Author Archives: Greg Parker
As we still do not have any hours of darkness this is another month where there are no images from the New Forest Observatory. I really wonder why I bother with this hobby sometimes.
Today I gave the last photography course from the New Forest Observatory. I have decided to “properly” retire this year. May I take this opportunity to thank all of you that have attended the photography courses at the New Forest … Continue reading
It appears that people do not go to the Image Agency/Gallery page before requesting images (usually free of charge). Please note – no images are available “free of charge” irrespective of the use to be made of them, so please … Continue reading
As there are virtually no hours of darkness over the next couple of months – this is the time of year to clean up the observatory. Clean the fibreglass dome, repaint the decking, Hoover out the observatory, make sure the … Continue reading
Got today’s EPOD with a Sky 90 array image of Coddington’s nebula (actually a faint diffuse galaxy) in Ursa Major. Over 17-hours of Sky 90 data went into creating this image.
As we are now in Galaxy season it is appropriate to choose a Galaxy image from the New Forest Observatory archives. So for the May 2019 Image of the Month I have chosen a Canon 200mm lens plus Trius M26C … Continue reading
Please note that there will be no VAT on courses from April 2019 – so the price you see is the price you pay – no VAT added.
Got today’s EPOD Encore with an image of an uncurled fern and a fractal which bears it a striking resemblance.
Image of the Month for April is the recent very deep capture of Coddington’s Nebula (a galaxy) in Ursa Major. This image has the added bonus of a Carbon star in the bottom left hand corner.
This is a 2-framer using the Canon 15mm fisheye lens on the Canon 5D MkII from last night. I Rotated the camera when the ISS reached the Zenith (the gap) and then merged the two frames together.