"Lange Nacht" 2004 for astronomy


Jean-Luc Dighaye




On 18 September 2004, a "Lange Nacht" for astronomy was organized throughout Germany. This is a selection of images taken from POR using the 200/1600 APO refractor and the Nikon D100 camera.

Minor Planet (4179)Toutatis rushing in Capricornus

17. Sep, 4 x 2 exposures of 30s each centered on 21:10, 21:30, 22:00 22:20 UTC





18. Sep, same at 20:15, 20:45, 21:15, 21:45. ISO 1600, total FOV = 30'






Planetary nebulae:

M1, 4 x 40s at ISO 3200, FOV 30'




M27, 4 x 45s at ISO 6400, Lumicon deep-sky filter, FOV 30'




Blinking & Saturn nebula, 4 x 30s at ISO 1600, FOV 10'




Helix and Cocoon nebulae taken with ST237 and 500/1.8, L (1x1) RGB (2x2) of 20s each.






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