Animals in the sky (NGC2244)

Location of photo
Pioz, Guadalajara, Spain
Date/Time of photo
16 January, 2016
TS 115 Triplet APO Refractor, NEQ6 Pro II tuning belts, IDAS LPS, Atik460ex Mono and Baader HaRGB Filters
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Álvaro Ibáñez Pérez


My name is Álvaro Ibáñez Pérez. I’m a Spanish astrophotographer, from Madrid. In 2012 I bought my first telescope (70/700 achromatic refractor) and my first Canon DSLR camera and I started taking pictures of the sky, something I’ve been doing ever since. Currently, I have a Takahashi FSQ106EDX telescope, a Takahashi EM400 mount and a monochromatic Atik 460ex CCD camera. I constantly avoid the light pollution from my city, Madrid, so I usually travel more than 200km away from home to capture quality photographs.
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