M42 is a glorious mix of diffuse nebula and one of the the brightest nebulae in the sky. It’s a wonderful target for novice and experienced imagers as there’s always more data and detail to find. It’s easy to capture – but difficult to master.
Andromeda eludes me from my location (Jozi, South Africa). In a relentless pursuit to capture photons, I packed my gear and headed north for some quality astro imaging. First stop Iowa, USA, where I met up with Cory Schmitz (@TheAstroShake) and tested the setup the same night. Some weeks prior to my arrival I purchased […]