Celestron 6″ Newtonian first light

After putting on my new C6N on the AVX mount, I set out to a Bortle 4 area around Wassaga Beach for some astrophotography, mainly to see the difference from the achromatic refractor I used previously. This images were also shot with a 60 second exposure to limit tracking errors due to periodic error and […]

Bortle 2 trip to Nirvana

Decided to take a trip to one of the darkest places in southern Ontario. Nirvana AKA Irvine Lake Strip is a Bortle 2 area just north of Bon Echo Provinical Park. I setup my Orion ST80 on an AVX mount with a Nikon D3200 camera. All images were tracked for around 60 seconds each, some […]