Cederberg Observatory January visit

posted: 648 days ago, on Monday, 2016 Jan 11 at 01:48
tags: astronomy, outreach, Cederberg Observatory, Martin Lyons.

Early arrivals for the evening's stargazing. Photo by Martin Lyons.

(above) Niewoudt's Pass. Photo by Martin Lyons. (right) The first group of stargazers next to the 18-inch Dobbie. Dany Duprez's dome in the background.

Cederberg Observatory. (left) extra sleeping quarters + observatory; main building (kitchen and dorm); Chris Forder's dome; Dany Duprez's dome. Rows of seats for open nights in the foreground.

Martin Lyons at the eyepiece of the 18-inch Dobbie. (left) Observing Jupiter. (right) Observing M42.

Venus and Saturn below the rising Scorpion, shortly before daybreak. (EOS 60D, 22mm f/4.6, ISO 1600, 20-sec.)

nothing more to see. please move along.