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The Moon with a DSLR again

Astronomy can be a big leveller at times, but for a change I really think I was close to the limit of what I can do with a DSLR only:

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2018 Summary

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Rosette Nebula

Typically it has been cloudy over the last couple of weeks while the moon has been out of the way. On the 13/14th January it clears but there is a half moon around!!! :( I waited until midnight, and moonset.

I wanted to take some long exposures of the Rosette Nebula (Cluster - NGC2244. Nebula - NGC2237). The Rosette is a large, but very faint nebula in ...
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Cancer, featuring the Beehive widefield

Conditions were poor, with cloud ruining most frames but I rescued 26 and stacked them. To the bottom left, the sickle of the constellation of Leo is partly visible.

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Taurus

Owing to cloud, I only managed 126 frames. DSLR at 35mm focal length, ISO 6400 and 15 seconds exposure.


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The Sun

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First Astro Photo - M57

It's been clear all day here then it clouded up when I got home!!! I set up anyway to try the new usb hub. Then it cleared so I aligned the mount and pointed the telescope at M57.

Here's my first proper astro photo:

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10 x Lights, 10 sec, iso 1600, (was going to be more but the clouds came back!) 10 x Darks, 10 x ...
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Blast from the Past

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Blast from the past

#TheMoon April 26th 2013:

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127mm Maksutov and DSLR at prime focus.
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