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Thursday, August 23, 2012

Star Trail Astrophotography Canon 40D and Canon 60Da

Eppur si muove (And yet it moves).
Galileo Galilei

Star trails - Astrophotography. The north celestial pole is at the center of all the star trails. Polaris is the bright star near the pole. New York state Catskill mountains.

6 images - 10 min each, Fixed Tripod , ISO 1600 F3.5, Canon 40D, Lens EF28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM. All of these short exposures together in StarStax. 

Star Trails Canon 40D. 6 images 10 min each, Stack in StarStax. Photohop: Levels, Curve, Shadow Filter Color, Un-sharp mask, Despeckle
Color Star Trails, Canon 40D, Total Time about 1 hour, Stack in StarStax
Canon 60Da, Canon Lens EF 16 35mm f2.8L II U, Fixed Tripod, Dew Heater, 39 images - Exposure time 2 min , ISO 400, Aperture F4.0. Post-processing: StarStax and Photoshop.

Star Trail Astrophotography Canon 60Da - Catskills

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Celestron Stereo Binocular Viewer # 93691

I just received the Celestron Stereo Binocular Viewer 93691. These are photo of scope with the Binoviewer.
Celestron 4SE and Binoviewer
Celestron Stereo Binocular Viewer  93691 and 4SE
Celestron 4SE and Celestron Stereo Binocular Viewer  93691
I like this toy. Also, more easy for kids now see through Binoviewer. Really like 3-D or IMAX scope :)