Long time no post. I’ve been busy working out what the problem with my ZWO ASI 294MC was. Well, to cut a long story short. I uninstalled all drivers, reinstalled and… tada. Finally it is working as expected. Had a
The first day of the year was rather successful – finally a clear night. I managed to capture some open star clusters as well besides my main target Messier 42 – the Great Orion Nebula. Oh there is also a
The weather has not been nice to me since my last post. A bit of astro photography every now and then, but mostly it was clouded. Most sessions were cut short due to clouds moving in or the moon rising.
Well, October is not quite over yet, but when I look at the weather forecast and the fact that we’ll have Full Moon soon, I believe I can already post my October photos. After the Heart Nebula, the obvious choice
On July 27 we expected to see one of the astronomical highlights for the year: a total lunar eclipse. We were really unlucky with the weather. Two weeks of sunshine and then a thunderstorm cell development southeast of our location
I have been working on my photoediting workflow. Improved (I think) some of my old images, like the Rosette Nebula and the Horsehead Nebula. Also had a go at the Elephant’s Trunk Nebula, North America Nebula and the Iris Nebula.
I’ve been a busy bee making use of almost every clear night. Slowly but surely I am upgrading my equipment. Modified Canon 700D and now a new mount (iOptron iEQ 45pro). Here is a selection of photos I have been
In 2017 I got myself an iOptron SkyGuider Pro – a little travel mount which allowed me to take photos with more than only a few seconds of exposure. In addition to the mount I got myself a small William
For the third year in a row the federal armed forces celebrated the Armed Forces Day on June the 10th. At 16 sites in Germany the armed forces opened their gates to welcome visitors. In Bavaria the air transport wing