Moravian instruments, Inc., source: https://www.gxccd.com/art?id=560&lang=409, printed: 23.5.2019 20:54:29
|If you go really deep, the only way to advance is to go even deeper. This is apparently a trend in astro-photography and the latest image from Paolo Moroni clearly demonstrates it. Capturing the Great Orion nebula or the Horse-head dark silhouette is no longer enough regardless of details in the image. Astro-photographers want to show that also areas, simply considered dark in the not so distant past, are in fact also filled with inter-stellar gas clouds, only much darker.|
Paolo needed more than 24 hours of accumulated exposure time to acquire this image. The G2-8300 camera was used on SW ED80 refractor with 0.85× focal reducer and also on 200 mm Canon telephoto lens. Individual exposures were taken through luminance, RGB and Hα filters.