Crescent Nebula - NGC6888

Submitted by: Ulrich Rieth at Tue Sep 17 20:36:01 2002 UTC

The Crescent Nebula (NGC6888). Exposed through a 12 inch Meade LX200 scope on Fuji Provia 400F for 15 minutes. (C) 2002 by Ulrich Rieth, http://www.ulrich-rieth.de

 

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Vacation Aurora - 2012 September 03

Submitted by: Ulrich Rieth at Thu Sep 20 11:55:01 2012 UTC

Auroral substorm over southern Finland (near Sipoo) observed during a vacat ion. Taken 2012 September 03 at about 22:30 UTC using a Canon EOS 450D @ 12mm, f /4. © 2012 by Ulrich Rieth, http://www.ulrich-rieth.de

Transit of Venus or is it Jupiter? - 2012 June 06

Submitted by: Ulrich Rieth at Fri Jun 8 13:12:02 2012 UTC

The Sun looked like the giant planet Jupiter with the shadow of one of its moons during the Transit of Venus 2012. Taken 2012 June 06 at 02:50 UTC using a 500mm mirror photolens plus 2x-conv erter together with a Canon EOS 450D. Exposed for 1/400 seconds at ISO100. © 2012 by Ulrich Rieth, http://www.ulrich-rieth.de

Transit of Venus - 2012 June 06

Submitted by: Ulrich Rieth at Fri Jun 8 12:50:01 2012 UTC

Sunrise over the Baltic Sea during the Transit of Venus 2012 Taken 2012 June 06 at 02:49 UTC using a 500mm mirror photolens plus 2x-conv erter together with a Canon EOS 450D. Exposed for 1/100 seconds at ISO100. © 2012 by Ulrich Rieth, http://www.ulrich-rieth.de

lunar eclipse - 2003 November 08/09

Submitted by: Ulrich Rieth at Sun Nov 16 23:26:01 2003 UTC

Mid totality of the 2nd lunar eclipse in 2003. Taken 2003 November 09 at 01:13 UTC through a 12-inch Meade LX200 telescope at 1890mm focal length. Exposed for 2 seconds on Kodak Elitechrome 200. 2003 by Ulrich Rieth, http://www.ulrich-rieth.de

Pure red - 2003 October 30th

Submitted by: Ulrich Rieth at Sat Nov 15 15:07:04 2003 UTC

The maximum of the brightest substorm of the Great October Storm. Exposed on October 30th 2003 at 21:29 UTC for 20s on Fuji Provia 400F using a 16/2.8 lens. 2003 by Ulrich Rieth, http://www.ulrich-rieth.de

The great October aurora - 2003 October 30th

Submitted by: Ulrich Rieth at Sat Nov 15 14:40:01 2003 UTC

The beginning of the brightest substorm of the Great October Storm. Exposed on October 30th 2003 at 21:06 UTC for 15s on Fuji Provia 400F using a 28/1.8 lens. 2003 by Ulrich Rieth, http://www.ulrich-rieth.de

lunar eclipse sunrise - 2003 May 16th

Submitted by: Ulrich Rieth at Sat May 17 21:12:01 2003 UTC

Sunrise during the 1st lunar eclipse in 2003. The moon was still above the horizon at that moment, but the sky was already too bright and the eclipse was too dark to enable the observation of both celestial bodies. Exposed on May 16th 2003 at 03:46 UTC for 1/250s on Kodak Elitechrome 200 using a 300mm, f/5.6 lens. 2003 by Ulrich Rieth, http://www.ulrich-rieth.de

Lunar eclipse - 2003 May 16th

Submitted by: Ulrich Rieth at Sat May 17 21:00:01 2003 UTC

The beginning of the partial phase of the 1st lunar eclipse in 2003. Exposed on May 16th 2003 at 02:05 UTC for 1/180s on Kodak Elitechrome 200 using a 12-inch Meade LX200 telescope at 1890mm focal length. 2003 by Ulrich Rieth, http://www.ulrich-rieth.de

The Sun - May 4th 2003

Submitted by: Ulrich Rieth at Tue May 13 00:25:02 2003 UTC

Only 3 days before the Mercury transit, I had to test the solar filter (Baader Astro Solar ND5) with our local astronomy clubs 12 inch LX200 telescope. The sun showed some nice sunspots that sunday afternoon Active regions 10348 and 10349 had already rotated onto the western half of the sun, whereas 10351 just appeared in the eastern half of the sun. Exposed on May 4th 2003 for 1/500s on Fuji Provia 100F using a 12-inch Meade LX200 telescope equipped with Baader Astro Solar ND5 solar filter foil. 2003 by Ulrich Rieth, http://www.ulrich-rieth.de

