Jan 7

YouTube Channel

For presenting my first retrospective video (and PixInsight tutorials and probably other things…) I just created a YouTube channel! From now on the current retrospective video will be played on my blog homepage / slideshow page. I hope I’ll find out how to control the audio… 😉 If you enjoy it, like it and/or subscribe to […]

Jan 4

2016 retrospective

My 2016 retrospective… ok, with one exception… the Monkey Head Nebula 🙂 All images taken with: Star Adventurer and Lacerta MGEN2 Canon EOS 70D(a) Canon EF 400mm f/5.6L Canon EF 200mm f/2.8L with Kenko 1.4x Converter (Cygnus Loop)

Jul 8

Lightning, 2015/07/08

After a next hot summer day very heavy storms were predicted for this night. And yes, it was huge! So many lightning 🙂  

Jul 2

Ursa Major

Ursa Major (Great Bear) Previous shot of Ursa Major with exposure time 18 x 6s at ISO800

May 30

East Sky, 2015/05/28

Again I shot series of images of the sky to stack them later. The second image was exposed too long. 13 seconds was too much for this low angle. The first shooting angle was about 50° (declination), the second somewhere about 5°. Direction: East / South East  

May 29

East sky, 2015/05/27

Last night I shot with ISO800 instead of ISO1600 (like in the past days). Also I shot a whole series of 5-10 photos to stack them later. The result is realy nice 🙂 To stack the photos I use the freeware Deep Sky Stacker. Direction: North East