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Perseids IV

Perseids IV

In the night from August 12 to 13, that is at the peak of the Perseids, we were lucky to have clear skies. With temperatures of at least 17°C conditions prevailed that made it possible to spend the night outside. Unfortunately we had also full moon exactly in this night, which strongly impaired the brightness […]

Perseids III

Perseids III

Last night I went out again to make another attempt with images of the Perseids. This time it was much more successful concerning the quantity. However, there was no Perseids as bright as last night. The shots were then merged into a single image using PS. This time I used the Fuji GFx with the […]

Perseids II

Perseids II

Letzte Nacht habe ich mich noch einmal an den Perseiden versucht. Zunächst bin ich vor Mitternacht nach Altenbruch gefahren.   Wiederum gelangte nur eine Perseide auf den Sensor. Sehr hell, hatte ich diese bereits während des Fotografierens gesehen. Danach bin ich – da es zusätzlich noch eine Polarlichtvorhersage gab – noch zur Alten Liebe gefahren. […]

Perseids

Perseids

In the night from Saturday to Sunday I had set up my Nikon D500 with the Samyang 135mm and photographed the radiant of the Perseids between 11 pm and about 4 am. Unfortunately, I was only able to capture one Perseid on the sensor in the entire 5 hours. OK, the peak is around August […]

First Light

First Light

So far I was only able to use the automated installation for astrophotography once very briefly. The weather from November to February in Cuxhaven is less than modest. On Friday it was surprisingly cloudless for a few hours. So, equipment set up and tested. It was also more test than serious trying to take pictures, […]

 
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