Watching the Moon and Venus

Submitted by: Greg Dean at Sun May 20 18:06:01 2007 UTC

A self-portrait of me looking at the Moon and Venus on the night of May 19, 2007.

Nikon D80. ISO Rating 400. 31 mm. 6 seconds. f8.

(c) Greg Dean gregdean@shaw.ca

Moon and Venus Conjunction

Submitted by: Greg Dean at Sun May 20 18:06:01 2007 UTC



On May 19, 2007 the Moon and Venus were just one degree apart. Here you can see Earthshine on the dark part of the Moon.

Nikon D80. ISO Rating 400. 400 mm. 8 seconds. f6.3.

(c) Greg Dean gregdean@shaw.ca

Moon and Venus Conjunction

Submitted by: Greg Dean at Sun May 20 18:06:01 2007 UTC

The Moon and Venus one degree apart.

Nikon D80. ISO Rating 400. 46 mm. 10 seconds. f8.

(c) Greg Dean gregdean@shaw.ca

Moon and Venus Conjunction

Submitted by: Greg Dean at Sun May 20 17:46:01 2007 UTC

The Moon and Venus over Okanagan Lake.

Nikon D80. ISO Rating 400. 22 mm. .4 seconds. f8.

(c) Greg Dean gregdean@shaw.ca

International Space Station Over Kelowna

Submitted by: Greg Dean at Thu Apr 26 03:18:01 2007 UTC

The International Space Station is travelling in a south east direction (top to bottom) over Cedar Creek Park in Kelowna, B.C.

Nikon D80. 28mm. ISO Rating 400. f/3.5. About 50 seconds.

(c) Greg Dean. gregdean@shaw.ca

Moon About To Occult Pleiades

Submitted by: Greg Dean at Thu Apr 26 03:00:01 2007 UTC

The Moon and Pleiades. Nikon D80. 300 mm. ISO rating 400. F/5.6.

(c) Greg Dean. gregdean@shaw.ca

Kelowna Lightning

Submitted by: Greg Dean at Thu Sep 7 03:45:01 2006 UTC

A lightning storm travelled over Kelowna July 23, 2006. I had to wait till it got dark enough to take timed exposures. Canon AE-1, 50 mm, about 20 seconds, f/2.8. Fuji Provia 400.

(c) Greg Dean. gregdean@shaw.ca

Three Day Old Moon

Submitted by: Greg Dean at Thu Oct 13 15:51:01 2005 UTC



This is a three day old waxing crescent moon. Nikon F80 with a two times converter, prime focus through a Sky Watcher 8 inch Dobsonian reflector telescope equivalent to a 2400 mm lens. Fuji Provia 400, 1/2 second at f6.

(c) Greg Dean. gregdean@shaw.ca

Pegasus Star Trails

Submitted by: Greg Dean at Thu Oct 13 04:00:01 2005 UTC

This is a one hour exposure of Pegasus, the Great Square. Nikon F80, Fuji Provia 400.

(c) Greg Dean. gregdean@shaw.ca

Star Trail Colours

Submitted by: Greg Dean at Sun Sep 13 17:00:01 2009 UTC

A 60 minute exposure showing the beautiful colours of the stars located adjacent to Vega, the bright white star. Nikon F80, Fuji Provia 400 (c) Greg Dean gregdean@shaw.ca

Summer Triangle

Submitted by: Greg Dean at Sun Sep 13 16:38:01 2009 UTC

The Summer Triangle (Deneb in Cygnus, Vega in Lyra and Altair in Aquila) Nikon F80, 15 minutes, f4.5, Fuji Provia 100 (c) Greg Dean gregdean@shaw.ca

Cassiopeia and Perseus

Submitted by: Greg Dean at Tue Oct 11 03:42:01 2005 UTC

This is an eight minute exposure using a Nikon F80 attached to a "Barn Door Tracker," a home made instrument which allows the camera to follow the Earth's rotation and avoid star trails. Fuji Provia 400, f4.

(c) Greg Dean. gregdean@shaw.ca

Orion Blurred

Submitted by: Greg Dean at Sun Sep 13 17:22:02 2009 UTC

This is a 21 minute exposure of Orion. Every 3 minutes I decreased the focus. Nikon F80, 28 m.m., f5.4 (c) Greg Dean gregdean@shaw.ca

Orion Star Trails

Submitted by: Greg Dean at Sat Apr 2 06:12:01 2005 UTC

This is a 30 minute exposure of Orion. Sirius is in the bottom left. Aldebaran is in the upper right. The celestial equator is an imaginary diagonal line just above the three stars making up Orion's belt.

Nikon F80, 28-70 mm Nikor lens at 28 mm., 30 minutes, f 5.6. Fuji Provia 400.

(c) Greg Dean. gregdean@shaw.ca

Sun and Moon Collage

Submitted by: Greg Dean at Sat Jan 22 22:18:01 2005 UTC

This is a composite of the various stages of the moon surrounding the sun, including a total lunar eclipse and earthshine.

All moon photos taken with a Nikon f80 and Nikor 70-300 zoom lens and two times converter.

