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NGC 6914

NGC 6914

NGC 6914 is a reflection nebula located at approximately 6 000 light-years away in the constellation of Cygnus.

RING NEBULA

RING NEBULA

The Ring Nebula (also catalogued as Messier 57, M57 or NGC 6720) is a planetary nebula in the northern constellation of Lyra.

M51

MESSIER 51

The Whirlpool Galaxy is an interacting grand-design spiral galaxy with a Seyfert 2 active galactic nucleus in Canes Venatici.

NEEDLE GALAXY

First light QHY 168C: NGC 4565 is an edge-on spiral galaxy about 30 to 50 million light-years away in the constellation Coma Berenices.

Explore my astrophotohraphy!

Surf through the wonders of the Universe and find some colorful deep space pictures.

Equipment

THE EVOLUTION OF MY SYSTEMS…

  • 2010: SkyWatcher 150/750 + EQ-5 + Canon EOS 1000D
  • 2011: GSO 200/800 + HEQ-5
  • 2012: SkyWatcher Equinox ED80 + NEQ-6 + Canon EOS 600D
  • 2013: Home made Newtonian
  • 2014: SkyWatcher Esprit 100/550 + QHY IC8300
  • 2016: Celestron RASA 11″ + QHY 9
  • 2017: 300/1200 Newtonian + Fornax52 + QHY 168C


Check it out!

News
APOD

APOD – GALAXY ON EDGE

My recent picture of magnificent Needle Galaxy NGC 4565 is on NASA Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD).

EAPOD

EAPOD – RIVER OF STARS

EAPOD features a daily selected image of the universe produced (or significantly contributed) by European astrophotographers.

Goals

Deep sky photography, as a special area of astrophotography, requires a great deal of time spent in preparation and planning. As a result of the unusually long exposition time needed, ideally I am able to shoot one object per month, twelve a year at the most. However, as the weather is not always on my side, my dreams often don’t realise, but remain plans for future years. This means that I must plan ahead and prepare detailed shooting plans for 3 and 6-month periods, taking into consideration the travel routes of objects, climate conditions and the Moon phases. Not to mention my private appointments as well…..

Upcoming projects:

  • Southern Milky Way
  • LMC
  • Polaris area
  • M81 and M82
Interests
CLOUD OCEAN

QHY 168C

After testin QHY IC8300 I am very glad of this opportunity to take shots with the new QHY camera. 168C has a full frame size 16MP, 14bit CMOS sensor IMX071. It has 3.2e low readout noise at lowest gain and 2.3e at unity gain.

APOD INTERVIEW

APOD 20th ANNIVERSARY

The following interview, was published in January 2016 in Meteor, the magazine of the Hungarian Astronomical Association. It was a great pleasure to talk with with Dr. Nemiroff and Dr. Bonell. Thank you for being available for us!

Travel 

Click and enjoy some wonderful and inviting pictures from our trips with my family. Our world is one amazing place, we tried to capture something unique from each country.

Media - interview (Duna World)

Exhibition

About me

Hello and welcome to my astrophotography page! I am Lóránd Fényes Hungarian astrophotographer, member of the Hungarian amateur astrophotographer community. After many years of practicing DSLR astrophotography, I felt that I am ready to graduate to an another experience and started working with a CCD camera.

Write me

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me. I will respond to your email as soon as possible. Thank you!

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