Astro Photo

I have images from two serious astrophotographers today.

This is 1st light by David Rosenthal – really seasonal objects – Leo Triplet

BORG/Pentax 125SD F4.6

Very nice and sharp, David

Enjoy imaging with BORG.

Next seems to be a kind of something interesting too. Panagiotis Xipteras in Germany took Quasar (Mag 21) from the city. According to him, IDAS LPS-P2 filter did great job to effectively block city lights.


  • Date: 15.01.2012, 23:30 GMT
  • Object: Quasar RX J121803.82+470854.6 with a magnitude of 21.04 mag and a redshift of z=1.743
  • Location: in the FOV of M106
  • Hutech products used: IDAS LPS P2, 2″
  • Photographer: Panagiotis Xipteras
  • Exposure info: 7 x 900s, Camera:QHY8L OSC, Scope: Takahashi TOA-130(f/5.4), Mount: Takahashi JP-Z
  • Location: Image taken from a small city near Stuttgart/Germany under light pollution conditions
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~ by tedishikawa on April 14, 2012.

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