Winter Crescent Moon


Martin Davies

Bridport, Dorset

Celestron Travel Scope 70 and iPhone 5s.

A crescent moon from my front garden, taken with a small 2.8” Refractor with a smartphone held to the lens! This isn’t exactly Hubble-standard(!), but I wanted to show my young son that you can get fantastic results and great enjoyment from astronomy with even the most basic kit. In this image, I am literally holding my iPhone in my hand up to the lens! He’s now imagining what we can do when we get a camera tripod too…