Tag : astrophotography

Nine objects of desire?

“Nine objects of desire” is a title of an album by one of my favorite singers, Suzanne Vega. However, in this case the term “round-up” would probably be more appropriate. No matter what you call it, to me it’s a nice set of deep-sky objects:

My first crack at CCD image processing

In early August I tried my hand at my newly acquired CCD camera, and above all at manipulating the resulting image. This small report describes all my different attempts to yield the best rendition of M20 (Trifid nebula)’s wispy outer regions. Here’s what I consider my best result yet: