Tag Archives: astrophotography

Lunar and planetary imaging, DSLR and BYE

First quarter Moon Kitchener, Ontario

Just a quick post on this. While waiting for astronomical dark I pointed the telescope and camera at the Moon and Jupiter. It was a beautiful clear evening again here in Kitchener, Ontario. Not quite as good as the previous night but still deserving of some stargazing. I haven’t had a chance to process all […]

M33 The Triangulum Galaxy

M33 Triangulum Galaxy

M33 the Triangulum Galaxy is located about 14 degrees below the famous and great Andromeda galaxy M31. The easiest way to find M33 with binoculars is to start with M31 in the FOV then slowly follow the brighter stars down, past the double star Mirach by about 7 degrees and you’ll see a small faint […]

Comet Panstarrs over Waterloo Region

Comet Panstarrs March 2013

Comet PanSTARRS over Waterloo Region (Wilmot Township) March 16, 2013 First comet of 2013 visible over Waterloo Region I had started to think this photo opportunity for Comet PanSTARRS wasn’t going to happen. The weather in my neck of the woods was not cooperating at all. The two best dates, March 12 and 13th, were […]

M31 The Andromeda Galaxy

Awarded – Skynews POW Contest Winner: 9th Annual. The M31 Andromeda Galaxy is visible with the naked eye away from city lights in darker areas on a clear night. Of course with the naked eye it doesn’t look like it does in photos, but rather a diffused, grey patch in the sky, and even more […]