Looking west, the full moon with the Venus Belt (pink band) with
earths shadow below it. This view is the reverse view from the
east on a morning in febuary 2003. When we were searching for
Comet C/2002 V1 (NEAT) at its perihelion window.
This is the eastern horizon on the same morning near dawn.
A young moon hangs in the sky after sunset, on the evening we
first saw Comet 2002 V1.
Venus and Mars on the Geminid morn.
Venus being the brightest object in the photo and Mars is the
small dot just above and to the right. This photo captures the
first look at Mars,near dawn in dec 2002, on this its greatest
return in around 40 000 years. The star Spica is at 11 o'clock
Earthshine on a very old moon. This taken on a morning at the
end of a session of observing and photographing Comet WM1.
Sunset taken on the evening of the planet alignment in April 2002.
The brightest object is the planet Venus, next brightest - above
and to the right - is Mars, followed by Saturn above that. The constellation
in the upper left corner is Taurus, and Jupiter is out of the photo
up higher, while Mercury is down in the clouds on the horizon. Taken
from the Adelaide hills.
The main device for meteor watching ..the fold-up chair!.
This shot taken looking west at dawn on a day in Nov 2001 we will
never forget. We had just seen literally over 2200 meteors in
just a few hours, on the morning of the 2001 Leonid meteor storm