Monthly Archives: December 2021
This is a composite image using DSS2 data and my own Sky90 data of the Struve’s Lost Nebula region. If I ever get the skies, I will need to get a lot more data on this one.
Yesterday I received a couple of deliveries to completely upgrade the MiniWASP array, both the 3 x Sky90s and the 2 x 200mm Canon lenses. I am glad the weather continues to be awful as it means I’ll be able … Continue reading
I was just looking at an old Gamma Cass image (for another reason) and saw a bright red dot for the first time. Yep, it was a Carbon star that had been there all the time and I hadn’t noticed. … Continue reading
After the CTB1 experiment – M42 was well-placed in the South and I managed to get 10 x 3-minute subs before the cloud rolled in from the West. This is pushing me to get 100 x 3-minute subs just to … Continue reading
The faint red ring that you can hardly see in the centre of this image is supernova remnant CTB1 in Cassiopeia. I have tried imaging this one for years, and this is what I usually end up with. I thought … Continue reading
Here is a 5th order Menger sponge I made up from 20 4th order Menger sponges printed out on a 3D printer. A 30cm ruler is included for scale.
This is a composite image incorporating very recent Hyperstar 4 data with very old Sky90 data.
Here’s another long 7-minute pass of the International Space Station from earlier this month (I’ve only just got around to processing the 17 frames of data). Annoyingly, as you can see, I didn’t continue long enough off the right hand … Continue reading
A nice long 7-minute pass of the space station tonight. It has been good all week with long passes – but it has also been mostly clouded out.