Five-Years Ago (04-November-2011) — New Jersey

Moon and Sun images taken on the same day. If the weather cooperates this year on November 14th I will try to get some images of the large full moon (closer and even bigger than last month).

Sun with Sunspot AR 1339. Image taken with a Nikon D3x and Questar 7" telescope  (ISO 400, ~2500 mm, f/16, 1/2000 sec). (David J Mathre)
Sun with Sunspot AR 1339. Image taken with a Nikon D3x and Questar 7″ telescope (ISO 400, ~2500 mm, f/16, 1/2000 sec). (David J Mathre)
Waxing Gibbous Moon (69%). Autumn Night in New Jersey. Image taken with a Nikon D3x and Questar 7" telescope  (ISO 400, ~2500 mm, f/16, 1/200 sec). (David J Mathre)
Waxing Gibbous Moon (69%). Autumn Night in New Jersey. Image taken with a Nikon D3x and Questar 7″ telescope (ISO 400, ~2500 mm, f/16, 1/200 sec). (David J Mathre)

Five-Years Ago (30-July-2011) — New Jersey

Backyard Daytime Astronomy.

Sun with Sunspots and Clouds Passing in Front. Image taken with a Nikon D3s camera and Questar 7 inch telescope with solar filter (ISO 200, ~2500 mm, f/16, 1/2000 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro 6, Nik Define 2, and Photoshop CS5.

Sun with Sunspots and Clouds Passing in Front. Image taken with a Nikon D3s and Questar 7 inch telescope with solar filter (ISO 200, ~2500 mm, f/16, 1/2000 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro 6, Nik Define 2, and Photoshop CS5. (David J Mathre)
Sun with Sunspots and Clouds Passing in Front. Image taken with a Nikon D3s camera and Questar 7 inch telescope with solar filter (ISO 200, ~2500 mm, f/16, 1/2000 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro 6, Nik Define 2, and Photoshop CS5. (David J Mathre)

Two-Years Ago (13-July-2014) – At Sea

Gone to See Europe 2014. Day 43: Semester at Sea, Summer 2014 Semester Voyage. Irish Sea.

Sun Angel. Image taken with a Leica X2 camera (ISO 100, 24 mm, f/16, 1/30 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro, Silver Efex Pro, and Photoshop CC.

Sun Angel - Irish Sea. Semester at Sea, Summer 2014 Semester. Image taken with a Leica X2 camera (ISO 100, 24 mm, f/16, 1/30 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro, Silver Efex Pro, and Photoshop CC. (David J Mathre)
Sun Angel – Irish Sea. Semester at Sea, Summer 2014 Semester. Image taken with a Leica X2 camera (ISO 100, 24 mm, f/16, 1/30 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro, Silver Efex Pro, and Photoshop CC. (David J Mathre)

Four-Years Ago (30-July-2011) — New Jersey

Backyard Daytime Astronomy.

Sun with Sunspots. Image taken with a Nikon D3s camera and Questar 7 inch telescope with solar filter (ISO 200, ~2500 mm, f/16, 1/2000 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro 6, Nik Define 2, and Photoshop CS5.

Sun with Sunspots. Image taken with a Nikon D3s and Questar 7 inch telescope with solar filter (ISO 200, ~2500 mm, f/16, 1/2000 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro 6, Nik Define 2, and Photoshop CS5. (David J Mathre)
Sun with Sunspots. Image taken with a Nikon D3s camera and Questar 7 inch telescope with solar filter (ISO 200, ~2500 mm, f/16, 1/2000 sec). Raw image processed with Capture One Pro 6, Nik Define 2, and Photoshop CS5. (David J Mathre)