48% Moon – January 2018

I’ve done a few full moon processes recently and, as much as I enjoy both observing and imaging the full moon, a lot of surface detail is washed out. Imaging the moon at other times, however, is a different story. As usual for my lunar imaging, I used Sharpcap’s new “seeing monitor” (beta version currently) […]

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IC 443 Jellyfish Nebula

Finally! My QHY 163m camera is back and I can image narrowband again. One of the images that first inspired me to take up astrophotography was of IC 443, The Jellyfish nebula. A friend showed me one he took last winter and it blew me away – I had never seen such detail (I was […]

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