Pinwheel Galaxy in Widefield

After several nights of frustration with nebula near the Milky Way, I decided to look to the North Western sky and an old favourite, the Pinwheel Galaxy Messier 101. Taken with the widefield RedCat51, 2 minute exposures with the autoguider gave pinpoint stars with lots and lots of colour. You can clearly see it’s companion […]

Orion Complex

Tonight I had two telescopes out to capture the night sky, primarily focusing my astrophotography efforts on the constellation Orion. December is early for me to photography Orion. Although it’s been rising earlier and earlier each night, I tend to get around to Orion later in it’s season. But tonight I was excited as it […]