For these pictures the normal workflow does not apply and there are much more steps needed than (for example) in landscape photography. I studied some workflows from others and reworked the Andromeda picture. Still far away from what I would like to get, but better than the last one.
Wiki: In astronomy, first light is the first use of a telescope (or, in general, a new instrument) to take an astronomical image after it has been constructed. So, here we go, the first set of images taken with the Skywatcher EQM-35… Well, not really successful, but also a small first achievement. Last night I equipped the […]
After a week without Internet I can finally share my picture which was taken during the lunar eclipse from last week’s Saturday. Unfortunately the moon became visible quite late and therefore it was impossible to do the picture I was aiming for which was to have the moon on the left side of the monument. […]
Last test on this before vacation. The problem with manual mode during evening/morning hours is that the light drops resp. kicks in so drastically. After some further reading on the topic, the best way to avoid such is to switch to Aperture-priority mode during capture. However, this will introduce flickering which can be very annoying. […]
My intention was to go for some Aurora Borealis shots. Both evenings before there were good visible ones here and KPI values looked promising in the afternoon. However, no polar lights were seen/photographed. But, instead, I did my first shots of stars in the sky. Above picture was taken at 2254h, so quite late but […]