Mercury transit - 2003 May 7th

Submitted by: Ulrich Rieth at Tue May 13 00:10:01 2003 UTC

Just minutes before 3rd contact during its 2003 transit of the solar disc, planet Mercury was captured together with the sunspots 10348 and 10349 (both on the solar limb) as well as 10351 in the center of the solar disc. Exposed on May 7th 2003 for 1/45s on Fuji Provia 100F using a 12-inch Meade LX200 telescope equipped with Baader Astro Solar ND5 solar filter foil. 2003 by Ulrich Rieth, http://www.ulrich-rieth.de

Saturn meets the Crab Nebula (M1)

Submitted by: Ulrich Rieth at Sun Apr 6 21:04:01 2003 UTC

During its 2003 opposition periode Saturn met twice with the crab nebula (M1), a supernova remnant from a star that exploded in the year 1054. Exposed on March 31st 2003 for 10 minutes on Fuji Provia 400F using a 12-inch Meade LX200 telescope at f/6.3. 2003 by Ulrich Rieth, http://www.ulrich-rieth.de

Orbital Ballet - ISS and two double Iridiums

Submitted by: Ulrich Rieth at Thu Jan 9 23:56:01 2003 UTC

This image shows the most prominent spacecrafts one can observe from the ground. Two Iridium satellites (59 & 90) flared within 4 minutes at -2 and -3 magnitudes. But not enough, during the same 4mins the ISS at -0.5 magnitudes exactly crossed the flare site. And still not enough, both Iridiums flared again only 30 seconds after the main events. Really a unique event that happend on 2002 Dec. 10th. Exposed using a 28mm lens at f/1.8 for 4 minutes on Kodak Elite Chrome 400. 2002 by Ulrich Rieth, http://www.ulrich-rieth.de

Iridium 33 at -8mag

Submitted by: Ulrich Rieth at Thu Jan 9 23:56:01 2003 UTC

A -8 magnitude flare of the Iridium 33 satellite on 2002 Dec. 9th. Exposed using 135mm focal length at f/4.5 for 60s on Kodak Elite Chrome 400. 2002 by Ulrich Rieth, http://www.ulrich-rieth.de

Circumzenithal arc - 2002 Dec. 1st

Submitted by: Ulrich Rieth at Thu Jan 9 23:49:01 2003 UTC

A circumzenithal arc in a single cirrus cloud. Exposed using 80mm focal length at f/13 for a 1/500s on Kodak Elite Chrome 400. 2002 by Ulrich Rieth, http://www.ulrich-rieth.de

Leonids 2002 - great ball of fire

Submitted by: Ulrich Rieth at Mon Nov 25 11:27:01 2002 UTC

Image of the 2002 leonid meteorstorm taken during the European maximum. Exposed through a 50mm, f/1.8 lens on Kodak Elite Chrome 400 (push1). 2002 by Ulrich Rieth, http://www.ulrich-rieth.de

Leonids 2002 - flash

Submitted by: Ulrich Rieth at Wed Nov 20 22:34:02 2002 UTC

Image of the 2002 leonid meteorstorm taken during the European maximum. Exposed through a 16mm, f/2.8 lens on Kodak Ektachrome 1600. 2002 by Ulrich Rieth, http://www.ulrich-rieth.de

Leonids 2002 - double play

Submitted by: Ulrich Rieth at Wed Nov 20 19:16:01 2002 UTC

Image of the 2002 leonid meteorstorm taken during the European maximum. Exposed through a 28mm, f/2.8 lens on Kodak Ektachrome 1600. 2002 by Ulrich Rieth, http://www.ulrich-rieth.de

Leonids 2002 - clear skies

Submitted by: Ulrich Rieth at Wed Nov 20 19:16:01 2002 UTC

Image of the 2002 leonid meteorstorm taken during the European maximum. Exposed through a 28mm, f/2.8 lens on Kodak Elite Chrome 400 (push1). 2002 by Ulrich Rieth, http://www.ulrich-rieth.de

