Astronomy – Night Sky
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Building a Dob Mount
Building a Dobsonian
The ramblings of a tech junkie
Cygnus Astro Covers – Telescope Cover Review
28th June 2016
ZWO ASI1600MM Mono CMOS Astro Camera
28th June 2016
M45 – The Pleiades
Here’s a capture of the gorgeous M45 cluster (“the Pleiades” or “Seven Sisters”) taken last November. Showing up quite a bit of nebulosity in here...
20th February 2013
M42 Captured Again
Update: very chuffed to have this image shown on Brian Cox and Dara O’Brian’s Stargazing Live show on the BBC 😉 Yet another Greater Orion Nebula..
13th February 2013
Well the 5D MkIII is in and I’ve recently been trying it on my refractor. After a few shots of M33 something was obviously amiss. Previous..
10th December 2012
The Castle and the Stars
Now for something a bit different. I’ve had my Astrotrac for over a year now but have barely used it until recently due to work commitments or..
1st December 2012
A moonrise over Lough Atalia, Galway, Ireland. Taken from under the railway bridge.
28th November 2012
Leo Fires over Spiddal – Leonid Fireball
A small Leonid fireball in the wee hours of the morning. Taken from Trá Mór, Spiddal, Galway at around 4:45am – Sunday 18th. One of the few meteors..
18th November 2012
The Golden Galway Boat
Pretty little boat at this year’s Cruinniu na mBád in Kinvara, Galway. Dungaire Castle way off in the distant background.
1st November 2012
Google Buys Nic!
Well here’s a turn up for the books. Following Facebook’s attack on the photo sharing market Google has purchased one of the big photo plugin..
30th October 2012