89 Photos - Jun 29, 2012
Photo: Here is a moon shot though a 300mm lens that I took a couple weeks ago. It started rising minutes after I put my scope away for the night, so I took a few quick shots with just my camera. Photo: Picture saved with settings applied.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: This is my first attempt at solar astrophoography during the Venus transit.Photo: Photo: This is about a 200x zoom on the moon.Photo: Photo: One of my astronomy club's star parties.Photo: Photo: Photo: MarsPhoto: Photo: Photo: Cell phone camera eye + eyepiece view of the Venus transit.Photo: Blurry cell phone picture of the Venus TransitPhoto: One of my best stacked shots of Saturn to date. You can see the Cassini division.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: I was just taking random pictures of the sky and caught a meteorite!Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Picture saved with settings embedded.Photo: Picture saved with settings embedded.Photo: Photo: From last nights +Virtual Star Party. 547 stacked in registax, sharpened/tweaked in photoshop.Photo: Photo: Prime focus stack of 800 images processed in RegistaxPhoto: Picture saved with settings embedded.Photo: About 500 frames of the full moon stacked in registax and sharpened in photoshop. Photo: A zoomed in portion of the moon. about 500 images stacked/sharpened. Photo: +Jupiter 5,000 frames stacked in Registax and tweaked in photoshop. 8" Celestron Orange TubePhoto: +Jupiter 5,000 frames stacked, processed. 8" Celestron, 26mm eyepiece projection, 5x digital camera zoom. Photo: Photo: Single image of the Orion Nebula taken 1/4/13. Photo: Photo: A simple 2 (18mp) images stacked in Registax tweaked in photoshop. Photo: Photo: Picture saved with settings embedded.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Single shot full moon. Photo: Picture saved with settings embedded.Photo: Picture saved with settings embedded.Photo: Picture saved with settings applied.Photo: Jupiter over a crescent moon. Photo: M13
Singe 120 Second exposure
Celestron C8 with f/6.3 focal reducer
Sharpness, contrast and levels adjusted in lightroom. Photo: Picture saved with settings applied.Photo: 100 frames of Saturn.Photo: Picture saved with settings applied.Photo: Swan Nebula - M17
54 Minutes worth of light data from last night
18 x 3 minute lights
12 x 3 minute darks
Artificial flat
Processed in Deep Sky Stacker and Photoshop

Celestron C8/CGEM @ f/6.3
Orion Autoguider
Drink: Coke
Snack: Peanut Butter CrackersPhoto: Single image of Andromeda from last night. Photo: Picture saved with settings applied.Photo: Picture saved with settings applied.Photo: Picture saved with settings applied.Photo: Picture saved with settings applied.Photo: Jupiter from last night.

500 frames, best 75% stacked
Celestron C8 - 8" SCT
Canon T3iPhoto: Here is a stacked/processed version of M42 (Orion Nebula) shot the other night. Only about 15 minutes of light data.

Equipment:
Celestron C8@ f6.3
Celestron CGEM mount
Orion Autoguider

Stacked in deep sky stacker, levels adjusted, colors tweaked in photoshop. Photo: Photo: A recent attempt at the Lagoon Nebula

20 Minutes of light exposure time
Celestron C8 at F/6.3
Celestron CGEM mount
Canon T3i unmodified cameraPhoto: It's been some time since I've posted anything astronomy related. Here is a processed shot of Jupiter I did over the weekend. The Great Red Spot is visible along with two moon shadows and one moon.

Technical details:
Celestron C8
CGEM Mount
Unmodified Canon t3i DSLR
200 frames stack via registaxPhoto: Here is the Flame Nebula from my recent trip to a dark sky site.

Technical details:
6x4 min exposures
Stacked in DSS, stretched in photoshop
Celestron C8 with focal reducer (f6.3)
CGEM mount
Orion autoguider
Unmodified Canon t3i dslrPhoto: Picture saved with settings embedded.Photo: Picture saved with settings embedded.Photo: Picture saved with settings embedded.Photo: