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Webcams around the Bergstraße, Odenwald

View south towards Melibokus from Griesheimer Flughafen View south-west towards Bensheim from Melibokus View east towards Melibokus from Alsbach(my gkrellkam probably killed this one). View north-east towards Kirchberghäuschen, Bensheim-Auerbach View towards west from Alsbach Burg Frankenstein (the real one!) Fränkisch-Crumbach (Odenwald) Neutsch Modautal // Brandau: View on the historical “Marktplatz” in Michelstadt, Odenwald View south […]

Moon & Envisat spotted in the skies above.

Tonight I tried another set of pictures – with the telescope as well as without from the ESA satellite/zombie Envisat. The moon almost didn’t fit into one single shot. Yesterday it was much easier to fetch the moon as less than 50% was lit. And today the former ESA satellite Envisat also came by. Not, […]

First moonshot from closeby

Having tried to take pictures from the moon in the past, I now got a real telescope to try with. And it is really not as easy as I thought. Finding the moon was already quite some work. And when you think you finally got the moon in sight and walk for a few minutes […]

Weihnachtsmarkt Schloss Lichtenberg, Fischbachtal

Yesterday evening we drove through the dark but beautifully lit Odenwald to a little village nearby; Fischbachtal. So many leftovers of snow that have never reached us down in the Rhinevalley. While going from one hill to another, we all of a sudden saw an orange glow behind a hill. It was the moon rising, […]

March 17th 2015: More fireworks over North Europe (Aurora Borealis)

Just a few days before the upcoming solar eclipse on Friday morning, March 20th, Mother Nature had yet another nice surprise for us at hand. Due to a massive CME (a Coronal Mass Ejection, where the sun spits out a lot of particles) directed towards the earth, many places in Northern Europe were hit by […]