Astronomy images taken without telescope

Background : ORION REGION

• Comet C/2020 M3 (Atlas) in Orion Region • Atlas Comet ‐ Fall 2020 Surprise Visitor
Setup: Canon EOS R
Canon EF 135mm f/2.0L
Exp 9x 10s, f/2.5, ISO 3200
Time: November 14, 2020, UTC 23H39
From Prêles (Switzerland)
© M. Willemin
Discovery: June 27, 2020
Perihelion: October 25, 2020
Closest to the Earth: November 14, 2020 at 53.6 million km
© M. Willemin

• Dumbbell Nebula (M27) and Globular Cluster (M71) • Orion Nebula (M42) and Horsehead Nebula (IC434)
Setup: Canon EOS R
Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L
Exp 10s, f/3.2, ISO 3200
Time: July 20, 2020, UTC 22H56
From Prêles (Switzerland)
© M. Willemin
Setup: Canon EOS 60Da
Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM
Exp 13s, f/1.4, ISO 2000
Time: February 20, 2020, UTC 19H46
From Prêles (Switzerland)
© M. Willemin

• Conjunction of the Moon and Venus observed from Strasbourg • The Milky Way during summertime
Moon-Venus conjunction with angular distance of 5.3°, at that time.
Setup: Canon EOS M6
Canon EF-M18-150mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM
Exp 1/13s, 57mm, f/10, ISO 3200
Time: Dec 28, 2019, UTC 16H26
From Strasbourg (France), Christmas Market
© M. Willemin
Setup: Canon EOS R
Canon EF 14mm f/2.8L
Exp 6s, f/3.2, ISO 10000
Time: May 31, 2019, UTC 21H37
From Prêles (Switzerland)
© M. Willemin

• International Space Station (ISS) entering into the Leo constellation • Representation with the Leo constellation
Setup: Canon EOS R
Canon RF 24-105mm F4L IS USM
Exp 30s, 24mm, f/8, ISO 2000
Time: June 01, 2019, UTC 20H34
From Prêles (Switzerland)
© M. Willemin
Same setup as for the image on the left
with representation of
the Leo constellation
© M. Willemin

• Andromeda Galaxy M31 with M32 and M110 • Inverted image of M31 with M32 and M110
Setup: Canon EOS 5D III on SkyWatcher Adventurer
Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L
Exp 30s, 200mm, f/2.8, ISO 3200
Time: October 12, 2018, UTC 23H15
From Prêles (Switzerland)
© M. Willemin
Same setup as for the image on the left © M. Willemin

• Orion Nebula M42 with M43 • Orion Nebula (M42) and Horsehead Nebula (IC434)
Setup: Canon EOS 60Da on SkyWatcher Adventurer
Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L
Exp 20s, 180mm, f/3.2, ISO 1600
Time: October 13, 2018, UTC 02H13
From Prêles (Switzerland)
© M. Willemin
Setup: Canon EOS 60Da on SkyWatcher Adventurer
Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L
Exp 20s, 180mm, f/3.2, ISO 3200
Time: October 13, 2018, UTC 02H10
From Prêles (Switzerland)
© M. Willemin

• Ring Nebula (M57) • Perseids with Pegasi 51 b
Setup: Canon EOS 5D III on SkyWatcher Adventurer
Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L
Exp 5s, 200mm, f/2.8, ISO 3200
Time: October 8, 2018, UTC 21H42
From Prêles (Switzerland)
© M. Willemin
Setup: Canon EOS 5D III
Canon EF 14mm f/2.8L
Exp 20s, f/3.5, ISO 4000
Time: August 12, 2018, UTC 21H24
From Prêles (Switzerland)
© M. Willemin

• Our Galaxy ‐ The Milky Way • Milky Way and Andromeda Galaxy (M31)
Setup: Canon EOS 5D III on SkyWatcher Adventurer
Canon EF 14mm f/2.8L
Exp 20s, f/3.5, ISO 6400
Time: August 11, 2018, UTC 23H30
From Mont-Soleil (Switzerland)
© M. Willemin
Setup: Canon EOS 5D III on SkyWatcher Adventurer
Canon EF 14mm f/2.8L
Exp 15s, f/3.2, ISO 6400
Time: August 11, 2018, UTC 22H58
From Mont-Soleil (Switzerland)
© M. Willemin

• Andromeda Galaxy (M31) • Cygnus Constellation with North America Nebula (NGC7000)
Setup: Canon EOS 100D on iOptron SkyTracker
Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L
Exp 13s, f/2.8, ISO 3200
Time: October 21, 2017, UTC 19H26
From Gornergrat (Switzerland)
© M. Willemin
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 • New Moon
Setup: Canon EOS 100D on iOptron SkyTracker
Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L
Exp 13s, 70mm, f/2.8, ISO 1600
Time: October 21, 2017, UTC 19:31
From Gornergrat (Switzerland)
© M. Willemin
Setup: Canon EOS 100D
Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L
Exp 1/4s, 88mm, f/5.6, ISO 400
Time: October 21, 2017, UTC 17:22
From Gornergrat (Switzerland)
© M. Willemin

