SvBony SV105 Planetary and Lunar Imaging Camera
So I’m starting to image in earnest with my Celestron EdgeHD 8 which up to this point has mainly had visual observation duty. Still working out some kinks in the guiding set-up with the OAG (before it was worse with a guide scope). First up was a quick shot of the Crescent Moon that was […]
So I’ve been wanting to give Narrowband Imaging a try for a while, as I live under dark skies its not necessary but a few directions do have far off light bubbles and in the winter they are about a magnitude worse due to the ground being covered in snow. So I decided to “dip […]
So with the Moon being the only thing I can image these days (these shot was during the late afternoon) as it seems to be cloudy every night… I decided to try a second sharpness lunar test. So, here is the scenario. Both Images were taken at the same time (give or take 5 minutes […]
How far are you willing to go for Bortle 1 Dark Skies and Viewing Areas?
Orion is finally rising up to a point where I can start to image, however not an ideal position (as I’m shooting around a radio tower placement) and when I was looking at the images in Pixinsight Blink (helps me determine if a photo got haze or to much motion) I saw several streaks across […]
The Auriga Constellation is a Smorgasbord of Deep Space Objects!
Its third quarter moon so there is some astronomical twilight that ended up with clear skies so I decided to open the North Shore Observatory for a few hours and gather some star light; its been a while as I’ve been travelling and weather has not been cooperative recent. First target is my next project […]
While I have a nice astronomy setup there is always room for improvements with the right amount of capital expenditures. People always ask me about the gear I have but never where I see my gear going, so this is more for my own benefit but also showing how this hobby is always about continued […]
Its been cloudy the last few days and quickly moving towards a full moon so I decided to take a page out of AstroBackYard and revisit some older data. Looking though my archives for images which could use a some work I found this photo from January 1st 2019 of the Orion Nebula (Messier 42). […]