Darren

@drdarrenroberts

Astrophotographer, Physicist, Coder.

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Setup and ready to image.

  • 1183 days ago via site
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Acquiring 30 flats @ iso 800 with hi-tech astro-pillowcase :)

  • 1184 days ago via site
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Comet C/2011 L4 (PANSTARRS) It was snowing where I was standing.

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M51 again but only got two 5 min subs before clouded over. ISO 800, no darks but flats and bias helped.

  • 1200 days ago via site
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Bode's Galaxy (M81) Lights: 31x240s+8x600s (Total 3hrs 24 mins) Darks: 10x240s+8x600s, 25 flats, 25 bias. ISO1600

  • 1218 days ago via site
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Light: 6x30s+9x120s core+8x240s+4x480s outer, 1hr 25mins Dark: 10x240s+8x600s, 25 flats, 25 bias/offsets. ISO1600

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Io passing behind Jupiter between 2145 and 2245 last night. #stargazinglive #bbcstargazing

  • 1262 days ago via site
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Orion Nebula (M42) Had guiding problems so was limited to 30s subs. Also intermittent cloud.

  • 1323 days ago via site
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Jupiter, Io and Europa from last night. Seeing wasn't great. SCT fogged up not long after this was taken.

  • 1325 days ago via site
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Ring Nebula (M57) (10x15s + 7x30s1600iso; 6 mins total. Unguided)

  • 1335 days ago via site
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Whirlpool Galaxy M51. Canon 5DMkII Celestron C9.25 f/6.3 reducer 30x30s unguided. Taken 15/5/2012 with

  • 1337 days ago via site
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Dumbbell Nebula (M27) 8x120s @ 1600 ISO. Still experimenting with guiding so didn't do any darks.

  • 1337 days ago via site
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Messier 101 the Pinwheel Galaxy (C9.25, Canon 600D. 30mins, 6x300s @ ISO 800, stacked) First guided image.

  • 1337 days ago via site
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First attempt at imaging Jupiter and Io with C9.25 & NexImage 5. No darks so a bit noisy.

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