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Monthly Archives: March 2017
I saw on the Sky 6 that there were 3 bright asteroids in Leo, namely 16 Psyche, 29 Amphitrite and 62 Erato. So when I processed the data this morning and only saw 2 I wondered what was wrong. Checked … Continue reading
Processed to show the dark tendrils that permeate all dense star regions:
A 200mm lens 2-framer taken over 2 nights this week – Procyon & Gomeisa in Canis Minor.
Found I had this one on the hard drive while processing last night’s Procyon data. This is the bright star just above Procyon – Gomeisa. 15 subs of 15-minutes taken with the Sky 90 array and M26C OSC CCDs.
No Moon and some clear sky between 8:15 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. Set up the 2 x 200mm lenses on the Procyon region for the first of 2 frames containing Procyon and Gomeisa. Got the Procyon frame and cropped it … Continue reading
A 22-degree lunar halo taken last night (09/03/2017) at 8:20 p.m. Lovely view of Orion too. Red flashing light photobombing the image was a military helicopter which was tailing another military helicopter that had NO LIGHTS showing!!
Got today’s EPOD with the recent deep Pleiades image. Thank you Jim at EPOD for continuing to publish my work.