I performed some more test imaging with the ASI1600mm-cooled camera. This time I centered the telescope and camera on M31, the great Andromeda galaxy. I have imaged M31 before a few years ago using different equipment. This galaxy is a popular target at this time in the northern hemisphere when it rises high in the […]
The Eta Carinae Nebula, designated NGC 3372, is a southern hemisphere night sky object. It is quite prominent and easily visible to the unaided eye high in the south this time of year. This image is a collaboration between myself and fellow astrophotographer and friend, Ron Brecher (AstroDoc.ca) This image was featured in Skynews Magazine […]
IC 2118 The Witch Head Nebula has long been a night sky target I’ve wanted to photograph. It’s a challenging object due to how extremely faint it is and how large it is. A very wide field-of-view is needed to fit all of it in the frame. I’ve attempted to image the Witch Head Nebula […]
Movement of Comet Jacques. Taken Aug 24th, 2014 when this comet was visible in the Northern Hemisphere. Image acquired from my driveway in Kitchener, Ontario. And this is an image of the comet only I processed the same 40min of data to freeze the position of it.