• Orion over the Bernese Alps • North America Nebula (NGC7000)
Setup: Canon EOS 5D III
Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L
Exp 5s, 24mm, f/4, ISO 3200
Same image with further indications and legend of stars and summits
Time: December 10, 2016, UTC 20:05
From Prêles (Switzerland)
© M. Willemin
Setup: Canon EOS 60Da
Canon EF 50mm f/1.4
Exp 30s, f/1.8, ISO 1600
Time: July 24, 2014, UTC 22:31
From Prêles (Switzerland)
© M. Willemin

• Sagittarius Region • Lagoon (M8) and Trifid (M20) Nebulae
Setup: Canon EOS 5D III
Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L
Exp 5s, f/1.4, ISO 3200
Time: May 06, 2016, UTC 0:27
From Prêles (Switzerland)
© M. Willemin
Setup: Canon EOS 60Da
Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L
Exp 20s, 200mm, f/2.8, ISO 1600
Time: July 5, 2014, UTC 22:44
From Prêles (Switzerland)
© M. Willemin

• Orion Region • Orion Region with details
Setup: Canon FD 50mm, f/1.8
Setting: f/2.8
Film : Kodak Technical Pan 2415 (Hypered)
Exposure : 15min
Time: December 01, 1991, UTC 0:10
From Saignelégier (Switzerland)
© M. Willemin
Same negative as for the image on the left
Included the 3 insets of:
Horse-head Nebula (IC434)
Orion Nebula (M42)
Rosette Nebula (NGC2244)
© M. Willemin

• Lagoon (M8) and Trifid (M20) Nebulae • Hale-Bopp Comet
Setup: Canon FD 135mm, f/2.5
Filter: Red (25A)
Film: Kodak Technical Pan 2415 (Hypered)
Exposure: 30min
Time: August 14, 1993, UTC 21:10
From Saignelégier (Switzerland)
© M. Willemin
Setup: Canon FD 28mm, f/2.8
Filter: no
Film: Kodak Tmax 400
Exposure: 15s
Time: April 1, 1997, UTC 19:17
From Zürich-Katzensee (Switzerland)
© M. Willemin
Neue Zürcher Zeitung, April 10, 1997

• Andromeda Galaxy (M31) • Nova Cygni 1992
Setup: Canon FD 135mm, f/2.5
Filter: no
Film: Kodak Tmax 400
Exposure: 45min
Time: December 1, 1989, UTC 19:30
From Saignelégier (Switzerland)
© M. Willemin
Setup: Canon FD 50mm, f/1.8
Filter: no
Film: Kodak Tmax 400
Exposure: 5s
Time: March 7, 1992, UTC 4:05
Observatory Grenchenberg, Solothurn (Switzerland)
© M. Willemin
Le Pays, March 28, 1992

Images obtained with different types of small telescopes

• Ring Nebula (M57)
Setup: 8-inch Handmade Newton Telescope
F=1200mm, f/6
Canon EOS M6
Exp 10s, ISO 6400
Time: August 8, 2020, UTC 21:50
From Prêles (Switzerland)
© M. Willemin

• Orion Nebula (M42) • Planetary Nebula Dumbbell (M27)
Setup: Telescope Celestron C6
F=1500mm, f/10
Canon EOS 60Da
Exp 20s, ISO 3200
Time: December 26, 2014, UTC 23:46
From Prêles (Switzerland)
© M. Willemin
Setup: Telescope Celestron C8
F=1100mm, f/5.6
Filter: no
Film: Kodak Technical Pan 2415 (Hypered)
Exposure : 40min
Time: September 04, 1991, UTC 20:15
From Saignelégier (Switzerland)
© M. Willemin

• Andromeda Galaxy (M31) • Orion Nebula (M42)
Setup: Telescope Celestron C8
F=1100mm, f/5.6
Filter: no
Film : Kodak Technical Pan 2415 (Hypered)
Exposure: 30min
Time: September 04, 1991, UTC 21:20
From Saignelégier (Switzerland)
© M. Willemin
Setup: Telescope Celestron C8
F=1100mm, f/5.6
Filter : no
Film: Kodak Technical Pan 2415 (Hypered)
Exposure: 35min
Time: November 30, 1991, UTC 22:20
From Saignelégier (Switzerland)
© M. Willemin

• Horse-head Nebula (IC434) • Galaxies NGC4565 and NGC4562 (m=13.92, 2.5'x0.9', type SBm)
Setup: Telescope Celestron C8
F=1100mm, f/5.6
Filter: no
Film: Kodak Technical Pan 2415 (Hypered)
Exposure: 50min
Time: November 30, 1991, UTC 23:10
From Saignelégier (Switzerland)
© M. Willemin
Setup: Telescope Celestron C8
F=1100mm, f/5.6
Filter: no
Film: Kodak Technical Pan 2415 (Hypered)
Exposure: 60min
Time: March 13, 1991, UTC 23:30
From Saignelégier (Switzerland)
© M. Willemin

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