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.
Archive for February, 2013
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?