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The Occultation of Venus

September 11, 2013 - On September 8th 2013 the Moon occulted Venus for part of South America. After having missed the Venus transit in 2012 I...
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SuperMoon and SuperHalo

June 28, 2013 - June 2013 the Moon was full and near perigee almost at the same time, creating a new "supermoon". Supermoons are usually...
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The Occultation of Jupiter in January 2013

January 22, 2013 - The year 2013 started with a very interesting astronomical event, an occultation of Jupiter by the waxing gibbous Moon....
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Three planets, the Moon and more on December 2012

December 12, 2012 - On December 2012 three planets: Saturn, Venus and Mercury were found aligned over the Eastern horizon before Sunrise. Th...
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High Resolution Lunar Images with a DSLR

October 29, 2012 - Imaging the Moon in high resolution is quite a challenge, at high magnifications the most difficult problem is to fight...
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The Conjunction on July 15th 2012

July 17, 2012 - During June and July 2012 we could see a series of beautiful conjunctions between Venus, Jupiter and Aldebaran. July's 1...
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Partial Lunar Eclipse on June4th 2012

June 09, 2012 - This eclipse was just one day before the transit of Venus so it didn't get a lot of attention. It was also just a partia...
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The May 2012 Supermoon

May 08, 2012 - On May 6th 2012 at 3:34 am the Moon was full; two minutes later the moon was at perigee, its closest point in its orbit...
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