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Forum: Solar System Yesterday, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 84
Posted By John W
Large Prom and Crepuscular Rays

Hi Derek,
Nice of pics with interesting look. Thanks,
Cheers, John W.
Forum: Solar System 30-03-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 33
Posted By John W
Sun proms

March 26th. This image of the Sun and proms was taken thru a Solarmax II 60 mm scope around noon. Single exposure with a canon 550d camera. Sky was rough so I decided to go for a whole disc shot....
Forum: Astrophotography and Imaging Equipment and Discussions 23-03-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By John W
Australia camera market ??

I used these sites twice to sell gear - had no problems.
Cheers, John W.
Forum: Deep Space 23-03-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 94
Posted By John W
OSC Hairy Spider

Nice shot - where is this object located? Has it any NGC #? Thanks, JW.
Forum: Deep Space 21-03-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 159
Posted By John W
Omega cent

March 20th Central Vic. A rough windy night but I managed this single exposure (15 sec/6400 iso) of Omega Centauri thru a LX600 10" scope (alt az) with a Canon 550d camera. Thanks for viewing.
Forum: Terrestrial Photography 19-03-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 83
Posted By John W
A fire in the sky!

March 13th. Walked outside to see this view of the sun setting in central Victoria. Grabbed my camera and this was the result. Inspired by Derek's
sunsets/sunrises. Thanks for viewing.
Forum: Solar System 19-03-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 131
Posted By John W
Proms on Sun

19th March (noon). Some nice prominences on the Sun today but not much else. This pic is a single exposure thru a Solarmax II 60 mm scope (SS) with a Canon 550d camera. Sky was rough and with little...
Forum: Deep Space 13-03-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 417
Posted By John W
Eta carina reprocess

Hi Paul,
Great image - best I've seen. I often wonder what the natural (actual) colours of this neb are as they appear different in different pics? I just took a pic of this neb last night and mine...
Forum: Star Parties, Club and Community Events 02-03-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 131
Posted By John W
Vic Astro Convention 2015

Registration and program details for the Victorian Astronomical Convention are on the website <www.vastroc.net>. A terrific program for the weekend of April 17-19 in Bendigo Victoria.
Forum: Solar System 02-03-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By John W
Autumn Moon on March 1

First pic of the Moon for Autumn. A clear night so thought I'd take a pic at prime focus through a Meade 10" SCT. Single exposure at 1/125 sec at iso200 with Canon 550d. Thanks for viewing.
Forum: Deep Space 17-02-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 139
Posted By John W
Orion neb with dslr.

Mon 16th Feb. I was experimenting with my Canon 550d camera at prime focus on a Meade 10" SCT last night. This pic of the Orion neb. was a single exposure taken at 5 sec and 3200 iso. Thanks for...
Forum: Solar System 12-02-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 289
Posted By John W
Mega Solar Filament - Close Up

Hi Ted, Thanks for image - a really nice and big filament. Cheers,
John W.
Forum: Solar System 10-02-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 288
Posted By John W
Crack on the Sun?

Feb 10th 2015. A rather large filament is currently on the Sun and worth a look at if you have a Ha scope. This single exposure image was taken thru a Solarmax II 60 mm (SS) with a canon 550d camera....
Forum: Deep Space 16-01-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 160
Posted By John W
Eta Carina

15th Jan 2015. Last night the rain stopped and I managed to get a couple of pics with my Canon 550d camera and 300 mm telephoto lens of the Eta Carina nebula region. Exposure was 5 sec at 6400 iso....
Forum: Solar System 13-01-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 128
Posted By John W
Comet Jan 11 10 pm.

Sunday night Jan 11th, central Vic. Captured Comet Lovejoy high in the northern sky with a single exposure from a canon 550d camera set at 5 sec and 6400iso, 300 mm telephoto lens. Definitely see the...
Forum: Solar System 30-12-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 151
Posted By John W
29 Dec Moon

29 Dec. 8 pm. Nice night for a pic of the moon. Single exposure taken thru a 10" LX600 scope with a canon 550d camera. Shows Mare Serenitatis area with
Posidonius on left and Archimedes on right....
Forum: Solar System 17-12-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 142
Posted By John W
Sunspots dec 17

Dec 17, Victoria: Lots of sunspots today on eastern side of the sun. This single exposure image was taken with a Canon 550d camera thru a Herschel wedge attached to a WO 81 mm refractor. North is to...
Forum: Equipment Discussions 15-12-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 275
Posted By John W
Lx600

Did you read the review on this website under equipment reviews?
Cheers.
Forum: Solar System 02-12-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 261
Posted By John W
Moon on dec 1

Dec 1. Nice moon tonight so I decided to take a couple of pics around the terminator with a canon 550d camera thru my 10" LX600 scope. First pic shows Copernicus / Erathosthenes region; second pic...
Forum: Solar System 02-12-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By John W
Dec 1 sunspots

Hi Kevin, I used the solar continuum filter in the wedge 540 nm. Cheers, JW.
Forum: Solar System 01-12-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By John W
Dec 1 sunspots

Dec 1. Nice lot of sunspots today but as the air was rough I nearly didn't take a pic. Glad I did as it turned out with some nice definition. Single exposure with a canon 550d camera connected to a...
Forum: Solar System 17-11-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By John W
Sunspot back again!

Nov 17. Remember the monster sunspot group AR2192 that transited the Sun in October this year. It has moved around the back of the Sun and returned on the eastern side again. It has been renumbered...
Forum: Beginners Astrophotography 11-11-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 438
Posted By John W
orion in 15 sec

Great pic - DSLRs are useful! Thanks, JW.
Forum: Eyepieces, Barlows and Filters 10-11-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 639
Posted By John W
Meade x0.63 Reducer?

Hi Ken,
I just measured my Meade 0.63 reducer at FL 140 mm (to centre of lens set). Regards, John W.
Forum: Solar System 10-11-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 206
Posted By John W
Sun Nov 10th

Nov 10th. Nice morning in central Vic. so I decided to take a look at the Sun with my SM II 60 scope. This single exposure image was taken thru a Canon 550d camera to show the promineces. The AR in...
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