Archive for the ‘Astronomy’ category

Remembering the 2004 transit of Venus

Tuesday, 5 June 2012

On Wesnedsay morning, people in various parts of the world will have the chance to witness an astronomical event that won’t be seen again until 2117 (that’s the year, not a quarter past nine!) The transit of Venus will be best seen from east Asia and Australia. In Europe and parts of Africa it will […]

Read the whole article...

Total solar eclipse

Tuesday, 28 July 2009

22 July 2009, Hangzhou, China.

Read the whole article...

Total lunar eclipse

Sunday, 4 March 2007

The eclipse of the moon was visible from many parts of the world, but luckily occurred at a relatively sociable hour of the evening in western Europe. I didn’t have my tripod, so the sequence of photos above were taken with the camera hand-held, making it impossible to take a long exposure during totality. But […]

Read the whole article...


By browsing this site, you agree to its use of cookies. More information. OK