Astrophotography that makes you smile!

Posted by Marc on February 1st, 2009

smiley face in the skyMartin Benson sent us in this photo of Jupiter, Venus and the Moon aligned to make up a smiley face. This delightful image was taken from Martin’s driveway in Logan all the way over in Queensland, Australia at 7.30pm EST on December 1st 2008. While astrophotography may seem to be the preserve of experts with sophisticated equipment Martin told us that his image “was taken on my Nokia N95 mobile phone 5 megapixel camera” and that he “was surprised at the result as it is the first photo of any kind I have taken of the night sky.” Well done Martin!

One person has commented

Henry Winchester said,

It sucks, I can do better with a pinhole camera

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