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February 25th, 2013 – Luna with Jupiter Ascendant

Luna with Jupiter Ascendant

Luna with Jupiter Ascendant

A few weeks ago, in December and January, Jupiter was very visible in the night sky (at least in the northern hemisphere; not sure about south of the Equator). A few nights, it was even in close proximity to the Moon… This photograph was taken during that near conjunction, with a 300mm lens- but no telescope or the like.

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February 18th, 2013 – Ancient Astrolabe

Middle Eastern Astrolabe at the LACMA

Middle Eastern Astrolabe

A medieval astrolabe, of Middle Eastern origin, that was on display at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA). Man, looks nice and steampunk, doesn’t it?

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