Tag Archives: hakos

Night in Namibia 2022

Night in Namibia 2022 – Time-lapse Video

A new night sky time-lapse video from Namibia April/May 2022 is ready and posted to Youtube. Full HD, due to the size limitation not available at Vimeo. Enjoy!

For the gear heads: I switched from Canon EOS to Sony Alpha for the night sky time-lapses. The combination A7 III + FE 14 mm F1.8 GM is really a game changer for me.

IC 2118 – Witch Head Nebula

astrofotografie, astronomie, astronomy, astrophotography, deep sky, ic, ic2118, orion, reflection nebula, star, stars, stern, sterne, witch head nebula
IC 2118 – Witch Head Nebula – Reflection Nebula in Orion – IAS Remote Jan 2022 – LRGB v1

A two panel mosaic of the Witch Head Nebula, with Rigel to the right outside the field giving his very best to produce some light streaks.

More details at Astrobin.

Continue reading

IAS Remote First Light

astrofotografie, astronomie, astronomy, astrophotography, große magellansche wolke, large magellanic cloud, lmc, ngc, ngc2070, tarantula nebula
NGC 2070 – Tarantula Nebula – First Light IAS Remote – Nov 2021 – Modified Hubble Palette 1a

IAS – International Amateuersternwarte e.V. – Hakos Observatory, Namibia

First light of IAS remote telescope “Klein-Lukas”, Details at Astrobin.

Remote team: F. Hund, J. Obstfelder, L. Demetz, M. Mushardt, T. Klemmer, T. Winterer, M. Junius

Alas, the setup had to be done in a hurry with many problems and the Epsilon is badly collimated at this point in time. A planned maintenance trip now most likely faces travel restrictions.

So please bear with the image quality, especially on the left side. ;-)

Continue reading