Tag: 70mm

  • The moon again

    The moon again

    Got a quick peek in as the clouds started rolling in. This is with my new phone which has way too many cameras and gets very confused by having a telescope in front of it. I’ll have to experiment with other camera apps. The animation above shows that conditions were not great… You can also…

  • Pleiades


    I finally had another clear night, and observed the Pleiades for the first time. Seeing was good for Jupiter as well, with all four moons out. Mars was tricky, I think I may have noticed a darker area and for a moment maybe the northern ice cap, but I’m not confident. The Pleiades cluster was…

  • Full moon

    Full moon

    Afocal cell phone image with my 70mm f/10 refractor