(c) Greg Dean. gregdean@shaw.ca

Lunar Eclipse October 27, 2004

Submitted by: Greg Dean at Sun Oct 31 22:58:01 2004 UTC

Early phase of the lunar eclipse. Nikon F80, 70-300 mm Nikor lens with 2X converter totalling 600 mm.

(c) Greg Dean. gregdean@shaw.ca

M82 Galaxy

Submitted by: Greg Dean at Mon Oct 11 22:26:01 2004 UTC

M82 is a cigar shaped galaxy near Ursa Major. We see it relatively edge on. Dust lanes block some of the view. The individual bright stars are in the Milky Way. Taken with a CCD attached to a Meade LX200CPS 16 inch telescope.

(c) Greg Dean. gregdean@shaw.ca

M13 Hercules Globular Star Cluster

Submitted by: Greg Dean at Mon Oct 11 22:16:01 2004 UTC

This picture of M13, a globular star cluster in the constellation Hercules, was taken by a CCD attached to a Meade LX200CPS 16 inch telescope.

(c) Greg Dean. gregdean@shaw.ca

Sun Close-up

Submitted by: Greg Dean at Mon Oct 11 22:10:01 2004 UTC

This shot was taken by a Canon D10 digital camera attached to a Meade LX 200 CPS telescope with filter.

(c) Greg Dean. gregdean@shaw.ca

Double Cloud Shadow

Submitted by: Greg Dean at Mon Oct 11 22:10:01 2004 UTC

This unique cloud shadow was photographed at Sandon, a ghost town in the Kootenay region of British Columbia at about 12 noon. The shadow is likely being projected onto a thin area of smoke from nearby forest fires. Nikon F80, 70mm, Fuji Provia 400.

(c) Greg Dean. gregdean@shaw.ca

Contrail Shadow

Submitted by: Greg Dean at Mon Oct 11 22:03:01 2004 UTC

This contrail shadow was so mesmerizing I almost forgot to take the picture. Nikon F70, 28 mm, 1/100 second, f/11. Fuji Velvia 50.

(c) Greg Dean. gregdean@shaw.ca

Sundogs

Submitted by: Greg Dean at Mon Oct 11 22:03:01 2004 UTC



Sundogs over Watch Lake, B.C. Nikon F70, 28mm, 1/500 second, f/11. Fuji Sensia 100.

(c) Greg Dean. gregdean@shaw.ca

Rainbow Over Fawn Lake

Submitted by: Greg Dean at Mon Oct 11 21:56:01 2004 UTC

Rainbow over Fawn Lake. Nikon F70, 28 mm, polarizing filter. Sensia 100.

(c) Greg Dean. gregdean@shaw.ca

Warm Front

Submitted by: Greg Dean at Wed Oct 6 17:48:01 2004 UTC

Cirrus mares tails are running into cirrocumulus clouds along the leading edge of a warm front. Konika Auto Reflex T, 50 mm. Kodachrome 64.

(c) Greg Dean. gregdean@shaw.ca

Iridescent Clouds

Submitted by: Greg Dean at Wed Oct 6 17:33:01 2004 UTC

Iridescent clouds. Nikon F70, 28 mm. Kodak Elitechrome Extra Colour 100.

(c) Greg Dean. gregdean@shaw.ca

Iridescent Clouds

Submitted by: Greg Dean at Wed Oct 6 17:27:01 2004 UTC

Iridescent clouds. Nikon F80, 50 mm, polarizing filter. Fuji Provia 100.

(c) Greg Dean. gregdean@shaw.ca

Mammatus Clouds

Submitted by: Greg Dean at Wed Oct 6 16:43:01 2004 UTC

This was the first time I had my camera with me to photograph the cumulonimbus mammatus clouds and it was the best light. Nikon f80, 70mm, warming polarizer filter.

(c) Greg Dean. gregdean@shaw.ca

Moon Piercing

Submitted by: Greg Dean at Wed Oct 6 01:01:01 2004 UTC

An overexposed shot of the crescent moon to show earthshine has made the clouds appear to pierce the moon. Nikon F70, 500mm with 2X converter for 1000 mm total, 13 seconds, f/8. Fuji 400.

(c) Greg Dean. gregdean@shaw.ca

Double Reflection

Submitted by: Greg Dean at Wed Oct 6 00:55:01 2004 UTC

This is a very old photograph taken in 1971. It is still one of my favourites. The sun's light is reflecting off of the moon and then off of the Taj Mahal in India. The white ghost stood in the same position for almost 5 minutes admiring the view. I couldn't blame him. 10 minutes; no tripod or locking shutter release cable; camera sitting on a ledge. Kodachrome 64.

(c) Greg Dean. gregdean@shaw.ca.

Moon, Venus, and Aurora

Submitted by: Greg Dean at Wed Oct 6 00:42:01 2004 UTC

Moon, Venus, and aurora over Shuswap Lake, B.C. Light from nearby cabins. Nikon F70, 28 mm, 20 seconds, f/5. Fuji RHP.

(c) Greg Dean. gregdean@shaw.ca

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