Monthly Archives: January 2008

IC443 and IC444 work in progress

The accompanying image is the Jellyfish nebula [IC443] and associated emission nebulosity [IC444] on the Gemini/Orion border. 

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High speed flash update

First Light Systems Ltd. [FLS] are right on target to have the initial 200 Joule, 40 microsecond flash duration [Pro] systems on the market by the end of February 2008. 

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The Great Nebula in Orion region definitive image

Just when you thought it couldn’t possibly get any better, Noel Carboni has now added the recently taken R72 data for M42 to our earlier H-alpha/RGB image. 

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M42 imaged in the infrared

As you know I have recently started terrestrial imaging [photography] with a Canon 40D.  Whilst looking at all the accessories for the new camera I came across some interesting filters called R72 filters.  These filters only allow light of wavelength … Continue reading

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All that glitters

It is currently believed that the primary source of the element Gold is supernova explosions.  It also seems that the Gold on planet Earth is around the same age as the Earth itself at some 4.6 billion years.  Therefore one … Continue reading

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Some terrestrial mosaics

I mentioned a little while back how I was using the Canon 40D to take mosaics of the local New Forest area.  The reasons for creating mosaics with a 10 megapixel camera include:

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Latest deep-sky image – IC1396

It’s been a while since our last image as we’re both busy trying to get Star Vistas camera-ready for our publishers by 1st April 2008.  However, Noel & I managed to free up some time to get this latest image to you, … Continue reading

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IOM January 2008: The Horsehead Nebula

Well, we are still in the depths of winter in January, so all the winter constellations are still very well-placed for imaging.  The Horsehead nebula (Barnard 33) in Orion is very well placed this month for imaging.  The dark horse’s … Continue reading

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