Planetary Images

  • Mercury/Moon/Venus Conjunction 18/07/2015

    A conjunction of Mercury, The Moon & Venus. Taken with the Nikon Coolpix P900 f/3.5 1sec iso800, adjust in Photoshop. Earthshine can be seen lighting the shadow area of the moon, caused by light reflecting off the earth.

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  • Mars 28/09/2020

    Taken with the C8 HD Edge, ASSI224MC, 25mm eyepiece projection, ASIStudio, AutoStakkert, Registax 6, Photoshop.

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  • Jupiter 21/09/2020

    Jupiter, Io, Io Shadow, and Great Red Spot. Taken with the C8 HD Edge, ASI224MC, 2x barlow, ASIStudio, AutoStakkert, Registax 6 & Photoshop. Equivalent of 4064mm (f20).

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  • Saturn 09/08/2020

    Taken with the C8 HD Edge, 2x Barlow, stock Canon 1100D 800iso, Backyard EOS, Registax 6 & Photoshop. Barlow added to achieve 4064mm (f20)

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  • Saturn 09/08/2020

    Video showing the processing of the above image. Taken with the C8 HD Edge, 2x Barlow, stock Canon 1100D 800iso, Backyard EOS, Registax 6 & Photoshop. Barlow added to achieve 4064mm (f20). Image above was flipped to show correct orientation. The video shows a good example of how planets appear before the resulting frames are stacked into a single image.

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  • Uranus 01/11/2020

    Taken with the C8 HD Edge, 2.5 Powermate, stock Canon 1100D 1600iso, Backyard EOS (avi), AutoStakkert3, RegiStax 6 & Photoshop. Barlow (Powermate 2.5) added to achieve 5080mm (f25)

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  • Neptune 28/08/2020

    Taken with the C8 HD Edge, 2x barlow, stock Canon 1100D 800iso, Backyard EOS (avi), RegiStax 6 & Photoshop. Barlow added to achieve 4064mm (f20)

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