Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Saturn, Lagoon and Trifid Nebulae 22nd August 2016


DBK21 Imaging Source Camera, 6 Inch Skywatcher Matsukov and 5X Televue Powermate.  1000 frames taken at 15 FPS, processed in Registax.

Modified Canon 450D,6 Inch Skywatcher Matsukov,Eyepiece Camera Projection Adaptor(Prime Focus)   5x2min exposures stacked and processed in Nebulosity and some tweeking in Canon DDP.


Modified Canon 450D,6 Inch Skywatcher Matsukov,Eyepiece Camera Projection Adaptor(Prime Focus)   5x2min exposures stacked and processed in Nebulosity and some tweeking in Canon DDP.

Sunday, January 10, 2016

January 9th 2016 Clarendon Astronomy Night


Eta Carinae



Running Chicken Nebula


Wednesday, June 10, 2015

A Day at The Dish

Welcome to the Dish!



The Dish with the original receiving cabin in the foreground to the right.



The Dish from the Garden.

Driving in to the Dish from the road at 300mm maximum zoom.

 The Dish and the Moon (mid to top left).

 Driving out from the Dish from the road at 300mm maximum zoom.

Back to the The Dish at Night with some star trails even though cloudy!

Two Nights at Ororal Valley Tracking Station

 Scott light painting his name.  Note to Self...paint letters back to front to see right way round with camera!  Taken at Ororal Valley Campsite.

 Scott whirling red headlight torch on the end of a scarf taken at Ororal Valley Campsite.

 The Emu in the Southern Sky with red light painted onto branches in the foreground  taken at Ororal Valley Campsite.

 Antares and surrounding nebulosity taken at Ororal Valley Campsite.

 Michael(Myself), Scott and Emiel at the 9 Metre Antenna Pad.

 Scott and the Magellanic Clouds at the Operations Building.

 15 Minute Star Trails at the Operations Building.

 Star Trails and Light Painting at the Minitrack Control Building.

Minitrack Antenna Pad with Constellation Orion.