Category: Atmospheric Phenomena, Airglow

Noctilucent fever 2012

Noctilucent fever 2012

The brightest NLCs maybe ever from Czech republic on June 15th, 2012. Observed from observatory Ondrejov, Czech republic. Used Canon 550D, Tamron 17-50 mm, f3,2. More images of these NLCs in this article.

Venus transit 2012

Last Venus transit

Morning Venus transit 6th June 2012 from Kuneticka hora, Czech republic. Used Canon 550D, MTO 10/1000. Detail view is through Dobsonian telescope (0.35 m, f5), where the dot of Venus changed into “waving” circle as the Sun rised up in the morning shimmering atmosphere. Last Venus transit had perfect conditions from Czech republic – just…
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Spotted Sun setting…

The Sun setting on 9th March 2012 with huge sunspot AR1429. During this sunset were visible amazing atmospheric effect on the top edge of the Sun. Used Canon 550D, Tamron 70-300mm@300mm, ISO 100. More images in galery on Ukazy.astro.cz.

Full Moon lunar corona

A faint, but really colorful “lunar corona”, which occurs by scattering of lunar light on small particles of huminidy. This one I observed on 8th February 2012. Used Canon 550D, Tamron 70-300 mm, ISO 200, HDR of 7 expositions.