When on 20 and 21 July everyone is looking back on the 50 year Moon landing anniversary, CAMRAS volunteers (in particular Harry Keizer and Jan van Muijlwijk) are working hard in the Dwingeloo Radio Telescope. In the night of 20 to 21 July 2019, exactly 50 years after the Moon landing, they will bounce radio […]
About Tammo Jan Dijkema
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Entries by Tammo Jan Dijkema
Last Wednesday morning, July 3, the Dwingeloo Radio Telescope downloaded this eclipse photo from the Chinese lunar satellite DSLWP-B. The photo was taken on Tuesday evening, July 2, 2019, when a full solar eclipse was seen in South America. That is where the shadow of the Moon fell on Earth. That shadow is clearly visible […]
On Monday 4th February 2019, the Dwingeloo telescope downloaded a new photo of Earth and the lunar farside. This photo, taken Sunday 3rd February 2019 at 15:20 UTC, shows the lunar farside and Earth (with South America in view). The lunar farside has more visible craters than the side of the Moon which faces Earth. […]
On October 7, 2018, the Chinese lunar satellite DSLWP-B made this 1.5 hour time-lapse of the Earth appearing behind the Moon. An international team of radio amateurs and amateur astronomers downloaded the images with the Dwingeloo Radio Telescope. The team consisted of MingChuan Wei (BG2BHC), Reinhard Kuehn (DK5LA), Daniel Estévez (EA4GPZ/M0HXM), Tammo Jan Dijkema, Cees […]
Stellarium is a (free, open-source) planetarium on the computer. With this, you can easily see which stars are currently visible in the sky and zoom in on planets or the Moon. We use Stellarium in the radio telescope to show where the telescope is pointing to at the sky. Unfortunately, none of the standard Stellarium […]