Monthly Archives: December 2007

Photographing Chromosomes

As readers of my blog will be aware, I enjoy imaging natural things. For me ” Natural World” includes the very big (like galaxies) and the really rather small (like cells). I’ve decided to include some Microscopy (or Photomicrography) in my blog, so by way of a start I...

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A Lunar Mosaic

Whilst experimenting with the SX Lodestar the other night, I decided to take a few frames of the moon which was looking particularly lovely. Using a 752×580 sized chip at 1500mm focal length I’d have a section of the moon with each frame. So I took 12 frames in...

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Infra-Red Photography

Those of you who follow my blog will remember that I enjoy infra-red photography, cf Seeing Red. I have recently acquired a digital camera that has been converted to image in a broader spectrum than our visible one. It is sensitive from 300nm UV to 1100nm IR; by using...

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M51 & NGC5195, The Whirlpool revisited

Messier 51, The Whirlpool Galaxy, rates as one of my favourite galaxies to image. The gravitational interactions between the two galaxies have created a beautiful spectacle.  Below is my most recent image, but first some of the image background: I am in the process of providing our mount with...

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