[caption id="attachment_1265" align="alignnone" width="1523"] Obscure barred spiral galaxy NGC 922 shown here with 240 minutes of luminance data taken using ST8-XME on 12" SCT @ 2180mm (0.85"/pixel) in 10 minute subs. Click to enlarge.[/caption]
[caption id="attachment_1250" align="alignnone" width="1242"] Conto's Beach, South-west capes, Western Australia.[/caption]
[caption id="attachment_1246" align="alignnone" width="2700"] Perth Observatory Night Sky Horizon. A quick snap from last night after the public star viewing night (SVN). The half moon was shining very bright, together with light pollution causing the blue shading of the night sky.[/caption]
[caption id="attachment_1243" align="alignnone" width="1572"] NGC 1404 and NGC 1399 (10 x 10min exposures)[/caption]
I enjoyed a night at the ASWA Tammin observing site this weekend (November 2013) and have a few photographs below to show from the trip. Also see: Wheatbelt Kaleidoscope [gallery columns="2" link="file" ids="1232,1233,1234,1235,1236"]
Can you hear it ? The rustle of dry grass in the moderate wind, the Bose SoundLink pumping out Pink Floyd tunes, as the sun sets over the WA Wheatbelt.
Two more pictures from my recent trips to Kalbarri. Keep up with my latest astro photo's at my Astro Photography Australia site or Facebook Page.
I took a ride to Lake Leschenaultia for the first time in a month or so and was surprised to see how full it is currently, probably the fullest I have seen it. There's a steady flow of water in from the surrounding wetlands and streams, and a steady flow…
Meanwhile, lurking in the depth of flowers everywhere at Kalbarri National Park....
[caption id="attachment_1178" align="alignnone" width="1242"] Murchison River, Hawks Head Lookout, Kalbarri National Park[/caption] An almost touristy view of the Hawks Head area of Murchison River in the Kalbarri National Park, this photograph shows the amazing red cliffs and still waters of the gorge during September. People can be seen on the…