Orion nebula, stacked from 61 raw files, taken with my 70-300mm lens. Lots of coma aberration, not too sharp, but still a learning experience.
 
 
Lots of cloud cover, but I wanted to try to get the comet before it really gets cloudy this week. 11mm lens, 30 sec exposure, cropped to show the Big Dipper and Comet Catalina:
At 11pm, I took my 300mm lens outside and pushed the ISO to the max. This is a non-cropped image, stacked from 17 five-second photos:
 
 
These are just some of the meteors I captured this weekend. The middle 3 images show a meteor and then the resulting "smoke" created from its travel into our atmosphere. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Comets

09/01/2014

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