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Aurora Borealis from Haukland Beach

Composite sequence of the lunar eclipse on 8 November 2023. In the upper right the full moon is shown shortly after entering earth's penumbra at 1:11 AM. Shadowing of its western limb is not yet apparent. In the final image to the lower left the moon is in full umbral eclipse at 3:30 AM. Exit from eclipse was not captured due to low elevation over the San Francisco Peaks.

All images were captured at prime focus through a 10" f/6.3 Meade SCT with a modified Canon T5i camera. Exposures ranged from 1/1000s at ISO 100 to 1/25s at ISO 12800.

Richard Edmonds


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CAS 2023 Calendar

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Activities for December 2022


Monthly Meeting for December

Saturday, December 10, 2022

CAS Christmas Dinner

The meeting is at 2:00PM at the Park's Clubhouse. Further details to follow.


CAS Monthly Meetings and Astronomical Programs are held the Saturday closest to the Full Moon at the Mars Hill Campus of Lowell Observatory, Hendricks Center for Planetary Studies Auditorium (6:45 pm - 8:00 pm., unless otherwise noted) followed by refreshments, and informal discussion. Meetings are open and free to the public.

What's New

Lowell Observatory has opened and we are now doing in-person meetings there.

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