Astro Images

Specs for photos taken with a Camera only:
Camera: Full frame camera - Panasonic DC-S5 mirrorless camera
Lens: 70 to 200 mm, F2.8 lens
Temperature: Room temperature
Star Tracking: The camera was mounted on the
Sky-Watcher Star Adventure to track the stars across the sky.
Mount: The Sky Watcher (and camera) was mounted on a camera mount capable of holding the weight of the Star tracker, camera, and lens.
Number of stacked images: 50 to 120 images were taken at the same exposure.
The images were stacked and processed using PixInsight
to reduce the thermal noise.
Specs for taking images through telescope:
Telescope: Orion 190 mm (7.5 inches) F5.6 Maksutov-Newtonian (Mak-Newt) Astrograph Telescope
Mount: Orion Atlas II, EQ-G Computerized Goto Mount
Camera: Orion cooled CMOS 26 MB G26 camera Temperature: Camera was cooled to 0C
Filter: SkyGlow Broadband Filter - Light pollution filter


Total Lunar Eclipse, May 15, 2022


Jupiter-Saturn Conjunction 12/2020

Comet 12P/Pons-Brooks, March 2024

Orbital Period: 71 years

Comet C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE), July 2020

35mm lens
100mm lens

Comet Leonard, December 2021

Comet-2017/K2, July 2022

Comet C/2022 E3 (ZTF), January and February 2023