tiabunna's photos with the stars

Night at the Bay

Night at the Bay
Best viewed large (see also notes). Looking south with some cloud and lights across the water - a very similar viewpoint to my previous image.
Added on October 15, 2018

New moon

New moon
It was just too hard to resist a fairly clear sky (some low cloud at left horizon) and a new moon. This covers about 180 degrees (stitched panorama). The local town throws up some light at the right. Needs to be viewed large. EDIT: I've now edited and…
Added on May 16, 2018

My first Milky Way bow

My first Milky Way bow
Six stitched images (vertical format) were needed to make this (about 180 degree) panorama of the Milky Way. In the middle of the bow are the Magellanic Clouds, two small satellite galaxies. Out on the right, a little evening mist is beginning to cover…
Added on May  7, 2018

Night in the country

Night in the country
Night sky in the country and a little torchlight to fill the foreground. Here's a musical link to go with it (suggest view large). HFF and have a great weekend, everyone.

Explored.
Added on April 26, 2018

Satellites

Satellites
The brighter trail is the International Space Station, as it dims when heading into the earth's shadow. Viewed large it may be possible to see the trails of five other satellites. Those two light blurs are the Magellanic Clouds, themselves small satelli…
Added on December 12, 2017

Three satellites

Three satellites
From the heavens-above.com website I found that two Iridium satellites were to pass over us through the Southern Cross constellation. I wonder if this would be called a "double crossing"? :-) The third satellite was an unexpected bonus. One to view lar…
Added on June 11, 2017

Out of this world

Out of this world
Looking north toward Orion and the M42 nebula (those of you in the northern hemisphere usually see this upside down) using the astrotracer in the K-1. This repays viewing large and if you look carefully you will may the traces of no fewer than four satel…
Added on January 17, 2017