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Monthly Archives: December 2011
This image is a single frame from the mini-WASP and comprises 12 subs at 10-minutes per sub, so a 2-hour total exposure time (again well short of the 8 hours needed). The reason for only one frame is that due … Continue reading
It was a clear night last night (although the seeing was very poor) and it allowed me to iron out the last few bugs that were plaguing me with the mini-WASP array. Only got some short exposure times, but now … Continue reading
As it has not been imaging weather recently I have had a lot of time to both look over old images in more detail and to process a few old images that never got looked at in the first place. … Continue reading
I saw the “hits” counter was approaching the 250,000 mark a couple of days ago – and there, this morning it had just surpassed the magic quarter of a million 🙂 Please keep regularly visiting the New Forest Observatory site … Continue reading
Fellow PAIG forumite Carole Pope provided our first “Deep-Sky Image of the Week” back on October 3rd 2011 – and she see’s out 2011 with another fine image taken from Bromley (which is no mean achivement in itself 🙂 Carole captured this … Continue reading
Found some old data from 3rd October 2008 that had not been processed and just processed it on Christmas Day 🙂 59 subs at 110 seconds per sub using the M25C and HyperstarIII.
The final single star image from last night, 16 subs at 5-minutes per sub using the M26C/Sky90 on Pollox, Castor’s twin. A bit of colour in Pollux (unlike Castor) so I went for this one first.
Another one from last night – this time Polaris using 19 subs at 5-minutes per sub on the M26C/Sky 90. A few faint fuzzies in the background, but annoyingly just missed Polarissima Borealis. North is up and note that we … Continue reading