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Monthly Archives: March 2016
A Sky90 image of the Rho Leonis region. Rho Leonis is a very blue star.
Here is a Sky 90 4-framer of the Merak region in Ursa Major. You can see the “broken engagement ring” the Owl nebula (M97) and M108 in this image.
As we are not creating scientific images here, but just “pretty pictures” we can do much as we want with the stars to give us what we think is the “prettiest” picture 🙂
Taken last night – 18 x 10-minute subs with the 3 x Sky 90s and 3 x M26C OSC CCDs. Carbon star T Cancri.
Here is an uncropped version of the earlier La Superba image, north is to the left. Akira Fujii effect only – no spikes. Canon 200mm lenses and Trius M26C OSC CCDs.
Learnt quite a bit with this image from last night. Don’t start taking images too low in the NE Southampton glow – it’s pointless. Wait until the object is nearer the Zenith. If you are going to image in the … Continue reading
Mathematics is just another language – granted it is a highly complex language – but a language it is. Just as ordinary language attempts to put into words thoughts, ideas, and “reality” – mathematics tries to do the same with … Continue reading
Beautiful clear night last night (08/03/2016) although there was a LOT of water vapour in the air. Main thing – it was dark & Moonless 🙂 I got both frames on M44 with the Canon 200mm lenses and the M26C … Continue reading
Akira Fujii-style version: