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Gallery information:

1: Transit of planet Mercury across the Sun on May 7, 2003. Taken with a Fuji S2 Pro camera through a 6-inch Newtonian f/8 reflector (using a solar filter). Mercury can be seen as a small dot at the upper left. Below and to the right is a sun spot. 1/125 s at ISO 100.

2: Partial solar eclipse on May 31, 2003. Taken with a Fuji S2 Pro camera through a 6-inch f/8 Newtonian reflector (using a solar filter). 1/4 s at ISO 200.

3: (Total) lunar eclipse from November 9, 2003. Taken with a Fuji S2 Pro camera through a 6-inch Newtonian f/8 reflector. 4 s at ISO 200.

4: Transit of Venus across the Sun on June 8, 2004. Taken with a Fuji S2 Pro camera through a 6-inch Newtonian f/8 reflector (using a solar filter). The small disk of Venus can be seen on the solar limb at the upper right. 1/1000 s at ISO 200.

5: Partial solar eclipse from October 3, 2005, photographed with a Nikon D2X through a Nikon AF 300 mm f/4 ED IF lens with attached solar filter. 1/500 s at f/11 and ISO 200.

6: Planet Venus and the Moon on February 19, 2007. Taken with a Fuji S2 Pro camera through a Nikon AF 300 mm f/4 ED IF lens. 1 s at f/8 and ISO 400.

7: Occultation of planet Saturn by the Moon on May 21, 2007. Taken through a 6-inch f/8 reflector with eyepiece projection and a Canon 20Da camera (ISO 400, 1/10 s).

8: Comet 12P / Holmes on November 11, 2007, photographed through a 90 mm Megrez f/6.9 APO FD Doublet refractor (621 mm) with a Oasis Reducer DGL 0.85x. Canon 20Da camera at ISO 1600 and 148 s exposure time.

9: Venus and Jupiter on March 14, 2012. Nikon D700 with Nikon AF-S 24-70 mm f/2.8G on a tripod, 2 min at f/4 and ISO 400.

10: The Moon on February 18, 2013. Taken through a 16 inch f/5 dobsonian telescope on an equatorial platform. Canon EOS 450D with coma corrector (x1.15); stack of six images

11: Moon, Venus (brightest "star" in the image), Mars (directly above Venus) on February 16, 2015. Nikon D810, Nikon AF-S 70-200 mm f/2.8G VR at 80 mm; 4 s at f/7.1 and ISO 100 with a tripod riding on a equatorial platform


12: Moon, Venus (brightest "star" in the image), Mars (directly above Venus) on February 16, 2015. Nikon D810, Nikon AF-S 70-200 mm f/2.8G VR at 200 mm; 8 s at f/5.6 and ISO 100 with a tripod riding on a equatorial platform


13: Partial solar eclipse on March 20, 2015. 15 minutes after maximum. Canon 450D, 1/2500 s at ISO 400, 8-inch f/4.5 dobsonian telescope (Ulrich Vedder Traveldob), Paracorr x1.15 coma corrector, telescope riding on a equatorial platform

14: Full moon in Schlatt-Haslen (Appenzell Innerrhoden, Schweiz) on September 27, 2015. Nikon D810, Nikon AF-S 200-500 mm f/5.6E VR on tripod, 2 s at f/6.3 and ISO 100.

15: Total lunar eclipse from September 28, 2015. Nikon D810 and Nikon AF-S 200-500 mm f/5.6E VR on tripod and Tom Osypowski equatorial platform. 10 s at f/6.3 and ISO 800.

16: Pairing of Venus, the Moon and Jupiter in Teneriffe, Spain (Roques de Garcia) on July 18, 2015. Venus is the bright "star" on the left side of the Moon, Jupiter on the right side. Nikon AF-S 24-70 mm f/2.8G at 70 mm, f/4 and ISO 400. Exposure time 1 s (on tripod).

17: Pairing of Venus, the Moon and Jupiter in Teneriffe, Spain (Roques de Garcia) on July 18, 2015. Nikon AF-S 24-70 mm f/2.8G at 70 mm, f/4 and ISO 400. Exposure time 2 s (on tripod).

18: A rather unspectacular photo of the close conjunction of the planets Mars and Uranus on February 27, 2017. Exposure time was 4 s at ISO 800. The image was taken with a Canon EOS 450D Baader modified camera, a TeleVue Paracorr Type II coma corrector and a 8" f/4.5 Uli Vedder dobsonian telescope riding on a Tom Osypowski equatorial platform.