The Moon


Moon photos with a variety of equipment
Followed by Lunar Eclipses of 2008, 2010, and 2015

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Crescent Waxing Moon
28 hour old Moon taken by my wife Eleanor Andujar.

Orion ST-80 refractor, CoolPix 4300

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Crescent Waxing Moon

Pentax K-50, Takumar 135mm, 1/3 sec

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Crescent Waxing Moon
Taken by Eleanor Andujar with her telescope.

Orion ST-80 refractor, CoolPix 4300, Scopetronix 25 mm

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Crescent Waxing Moon
Taken by my wife Eleanor Andujar with her telescope.

Orion ST-80 refractor, CoolPix 4300, Scopetronix 25 mm

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Waxing Moon

Pentax K100D DSLR, 300mm lens, 1/125 sec * 12 exp

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Waxing Moon

Stellarvue 80mm refractor, 2x Barlow, Pentax K100D DSLR

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Gibbous Waxing Moon
Taken by my wife Eleanor Andujar with her NIKON CoolPIX 950.

Orion ST-80, Scopetronix 25mm EP

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Gibbous Waxing Moon

Stellarvue 80mm refractor, CoolPix 4300, Scopetronix 25 mm

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Full Moon

Stellarvue 80mm, Nikon Coolpix 885, Scopetronix 15 mm

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Full Moon 12/12/08
The largest Moon in several years, about 2% larger than previous year

Pentax K100D, Tamron Zoom at 300mm with Doubler

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Gibbous Waning Moon

Stellarvue 80mm refractor, 2x Barlow, Pentax K110D DSLR

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Waning Moon
Taken by my wife Eleanor Andujar with her NIKON CoolPIX 950

Celestron 4.5 in Newtonian, 40mm Scopetronix EP

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Moon Craters
Taken by my wife Eleanor Andjar with her NIKON CoolPIX 950.

Meade 2080 8 in f/10 SCT

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Moon using camera showing Bullialdus, Cichus, Wilhelm, Longomontanus
Later shot when I used a moon filter.

Meade 2080 8 in f/10 SCT with 18 mm EYEPIECE PROJECTION 5 sec

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Moon using CCD showing Anaxagoas, Timaeus, Plato, Montes Alpes, Cassini

Meade 2080 8 in f/10 SCT with Connectix ColorCam/P>

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Moon using CCD showing Philolaus, Fontenelle, Plato

Meade 2080 8 in f/10 SCT with Connectix ColorCam

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Moon using CCD showing Cavendish, Mersenius, Gassendi

Meade 2080 8 in f/10 SCT with Connectix ColorCam

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Moon using CCD showing Aristoteles, Endoxus, Caucasus Mtns, Cassini, Aristillus, Autolycus, Archimedes, Apennines Mtns, Eratosthenes. Mosaic of three shots taken with the sun shining.

Meade 2080 8 in f/10 SCT with Connectix ColorCam

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Half Moon Terminator
Mosaic of four shots of a straight terminator line.

Meade 2080 8 in f/10 SCT with 18 mm EYEPIECE PROJECTION 5 sec

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Moon Craters

Meade 2080 8 in f/10 SCT,Barlow, SBIG ST-7E, .11 sec

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Moon Craters

Meade 2080 8 in f/10 SCT, 2x Barlow, SBIG ST-7E

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Moon Craters

Meade 2080 8 in f/10 SCT, 2x Barlow, SBIG ST-7E

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Moon Terminator at f/10
Mosaic of four images

Meade 2080 8 in f/10 SCT, SBIG ST-7E

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Moon Terminator at f/6.3
Mosaic of three images

Meade 2080 8 in SCT, f/6.3 Reducer, SBIG ST-7E

Eclipse of the Moon

February 20, 2008

Meade 2080 8in SCT, f/6.3 reducer, Pentax K110D DSLR


20:51 Early Partial


21:20 Late Partial


21:59 Early Total


22:18 Mid Total


22:52 Late Total


23:57 Early Partial


24:09 Late Partial


Eclipse of the Moon Video

February 20, 2008

Meade 2080 8in SCT, f/6.3 reducer, Pentax K110D DSLR




Eclipse of the Moon Video

December 21, 2010

Stellarvue Nighthawk, Pentax K100DS DSLR














Eclipse of the Moon

September 27, 2015

Pentax K-50 DSLR, Tamron Zoom at 300 mm, exposures 1/200 sec - 10 sec


20:21 Before Umbra


21:18 Early Partial


21:42 Mid Partial


21:58 Late Partial


22:31 Early Total


22:39 Mid Total


22:59 Late Total


23:23 Early Partial


Eclipse of the Moon Video

September 27, 2015

Pentax K-50 DSLR, Tamron Zoom at 300 mm, 4 minute intervals

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