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2 hours ago
Incredible image by Evan Leith over on the Maine Coast using the Star-Adventurer ⭐️
Evan describes his experience below: (We love it! )
It may seem silly but this was a night I’ll never forget. Got some good photos, but what I’ll remember is the good vibes and company. I tend to shoot alone at night. Honestly I think it’s because I feel more free being able to go where I want to, and at my own pace. No headlamps spilling into my shots. Etc. This year I’m just trying to enjoy my time more while out shooting, not getting locked behind the back of my camera and not getting annoyed or angry if “things don’t go my way.” It did use to be a problem I had, but I’m working on being more present and experiencing more of my surroundings. It was really nice spending a night with some cool dudes, thanks for the good memories guys 👌🏼🌌
Canon 6Dii & Canon 16-35 f2.8
4 x 120s f3.5 ISO 1600 @ 16mm
Sky (Tracked, Skywatcher Star Adventurer)
2 x 120s f4 ISO 1600 @ 16mm
Processed in Photoshop.
1 day ago
Great image from by www.instagram.com/mos_astro/
Taken with the EQ6-R PRO! 🤩✨✨
Captured over a few nights, here is my first HaRGB image. It's the iconic Lagoon Nebula which is starting to rise late in the evening as Milky Way season gets underway.
4 hours of Ha and 3 hours RGB. Processed in AstroPixelProcessor and Pixinsight.
Scope: William Optics GT81-II F/5.9, WO Flat6A-iii , DeepSkyDad Autofocuser
Mount: EQ6-R PRO
Imaging camera: ZWO ASI1600MM with matching ZWO 36mm filters and 7 slot filter wheel
Guiding: WO 50mm guide scope with a ZWO 290mm guide camera
Pixel scale 2.04 arc/s
Location: Wellington, New Zealand - Bortle 4 skies
2 days ago
"What lies beyond" by Thomas P. Photography
This shot was inspired by one Hayao Miyazaki’s masterpiece: ‘Laputa, The Castle in The Sky’, and especially the final scene of the movie. If you haven’t seen it already, go check it out!
Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer
Nikon D7000, Sigma 150mm f2.8
3 days ago
Astro with RoRo shot this incredible image with the SkyWatcher EQ6-R Pro
At the end of our suns life, it will shed its outer layers as it runs low on fuel to burn. Shortly after, it will collapse into hot white dwarf and the intense heat and radiation will ionize the expanding shell causing these beautiful, and mournful displays of colours and shapes.
This stars death shell has expanded up to 1.5 light years from the origin star still visible at the center. If this were our solar system, it would have swallowed all the planets and traveled over 2,000 times farther away than Pluto.
SkyWatcher 190mm MakNewt
SkyWatcher EQ6-R Pro
ZWO ASI294MC Pro
ZWO 60mm Guidescope
ZWO ASI290MM Mini
IDAS D2 LPS Filter
375 x 45s @ 120 Gain & -10C
50 x dark frames
1 superbias frame
Stacked & edited in Pixinsight
Final tweaks in Adobe Lightroom & Photoshop
4 days ago
Brad Michelbach captured 3 hours and 15 minutes of data from with his EQ6-R Pro
Check out his work here: www.instagram.com/bradmichelbach/
Lagoon and Trifid Nebula 🌌
Near the heart of our galaxy, massive stars embedded within giant interstellar gas clouds emit large amounts of ultraviolet light, ionizing the gasses and causing them to glow brightly 🌟🌞🌠
Lagoon has a special place in my heart since it was the first DSO I had ever edited from a first year Astronomy practical 5y ago 😁
Feels good to image it for myself this time!
96*120s unguided (3h 15m)