Category Archives: Wide fields

The Scorpius (the Scorpion)

The Scorpius (the Scorpion) region

A dusty star field of the constellation Scorpius (the Scorpion).

 The Scoroius

Date:
June 2015
Location:
Bateleur Nature Reserve/South Africa
CCD:
Canon 6D (mod)
Scope:
Zeiss Sonnar APO 135mm F2 @F3.5
Mount:
Astrotrac
Processing:
Photoshop, Pixinsight, MaximDL

Vela (the Ship’s Sails) SNR Region

The Vela Supernova Remnant region

A dusty star field of the constellation Vela (the Ship’s Sails).

 The Vela Supernova Remnant region

Date:
June 2015
Location:
Bateleur Nature Reserve/South Africa
CCD:
Canon 6D (mod)
Scope:
Zeiss Sonnar APO 135mm F2 @F3.5
Mount:
Astrotrac
Processing:
Photoshop, Pixinsight, MaximDL

Scutum (the Shield) Region

Milky Way in Scutum (the Shield) from Bateleur Nature Reserve (South Africa)

The Scutum star field.

 The Scutum star field from Bateleur Nature Reserve (South Africa)

Date:
June 2016
Location:
Bateleur Nature Reserve, South Africa
CCD:
Canon 6D (mod)
Scope:
Carl Zeiss Sonnar APO 135mm L2 @F3.5
Mount:
Astrotrac
Exposure
50 min total
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop

Aquila (the Eagle) Region

Milky Way in Aquila (the Eagle) from Bateleur Nature Reserve (South Africa)

The Aquila star field.

 The Aquila starfield from Bateleur Nature Reserve (South Africa)

Date:
June 2016
Location:
Bateleur Nature Reserve, South Africa
CCD:
Canon 6D (mod)
Scope:
Carl Zeiss Sonnar APO 135mm L2 @F3.5
Mount:
Astrotrac
Exposure
2 panel mosaic 50-100 min each
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop

Aurora Borealis from Poland

Aurora Borealis on 17-18 March 2015

Aurora Borealis over Northen Poland.

 Aurora Borealis over Poland

Date:
March 2015
Location:
Lomianki near Warsaw
CCD:
Canon 6D (modified)
Scope:
Canon 8-15mm L @F4
Mount:
Tripod
Exposure
14x5s
Processing:
MaximDL, Photoshop, Pixinsight