Despite the terrible weather that has seemingly been affecting almost everyone recently, I was able to get a short glimpse of Mars (with binoculars) last night during a short gap in the clouds. I took a picture of both Mars and the Pleiades with my camera balanced with a mini tripod on a chair. I didn't get any more shots because I had spent ages playing about with my camera trying to get the correct setting.

Mars and the Pleiades
Mars and the Pleiades seen on 30th October 2005 CREDIT: Stuart
Lots of other people have details of their observations on the web; Tom (USA), Ian (Australia), Dave-p (UK) and Peter (NYC, USA).

Posted in astro blog by Stuart on Monday 31st Oct 2005 (13:45 UTC) | Permalink
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