Tag Archives: EN

Merry Christmas

Watch this video on YouTube.
(Klicken, um YouTube-Video zu laden. Siehe auch Datenschutzerklärung.)

Obwohl ich dieses Video schon vor zwei Jahren auf Vimeo gepostet hatte, ist es noch nicht in meinen YouTube-Kanal und hier ins Blog vorgedrungen. Im Rückblick sehr surreal, die Weihnachtszeit im ersten Pandemiejahr.

Euch allen Frohe Weihnachten und einen Guten Rutsch ins Neue Jahr!

Already posted to Vimeo two years ago, this video never made it into my YouTube channel and the blog here. Very surrealistic, Christmas time back then in 2020.

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to y’all!

Gamsberg Drive

Watch this video on YouTube.
(Klicken, um YouTube-Video zu laden. Siehe auch Datenschutzerklärung.)

Back on the Gamsberg, Namibia after a long CoViD hiatus. After the heavy rain season in spring 2022, the access pad (gravel road going up the mountain) was severely damaged and not passable for even a 4WD. During summer Nic of adjacent Farm Weener and his workers did a superb job in repairing the pad. So in August we went up …

The video shows uphill and downhill on the challenging access pad.

If you want to get a glimpse of the night sky on top of Gamsberg, have a look at my latest astro time-lapse video.

Special thanks to:
Nic for getting us safely up and down,
Sunja, Michael, Irene, Thomas, Sigi, Günter, and Toni
Internationale Amateursternwarte e.V.

An mj’s photography production, Copyright © 2022 Martin Junius
Music “Descent Part 4“, Copyright © 2022 Martin Junius

The Dragons of Ara

20-inch keller-cassegrain, NA, altar, ara, astrofotografie, astronomie, astronomy, astrophotography, deep sky, emission nebula, emissionsnebel, hakos, hakos guest farm, ias, ias observatory, ias observatory hakos, khomas, namibia, ngc, ngc6188, ngc6193, open cluster, star, star cluster, stars, stern, sterne, sternhaufen, world
Dragons of Ara – NGC 6188 and 6193 – Emission Nebula and Open Cluster in Ara – IAS Hakos, Namibia – Apr/May 2022 v1

Final installment of the OSC data from April/May, taken at the IAS Observatory Hakos, Namibia. Somewhat well-known objects in the southern sky, NGC 6188 and 6193, imaged as a two panel mosaic.

All details at Astrobin.

Continue reading