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My beginner’s journey

Mighty Orion and the Pleiades

First chance to stargaze in a while – almost clear skies. Quite a dramatic shot with light clouds approaching Orion and the Pleiades over #Barnsley.

Parade of planetary delights in the night sky

A parade of planets starts as the Sun sets. Starting with Jupiter, then Saturn, followed by Mars, Venus and Mercury.

First visit to Venus

After a lot of cloud, the skies finally parted over Barnsley and allowed me a glimpse. These are my first attempts capturing Venus over the first weeks/month with the Celestron…
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My first telescope – fly me to the Moon

After always wanting a scope, I finally got my first scope – the Celestron Astromaster 130EQ-MD newtonian reflector. Due to work/family commitments it took a couple of months before I…
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