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’m still processing last week’s shots. Here’s what I have so far.
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
Neil and I set up my telescope in his backyard to catch the conjunction of Jupiter and Venus last night. I must say that taking pictures through a telescope with an iPhone, manually, is a pain in the ass. Here’s the best shot we got. Jupiter’s on top. We got some nice long looks at… Continue reading Close Encounter