Monthly Archives: August 2013
200mm Canon EF lens with Canon 5D MkII on a Paramount – no overkill there then 🙂
Here are the ones you missed from earlier on – the First and Second Light images from the amazing Canon EF 200mm prime lens. Initially I went for the Double Cluster and Stock 2 region: And then I spent a … Continue reading
I have not been able to post images to this site for a while as an “upgrade” completely screwed things up for me. Fortunately Dave Parker was able to unravel the damage caused by me upgrading one of the plug-ins … Continue reading
I recently bought a Canon 200mm prime lens to go onto the 5D MkII for some very wide field work. Last night was completely clear so that was first light, and second light, for the lens. Firstly I went for … Continue reading
Still no Moon and still plenty of cloud – you just can’t win. Got a nice shot of the 4-minute ISS pass around 11:06 p.m. which you can see here. Also managed to get 4 meteors, but the images are … Continue reading
Well this year was unusual in that we are not annoyed by a blazing Moon upsetting our view of the Perseids – so what else can be thrown at us? Clouds of course. Pretty heavy cloud for most of last … Continue reading
Flitting through a planetarium program I stumbled upon a nice bright Carbon star in Corona Borealis. Designated SAO 84015 at magnitude 6 this should look really great! So a couple of nights ago I fired up the mini-WASP to grab … Continue reading
A recent update seems to have screwed up my ability to post any new images to the New Forest Observatory – which to put it mildly is a pain. Dave Parker is working to sort this totally unnecessary hassle out.
My 50th Earth Science Picture of the Day (EPOD) was posted today 🙂 🙂 Many thanks Jim for sticking with me and my various oddball pictures.
For this DSS2 image of the Tulip nebula region in Cygnus I just kept adding frames until the computer gave up 🙂