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Astrophotography


Nebulae


Sky-Watcher Newton 200


Comet

  • Comet 46P/Wirtanen

    I’ve taken some 45 seconds exposures (ISO 800, for about one hour, with some delay between each photo) from my backyard and then I made this timelapse. Since the comet was really fast (long focal length, 1000, and APS-C sensor), I had to delete several frames, so the video has only 19 frames, manually processed in Astro Pixel Processor and…


Review


Tips


Sky-Watcher EvoStar 72

  • California Nebula

    My first attempt to a wide nebula with an apochromatic telescope: the EvoStar 72. Good but disappointing result: the object is itself very bright but has few details, while the photo has a great noise-to-signal ratio even if I took only six frames. I wouldn’t buy this telescope, and I’ll explain why.


Galaxies


Moon