willem123 - May Wide Field Winner
Posted 02 June 2013 - 10:27 AM
24mm at F2.8
May 6, 2013 2:20 PM, N
30 Seconds at 1600 ISO
Includes Eta Aquarids meteor
As you all know, the Milky Way Galaxy is a spiral galaxy and when you look at the 'Milky Way', you actually look in the direction of one or more of the spiral arms of the Milky Way Galaxy. The Sagittarius region, bottom left, is in the direction of the center, the bulge, of our galaxy.
5x270sec. subs and darks, Canon 10-22mm ultra wide angle lens, Modified Canon 1100D(T3), EQ6 Mount guided with Celestron Nexguide.
Location: Mokolo Dam Nature Reserve, South-Africa.
Larger version: http://astrob.in/42210/
Milky Way Over Cabana by liamobrien28, on Flickr
Taken at SPACE Lodge
Here is a shot I took recently on an astronomy trip to Chile:
Camera: Canon 650D
Lens: Kit 18-55, 18mm at F/4
Post: Lightroom 4
Posted 10 June 2013 - 12:43 PM
Posted 11 June 2013 - 01:08 AM
Target for July: M16 and M17 both in one frame.
Skywatcher 120 ED pro refractor; SW EQ6 Synscan mount;
Celestron Nexstar 8SE SCT; Tasco 90mm refractor;
Modified Canon 1100D (T3); Canon 550D (T2i);
Canon 10-22mm Ultra wide angle lens; Canon 18-55mm kit lens;
Canon EF 70-200mm F2.8 L USM Lens.
Celestron Nexguide autoguider.
Posted 11 June 2013 - 06:03 PM