Posted: 16 March 2022
Clouds arrived on Tuesday, 15 March 2022. That afternoon, at the start of the Explore Alliance Live show (5m 20s), Scott Roberts briefly discussed the David H. Levy Arizona Dark Sky Star Party to be held at Oracle State Park, 21-25 September.
The sky cleared as sunset approached.
Open: Tuesday, 15 March 2022, 1812 MST
12" f/8 LX600 w/StarLock
2" 24mm UWA eyepiece
1.25" 50mm eyepiece
2" 14mm 100° eyepiece
iPhone 13 Pro Max
1817 MST: LX600 ON, StarLock OFF, High Precision OFF.
Moon, 102X and 49X.
1824 MST: Mounted the iPhone 13 Pro Max on the 50mm eyepiece using the Levenhuk adapter. Took this afocal 49X photo of the Moon in the blue sky before sunset using NightCap Camera (ISO 34, 1/11400sec, 1X lens).
1834 MST: Sunset.
Viewed the Moon, 12x50 binoculars.
Viewed the Moon, 174X. The nice 100° field-of-view really was nice on the nearly Full Moon.
Took these handheld iPhone afocal 174X photos of the northern and southern regions of the Moon, NightCap Camera (ISO 34, 1X lens).
Viewed the Moon, 102X.
1846 MST: LX600 OFF.
Close: Tuesday, 15 March 2022, 1853 MST
Session Length: 0h 41m|
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