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Monthly Archives: August 2016
From two nights ago here is a single-framer using the 200mm lenses and the Trius M26Cs of the region in Cassiopeia running from the star Navi all the way down to the PacMan nebula. This is 21 subs at 15-minutes … Continue reading
This is just 10 x 15-minute subs using the Canon 200mm prime lenses and the Trius M26C 10-megapixel OSC CCDs from last night (30/08/2016).
Last night I got the top 2 frames of an image I started last year. This is the central region of Lyra taken using the Canon 200mm prime lenses and Trius M26C OSC CCDs. I have deliberately accentuated the contrast … Continue reading
Last night I managed to get 10 x 10-minute subs using the Sky 90 array on the Cygni 32 region. Pretty amazed that I could see some nebulosity with so few (shallow) subs. Anyway – main point of the exercise … Continue reading
A while back I asked for submissions to run a deep-sky image of the week from this site. The response was not good. In which case I will post up a deep-sky image of the week from my own collection. … Continue reading
Got today’s EPOD with the image of the Perseid (below). Thank you Jim for continuing to publish my work.
It was a spectacular display of the Perseids last night – and unbelievably the persistent thin high cloud disappeared shortly after 11 p.m. leaving completely clear skies – and after 12:30 a.m. they were Moonless skies as well! Out of … Continue reading
Another clear night last night – what is going on?? Fired up the miniWASP array, this time using the 2 x Canon 200mm prime lenses and the Trius M26C 10-Megapixel OSC CCDs. Target – the rich Milky Way region in … Continue reading
Having swapped out the Master Computer and mucked around a bit with Sky 90(1) I had some clear sky last night to take some test shots to see what needs fine tuning. This image is just 12 x 5-minute subs … Continue reading
From 05/08/2016 Canon 15mm fisheye lens and Canon 5D MkII DSLR.