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Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Moon views (spring 2015)

Image 1: The Moon near Aldebaran (April 21th, 2015)

Image 2: Deeper exposure of Image 1.

Tonight the Moon is in the same field of view with Aldebaran, the 13th brightest star in the sky.
This is the red star at the right side of the image. Aldebaran, or α-Tauri is a binary star system approx. 65 light years away from the Earth.

Image 3: The Waxing moon on April 20th, 2015