Monthly Archives: June 2015

You too can make your own high resolution deep-space images – without a telescope!

You too can make your own full-colour, high-resolution, deep-space images, just like the Tulip nebula mega-mosaic below – and you don’t even need to own a telescope. However, you do need a copy of Photoshop and a copy of Noel … Continue reading

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Tulip nebula in Cygnus – The Full Monty

I have been putting together a full-colour mega-mosaic of the Tulip nebula region in Cygnus using the wonderful DSS2 data. As this is a pretty huge mosaic you can imagine the dataset was getting a bit unwieldy – and in … Continue reading

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North America & Pelican nebulae composite

The recent 200mm/M26C data composited reasonably well with earlier 200mm/M25C data.  Unfortunately one camera was in portrait mode and the other in landscape mode – so I only got the overlapping square bit in the middle 🙁

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Earth Science Picture of the Day (EPOD)

Got today’s EPOD with a winter-to-summer solstice solargraph using a 4-inch diameter drainpipe and a piece of A4 size photopaper 🙂 Thank you Jim at EPOD for continuing to publish my work.

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North America nebula region with the Canon 200mm lens

Clear Moonless night last night and good seeing – BUT – only 3 days before the summer solstice meant that the sky never really got dark and it was perhaps a bit stupid to image a nebula rather than a … Continue reading

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Astronomical Images on Flickr

Just a reminder that you can see most of my Astronomical images on Flickr.

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Do you need high-speed Xenon flash for your advertising photoshoot?

If you need to hire high-power high-speed Xenon flashguns for your next photo-assignment then check Xenon Flash out 🙂

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The megaWASP array does Arcturus

A couple of nights ago with a full Moon I took some Arcturus data with the 3 x Sky 90s. I combined the recent data with some taken a while back and came up with this result 🙂

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