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

Thanks for visiting KRCCD

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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Orion Nebula M42

Featured in Nebulae

Date Taken: 31 Mar 2017
Scope: 7 Inch Starfire Refractor
Camera: Canon 550D
Exposures: ISO 1600 - 180 second exposure
Extras: Taken at the Clanfield Observatory

Clanfield Observatory Clubroom

Featured in Misc Images

Date Taken: 15 Mar 2017
Camera: Canon 550D DSLR Camera
Exposures: ISO 1600 - 8 second exposure

Image taken looking back at the clubroom at the Clanfield Observatory with the light on the left coming from the 24 inch dome.

Orion Constellation at the Clanfield Observatory

Featured in Misc Images

Date Taken: 24 Feb 2017
Camera: Canon 550D
Exposures: ISO 1600 - 8 sec Exposure

Two aircraft on the left and the Fengyun 3A satellite on the right. 

The Moon, Venus & Mars

Featured in Misc Images

Date Taken: 03 Dec 2016
Camera: Canon 550D DSLR
Exposures: ISO 800 - 6 sec exposure @ f/4.5
Extras: Taken at the Clanfield Observatory

Taken at the Clanfield Observatory just before we had an Open Evening. 

Sunspot AR 2192

Featured in Solar

Date Taken: 20 Oct 2014
Scope: AstroPhysics Starfire 7in APO refractor
Camera: Imaging source DMK51AU02.AS
Exposures: frames: 833 at 12 Frames per second

Filters: Baader Continuum filter/ 3xND 8xND filters/ Intes 2" Herschel Wedge.

Software: Virtualdub/ photoshop/ Autostakkert II and Lucy Richardson Deconvolution 

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