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Sunset tour around snowy Burg Frankenstein

As we’re on the border of the Rheingraben here, we’ve got quite some high hill peeking out either over the fog in the winter, or catching the snow that doesn’t want to stay in lower regions. And there’s nothing better to end the week than driving uphill to enjoy the latest sunsets that we’ll be […]

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 […]

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 […]