KRCCD Imaging
Steve Knight Phil Reed Matt Charman
Man looking through telescope.

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We are proud members of the Hampshire Astronomical Group where we do most of our imaging work. Some of the time we use our own telescopes from our gardens, some of the images from these are added to this site.

Featured images:

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Moon Rise at Emsworth

Featured in Misc Images

Date Taken: 09 Oct 2017
Camera: Canon 550D
Exposures: ISO 400 - 8 sec exposure

Taken at the Emsworth Pond, Hampshire around 9pm.  

Sunspots 2674-73 Left to Right

Featured in Solar

Date Taken: 06 Sep 2017
Scope: Skywatcher 80mm Apo Refractor
Camera: Point Grey (Flir) Grasshopper3 2.3 MP Mono USB3 Vision (Sony Pregius IMX174) .
Exposures: 2157@45 FPS
Extras: Baader Herschel Wedge/ND3 Filter/Solar continuum Filter

Seeing 2 Tranparancy 1

sunspot 2674

Featured in Solar

Date Taken: 02 Sep 2017
Scope: Astro Physics Starfire 7in APO refractor
Camera: Point Grey (Flir) Grasshopper3 2.3 MP Mono USB3 Vision (Sony Pregius IMX174) .
Exposures: 2500 Frames@ 87FPS
Extras: Baader Herschel Wedge/ND3 Filter/Solar continuum Filter

TRANSPARANCY 1 (Atrocious) SEEING3

Sunspot 2674

Featured in Solar

Date Taken: 02 Sep 2017
Scope: Astro Physics Starfire 7in APO refractor
Camera: Point Grey (Flir) Grasshopper3 2.3 MP Mono USB3 Vision (Sony Pregius IMX174) .
Exposures: 5221@87 FPS
Extras: Baader Herschel Wedge/ND3 Filter/Solar continuum Filter

Transparancy 1 (Atrocious) Seeing2

Sunspot 2671

Featured in Solar

Date Taken: 18 Aug 2017
Scope: AstroPhysics Starfire 7in APO refractor
Camera: Point Grey (Flir) Grasshopper3 2.3 MP Mono USB3 Vision (Sony Pregius IMX174) .
Exposures: 2192 Frames @ 45FPS
Extras: Baader Herschel Wedge/ND3 Filter/Solar continuum Filter

Software used. Genika for Capture, Photoshop CS5, Focus Magic, Autostakkert II for Processing.

Seeing 2 Transparancy 2

 

Solar Prominence with Earth drawn on for scale

Featured in Solar

Date Taken: 25 Jul 2017
Scope: 90 mm Coronado SolarMax II
Camera: Point Grey (Flir) Grasshopper3 2.3 MP Mono USB3 Vision (Sony Pregius IMX174) .
Exposures: 1500@ 25FPS.

Software used. Genika for Capture, Photoshop CS5, Focus Magic, Autostakkert II for Processing.
Seeing: 2
Transparancy 2

Noctilucent Clouds

Featured in Misc Images

Date Taken: 03 Jul 2017
Camera: Canon 550D
Exposures: ISO 400 - 5 sec
Extras: Taken from my garden In Horndean, Hampshire

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