Category Archives: Images of Saturn

Catching up: CAO Work Party, Open House, DDO First Night, and Thornhill public viewing session

I have been remiss in posting to the Blog in the midst of my travel from Regina to Toronto for the summer months; it has been a busy time. The Work Party at the CAO was a whirlwind of business … Continue reading

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Opposition 2013 – CGEM success!

Well, I did it. I polar aligned my CGEM, and did a 2-star alignment successfully. I put a shout out to the Regina RASC email list for joiners on Saturday night, April 27th, in honour of opposition on the 28th … Continue reading

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Imaging Saturn at the MacKenzie Art Gallery

I spent a good deal of September through November preparing my work for installation at the MacKenzie Art Gallery as part of the exhibition Synthetic Age. The show, curated by Jeff Nye, is a collection of works by Fine Arts … Continue reading

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first real stacking success!

Wow does it feel great to have some modicum of success in learning how to stack images. Details: Keith’s Image Stacker 30 second, 1920×1080 .mov file captured with Nikon D7000, May 10, 2012, 10:35:11pm, David Dunlap Observatory .75 focal reducer … Continue reading

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Recent visits to the Dunlap

I visited the DDO on the night of the supermoon and introduced myself to some of the members and organizers. I managed to give a presentation last Friday for one of the members’ nights, introducing my project and getting acquainted … Continue reading

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Saturn near opposition, April 2012

In planning to capture some images around the time of opposition, Alden and Ron met me at the Science Centre on Monday [April 9th]. Alden brought the C8, and Ron brought the keys! As it turns out, the seeing has … Continue reading

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Four Planet // Four Moon Night [first 2012 Image with C8, D7000, and CCD-SSIV]

Well, it finally cleared up enough last night for Alden and I to get together. Alden is a club member and manages the equipment, and offered to provide orientation for the  Celestron 8 telescope which I can also borrow this … Continue reading

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