May Rocks for Events!

13 years 4 months ago #45151 by Frank Ryan
May Rocks for Events! was created by Frank Ryan
Lads (I use the term multisexually)
If ye get PO'd with me posting stuff like this then
let me know,..

It's Just that I love events like these...
it gives me something to look forward to!

So on

Saturday 19th of MAY - The Crescent moon will be just about 3 deg from Venus.
Might make a nice photo - op!




Monday 21st of May - The Moon passes less than a degree from the Behive
Cluster (M44 / parasepe)
This is going to be a nice sight and a chalaging scene to photograph!


Lastly but not leastly.

Tues, 2nd of May
the occlutation of Saturn by the Moon before sunset.
WARNING. NEVER LOOK THROUGH A SCOPE OR BINOCULARS
WHILE THE SUN IS ABOVE THE HORIZON
(unless you know what you are doing)
YOU MAY BE BLINDED PERMINANTLY!!!!!!!!



This scene just shows the time when Saturn 'Emerges' from behind the Moon.

Occultation starta around 18.00 from my latitude (Shannon)
and Ends approx 24:00.

May looks like good fun..
I wont be around coz,,,,,,
I'll BE ON HONEYMOOOOON!!!!

Yay!

So I'm looking forward to loads of cool astrophotos from the rest of ye!!

:D

My Astrophotography
Shannonside Astronomy Club __________________________________________
Meade ETX-125PE, Bresser 10 x 50 Binos & Me Peepers

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13 years 4 months ago #45185 by michaeloconnell
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If ye get PO'd with me posting stuff like this then
let me know,..

It's Just that I love events like these...
it gives me something to look forward to!


Keep 'em coming Frank! They're great! Very useful for planning ahead.

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13 years 4 months ago #45196 by DeirdreKelleghan
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Thanks for these Frank, great sketching opportunities !!! no clouds need apply :-)

Deirdre Kelleghan
Irish Astronomical Society

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13 years 4 months ago #45203 by Seanie_Morris
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Thanks for these Frank, great sketching opportunities !!! no clouds need apply :-)


Just keep wishing for rain to keep them away! ;)

Midlands Astronomy Club.
Radio Presenter (Midlands 103), Space Enthusiast, Astronomy Outreach Co-ordinator.
Former IFAS Chairperson and Secretary.

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