We have several fruit trees in the backyard, and we were losing fruit flowers due to lack of pollination. We were doing it manually on lemon trees with a small painting brush.
So we are so happy to see this visitor in our garden 🙂
Finally got a decent picture of the Jupiter with 3 of its moons (Ganymede, Io and Europa). Taken with 8″ Newtonian + 2x Barlow. Jupiter was next to a half moon, so details are a little bit hazy.
Full Wolf Moon – January Amid the cold and deep snows of midwinter, the wolf packs howled hungrily outside Indian villages. Thus, the name for January’s full Moon. Sometimes it was also referred to as the Old Moon, or the Moon After Yule.
Here is a detailed picture of the moon, a mosaic of 21 photos (18 Megapixel each) due to overlaps and crop the final image is 127 Megapixel. It is our test of mosaic process before the full moon.
We decided to take one more step further in our favorite hobby, and sent our Canon 100D DSLR camera for removal of the pre-installed “Red Filter.”
We used Kolari Vision (kolarivision.com) for the process, which is simple; pay the fee, send the camera, let them do their job, get the camera back. The service charge was $275, priority shipping with USPS was $23 (with signature confirmation & $500 insurance). Sent the camera on Friday and it was shipped back on Wednesday and I received it on Saturday.
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Dec 2, 2016 – Orlando, FL – USA