Search found 22 matches

by perchloratepenguin
Tue Jul 26, 2022 1:13 pm
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: Noob astrophotography
Replies: 21
Views: 5568

Re: Noob astrophotography

Shot with Olympus Pen Mini EPM2 that I modified to full spectrum with Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6
14mm, ISO 640, Shutter speed 8s, f3.5, Custom white balance
800 pictures stacked on Siril and touched up with GIMP

The coma is quite apparent
by perchloratepenguin
Wed Jul 20, 2022 11:13 pm
Forum: Astronomy Events & Observation Sessions
Topic: New K2 comet detected!
Replies: 2
Views: 4809

Re: New K2 comet detected!

Wow you are early haha. K2 has brightened to about mag 8.7 already. Best of luck!
by perchloratepenguin
Sat Jun 25, 2022 11:26 am
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: Noob astrophotography
Replies: 21
Views: 5568

Re: Noob astrophotography

Omega Centauri at 400mm

f/4.0, 2 seconds, ISO1600, CWB
Stacked 300 times in Siril and edited on Gimp

This photo was taken nearly a month ago. June has been really cloudy so I didn’t get any pics :(
by perchloratepenguin
Sat Jun 11, 2022 5:46 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Orion Min-EQ Tabletop equatorial mount
Replies: 1
Views: 1620

Orion Min-EQ Tabletop equatorial mount

Hi all, I was thinking of buying am Orion Min Eq mount for some astrophotography. The Skywatcher and Polarie is slightly off my budget for now, and I would like a temporary solution. I heard that it is pretty good for wide angle shots, but has anyone tried doing deep sky with it? I am planning to pa...
by perchloratepenguin
Mon May 16, 2022 5:41 pm
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: Noob astrophotography
Replies: 21
Views: 5568

Re: Noob astrophotography

Crux, The Southern Cross. Shot on Olympus OMD EM5 with a Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 45mm F1.8. 45mm, ISO 200, 4s, f/2.2. Stacked 100 times in Siril and touched up on GIMP.
by perchloratepenguin
Tue Apr 26, 2022 9:28 am
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: Noob astrophotography
Replies: 21
Views: 5568

Re: Noob astrophotography

The astromod cam was $165 on carousell. A bit old, but still works fine.
by perchloratepenguin
Tue Apr 26, 2022 9:25 am
Forum: Buy and Sell
Topic: WTS: Mizar EQ mount with MMD drive (SOLD)
Replies: 2
Views: 4680

Re: WTS: Mizar EQ mount with MMD drive

Hi. What is the borehole of the counterweight?
by perchloratepenguin
Sun Apr 24, 2022 1:05 pm
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: Noob astrophotography
Replies: 21
Views: 5568

Re: Noob astrophotography

IMG_3832.jpg
The Milky Way

Shot on 23/4/2022 from 4-6am

Shot with Olympus OMD EM5 with M.Zuiko ED 12-50mm f3.5-6.3 EZ
12mm, ISO 640, Shutter speed 8s, f3.5, Custom white balance
200 pictures stacked on Siril and touched up with GIMP
by perchloratepenguin
Sun Apr 24, 2022 12:59 pm
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: Noob astrophotography
Replies: 21
Views: 5568

Noob astrophotography

Astrophotography by @perchloratepenguin and @xorinet, noobs to astrophotography. As we are students, our budget is low so we do astrophotography without tracking mounts.

Tips and advice are appreciated. Thanks!
by perchloratepenguin
Thu Apr 14, 2022 9:01 pm
Forum: Astrophotography
Topic: My Wide Field Astrophotography
Replies: 24
Views: 6260

Re: My Wide Field Astrophotography

Wow! Great shot! What were your settings and where did you go to capture this shot? Thanks in advance.