Orion nebula

Astrophotography

“Who are we? We find that we live on an insignificant planet of a humdrum star lost in a galaxy tucked away in some forgotten corner of a universe in which there are far more galaxies than people.” Carl Sagan

 

Here are samples of my first steps in astrophotography for which I used the following equipment:

-Nikon D300 body
-Nikkor 70-300 mm AF-S VR f/4.5-5.6G IF-ED
-Nikkor 300mm F4 AF
-Sky-Watcher Star adventurer

Orion constellation
Orion nebula

Open star clusters
M35 open star cluster

Galaxies
Astrophoto - Whirlpool galaxy (M51)

 

Deep Space Objects (DSOs)
Iris nebula (NGC 7023)

The Milky Way
Milky way around cygnus

The moon
Waxing gibbous moon