I haven’t done a lot of astro-photography lately for several reasons. One of them being my attempts to convert the LX-90 from alt-az to equatorial mount. It’s causing a few headaches, as I described on my text-blog “Above Us Only Sky“.
In the meantime, I took the following images on a recent field trip with the camera piggy backed on the inaccurately aligned LX-90. The tracking was not too bad for short exposures – I wish I had taken a few more images to stack.
On this particular night there was a lot of interest in Comet C/2013 A1 (Siding Spring) as it was one day short of its…
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