NGC 7023 Iris Nebula

Finally, some more clear nights with an almost moonless night. After my last successful outing on the Pinwheel Galaxy at the end of April, I was keen to complete at least one more LRGB image before we lose astronomical darkness for the summer. I attempted Iris Nebula last summer but a lack of ability along […]

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M101 Pinwheel Galaxy in LRGB

I can’t believe it has been over 2 months since my last post. The weather here in the UK has been terrible; a combination of snow and heavy rain every day since January. I was worried that galaxy season was passing me by and so, when the weather finally broke last week, I was eager […]

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My first year in Astro Imaging

What an exciting year it’s been – my first year imaging planets, the moon and, best of all; deep sky objects! I bought my first telescope on the 18th December 2016 – a Celestron 130SLT which I planned on using purely for lunar observing. I quickly realised that I’d like to be able to image […]

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