Capture details below, I'm also on Instagram if anyone's interested.
Camera: Canon 5D mark IV
Lens: Sigma 50mm 1.4 DG HSM Art
Focal length: 50mm
ISO: 400 for sky; 100 for foreground.
Shutter speed: 30s tracked for sky; 30s for foreground.
One shot for the foreground, taken right at the end of the blue hour, then 1 shot for the core, tracked. Both shots then blended and edited in Lightroom and Photoshop.
Feedback always appreciated!
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My god, these planets are big
Could you see any movement on the surface?
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I photographed both of these planets on the same night about 10 minutes apart. This image is a composite of two different images, as there is no way Jupiter and Saturn would appear this close together in the sky. Also if you look closley you can see 2 of the Galilean moons of Jupiter. Shortly after shooting these, I made a small time lapse of Ganymede Transiting Jupiter. Captured on April 30th, 2019 from my apartment roof.
Meade ETX125-EC (1900mm f/15)
Orion Sirius EQ-G
ZWO EFW 8x1.25"/31mm
Astronomik LRGB+CLS Filters- 31mm
Astrodon H-alpha 5nm 31mm
Jupiter Exposure: 30ms
Saturn Exposure: 100ms
1k frames per RGB channel
Stacked the best 10% of frames in Autostakkert, autosharpened
Mapped RG&B; frames to color channels in photoshop
rotate and crop
Stacked the best 10% of frames in Autostakkert,
Registax Wavelets for sharpening
The final two images were taken into Photoshop and combined to make the composite, and then annotated in PixInsight
I understand that this is a photograph, but can you see the planets like that trough that telescope with the naked eye? Sorry if this is stupid question, but I’m new to this.
Looks amazing BTW.
Amazing pics. Were they photographed with the same zoom level?
They're a lot closer to each other than I thought
Two planets, chilling in the solar system, 400,000,000 miles apart cuz they're not gay
Fantastic. I tried my luck with astrophotography for a while but the lack of good equipment got me to give up. Would you be so kind to show one shot only of the planets, just for comparison. Thanks!
Hi. Amateur here who’s about to receive their first telescope (it’s also a 5”). Would you say it’s harder to find far away objects with a smaller telescope since it limits the field of view? Nice pictures by the way.
Always fun to imagine how "old" the light that is returned to your telescope from these planets is. The time it takes from Sol's light to hit them and then the planets to reflect the light back to Earth.
I wonder what I was doing at the moment the light actually hit those planets.
5er? U sure?
I have an 8 inch and I've never been able to get a shot that good, congrats man
Very nice. Looks a hell of a lot better than my 6" newtonian back in the late 80s. Kinda ruined astronomy for me a little bit at the time.
When worlds collide
Me: oh i also have a 5 inch scope, maybe i can replicate this
reads the setup list
right, 1600 dollar camera
Man, it's crazy that these planets are this close to one another!!!
Jupiter and Saturn, Oberon, Miranda and Titania.Neptune, Titan, Stars can frighten
Maaaan, that is impressive
It’s fake. They are fake. The earth is flat.
Just kidding please don’t kill me or downvote me.
I thought the five inches was the length of the telescope and so I was surprised at how good the picture was from a tiny telescope.
Then I thought hmmm... Something not right. Then I realized that it was probably the diameter.
It kinda looks like Saturn just whispered some juicy gossip and Jupiter is shocked
Looks like you got mooned as well.
Do you mind me asking what telescope you're using? I've been wanting one for a while, these are fantastic shots!
Are they really THAT close?
When will they actually be this close? Couple hundred years?
Fake and gay
Things like this just blow my mind.
Credits: https://www.instagram.com/p/BnsNnquh2BM/ - Travis Burke
"Dreaming big!I had this dream for years of capturing images of deep space and understanding those twinkles in the sky just a bit more. Last weekend I had another opportunity to photograph Andromeda, my favorite galaxy (other than our home, the Milky Way)!Andromeda is our closest neighboring galaxy and can actually be seen with the naked eye if you know where to look (and if you’re in a place with low light pollution)."
You see amazing images of distant galaxies all the time... and then randomly... just woah, the magnitude of what’s represented in that image just hits you.
I would have loved to live in the year when M31 merges with the milky way. What a sight it will be
IT'S COMING RIGHT FOR US!
Do you think the Apollo astronauts ever, once returning to earth, looked at the moon and thought, “holy fuck, I walked on that thing”.
Just looked at some of the other photos on your profile and now I want to buy a telescope of my own when I have the money lol
Title sounds like my wifes description of me... 😔
Looks like ice cream
100% waning Gibby
So is gibbous pronounced with a soft g or a hard g?
77% Waning Gibbons
Found some raw files sitting on my hard drive and decided to process them. Looking at the timestamps and checking Stellarium, the moon was only 17 degrees up when I shot this, which explains why it's not as sharp as some of my other lunar images. Captured on October 28th, 2018.
TPO 6" F/4 Imaging Newtonian
Canon Rebel T3i (Astro modified)
Skywatcher Quattro Coma Corrector
Frames converted to .avi in PIPP
Best 20% of frames stacked in Autostakkert!
You totally stole this right? I saw it posted the other day and I’m pretty sure the username wasn’t azzkicker. Hold please while I check my comment history.
Edit: I stand corrected.
I know a lot of people like photographing a full moon, but I actually prefer photos like this one. The lighting gives you a lot of nice texture.
I didn't know there was a Kepler Deep Field. There are several Hubble Deep Field images, but this one's new to me...
Anyone know an alternative for Mac?
Those are called the Galilean moons.
This is from a game called Space Engine!
I'm not interested in taking pictures of stars and planets. But I do want to buy a telescope. Is it a hobby that keeps giving ? Or does it get boring looking at the same stars and planets? Can you describe why you love your hobby?
What’s the chance that it’ll crash into mars at some point?
Surprised the creators of Heavy Metal havent sued the shit out of Musk.
I mean...where do you think he got the idea from?
"A shadow shall fall over the universe. And evil will grow in its path. And death will come from the skies"
We won’t be alive to see it.
Dude, this is the space sub I follow to NOT get the Musk circle jerkery. This is just space junk to stroke a rich man's ego.
What is radarsat?
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