eclipse

Submitted by: Tony Travaglia at Thu Feb 7 08:46:01 2008 UTC

This shot was at the peak of the eclipse...a beautiful clear day made for excellent viewing.

 

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LUNAR ECLIPSE

Submitted by: Tony Travaglia at Thu Jun 16 07:59:01 2011 UTC



A shot of the lunar eclipse as seen from New Zealand around totality. Just before the moon was drowned out by the sunlight as the sun rose, the moon a beautiful shade of red.

image of volcanic ash

Submitted by: tony at Mon Jun 13 07:23:01 2011 UTC



An image of the Chilean volcanic ash cloud as seen from Oamaru New Zealand. A very clear night and the sunlight just adding a rosy colour to the ash cloud.

aurora

Submitted by: Tony Travaglia at Wed Apr 7 05:48:01 2010 UTC

The Aurora Australis makes a welcome return and this one was a good starter. Canon 300D 64 sec at f3.5 ISO 800

moon

Submitted by: Tony Travaglia at Sat May 23 23:19:02 2009 UTC



The moon emerging through the cloud bank. The terminator is very evident. Canon 40D 400mm prime lens

eclipse

Submitted by: Tony Travaglia at Fri Sep 26 18:24:01 2008 UTC

I was lucky enough to be in Western Australia for the partial lunar eclipse, in August, no tripod so the camera was rested on the car. Canon 40D and the Canon 400mm lens.

glory

Submitted by: Tony Travaglia at Sat Aug 30 08:57:01 2008 UTC

This Glory was photographed as we approached the landing in Mlebourne Australia. Taken with a Canon Ixus75 on auto exposure, the most well defined glory I have seen.

moon line-up

Submitted by: Tony Travaglia at Sat Jul 12 19:40:01 2008 UTC

The lineup of the Moon, Regulus, Mars and Saturn, forming a nice straight line in the early evening. Canon 40D and 70-200mm zoom at 90mm...3 sec exposure, ISO 400.

moon and venus

Submitted by: Tony Travaglia at Sat Mar 15 00:57:01 2008 UTC



The moon and Venus are very close together in the morning sky, as well as a bit of earthshine...Canon 40D..1200mm scope as a telephoto lens 1 sec exposure ISO 400

solar eclipse

Submitted by: Tony Travaglia at Thu Feb 7 08:46:01 2008 UTC

The first touch of the moon on the sun.Canon 300D 1000mm mirror lens..ISO 100 1/400 sec f10

halo

Submitted by: Tony Travaglia at Sun Feb 3 01:22:01 2008 UTC

A halo around the sun forecasts rain within about 30 hours, and sure enough that did occur. Using a fisheye lens f16 @ 1/650 sec ISO 200 Nikon D50

sunrise

Submitted by: Tony Travaglia at Sun Feb 3 01:01:01 2008 UTC

A hot day followed this reddish sunrise, with the lenticular clouds standing guard it was a very pleasant morning. Canon 40D 300mm lens at 250mm

Irization

Submitted by: Tony Travaglia at Thu Jan 17 00:58:01 2008 UTC

Just before the sun had set we were witness to a colourful display of irization of the clouds. The colours were extremely vivid and persisted for about 10 minutes.....Canon 40D 300mm zoom ISO 100 1/1200 sec f8

sunset

Submitted by: Tony Travaglia at Wed Jan 16 23:19:01 2008 UTC



A threat of rain, with a NW wind, and the lenticular clouds, the sunset is full of colour as it sets. Canon 300D 1/500 sec @f8 ISO 400

parhelion

Submitted by: Tony Travaglia at Sat Sep 8 23:44:01 2007 UTC

The first sundog or parhelia for this winter...a nice green horizontal streak runs from the sun to past the parhelia.....Nikon D50..1/500 f11

eclipse.

