Dec 27

Retrospective 2021

It was a short year (weather…), but I’ve enough images for a new restrospective 🙂 After a 3 year break I upgraded my equipment with a new mount, the iOptron GEM28. After a few problems I’m very happy with it now. Time to upgrade also the optics! Next year for sure 😉 So, I hope […]

Nov 29

Bad Weather… Affiliate Links

Since 3 weeks continuous bad weather… it’s so annoying! After shooting the California Nebula there were not a single clear night. But that’s (unfortunately) part of this hobby 😉 Affiliate Links So, in the mean time I registered as affiliate partner on Really cool they offer this. Besides, is my preferred astro […]

Jan 7

2017 Retrospective

I wish everyone clear skies for 2018! Hopefully the weather will be much better than 2017 😉

Oct 12

Retrospective 2016-2017

Thank you very much for more than 7000 views on my both retrospective videos!!! Retrospective 2017 Part II is in progress and will be online soon! Meanwhile enjoy 2016 and 2017 Part I:

May 19


I just found a really, really great deep sky objects browser on the net. The idea of my own DSO calendar was very similar. But that page is incredible and what I searched for a long time 🙂 So I decided to remove my calendar and share that great page with you: Telescopius Register for […]

Apr 28

Anniversary special

Exactly 2 years ago I created this blog and posted my first image. Because of this “birthday” my tought was that I’ll share something with you. Maybe someone of you are interested to see how my acquired raw material looks unprocessed… so here is a little present: Give Away Download Rosette Nebula raw files package. All files directly […]

Apr 5

Iridium Flare

I found an Iridium Flare on one single image from my last session shooting M 63 Sunflower Galaxy. No idea which satellite this could be… all databases I’ve found on the net have no satellite listed for this time and position… Date: March 30, 2017, 21:33h CEST Details Here are 3 consecutive raw images:

Feb 3

Time Lapses 2015-2016

My first few time lapses taken in 2015 and 2016. I always used Auto WB. The next time lapses I’ll do with a fixed WB (Hope for less flickering), and at night…