Archive for the 'Astrophotography' Category



Monday, August 6th, 2007

The Moon through a Meade 2080.

Exif: Canon 5D | Meade 2080 | M | 1/20 sec | ISO-50


Eastern Night Skyline (Time-Lapsed Photography Quicktime Movie)

Monday, June 4th, 2007

A still image from a time-lapsed movie made from 60, 2 minute exposures.

- Quicktime Version – Needs the Quicktime player

- Avi Version

Exif: Canon 5D | Canon 17-40 f/4L @17mm| M | f/4.0 | 120.0 Sec (x60 exposures)| ISO-320


Polaris and Star Trails

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2007

Star trails with Polaris (the north star) at the centre, also visible is Venus setting on the left side of the image.

Exif: Canon 5D | Canon 17-40 f/4L @17mm| Av | f/4.0 | 39 images at 2min exposure each| ISO-500


Venus and Earthshine

Tuesday, March 20th, 2007

The entire Moon illuminated from light reflecting off of Earth (known as Earthshine), while the tiny sliver of the new waxing crescent Moon is illuminated directly from the Sun, while Venus is off to the left (in the top image only).

Exif: Canon 20D | Canon 70-200 F/2.8L @70mm| M | f/4.0 | 1.3sec | ISO-200

Exif: Canon 20D | Canon 70-200 F/2.8L @200mm | M | f/5.6 | 1.6 sec | ISO-200


Waning Moon

Sunday, August 13th, 2006

Tonight’s waning Moon through a Meade 2080 F/10 telescope through a 25mm eye piece.

Exif:Canon 20D | Meade 2080 F/10 Telescope (2000mm) | 25mm eye piece | 1/25 sec | ISO-100