Monthly Archives: June 2017
Now going back looking at old data where I have put mosaics together (not very well). Noel’s AstroFlat tool allows you to flatten each frame of the mosaic so that they are dead easy to stitch together seamlessly. Below there … Continue reading
A Common Name for the IC1396 Nebula. Why doesn’t this magnificent nebula have a “common name”? What would you call it?
This is a two-framer using the Canon 200mm lenses on the miniWASP array. Left hand frame is centred on IC2087. Image flattened using Noel Carboni’s new flattening tool.
A two-framer of the Arcturus region using the Canon 200mm lenses on the miniWASP array. Image flattened using Noel Carboni’s new flattening tool – soon to be released.
There are no hours of darkness in the southern UK right now – but going out to a beautiful clear sky last night – I just had to take a piccie. This is a 6-second exposure at ISO800 with the … Continue reading
Check out the You Tube video of last night’s 10 p.m. ISS pass here. Mute the audio when playing.
This is part of last night’s 5-minute ISS pass that started around 11:33 p.m. Earlier in the day I had seen a load of cloud coming in from the West that I thought would give me complete cloud cover by … Continue reading
Last night – 31/05/2017, 10:49 p.m. – from the New Forest Observatory. Another long 6-minute pass of the International Space Station. I think this is the longest pass I have managed to image with the 15mm fisheye lens so far.