Milky Way image taken with Cannon 200 mm by Phil Ricci?
"...there's a little something in here for everyone interested in dark skies anywhere." - James Rigby, ASN Member
This image is of NGC 2238, the Rosette Nebula. The Rosette Nebula is in our galaxy, located in the Monoceros Constellation, and is about 5,500 light years away from Reno.
This image of the Andromeda Constellation was captured from the Sierra Valley, California in September, 2021. Photo by Warren Simison, GoatsuckerHill Observatory.
The night sky on August 31, 2019 offered the opportunity to take some great photos. It was a good time had by all.
To take photographs of the sun and planets, Jay uses mostly a commercial grade DSLR for taking his astrophotos, but he also uses an unmodified Canon t5i.
View these excellent astrophotographs taken by ASN member, Dave Radosovich.
I prefer using a commercial grade DSLR, but no matter what happens, the setup and software can get complicated, so you need to factor that into your decision. Here is what I do with my setup.