Submitted by: Tony Travaglia at Wed Aug 29 07:44:01 2007 UTC

The band of blue seen at the top of the moon just before it enters totality...Canon 300D 1000mm f10 lens.

eclipse

Submitted by: Tony Travaglia at Tue Aug 28 12:05:01 2007 UTC

What a sight....Murphys Law...a bit of cloud arrived to spoil the clear night we had, but I managed to get some shots of the full eclipse, so was satisified...The reddish/orange colour was very evident during this phase of the eclipse....Canon 300D 300mm lens....f5.6 4 secs....

Moon and venus

Submitted by: Tony Travaglia at Sun Jun 24 00:22:01 2007 UTC

The Moon and Venus make a nice pair as well as the Beehive cluster.

moon halo

Submitted by: Tony Travaglia at Mon May 28 08:55:01 2007 UTC

This was a rather unusual halo as the cloud is a lenticular and the moonlight angling in from the side of the cloud. Colours were very evident. !st exposure was 10 secs, the second was 2 secs. canon 300D, then stacked.

lenticular

Submitted by: Tony Travaglia at Wed May 23 00:51:01 2007 UTC

A beautiful day, warm and enhanced by the cloud formations. One of the most beautiful clouds I have seen. Canon IXUS auto exposure

anticrepuscular rays

Submitted by: Tony Travaglia at Fri Apr 13 22:04:01 2007 UTC

A nice display of these rays, preceding a fall of snow and rough weather to come.Very colourful and after they disappeared, orange clouds filled the sky. Nikon D50 ISO 200 1/250 sec @f8

antares occultation

Submitted by: Tony Travaglia at Sat Apr 7 20:35:01 2007 UTC

The cloud clearance was just in the nick of time to catch the appearance of the star , Antares, from the darkened limb of the Moon. Through the scope Antares was shining in all its splendour, a beautiful orange glow.

Halo

Submitted by: Tony Travaglia at Mon Mar 19 16:11:01 2007 UTC



A wonderful display of the sun through the cloud....stunning colours...Nikon D50 auto exposure.

halo

Submitted by: Tony Travaglia at Mon Mar 19 16:11:01 2007 UTC



Ann eerie light shines through the gantry used for maintenance on the hydro dam...

eta carinae.

Submitted by: Tony Travaglia at Sun Feb 25 11:09:01 2007 UTC

One of the beautiful nebula in the Milky Way, was a good night for seeing....11 inch scope ,2 x 2min exposure stacked frames ISO 400 Canon 300D.....

Comet over Kakanui

Submitted by: Tony Travaglia at Sat Feb 3 19:44:01 2007 UTC



A nice shot of this magnificent spectacle over a little seaside village, Canon 300D 2 mins @f5.6 ISO 400

Comet

Submitted by: Tony Travaglia at Tue Jan 23 10:02:01 2007 UTC

After a long wait the heavens finally cleared to reveal the comet, astounding and magnificent, with its tail spreading over the horizon....Beautiful sight. Canon 300D 300mm lens at full tilt..ISO 800 20 sec exposure

Altocumulus

Submitted by: Tony Travaglia at Wed Dec 20 20:04:01 2006 UTC

This cloud formation lasted about an hour then dispersed to reveal a blue sky, summer is here!!! Two images stitched forming the panorama.Camera Nikon D50...contact ..kiwicloudman@kol.co.nz

halo

Submitted by: Tony Travaglia at Wed Dec 20 19:43:01 2006 UTC

This shot had it all, a sun halo,cloud irization and a contrail into the bargain....it must be the first time I have seen this. Nikon 5700 auto exposure...Contact...kiwicloudman@kol.co.nz

Transit of Mercury

Submitted by: Tony Travaglia at Sun Nov 12 22:48:01 2006 UTC

The planet Mercury is just touching the edge of the sun, very difficult to see through the camera's viewfinder.

transit of mercury

Submitted by: Tony Travaglia at Wed Nov 8 20:20:01 2006 UTC

The transit has been in progress about 40 minutes, the tiny planet is dwarfed by the size of the sun.

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