Venus in the Galileoscope March 21, 2010Posted by aquillam in Astronomy, Galileoscope, MichiganAstro.
Tags: astronomy, galileoscope, telescope
The other night it was not only clear, I was also home early enough for Venus to be up and my camera had charged batteries. So I set the Galileoscope out on the porch and tried to take a picture of Venus.
First, the un-magnified view. Venus is the little dot above and to the right of the roof ridge.
The best picture through the Galileoscope:
Venus is in a gibbous phase, so it should look nearly round, though my inability to hold the camera still makes it a little rough.
My favorite picture though was this one
It’s such a perfect UFO picture! Or should that be IFO…