Archive for 'Widefield'

Cygnus Widefield

Cygnus Widefield – The Riches of the Milky Way – 22/07/2014

My first proper attempt at a widefield shot – Cygnus, the swan.  This was taken with my modified 1100D mounted (and unguided) on the HEQ5.  It’s a total of 8x 3minute exposures with a 50mm lens at f4.  I took a lot more exposures than this, but unfortunately, a bad case of focus creep throughout […]

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Widefield Orion Image

A quick 30 second exposure of the Orion region of the sky, taken 16th Dec 2012, at 65mm zoom, ISO 1600, with the camera piggybacked on the HEQ5 mount. This is from my back garden in Kent, and really shows how many more stars are visible when imaging, even with such a short exposure. It […]


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