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General Category => Astronomy & Space => Topic started by: rjgjr on November 03, 2010, 04:50:58 pm



Title: While waiting for Hartley
Post by: rjgjr on November 03, 2010, 04:50:58 pm
Late last night while waiting for Comet Hartley to rise I took advantage of a very warm, clear night and great conditions.

Auriga 50 mm  50 sec f/3.2 ISO 1600

(http://i56.tinypic.com/4ouaw.jpg)

Milky Way and dust lanes south of Cygnus 50 mm  40 sec f/3.2 ISO1600

(http://i51.tinypic.com/vfkoj4.jpg)

My first good look at Orion this Fall  50 mm  50 sec f/3.2 ISO 1600

(http://i53.tinypic.com/2rxcxmc.jpg)


Title: Re: While waiting for Hartley
Post by: markt on November 03, 2010, 07:40:59 pm
Those are great pictures!


Title: Re: While waiting for Hartley
Post by: John9929 on November 03, 2010, 09:47:06 pm
Lovely images Richard, at last I got a reasonable shot of Orion, not only M42 but a hint of The Flame Nebula as well ;D
(http://i51.tinypic.com/14vmow2.jpg)


Title: Re: While waiting for Hartley
Post by: martinastro on November 04, 2010, 07:55:02 pm
Great images guys!, M42 looks as proud as can be  :)