III: Astrophotography

May 10, 2019
Marek, M108 and the Owl Nebula
25 Separate 58 Second Light Frames Stacked to 24 minutes and 10 seconds
25 Dark Frames, 30 Bias Frames, 33 Flat Frames
Canon SL2, f/5.6, 250mm Lens, ISO 1600
Stacked with DeepSkyStacker 4.1.1 and processed in GIMP 2.10

January 20, 2019
Total Lunar Eclipse
Canon SL2, f/5.6, 250mm, Various ISO
Edited and Processed in GIMP 2.10
2019 Total Lunar Eclipse

December 11, 2018
Comet Wirtanen
75 Separate 11 Second Exposures Staked to 13 Minutes and 45 Seconds
30 Dark Frames, 30 Bias Frames
Canon SL2, f/4, 18mm, ISO 3200
Stacked with DeepSkyTracker 3 and processed with GIMP 2.10

December 11, 2018
Pleiades Star Cluster
75 Separate 11 Second Exposures Staked to 13 Minutes and 45 Seconds
30 Dark Frames, 30 Bias Frames
Canon SL2, f/4, 18mm, ISO 3200
Stacked with DeepSkyTracker 3 and processed with GIMP 2.10
Pleiades Star Cluster

September 3, 2018
Venus
Orion Xt8i, Canon SL2, T-Ring Adapter, 2x Barlow, Prime Focus
1080p, 60fps, 1/320 Shutter Speed, ISO 100
Processed with PiPP 2, AutoStakkert 2 and Registax 6

September 2, 2018
Mars
Orion Xt8i, Canon SL2, T-Ring Adapter, 2x Barlow, Prime Focus
1080p, 60fps, 1/60 Shutter Speed, ISO 200
Processed with PiPP 2, AutoStakkert 2 and Registax 6

August 24/25, 2018
Tracking Sunspots
Celestron EclipSmart Solar Telescope, iPhone X
1080p Video Frame Capture Edited in Photoshop Elements 6

June 29/30, 2018
Copernicus Crater
Orion Xt8i, Canon SL2, T-Ring Adapter, 2x Barlow, Prime Focus
1080p, 60fps, 1/125 Shutter Speed, ISO 400
Processed with Pipp 2, Autostakkert 2, Registax 6 and Photoshop Elements 6
Copernicus Crater

Jupiter, Io and Europa
Orion Xt8i, Canon SL2, T-Ring Adapter, 2x Barlow, Prime Focus
1080p, 60fps, 1/60 Shutter Speed, ISO 400
Processed with PiPP 2, AutoStakkert 2 and Registax 6

Saturn
Orion Xt8i, Canon SL2, T-Ring Adapter, 2x Barlow, Prime Focus
1080p, 60fps, 1/125 Shutter Speed, ISO 3200
Processed with PiPP 2, AutoStakkert 2 and Registax 6
Saturn

June 28, 2018
Jupiter
Orion Xt8i, Canon SL2, T-Ring Adapter, 2x Barlow, Prime Focus
1080p, 60fps, 1/60 Shutter Speed, ISO 400
Processed with PiPP 2, AutoStakkert 2 and Registax 6
Jupiter
June 8, 2018
Saturn
Orion Xt8i, 6mm Zhumell Planetary Eyepiece
iPhoneX, Filming at 1080p, 60 FPS, 2x Optical and 3x Digital Zoom
Total Magnification: 1200x
Edited with Registax 6 and Adobe Premiere Elements 6

June, 6, 2018
Jupiter, Europa and Io
Orion XT8i, 6mm Zhumell Planetary Eyepiece
iPhoneX, Filming at 1080p, 60 FPS, 2x Optical Zoom
Total Magnification: 400x
Edited with Registax 6 and Adobe Premiere Elements 6

February 2, 2018
Orion and Flame Nebulae
Canon SL2, 85 Separate 4 Second Exposures Staked into 5 Minutes and 40 Seconds,
f/5.6, 55mm, ISO 3200
Processed with DeepSkyTracker 3
Enhanced with Adobe Premiere Elements 2018Picture saved with settings embedded.Picture saved with settings embedded.

January 20, 2018
Orion Nebula
Canon SL2, 19 Separate 4 Second Exposures Stacked into 76 Seconds,
f/5.6, 55mm, ISO 1600
Processed with DeepSkyStacker 3
Enhanced with Adobe Premiere Elements 6.0

December 27, 2017
Orion Nebula
Canon SL2, 4 Seconds, f/5.6, 55mm, ISO 3200
Enhanced with Digital Photo Professional 4
IMG_07791IMG_07792IMG_07793

December 11, 2017
Andromeda Galaxy
Canon SL2, 15 Seconds, f/4, 18mm, ISO 800
Enhanced with Adobe Premiere Elements 6.0
IMG_0512 Enhanced

Cropped Image of Andromeda
IMG_0512 Enhanced and Cropped

Star Field
Canon SL2, 10 Seconds, f/4, 18mm, ISO 800
Enhanced with Adobe Premiere Elements 6.0
IMG_0534 Enhanced

December 10, 2017
Pleiades Open Star Cluster
Canon SL2, 8 Seconds, f/5.6, 55mm, ISO 1600
Pleiades Open Star Cluster

December 3, 2017
The Moon
Canon SL2, 1/640 Second, f/5.6 55mm, ISO 100
IMG_0108

Cropped and enhanced image with Adobe Photoshop Elements 6.0
IMG_0108 Edit 1

Advertisements