Monthly Archives: April 2012
I have ordered another Starlight Xpress M26C one-shot colour CCD – this time for the Hyperstar III. Up until now I have been using the M25C on the Hyperstar III – a 6-Megapixel OSC giving me a 2.4 x 1.6 … Continue reading
This is the 5-hours of Hyperstar III data taken in February 2012 and processed by Noel Carboni. As you can see, Noel has managed to bring out some of the very faint fine detail in the outer arms of M101 … Continue reading
It has been brought to my attention by people wishing to use my images in their advertising/promotion that there is no indication of the prices involved for image acquisition. On the Image Agency page I have now added a pricing range … Continue reading
Eric Kennedy of NTE Poole Ltd. brought over the all-Aluminium pier extender for the mini-WASP on Sunday. Today (Tuesday) I have just spent all day completely disassembling the mini-WASP to fit the pier extender and then rebuilding the whole thing … Continue reading
And to finish off today’s photo marathon here’s a double rainbow over the New Forest Observatory. It’s tipping it down so hard right now I’m seriously considering using the decking for an ark.
Noel Carboni added that recent Hyperstar III data to our earlier Sky 90/M25C one-shot colour and narrowband data to give this stunning result!
A second go at a New Forest Observatories “Little Planet” scene – taken today.
I was sitting at the computer yesterday (Saturday) typing out some rubbish or the other when for some unknown reason I suddenly twigged how those “Little Planet” images are taken. So I grabbed the Canon 5D MkII and a fish … Continue reading
There will be a reincarnation of the “Image of the Week” staring in June 2012, but it is likely to start off being an “Image of the Month”. I will stop posting an imaging target at the beginning of each … Continue reading