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Virgo Cluster

Virgo Cluster

In the night of April 16-17, I set up my iOptron mount in the nearby coastal heaths to photograph the Virgo galaxy cluster. However, 45 minutes of exposure time is not nearly enough to get enough detail. I took the picture with the Fuji GFX and the Mamiya 150mm f/4. Recording data.   An astrometry […]

Rosette nebula

Rosette nebula

Second attempt to photograph the Rosette nebula. Last Tuesday I tried it with the Fuji X-T3 and the Tamron 70-200f/2.8. By presetting it to 70mm at the beginning, it was a little easier to find the object. However, the image quality of the 70-200 is rather to get used to due to heavy coma. Nevertheless, […]

Full moon

Full moon

Yesterday, in the early evening, I photographed the full moon once again. Again with the Nikkor 500mm f/5.6 PF, but this time additionally with the Nikon 1.4 teleconverter, so effectively 700mm plus 1.5 crop factor of the Fuji X-T3. Above the result from 500 images. Of the 500 images, 100 had > 90% quality for […]

 
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