Little Astrograph – Sky Rover 70SA III

Recently I receive a little Astrograph which made by a telescope company named SkyRover for a simple test out. I am a little excited when I first hold this telescope and how small it is. Before retract the dew shield: After dew shield fully retract: 1. Build Quality? The build quality of this little astrograph…

Total Solar Eclipse 2016

Hi photographer friends, Finally I am back from Palangkaraya, Kalimantan.It was a great trip but we experienced cloudy day during the Total Solar Eclipse. The weather always unpredictable. Success or failure? For me and my team, it was a success to us. Most important thing is to enjoy the moment of darkness. Pentax K-3 + Contax…

NGC 3372 – The Eta Carinae Nebula

Hi photographer friends, Pentax K-01 modified + Carl Zeiss Tessar T* 300mm f/4   Right ascension 10h 45m 08.5s[1] Declination −59° 52′ 04″[1] Distance ~6500-10000[1] ly Apparent magnitude (V) +1.0 Constellation Carina

The Rosette Nebula (also known as Caldwell 49)

Hi photographer friends, This image was taken during my recent trip to Ajlaa Village Resort. Pentax K-01 Modified + Carl Zeiss Tessar T* 300mm f/4 + Rocolax UV/IR Cut Filter   Right ascension 06h 33m 45s[1] Declination +04° 59′ 54″[1] Distance 5,200[2] ly   (1,600 pc) Apparent magnitude (V) 9.0 Apparent dimensions (V) 1.3 ° Constellation Monoceros

What a surprise…POLARIS!

Hi photographer friends, I can say I’m glad to have seen such a clear sky yesterday night. Finally I managed to spot the most difficult star to locate in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia which is only 3 degrees N above Horizon. That is POLARIS! How lucky I am……. Let me explain by using photos…. Photo 1….

Getting ready for Total Solar Eclipse 2016

Hi photographer friends, I am getting ready for the coming Total Solar Eclipse in March, 2016 and my destination will be at Palangkaraya, Kalimantan Indonesia. This time I will bring my Star Adventurer along. Make it as simple as possible.    

Improving my Wide Field Astrophotography this year…

Hi Photographer friends, I am so lucky this year not because I strike a lottery but I managed to own a unit of Star Adventurer single axis tracking mount. I like it so much. Lets look at the results…..