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August Report and Video

Sunny Phil

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I did the normal solar and lunar stuff but also a few deep sky and constellation shots. Most of my recent constellation shots are with an ancient DSLR at 18mm focal length. I've recently started trying to shoot at 70mm at ISO 3200 with 4 seconds exposure. Apart from being difficult to aim accurately, the initial results seem encouraging.


I was especially pleased with my "snap" of M34.


Here's the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l2PE5fgZnf8&feature=youtu.be


Here's the August report: http://sungazer127mak.blogspot.fr/2014/08/august-2014.html


Although due to my wife being in hospital, I'm not doing a great deal, I've also kicked off this month's report:



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