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Comet Lovejoy aka C/2014 Q2 captured from Thiruvananthapuram Kerala INDIA

This is my second experience in capturing a comet. This time its Lovejoy. The photo was taken from Thiruvananthapuram (Google Map). The sky was too polluted due to the nearby airport lights, so direct single capture was impossible. And I’ve managed it by taking multiple shots of dark, light, flats and biased pics using a […]

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Annular Solar Eclipse From Thiruvananthapuram

26th Dec was a luck day For Keralites to capture the Annular Solar Eclipse. So what is an annular solar eclipse? An annular solar eclipse happens when the Moon covers the Sun’s center, leaving the Sun’s visible outer edges to form a “ring of fire” or annulus around the Moon. The characteristic “ring of fire”. […]

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Rare planet alignment Mars-Venus-Saturn-Jupiter from Thiruvananthapuram Kerala INDIA

For the first time in more than a decade, ‪#‎Mercury‬, ‪#‎Mars‬, ‪#‎Venus‬, ‪#‎Saturn‬ and ‪#‎Jupiter‬ — the five ‪#‎planets‬ bright enough to be seen with an unaided eye — was visible at once in the sky. Missing mercury in the image because the sky was super cloudy and mercury was too faint. The image looks […]