iPhone Moon, Venus
Posted: 5 May 2020
Open: Tuesday, 4 May 2020, 1808 MST
Conditions: Clear, breezy
12" f/8 LX600 w/StarLock
2" 24mm UWA eyepiece
2" 50mm eyepiece
iPhone 11 Pro Max
1813 MST: LX600 ON, StarLock OFF, High Precision OFF.
Viewed Venus, 102X. Its crescent phase is getting thinner.
Viewed the Moon, 102X and 49X. Pretty sight of the Moon against a bright blue sky background.
1823 MST: Moon against the blue sky, iPhone 11 Pro Max, afocal 49X, Levenhuk Smartphone Adapter, NightCap Camera (ISO 32, 1/5200sec, 1X lens).
As sunset approached I left the observatory to take this photograph showing the "greening" of the foliage around the observatory.
1911 MST: sunset. Calm now.
1914 MST: Moon, iPhone, afocal 49X, Levenhuk Smartphone Adapter, NightCap Camera (ISO 21, 1/620sec, 2X lens).
Viewed the Moon, 49X. Still a nice sight at this low magnification.
Viewed Venus, 49X. Even at this low magnification the Venus crescent was nice.
1923 MST: Venus, iPhone, afocal 49X, Levenhuk Smartphone Adapter, NightCap Camera (ISO 21, 1/500sec, 2X lens).
1927 MST: viewed Venus, 102X.
1930 MST: LX600 OFF.
Close: Tuesday, 4 May 2020, 1936 MST
Session Length: 1h 28m|
I have posted my review of the ScopeStuff 1.25" Twist Lock Adapter for ETX Telescopes.
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