Gallery 2016

~ Gallery ~

This page features images submitted by members for our 2016 Astrophotography Contest.
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Dave Dev
Aurora in Gravenhurst

Canon 7D ISO = 1600 Tokina 11-20mm lens f/2.8 exposure = 22 sec Fixed Tripod
Canon 7D ISO = 1600 Tokina 11-20mm lens f/2.8 exposure = 22 sec Fixed Tripod

Brian Gibson
Supermoon Over BMO FieldThis photo was handheld using my Olympus E-M1 and 300mm f4 PRO lens.

This photo was handheld using my Olympus E-M1 and 300mm f4 PRO lens.

Fred Benedikt
Asterisms – Summer Triangle and Coathanger

Shakeel Anwar
ISS Transit

Dave Dev
Bubble and M52

Canon T5i modded camera ISO = 800 ED 102mm refractor 17 exposures of 5 min each EQ6 mount
Canon T5i modded camera ISO = 800 ED 102mm refractor 17 exposures of 5 min each EQ6 mount

Brian Gibson
Harvest Moon over Lora Bay

Fred Benedikt
Asterisms – Big and Little Dippers

Dave Dev
Narrowband DumbellSBIG 8300 monochrome CCD 2 hours H-alpha exposure 2.5 hrs O-3 exposure 8 inch SCT EQ6

SBIG 8300 monochrome CCD 2 hours H-alpha exposure 2.5 hrs O-3 exposure 8 inch SCT EQ6

Shakeel Anwar
Jupiter and Crescent Moon Conjuction

Fred Benedikt
Milkyway with Saturn, Mars and Antares

Shakeel Anwar
Mercury Transit

Dave Dev
Moon

SBIG 8300 monochrome CCD H-alpha filter 0.8 sec exposure EQ6
SBIG 8300 monochrome CCD H-alpha filter 0.8 sec exposure EQ6

Lukasz Tarkowski

Steve Mallia
M31 from Gravenhurst

Canon DSLR and 200mm zoon lens Unguided 4 x 300 sec light frames 10 x 300 sec dark frames stacked in DSS, and tweaked in Paint.NET

Mario Andrea
Haleakala Observatory, Maui, State of Hawaii

Dave Dev
NGC 7000

Canon T5i modded camera 80mm Triplet refractor 5 minute exposure ISO = 800 CEM25 mount
Canon T5i modded camera 80mm Triplet refractor 5 minute exposure ISO = 800 CEM25 mount

Brian Gibson
Clusters M35 and NGC2158 in Gemini

Composite of three 30 sec photos at ISO 3200-6400, median combined in Photoshop CC and tweaked in Lightroom CC.

Brian Christmas
Crescent Moon

Dhvani Doshi
Stargazer’s Relevation

Jo VandenDool
Transit of Mercury – 3rd Contact

Prime Focus through Maksutov Cassegrain with Pentax K-r

Brian Gibson
Star Trails over Lora Bay

First time using the Live Composite feature in my Olympus Pen-F mirrorless camera. It is a single 35 minute raw exposure taken with 30 sec subs. I used my 12mm f2.0 lens wide open on a tripod looking north.

Shakeel Anwar
Double transit of Jupiter

Shadow of Europa on Jupiter with Io in orbit (left image). Planetary rotation and emergence of Europa to join Io (right image).

Steve Mallia
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Jo VandenDool
Goldschmidt & Anaxagoras

Brian Gibson
Orion Nebula (M42)

Brian Christmas
Moon hides from Venus

Jo VandenDool
Super Moon with CN Tower

Pentax K-r Pentax 50-200mm Zoom lens at 200mm f/8 1/15 sec
Pentax K-r Pentax 50-200mm Zoom lens at 200mm f/8 1/15 sec