Monthly Archives: October 2007

Autumn – Signs & Hues

Popped out to Dolgellau last week, late afternoon was dull cloudy & wet, yet within a little over an hour, a beautiful but fleeting sunset developed. Typical changeable autumn conditions for us. The picture above is of the old bridge over the Afon Mawddach, between Dolgellau & Llanelltyd. A  fly...

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Saving the Unicorn

It’s a dark, wet & windy night outside tonight; last few nights too. No astrophotography then, and I’m almost up to date with my standard photo processing – that means I’ve had a little time to indulge myself in a hobby that I keep meaning to learn but never...

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The Orion Constellation – a photographic adventure

Orion is a large & fascinating constellation, it graces our northern skies through the winter months. This is a brief journey through some of its sights, please click on any of the images in this article, to see a larger more detailed version of that picture. The majority of...

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Galaxy NGC 891

NGC 891 is found within the constellation of Andromeda. It is a beautiful barred spiral galaxy that we view from side on. This galaxy has a Magnitude of about 10 but a surface brightness of only 13.6. With only 6 inches of aperture and imaging at f10, it was...

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Horsehead Nebula (B33) & local region

The Horsehead Nebula is located in the constellation of Orion, close to the supergiant binary Alnitak or Zeta Orionis. Orion & its molecular cloud is one of my favourite parts of the sky; so I am currently enjoying imaging this region. The second half of last week proved quite suitable to...

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