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LocationScotts Valley, CA
DateAugust 28, 2007, 03:34 PDT
Equipment8" SCT @ f/6.3 prime focus, Canon 300D, 8 Second exposures @ ISO 200. Processed in Photoshop (contrast boost, unsharp mask)
Description3 phases of totality of the August 28, 2007 total lunar eclipse.
Date3:43 AM PDT, Aug.28, 2007
Equipment- Borg 76ED refractor with 0.85x focal reducer (420mm @ f5.6 effective) - Nikon D50 DSLR @ ISO200 - Vixen GP-DX mount with Sky Sensor 2000
DescriptionTaken almost mid-eclipse, the moon shows the rich reds of all the Earth's sunrises and sunsets. This was the darkest lunar eclipse I have ever seen!
PhotographerBrian A. Klimowski
Date9:50 - 12:20 UTC
EquipmentCanon 5D with 24-105 f/4L.
DescriptionProgression of lunar eclipse, images taken 5 minutes apart. Exposures ranging from 1/500s to 3 sec at f/5.0.
LocationPointe de Trévignon, Bretagne, France
DateAugust 13, 2007
EquipmentCanon 30D + Sigma 30mm f/1.4. Panorama of 13 photos of 10 s at 1600 ISO. Processed with DxO Optics and stitched with PTGui.
DescriptionIn Summer time, the Milky Way is gorgeous. From the location where I was, there is no light pollution... till Espagne, some 500 km away! In this panorama realized from 13 individual 10 s exposure, the Milky Way is visible from the horizon (Sagittarius) to the zenith (Cygnus). You can see a high definition version ( 1024x3145 pixels) by clicking here. Enjoy!
PhotographerPeter W. O'Brien
EquipmentDSI pro II behind homemade 6" f1.8 astrograph w/13nm H-alpha filter
Description4 frame mosaic, each frame represents 20 images of 2 min intgtn time. Combined and processed in PS
EquipmentSBIG STL-11000 Camera, FLI PDF focuser, Nikon 85mm f/1.8 camera lens at f/5.6, Homemade GEM.
DescriptionThis is the Dark Horse Nebula in Ophiuchus also known as the Pipe nebula. The photo also includes the colorful nebulosity around Antares in Scorpius.
LocationPetrova Gora (Croatia)
DateAugust 15th, 2007
EquipmentTelescope: Celestron C10-N f/4.7 (with Baader comma corrector) Camera: Modified Canon 300D Mount: SkyWatcher EQ-6 Guiding: Manually, SkyWatcher ED80, 2x Barlow + Baader 12.5mm microguide eyepiece Exposures: 11 x 420 sec @ ISO 800 Processing: DeepSkyStacker, PixInsight, PS CS
Date13 August 2007, 00.15 UT
EquipmentCanon EOS 5D DSLR with EF 15mm f2.8 fish-eye lens on a fixed tripod
DescriptionA montage of the brighter Perseids taken over a 2 hour period from my heavily light polluted backyard.
Equipment20mm Sigma objective, Canon Digital Rebel XT on a CG-5 mount
DescriptionA lovely night with around 80 Perseids (15 fireballs) and some Kappa Cygnids meteors during a two hours session. On this photo you can see two Perseids and one Kappa Cygnid meteor striking through the MilkyWay.
LocationMaurice, LA, USA
DateAug 6th, 2007
EquipmentTelescope: Meade SN-8 (200mm, F/4, 812mm F.L.) Mount: Atlas EQ-G w/EQMOD Camera: Hutech Modified Canon 350XT Exposure: 25x120 sec @ ISO 1600 Other Equipment: MPCC coma corrector, IDAS-LPS filter, DSI Pro guide camera, 102mm F/5 guide scope w/2x barlow. Processing: Darks, flats, offset calibration in IRIS. Post processing in PS along w/Noel Carboni's Astronomy Tools and Gradient XTerminator.
DescriptionImage of M22 taken on a hot summer night in southern Louisiana.