astrophotography (9)

Posts related to my photographs of the night sky

The Double Cluster

The Double Cluster

I am very pleased with my first image from iTelescope¬†of the famous double cluster in Perseus. I have not yet managed to unpack my telescope and CCD camera since we moved here. On the rare occasions that I have had time to think about practical…

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The Pleiades from Headford

The Pleiades from Headford

It's rare to have a clear night in the West of Ireland, but I was lucky while we were staying at my in-laws in Headford, County Galway. Rather than trying to take a quality astrophoto, I wanted to capture an impression of the rural sky…

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Mars from Mayo

Mars in a Mayo Sky

Sadly, we had to go to the West of Ireland for my Father-in-Law's funeral. For part of the time we were there, we stayed in a lovely thatched house, an AirBnB near the village of Cong in County Mayo. Although the house was close to…

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