Astronomy images taken without telescope

Background : ORION REGION

 · Andromeda Galaxy (M31) taken on October 21, 2017, @ 19:26 UTC from Gornergrat (Valais, Switzerland)


Setup: Canon EOS 100D mounted on iOptron SkyTracker, Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8, Exp 13s, f/2.8, ISO 3200
© Michel Willemin

· Cygnus Constellation with North America Nebula (NGC7000)

Setup: Canon EOS 100D on iOptron SkyTracker
Canon EF 50mm f/1.4
Exp 10s, f/1.6, ISO 1600
Time: October 21, 2017, UTC 20:06
From Gornergrat (Switzerland)
© M. Willemin

· Lyra Constellation

Setup: Canon EOS 100D on iOptron SkyTracker
Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L
Exp 13s, 70mm, f/2.8, ISO 1600
Time: October 21, 2017, UTC 19:31
From Gornergrat (Switzerland)
© M. Willemin

· New Moon

Setup: Canon EOS 100D
Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L
Exp 1/4s, 88mm, f/5.6, ISO 400
Time: October 21, 2017, UTC 17:22
From Gornergrat (Switzerland)
© M. Willemin

· Sagittarius Region

Setup: Canon EOS 5D III
Canon EF 85mm f/1.2 L
Exp 5s, f/1.4, ISO 3200
Time: May 06, 2016, UTC 00:27
From Prêles (Switzerland)
© M. Willemin

· Orion Region

Setup: Objectiv Canon 50 mm f/1.8
used at f/2.8
Film : Kodak Technical Pan 2415 (Hypered)
Exposure : 15 min
Time: December 01, 1991, UTC 00:10
From Saignelégier (Switzerland)
© M. Willemin

· Orion Region with details

Same negative as for the previous photograph
Included the 3 insets of:
Horse-head Nebula (IC434)
Orion Nebula (M42)
Rosette Nebula (NGC2244)
© M. Willemin

· Lagoon (M8) and Trifid (M20) Nebulae

Setup: Teleobjectiv Canon 135 mm f/2.5
Filter: Red (25A)
Film: Kodak Technical Pan 2415 (Hypered)
Exposure: 30 min
Time: August 14, 1993, UTC 21:10
From Saignelégier (Switzerland)
© M. Willemin

· Andromeda Galaxy (M31)

Setup: Teleobjectiv Canon 135 mm f/2.5
Filter: no
Film: Kodak Tmax 400
Exposure: 45 min
Time: December 1, 1989, UTC 19:30
From Saignelégier (Switzerland)
© M. Willemin

· Hale-Bopp Comet

Setup: Wide angle Canon 28 mm f/2.8
Filter: no
Film: Kodak Tmax 400
Exposure: 15 s
Time: April 1, 1997, UTC 19:17
From Zürich-Katzensee (Switzerland)
© M. Willemin

Images obtained with different kinds of amateur telescopes

· Orion Nebula (M42)

Setup: Telescope Celestron C6
F=1500 mm f/10
Canon EOS 60Da
Exp 20s, ISO 3200
Time: December 26, 2014, UTC 23:46
From Prêles (Switzerland)
© M. Willemin

· Planetary Nebula Dumbbell (M27)

Setup: Telescope Celestron C8
F=1100 mm f/5.6
Filter: no
Film: Kodak Technical Pan 2415 (Hypered)
Exposure : 40 min
Time: September 04, 1991, UTC 20:15
From Saignelégier (Switzerland)
© M. Willemin

· Andromeda Galaxy (M31)

Setup: Telescope Celestron C8
F=1100 mm f/5.6
Filter: no
Film : Kodak Technical Pan 2415 (Hypered)
Exposure: 30 min
Time: September 04, 1991, UTC 21:20
From Saignelégier (Switzerland)
© M. Willemin

· Orion Nebula (M42)

Setup: Telescope Celestron C8
F=1100 mm f/5.6
Filter : no
Film: Kodak Technical Pan 2415 (Hypered)
Exposure: 35 min
Time: November 30, 1991, UTC 22:20
From Saignelégier (Switzerland)
© M. Willemin

· Horse-head Nebula (IC434)

Setup: Telescope Celestron C8
F=1100 mm f/5.6
Filter: no
Film: Kodak Technical Pan 2415 (Hypered)
Exposure: 50 min
Time: November 30, 1991, UTC 23:10
From Saignelégier (Switzerland)
© M. Willemin

· Galaxies NGC4565 and NGC4562 (m = 13.92, 2.5' x0.9', type SBm)

Setup: Telescope Celestron C8
F=1100 mm f/5.6
Filter: no
Film: Kodak Technical Pan 2415 (Hypered)
Exposure: 60 min
Time: March 13, 1991, UTC 23:30
From Saignelégier (Switzerland)
© M. Willemin

BACK to the main page