By Kerry-Ann Lecky Hepburn. 

Revisiting the Triangulum Galaxy

February 13, 2014
It's hard to believe that so many beautiful deep space objects are actually fairly large in the night sky. We just can't see them because of the limitations of our eyes....
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Deep Sky Astrophotography with your Camera and Lens Part 2

February 05, 2014
So here is the continuation to my previous * blog post *. Check it out first if you haven't already. In this post I will focus primarily on the pre and post processing th...
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Deep Sky Astrophotography with your Camera and Lens Part 1

January 06, 2014
Many people think that if you want to photograph deep space objects, you will have to acquire a heavy tracking mount, a telescope, a specialized cooled ccd camera and hav...
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A Golden Horeshoe Collaboration: M31 Andromeda Galaxy

October 22, 2013
When I started to get more serious about astrophotography I often thought about how exciting it would be to actually work with someone to create an image that is better t...
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IC 1805: Gnarly Creatures In Space

August 20, 2013
This is my latest image showing the core of the heart nebula which is designated IC1805. To the right you can see this patch of nebulous clouds that have always caught my...
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The Power of Image Stacking

June 27, 2013
In astrophotography we are often times trying to extract detail and colours of very faint deep sky objects from what looks like nothing but a brownish or yellowish night...
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Comet Processing for Non Trailing Stars and Comet

May 14, 2013
Comet Hartley October 8, 2010 When processing a long exposure multiple sub frame shot of a fast moving comet you are usually faced with the decision of either stacking a...
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Focal Reducer test: Celestron SCT f6.3 and 80mm refractor (2008 article)

May 14, 2013
Focal Reducer Test (2008) Using the Celestron SCT f6.3 focal reducer on the Sky-Watcher Equinox 80mm refractor 80mm no reducer = 500mm lens @f6.3 80mm with the reduc...
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Adventures in Astrophotography: How I got started (2008 article)

May 14, 2013
My interest in astronomy started from a fairly young age. For as long as I can remember I have had a real fascination with the wonders of the universe and the countless n...
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Welcome to Weather and Sky Photography's Blog

May 14, 2013
I'm really looking forward to making this blog and website live as I feel it will be a nice improvement over the old website design that I originally built through yahoo...
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