Astrophotograghy of the Southern Hemisphere

Astronomical observatory, Saint-Pierre, Reunion Island

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Saturn

May 2016
The image was shot with the I nova camera Pla Mx, and Celestron C8 @ f/20



Jupiter

May 2016
The image was shot with the I nova camera Pla Mx, and Celestron C8 @ f/20



Centaurus A (wide field)

April 2016
The image was shot with a modified Canon 1000D, and Zentihstar 71 ED at F/4.7 with the WO 0.8x reducer/flattener
Exposure : 64*1 minutes at 800 ISO



Omega Centauri

March 2016
The image was shot with a modified Canon 1000D, and Zentihstar 71 ED at F/4.7 with the WO 0.8x reducer/flattener
Exposure : 3*1 minutes (bad weather conditions) at 400 ISO



3D printed ring for Zenithstar 71 ED

February 2016
3D printed ring for zenithstar 71 ED / Orion guide scope and installing Moonlite's high resolution stepper motor


Orion Nebula

January 2016
The image was shot with a modified Canon 1000D, and Zentihstar 71 ED at F/4.7 with the WO 0.8x reducer/flattener
Exposure : 21*2 minutes at 400 ISO



NGC 253 & NGC 288

October 2015
The image was shot with a modified Canon 1000D, and Zentihstar 71 ED at F/4.7 with the WO 0.8x reducer/flattener
Exposure : 43*2 minutes at 400 ISO



NGC 104 wide field

September 2015
The image was shot with a modified Canon 1000D, and Tamron F=135mm F/3.2
Exposure : 40*2.5 minutes at 800 ISO



NGC 55

September 2015
The image was shot with a modified Canon 1000D, and Zentihstar 71 ED at F/4.7 with the WO 0.8x reducer/flattener
Exposure : 19*2.5 minutes at 800 ISO



The lastest Zentihstar 71 ED doublet


August 2015



Butterfly Cluster - M6 - Wide field

Canon 1000D Tamron F=80mm F/D=3.2 Exposure : 30*180 seconds ISO 800 July 2015




Modification of Canon 1000D

I have modified my canon 1000D in order to become a dedicated astronomical camera. The modification involves the removal of the canon's IR cut filter.
July 2015



Trifid and Lagoon Nebulosity

Canon 1000D Tamron F=135mm F/D=3.2 Exposure : 30*180 seconds ISO 800 July 2015

Debian Apache