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Perseus at 50mm
After a Thanksgiving Day of clouds yesterday, I happened to glance at my Clear Skies app and saw that the skies would clear at 8:00PM, so I jumped into my new Carhartt insulated overalls and headed out. It was warm enough that I didn’t need the overalls, but they were comfortable.… Read the rest
Posted in Astronomy, Photography Tagged 50mm, Astronomy Tools, Perseus, Photoshop, Pleiades, Taurus Leave a comment
Leveling up my post-processing with StarNet++
The other night I posted an image of Cassiopeia that I banged out very quickly in Sequator and The GIMP. Over the last few nights, I have re-run those images through Astro Pixel Processor as a way of getting better acquainted with that tool and its huge amount of features.… Read the rest
Posted in Astronomy, Photography Tagged 50mm, APP, Astro Pixel Processor, astrophotography, Cassiopeia, leveling up, post-processing, StarNet++ Leave a comment
Finally caught M31 and M33 together. Plus Cassiopeia with M103
I finally got a good shot of M31 and M33! So happy.
I have a much larger version, should you be interested. In that one, you can see that I was starting to capture the arms of M33, but I really like the spikes on Mirach (the star in the center of the picture).… Read the rest
Posted in Astronomy, Photography Tagged 50mm, Cassiopeia, clear skies, M103, M31, M33, New Moon, Sequator 1 Comment
M31 and M33 again
Revisited the sky last night after a period of inactivity due to rain, snow, clouds, and/or cold. It was nice to be outside again. Tried to get M31 and M33 in the same shot.
Because I was unable to see my two main targets, I was unable to properly frame the shot.… Read the rest
Posted in Astronomy, Photography Tagged 50mm, clouds, M31, M33, StarLink Leave a comment
Triangulum Galaxy at 50mm
M33, the Triangulum Galaxy, or the Pinwheel Galaxy, and its neighborhood at 50mm.
If the sky stays clear, I am going to try again tonight at 100mm. I knew nothing about this galaxy yesterday. Now I know that it is the second brightest object that we can see with our naked eyes (under extremely awesome dark sky conditions) that is outside of our own galaxy.… Read the rest
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Andromeda at 50mm, again
Went out on the 14th and took a quick 470 pictures of a blank spot in the sky. Actually, they were 4 seconds a piece, so just over a 30 minute exposure. Stopped down to f/2.8 and tried out reducing to ISO 640.… Read the rest
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Andromeda at 50mm
This is from a session that I did back on Sept 25, using the 50mm f/1.8 prime lens. Been banging my head against it in Deep Sky Stacker, Siril, and Sequator for the stacking and pre-processing, and then finishing up with The GIMP for post-processing.… Read the rest
Posted in Astronomy, Photography Tagged 50mm, Andromeda, Astro Pixel Processor, Bahtinov mask, FarPoint Astro Leave a comment
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