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Hessle Foreshore photograph 26th March 2017

Both light conditions and still waters on the Humber combined to give a lovely effect. Used my trusty old Canon EOS 1100D + Tamron 70-300mm lens to take this image. RAW file, 100ISO at f8. In DPP I darkened the … Continue reading

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KLM 747 airplane photo. 15th March 2017

Delighted with this wide field image of a KLM 747 at 32,000ft heading to Chicago. Used my trusty Canon EOS 1100D + Tamron 70-300mm lens at 300mm. ISO 100, f6.3 at 400th second. RAW file edited in DPP where I … Continue reading

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Airbus A340 photograph 15th March 2017

Took this image of an Airbus A340 on a bright clear day with lovely dark background sky. It was at 34,000ft heading to San Jose. Equipment used Canon EOS 1100D Tamron 70-300mm at 300mm f6.3 , 400th second. RAW file … Continue reading

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Tal Klevsov Lunar image 7th March 2017

Used a Tal Klevsov 8″ (200mm) with a Canon EOS 1100D to take this photo of the Moon. One thing about this telescope is the narrow field of view, so you can not get the full disc in. But an … Continue reading

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Ursa Major wide field image using an Ostara 2″ moon skyglow filter 27.2.17

In between the clouds I managed this wide field image of a section of Ursa Major. Used a Canon EOS 1100D. 30 seconds at 18mm. ISO 3200, RAW file and mounted on the Visionary VT70 tripod. So how did I … Continue reading

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Gemini wide field using Ostara Moon Skyglow filter 27.2.17

Took this image of the Gemini area using a Canon EOS 1100D with an Ostara 2″ moon / skyglow filter simply resting on the lens. Camera settings were 18mm , 3200 ISO, 30 seconds at f4. RAW file used. There … Continue reading

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M45 Pleiades image taken with a Celestron Travelscope-70 21035

I took this image of M45 the Pleiades through a Celestron Travelscope-70 and a Canon EOS 1100D body. The mount was a Skywatcher HEQ5. Was not very well polar aligned, so kept exposure to 20 seconds to avoid star trailing. … Continue reading

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The summer triangle image. Altair, Deneb and Vega

A canon EOS 1100D (un-modded) was used to take this image of the summer triangle, that includes the 3 bright stars Vega, Deneb and Altair in the constellations of Lyra, Cygnus and Aquila. This image was taken in heavily light … Continue reading

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Image of M35 and NGC 2158 taken with a Celestron Travelscope-70

This lovely image of M35 and NGC 2158 was taken with a Celestron Travelscope-70 and a Canon 1100D at prime focus on a Skywatcher HEQ5 mount. Single 8 second exposure at 6400 ISO. The RAW file was sharpened and adjusted … Continue reading

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Moon image through Tal 4 inch refractor by Northern Optics. 18th November 2015

The image of the Moon to the right was taken by Northern OpticsĀ using a Canon 1100d prime focus through a Tal 4″ refractor ..Rather than use stacking software, I took a series of images in RAW file and picked out … Continue reading

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