Backyard Observatory

BACKYARD OBSERVATORY

I like the kind of people who get excited over the stars at night.

About me

My name is Yannick and I love space and photography. That's all you need to know at the moment. Maybe my images speak for themselves ūüėČ

Backyard Observatory

Almost all of my images are captured from my backyard in Southern Germany.

I live under heavy light pollution (Bortle 7-8), so I almost always shoot in Narrowband only. My primary rig is mainly equipped with the following optics and accessories:

    • Telescope: Celestron RASA 8"
    • Camera: ZWO ASI 1600MM PRO
    • Mount: iOptron CEM60
    • Guiding: Guidescope 240mm, ZWO ASI 120MM
    • Filter: Baader f/2 Highspeed Narrowband and Baader Broadband Filters in 2"
    • Accessories: Starizona Filter Slider, Celestron Focus Motor for SCT, Pegasus Ultimate Power Box v2, Dew Heater Straps

Secondary Rig

The Rig is started Astrophotography with and I mainly use for smaller objects:

  • Telescope: Explore Scientific ED 102 APO FCD1
  • Camera: ZWO ASI 1600MM PRO
  • Mount: iOptron CEM60
  • Guiding: Guidescope 240mm, ZWO ASI 120MM
  • Filter: Astronomik Narrowband Filters (6nm), Baader Broadband Filters all in the 1.25" variant
  • Accessories: TS PHOTOLINE x0.80 Reducer/Korrektor, ZWO Filter Wheel, Pegasus Focus Cube, Dew Heater Straps

Astrophotography is an art

It’s about finding extra-ordinary

In an ordinary place

Download my full resolution astrophotos here: www.astrobin.com/users/dotmod/
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