Solar Eclipse on 3/11/2013 start on 4:22pm GMT+3 and continued till the sunset, in my location the sun hides behind some buildings before actual horizon so I did not get the very last moment of the phenomena.
كسوف الشمس بتاريخ 3/11/2013 بدا الكسوف الساعه 4:22 عصرا واستمر حتى مغيب الشمس تم الطقات الصور باستخدام فلتر لتجنب نور الشمس وحماية العدسة
I use the Nikon D7100 camera with Sigma 50-500 lens and 2X teleconverter, also a tripod and Home-made solar eclipse filter. (Click Here to learn How to create one)
I come-up with 110 photos, here are three of them. (Click the images to enlarge)
This is just after starts, you can see the moon down time was 4:25pm.
Camera: Nikon D7100 Lens:Sigma 50-500 @ 500*2x converter
This is another shoot @ 4:34pm, the moon more visible now.
This one is @ 4:44pm and 200mm
The day of the Venus transit I was waiting for the sunrise and before that i just take some photos of the Moon.. Here is one, I liked the bottom edge where all the holes resulting from meteorites..
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This is the last Venus Transit against the sun in your life, the next Transit will be around the year 2117.
Today the 6th of june 2012 the Venus will pass in front of the sun and it will be visible from the earth.
My Location: Doha – Qatar, 25.3 N, 51.5 E
Local Time: GMT +3
First contact was @ 1:08am Local Time it takes 18minutes for Venus to be full inside the sun, the event start while the sun is Below the horizon, the sun rised @ 4:47am localtime and I start taking photos @ 5:17am localtime at that time Venus was at it’s halfway journey to leave the sun, the leaving time 7:37am and last contact was @ 7:54am.
عبور كوكب الزهره من امام الشمس
هذا الحدث لن يتكرر قبل سنة 2117 ميلادية وهو عبور كوكب الزهرة من امام الشمس، وسيتمكن سكان الارض من متابعه هذا الحدث الذي سوف يستغرق قرابة ال 6 ساعات ، ستبدا عند غروب الشمس في قارة امريكا يوم 5-6-2012 وسنتمكن في الشرق الاوسط من رؤية الحدث عند شروق الشمس يوم 6-6-2012 ويكون الكوكب قد قطع نصف المسافة تقريبا
الصورة التالية تم التقاطها فالساعه 5:17 دقيقه صباحا وتظهر فيها الزهرة وهي دائره مظلمه قي الجزء العلوي من قرص الشمس
I use Nikon D90 with Sigma 500mm and 2x-Teleconverter mounted to a tripod with Home-Made filter
During the Transit session I take around 1000 pictures here are some of them..
First shot, @ 5:17am the sun just rise behind some buildings..
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Here is another photo @ 5:45am
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And here is the inside contact (The Black Drop) @ 7:39am localtime
Other Photos with Grid will be published on the Venus Transit 2012 section ..Here
More Photos of the Sun-Spots… Click Here
More photos for the MooN.. Click Here.
To see all Moon shots Click here..
In the 10th of December 2011 Earth orbit passes between the SUN and the MOON to cause the last eclipse in 2011.
The Moon appeared to my naked eyes at 5:12pm it was in the ‘Earth umbra’ so it was not clear and very hard to make a focus on it, I used my Nikon D90 with Sigma 50-500mm lens and the 2x converter mounted on a tripod.
This is a photo of the Sun Spot Named: 1302 as in 24th of Sep. 2011, it is an X-Class Spot very huge that it appear with 500mm lens and 2x converter with homemade filter. [Click to enlarge]
More photos on the Sun Spot Project page… Click Here
Here are three Sun-Spots i fond on the sun of the 9th of Sep. 2011 16:11pm GMT+3 QATAR Sky. I use the Nikon D90 with Sigma 50-500mm and x2 Teleconverter with Home made sun filter.
To be able to take a shot of the sun i create what i can call it “Sun Eclipse Lens Cover” it is very simple and easy to build it at home read the details of How to create a Sun Eclipse Lens cover on my Blog.
This is a shot for the Moon on the night of 15th of June 2011 just before the longest Eclipse start, I love watching the Moon and stars.
In this shot I used Nikon D90 with Sigma 50-500mm lens with a 2x tele-converter and tripod.
This shot is the best I ever get for a Full Moon with this details, you must see it enlarge.
Model = NIKON D90
Exposure Time = 1/50″
F Number = F36
Exposure Program = Manual
Date Time Original = 2011-06-15 20:26:34
Exposure Bias Value = +5EV
Focal Length = 1000mm
Exposure Mode = Manual exposure
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