launch, as I go through my whole collection of Kennedy Space Center NASA mission patches in order to celebrate…Read more Facebook Party – Celebrate Mars Launch in a NASA Retro Mission Patch Party