It is currently Sun Mar 29, 2015 2:39 pm

News News of Astro imaging

Site map of Astro imaging » Forum : Astro imaging

Some images I managed over the holidays.

I think I managed to get out 3 times over the Christmas holiday but only managed to get a couple of imaging attempts in, one of them was on a really windy night so I were surprised to have got anything.

Firstly the international space station taken on Christmas eve, there was a gap in the clouds at just the right time so into the field I went with my Canon 1000D & tripod. It ...
Read more : Some images I managed over the holidays. | Views : 901 | Replies : 1

Christmas Morning Moon.

Merry Christmas everyone!!

Taken using a 6"SCT manually tracked on an EQ5 & taken using a 1000D 100 subs processed in PIPP then stacked in Registax.

Read more : Christmas Morning Moon. | Views : 501 | Replies : 1

Driver(s) for SPC880 on Windows 7

My laptop has just been up(down??)graded to Windows 7 and I need to reinstall some drivers.

For Windows XP the driver was called something containing "VK" but I didn't check before the upgrade and silly me is "clouded out" on my webcam.

Can anyone advise, please?

Read more : Driver(s) for SPC880 on Windows 7 | Views : 481 | Replies : 0

My first comet image - ISON

Imaged on the morning of Tuesday 19th Nov 2013 from mid New Forest, during the small window of opportunity between ISON rising above the ESE horizon & the pre-dawn light, oh, & to make matters worse in was only a few days away from a full moon, but cloud had scuppered prior opportunities. It was probably one of the hardest targets & conditions I've faced since starting astro in 2011. I even had to turn ...
Read more : My first comet image - ISON | Views : 766 | Replies : 3

Just a little moonie 14-11-13

I haven't posted in a while so thought I'd post my recent image of the moon. I don't often do much in the way of lunar imaging as I tend to do more planetary or DSO imaging. I had a look outside so I quickly mounted the scope a Celestron C80ED on an old manual EQ5 mount & connected up the Canon 1000D. I fired off 50 images, stacked & processed them in Photoshop. I ...
Read more : Just a little moonie 14-11-13 | Views : 628 | Replies : 0

3 more from Oct 30th

Time 06:28UT



Read more : 3 more from Oct 30th | Views : 642 | Replies : 0

Jupiter Oct 30th Sky watcher 300p

Reasonable seeing on the 30th though dew once again making my secondary lose its impact. As such higher gain is needed. These are straight RGBs which look more natural than the versions with red lums. That's what I like the most about these processes the natural Feel. See if you agree. Thanks
Time 05:40 UT

Different process and Colour balance

Read more : Jupiter Oct 30th Sky watcher 300p | Views : 2051 | Replies : 5

Jupiter on Oct 7th

Hi Guys here's some early shots using a 12" Skywatcher Newtonian. The results seem very promising as the secondary was nearly completely dewed over when these were taken
Equipment was SW 300p ( blue tube ) NEQ6 mount. DMK21AU618.AS Camera. Astronomik Type2 RGB Filters

A colour RRGB resized to 1.5 then slight downsized time was 03:28UT Oct 7th


More natural rendition. less saturation. larger downsize

Read more : Jupiter on Oct 7th | Views : 1612 | Replies : 2

A couple of images from my new scope


Recently got a new scope a TS65 Quad and these are some shots using the QHY8L and eventually a level of guiding.

California Nebula






Read more : A couple of images from my new scope | Views : 4313 | Replies : 0

AR11801 and the earth..

Taken 31 July with the C8 and 1.5x barlow. I put the earth in to scale. :)

Read more : AR11801 and the earth.. | Views : 3517 | Replies : 1


Login  •  Register


Total posts 127921 • Total topics 19092 • Total members 138931