I had to catch this one early this morning, before the clouds reasserted themselves. 17 1-minute exposures stacked in Deep Sky Stacker, processed in GIMP. Quite possibly the last images I’ll take with an iPhone 6. M42 and M43
Conditions weren’t perfect last night, but the clouds were scattered enough for me to capture this shot of The Ring Nebula in Lyra.
I had a great time being other people at Island Shakespeare Festival this summer. Not only was it the highlight of my acting comeback thus far, but it was also a chance to enjoy much darker skies than I have at home. Here are some of my favorites, now all collected in one place. All… Continue reading Astronomy Pics From The Summer
I’m still processing last week’s shots. Here’s what I have so far.
My God, it’s full of stars. These are the Small Sagittarius Star Cloud (top) and the Double Cluster in Perseus (bottom). A little window into the neighboring arms of our galaxy.
I’m still working on the narrowband images for the nebulae I imaged last week. (Higher learning curve with a color camera than I expected. I may need more GIMP plug-ins.) So here’s Jupiter from 7/11. Io is to its right and close, with its shadow falling across the northern equatorial belt of the giant planet,… Continue reading Astronomy Picture of the Week