Leonids 2002 - fireball

Submitted by: Ulrich Rieth at Wed Nov 20 19:16:01 2002 UTC

Image of the 2002 leonid meteorstorm taken during the European maximum. Exposed through a 16mm, f/2.8 lens on Kodak Ektachrome 1600. 2002 by Ulrich Rieth, http://www.ulrich-rieth.de

Leonids 2002 - meteor and debris train

Submitted by: Ulrich Rieth at Wed Nov 20 19:16:01 2002 UTC

Image of the 2002 leonid meteorstorm taken during the European maximum. Exposed through a 28mm, f/2.8 lens on Kodak Ektachrome 1600. 2002 by Ulrich Rieth, http://www.ulrich-rieth.de

1 year anniversary - 2001 Oct 22nd aurora

Submitted by: Ulrich Rieth at Tue Oct 22 22:36:01 2002 UTC

Image of the last good auroral display in central Europe. Exposed through a 28mm, f/1.8 lens on Fuji Provia 400F for 15s. 2001 by Ulrich Rieth, http://www.ulrich-rieth.de

Moon SPOT

Submitted by: Ulrich Rieth at Tue Sep 17 20:37:01 2002 UTC

The Moon with an airplane just after take off at Frankfurt/Main airport. Exposed through a 12 inch Meade LX200 scope on Fuji Provia 400F for a 1/125 second. (C) 2002 by Ulrich Rieth, http://www.ulrich-rieth.de

Veil Nebula - NGC6992

Submitted by: Ulrich Rieth at Tue Sep 17 20:35:01 2002 UTC

The Veil Nebula (NGC6992). Exposed through a 12 inch Meade LX200 scope on Fuji Provia 400F for 20 minutes. (C) 2002 by Ulrich Rieth, http://www.ulrich-rieth.de

Eagle Nebula - M16

Submitted by: Ulrich Rieth at Tue Sep 17 20:33:01 2002 UTC

The Eagle Nebula (M16). Exposed through a 12 inch Meade LX200 scope on Fuji Provia 400F for 15 minutes. (C) 2002 by Ulrich Rieth, http://www.ulrich-rieth.de

The Sun - September 2nd 2002

Submitted by: Ulrich Rieth at Fri Sep 6 16:50:01 2002 UTC

Full disc image of the sun taken at the public observatory in Mainz, Germany on September 2nd 2002. Exposed on AGFA CT Precisa 100ASA through a 80mm refractor with a focal lenght of 1820mm. The filter was Baader Astro Solar (ND5). (C) 2002 by Ulrich Rieth

Auroral curtain - April 11th 2001

Submitted by: Ulrich Rieth at Fri Sep 6 16:50:01 2002 UTC

Colorful auroral curtain during the geomagnetic storm on April 11th 2001. Exposed at 21:28UTC for 30s on Fuji Sensia 400ASA using a 28/2.8 lens. (C) 2002 by Ulrich Rieth

Noctilucent Clouds - July 2002

Submitted by: Ulrich Rieth at Thu Sep 5 23:43:04 2002 UTC

Panoramic shot of a noctilucent clouds display on July 9th 2002. Two images were exposed for 20s on AGFA CT Precisa 100 using a 50/1.8 lens. The NLC's were seen in Mainz, Germany on July 9th from 20:45 to 21:45 UTC. (C) 2002 by Ulrich Rieth

Red moon - January 9th 2001

Submitted by: Ulrich Rieth at Thu Sep 5 23:14:18 2002 UTC

Total lunar eclipse on January 9th 2001. Taken through a 12 inch Meade LX200 scope at 1890mm focal length on E200. (C) 2002 by Ulrich Rieth


The onset of a storm - April 11th 2001

Submitted by: Ulrich Rieth at Thu Sep 5 23:13:26 2002 UTC

First bright rays at the onset of the geomagnetic storm on April 11th 2001. Exposed at 21:25 UTC for 30s on Fuji Sensia 400ASA using a 28/2.8 lens. (C) 2002 by Ulrich Rieth


Lots and Lots of Stars

Submitted by: Ulrich Rieth at Thu Sep 5 23:11:30 2002 UTC

The globular cluster M22 in Sagitarius. Exposed for 15 minutes through a 12 inch Meade LX200 scope at 1890mm focal length on Kodak Ektachrome 200. (C) 2002 by Ulrich Rieth

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