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Astrophotography Basics - The Blue Moon

Astrophotography is one of those things that sounds challenging but is really easy to jump into. All you need is a basic telescope and a smart phone, a DSLR camera, or a smart telescope like neogalactics.com.

The first 2 images of the moon were taken with a smart phone and a basic telescope - the non-remote version of the elon1 with the same specs as a celestron 1st scope. Simply holding a camera up to the eye piece is enough for quality images of the Moon or planets.

The photos of the stars and the last photo of the moon were taken with an Olympus OM-D E-M10 with a 14-42mm, F3.5-F22. The settings used to take these pictures were ISO 200, F3.5, and a shutter speed of 15 seconds. Shout out to leenabee for helping with the photography - she has a new photography blog at leenabee.tumblr.com. More astrophotography basics coming soon!

The first calendar was 28 days long. It was created for the Moon and synced with the rhythm of woman. French peasants describe menstruation as le moment de la lune, which means Moon. Lady Lunar governs our deepest feminine patterns and cyclic attunement to nature. She lives in the lining of our skin and even deeper within