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Partial Solar Eclipse 9 Mar 2016

On 9 March 2016, a large part of the Pacific, including South East Asia and Australia was treated to a rare celestial event, a solar eclipse. Unfortunately, Singaporeans are only able to see a partial eclipse, with the 87% of the … Continue reading

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Moon Passing Jupiter

I saw the half moon in the very clear sky tonight and decided to take a photo of it. Using a Nikon FT-1 adaptor, I mounted my Nikkor AF 80-200mm f/2.8D ED-IF to my Nikon 1 V1 to get as … Continue reading

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Celestial Triangle

I was treated to another astronomical phenomenon this morning, where the planets Jupiter, Venus and the waning-crescent moon formed a “celestial triangle” in the pre-dawn sky today morning. I had previously read about this occurrence on National Geographic’s website but … Continue reading

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Venus and Jupiter Conjunction

I had the opportunity to witness the peak of the Venus and Jupiter conjunction on this Mar 15th. This is when these 2 planets appear to align and show up on the night sky as 2 very bright spots. According … Continue reading

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