Tag Archives: Hallertau

Crescent Moon, Mars, Venus, June 13th, 2021

Another night out, even if I have to get up early to go to work the next morning, but I can’t miss that chance. Almost the same scene like the night before, but the Moon almost passed/overtook planet Mars tonight. My eyes will never get tired of those views. Enjoy!

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Crescent Moon above the hop fields of the Hallertau, Lower Bavaria…

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The so-called Da Vinci Glow on the Moon, Mars to the lower left…

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Mars (lower left of Moon), Crescent Moon and Venus (lower right)…

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I love it plain and simple, an infinite view, above as below…

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Mars, Moon, Mercury, Venus, May 14, 2021

After raining the whole day the day before, the sky just cleared up in time. The atmosphere was clear and crisp and after not being out at nights for the last two month, I was on my way. Headed to a place just a stones throw away from my home and got treated by a sight I can’t get enough from: the crescent Moon at nautical twilight. Featured by Mars, Mercury and Venus, they all lined up along the ecliptic. A great night out (despite the nighttime curfew). Enjoy!

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Belt of Venus and Earth Shade above my home town. The light clouds are man-made and emanate from a cooling tower of a nuclear power plant some 35 km away…

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The graphic silhouettes of the hop fields just make my day (every night)…

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Crescent moon above the hop fields of the Hallertau, Lower Bavaria, Germany…

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Planet Venus in all its glory during nautical twilight…

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Four verts pano, feat. the crescent Moon, Mercury and Venus. Elusive Mercury, our innermost planet, can only be seen like this for a few days of the year…

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Along the ecliptic they go: Mars, Moon, Mercury and Venus…

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Some withered dandelion, hop fields and an amazing night sky…

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Crescent Moon At The Hopfields

First time out shooting at night after a couple of weeks, featuring the Crescent Moon on the second day after New Moon. The hopfields of my home, the Hallertau, give a great graphic contrast to the changing colours during nautical twilight at nights. Even better the temperature was down to -10°C, so the air was crisp and crystal clear. A good night out. Enjoy!

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Crescent Moon and Venus around the Hop Fields

We got some pretty clear weather the last couple of weeks. After New Moon on the 23rd of April 2020, I was heading out every evening after that to photograph the Crescent Moon and Venus around the hop fields of my home, the Hallertau, the world largest hop planting area. What a playground to roam. Enjoy and take care!

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24th April 2020:

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Crescent Moon and Venus, March 2020

Some impressions from the crescent Moon/Venus conjunction on the nights of 26th/27th/28th March 2020 around the hopfields of my home, Lower Bavaria, Germany. Enjoy and stay healthy!

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Crescent Moon and Venus feat.: my home town church, 26th March…

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Crescent Moon and Venus above, 27th March…

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Peacefulness, 27th March…

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Crescent Moon @ sunset, 28th March…

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Crescent Moon and Venus @ nautical twilight, 28th March…

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Moonscapes Of May 2018

Always a joy catching up with the Moon. Enjoy!

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Full Moon setting over Berchtesgadener Alpen, with the Kehlsteinhaus to the far right, Rossfeld, Upper Bavaria, Germany, 05/01/2018…

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Crescent Moon rising @ Pürkwanger Kirche, Lower Bavaria, Germany, 05/13/2018…

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Crescent Moon and Venus over the hopfields of the Hallertau, Lower Bavaria, Germany, 05/18/2018…

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Moon and Venus at the end of nautical twilight, 05/18/2018

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Moon over Chiemsee and Kampenwand in the distance, Chiemsee, Upper Bavaria, Germany, 05/21/2018…

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Enjoying a day out @ Chiemsee, Upper Bavaria, Germany, 05/21/2018…

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Moonscapes Of Jan., Febr., March 2018

Here is a collection of my favorite moonscapes from 2018 so far. Enjoy!

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Starting 2018 with fireworks and a lunar halo @ 00:00:01am…

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Airliner crossing the Moon, 01|01|2018…

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Telescope imaging, 01|01|2018…

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Rising Moon above Mieminger Kette, Tyrol, Austria,  01|29|2018…

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Moon above Sonnenspitze, 2417 m, Tyrol, Austria, 01|29|2018…

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Telescope image of the full Moon, Tyrol, Austria, 01|29|2018…

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On the way back through a moonlit night, Tyrol, Austria, 01|29|2018…

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Rising full Moon @ Ofenpass, Switzerland, 01|30|2018…

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Enjoying the show @ Ofenpass, Switzerland, 01|30|2018…

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Setting full Moon @ Ofenpass, Switzerland, 01|31|2018…

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Setting crescent Moon @ my backyard, Lower Bavaria, Germany, 02|18|2018…

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Lunar halo, Lower Bavaria, Germany, 02|26|2018…

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Waning gibbous Moon, seen from my porch, 03|08|2018…

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Setting crescent Moon, along with Venus and Mercury @ Hirschaid, Upper Franconia, 03|19|2018…

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Crescent Moon @ nautical twilight, while Venus and Mercury are covered by clouds, Hallertau, Lower Bavaria, Germany, 03|21|2018…

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Full Moon rising on Good Friday @ my backyard, Hallertau, Lower Bavaria, Germany, 03/30/2018…

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Good Friday´s full Moon in all its glory, 03|30|2018…

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Hop Field At Night

Strolling around last night to get some impressions of the current hop harvest in the Hallertau, Lower Bavaria, I came across this new built up hop plant. The poles are set up, but the cables and wires are not attached so far. That makes a great graphic silhouette against the night sky. Enjoy!

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6-verts-pano…the Big Dipper showing the way to Polaris (top right) and Arcturus (middle left)…

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Update: was this night there again with my kids, showing them the stars…

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14.09.2015: Capella/constellation Auriga, showing up after nautical twilight…

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Blue Hour and the stars start to pop out…view goes towards Perseus and Triangulum…

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