Month: October 2015

Another conjunction…

5:30am, October 25th, 2015. Temperature: 4°c …… brrrrrrr!!! You forget how cold it can be in the mornings now! Anyway, I set the alarm and drove up to the top of a local hill so I would be out of the range of the local street lights. I didn’t go for a time-lapse this time, just […]

Conjunction from 8th Oct 2015

So, this will be a bit backward – this is a short time-lapse from the conjunction this morning, and a later post will have images from the Lunar Eclipse! I just haven’t had a chance to process the (poor) efforts from the eclipse yet! Anyway, this is my first attempt at a time-lapse. And I […]

Observatory work continues…

My readers (OK, reader…) will remember back in July I had a list of things to get done in the Observatory ready for the new season… Well, I had made some progress, but not enough – so this last weekend (26th Sept), I finally got round to re-doing the felting on the warm room section […]

Lunar image – 30th Sept 2015

I took some images for the Lunar Eclipse on the 28th Sept, but have not had a chance to finish processing them yet. I’m not super-happy with them as my polar alignment was not great, and I didn’t enable the MLU in the camera. As a consequence, there are some frames with blur and motion […]