Monthly Archives: December 2010
Novatech came up to scratch with a new superb product – a 4-monitor support system that will take up to 24″ monitors – I have IIYAMA Prolite E2407HDS 24″ monitors, and as you can see on this video, the stand … Continue reading
As you will know we had a rare beautifully clear Moonless night last night – time for some serious imaging! I had planned to grab IC1831, a ball of stars very close to the Heart nebula, quite some while back. … Continue reading
Well – it’s been a very long wait for a clear sky – but tonight in Brockenhurst I’ve struck lucky with the weather. Absolutely freezing outside, but crystal clear dark (Moonless) sky outside and managed to get started imaging at … Continue reading
I just purchased a piece of stitching software – PTGui Pro – for putting together big mosaics (Gigapixel images) of terrestrial scenes. It did a pretty good job of a snow-scene this morning (although the blending wasn’t too good) so … Continue reading
Louey the black Labrador uses the observatory as the turn around point in his blistering circuit of the garden in this video.
First snow of the year here in Brockenhurst – even we didn’t get away with it this time (we quite often do). Taken with a fish-eye lens on the Canon 5D MkII at 8:00 a.m. this morning.
I always have a lot of trouble with my imaging at this time of year as there are so many great objects up there to be grabbed and I can only concentrate on one at a time. Auriga is in … Continue reading