M51 - The Whirlpool Galaxy or "Lessons Learned - Part 2"

14 April 2018

With the chance of at least some hours of clear skies I decided to give M51 a second try and discovered that even a good peace of gear doesn't improve my image if I forget to turn it on.

New Toys and Veste Otzberg at Night

30 March 2018

I tested the timelapse function of the Star Adventurer using the standard firmware.

M51 - The Whirlpool Galaxy or "lessons learned setting up a sky tracking mount"

22 March 2018

On march 20th I got another chance to utilize, test and learn to use my sky tracking mount. This time I pointed my camera to M51 the Whirlpool Galaxy and got away with an image that has its flaws but is a nice start getting into the photography of deep sky objects and certainly encourages me to go out and continue shooting.

Unboxing my new Star Adventurer

18 March 2018

I finally found the time and motivation to publish the unboxing video of my Star Adventurer which I bought back in January as well as a descriptive blog entry.

Orion Constellation

05 February 2018

After a depressingly long time without even the slightest hint of a clear sky I finally got the chance to test my new CLS filter and the tracking mount.