Monthly Archives: February 2008

Ponies and Stars

I felt like imaging something a bit different last night. My full astro setup is currently dismantled whilst undergoing a PC upgrade and the skies partially cleared during the evening. So out I went with camera & static tripod. Now Orion is usually a really nice widefield at this...

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Lunar Eclipse – Part III

I decided to make a final montage, showing the moon in it’s various eclipse states. Click here to view the image. Hope you enjoy it, I’m going to put the picture as a big poster on my wall 🙂   Technorati tags: Lunar, Eclipse, Poster

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Lunar Eclipse Feb '08 – Part II

As promised here is a larger view of the moon at totality; just click on the image to see the large version.   Click image for a larger view … CameraOpticsFocal LengthFocal RatioISOAutoguiding?SubsTotal Exposure Canon 40D (unmodified)Canon 500 f4 L IS + 1.4 extender700mmf81250No14s   An eclipse of the...

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Lunar Eclipse Feb '08 – Montage Images

Well after expecting a cloudy night, we were extremely lucky and the skies partially cleared for almost 2 hours. I still had to shoot through hazy cloud and that was when it was good conditions. A shower of rain caused coats to be thrown over the equipment but we...

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The Moon – before the eclipse

Well seeing as my galaxy imaging has been interrupted by a beautiful full moon, I decided to take a shot of the moon. If you’re not already aware of it, we’re expecting an eclipse tomorrow night – about 3am (GMT) Thursday morning. Of course I’m forecast a cloudy night...

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