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MEMBERS ASTROPHOTOGRAPHY

 The following images were taken by Andy Walters

All images are copyright of the individual and may not be used or reproduced without their express permission.

 


Partial eclipse of the Sun taken 14th November 2012 during society outreach at USQ

 

Venus transit 2012 taken from USQ with 80mm refractor and Canon EOS camera

 

Above: A lovely shot of the Moon taken with Canon EOS camera and ED80 refractor

 

Above: Great picture of M31 taken at 2013 Astrofest with Canon EOS & ED80 refractor

 

Above: Great picture of The Coalsack taken at 2013 Astrofest with Canon EOS & ED80 refractor

 

Above: Great picture of M8 & M 20 again at 2013 Astrofest with Canon EOS & ED80 refractor

 

Above: This beauty - Carina - Taken in Hervey Bay Aug 2014 with Canon EOS & ED80 refractor

 

Above:Corona Australis in Augus taken at the 2014 Astrofest with Canon EOS & ED80 refractor

 

Above: M4 in Scorpius and Al Niyat taken at the 2014 Astrofest with Canon EOS & ED80 refractor

 

Above: M16 & M17 taken at the 2014 Astrofest with Canon EOS & ED80 refractor

 

Above: NGC6960 Veil Nebula taken at the 2014 Astrofest with Canon EOS & ED80 refractor

 

Using wheels from a low cost hand trolley ($19 ), some bits of wood and threaded rod; a couple of bits of aluminium; some nuts and bolts and screws; a hinge; some epoxy and a little bit of thought, it's turned out to be very usable.


Now at the drop of a hat, I can roll my 'scope out of the garage and be observing within seconds. And be packed away as easily!

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Andy is a long time member of the society in all its forms, and aside from his mobile 10 inch dob mounted Newtonian - see above image - he also has a Sky-Watcher ED80 refractor and old classic Vixen Great Polaris German equatorial mount and used a Canon EOS digital SLR camera for taking shots of the night sky. He is part of our society current society comittee.
 

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