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Astronomy is one of the finest hobbies, but - as always - there is not enough time to spent :-(

My telescope is a 6-inch Maksutov (Intes Mikro) - still missing a drive in elevation :-(, to be able to guide with a second CCD automatically.

On the pictures behind the scope you can see the total eclipse of the sun (11.8.1999) - taken near Munich (through a hole in the clouds at the right time)

One project is on hold for far too long - the cookbook CCD-camera for astro-pictures :-(

I have stopped my tries to find Seti (one graphics card was broken, the electricity costs sum up ...) =>

 

Here you can see my last BOINC-stati 03.01.2013:

 

Here you can see my final Classic-Seti-status 22.09.2005:

Your credit:
Name (and URL) Michael 
Results Received 2291
Total CPU Time 3.372 years
Average CPU Time per work unit 12 hr 53min 35.7 sec
Average results received per day 0.99
Last result returned: Thu Sep 22 18:07:16 2005 UTC
SETI@home user for: 6.348 years
Your rank: (based on current workunits received)
Your rank out of 5436301 total users is: 155720 th place.
The total number of users who have this rank: 55
You have completed more work units than: 97.153 % of our users.

 

In the meantime I got the certificates for 100, 250, 500 and 1000 calculated units :-)

Here the 1000'er:

and here for SETIi (under BOINC):

 

Here is a small picture and film collection:

Mercury transit at the Sun 09. May 2016 - size => 430kByte (3597 * 2909)

Merkurtransit

Mercury transit at the Sun 09. May 2016 as a movie - watch it on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q6nRyX-9Eyk&feature=youtu.be


Solar Eclipse 20. March 2015 - size => 366kByte (1880 * 2340)


Solar Eclipse 20. March 2015 as a movie - watch it on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2vypQ0Cn4E0


Comet C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy 17. January 2015 - composit of 10 pictures (10 minutes) - size => 288kByte (1600 * 1067)


Comet C/2011 L4 (PANSTARRS) at the center of the picture 15. March 2013 - (10 seconds) - size => 146kByte (1200 * 800)

 

The next 3 pictures were done with guiding through a Tamron 18-270mm zoom lens with a Canon 400D with addition
of more than one picture northern german sky :-)

Andromeda-Galaxy 28. December 2008 - composit of 5 pictures (10 minutes) - size => 160kByte (1200 * 800)

 

M42 28. December 2008 - composit of 5 pictures (10 minutes) - size => 98kByte (1200 * 800)

 

Pleiaden 28. December 2008 - composit of 5 pictures (10 minutes) - size => 155kByte (1200 * 800)

 

The next 3 pictures were done without guiding through a Sigma 18-125mm zoom lens with a Canon 400D with addition
of more than one picture under dark danish sky :-)

Adler with Jupiter 27.Juli 2008 - composit of 8 pictures with Canon D400 - size => 300kByte (1680 * 1120) - and hot pixels :-(

 

Perseus / Cassiopeia 8. Juli 2008 - composit of 10 pictures with Canon D400 - size => 293kByte (853 * 1280)

 

Grosser Wagen 9. Juli 2008 - composit of 10 pictures with Canon D400 - Size => 312kByte (1680 * 1120)

 

First try of a movie of partial eclipse of the sun from August 1., 2008 - Size => 132kByte (Codec: Xvid)

 

Rainbow without rain 17. August 2008 - Canon D400 - Size => 30kByte (853 * 1280)

 

Komet 17P/Holmes in November 2007 in Perseus - composit of 2 images with Canon D400 - Size => 90kByte (790 * 1024)

 

Total eclipse of the sun (Totality) (11.08.1999) - Taken in Zorneding near Munich (Videopicture) - Size => 8kByte (423 * 355).

sofi2_f.jpg 8kB

 

Total eclipse of the sun (Totality) (11.08.1999) - Taken in Zorneding near Munich (Videopicture) - Size => 8kByte (475 * 404).

sofi4_f.jpg 8kB

 

Total eclipse of the Moon (Totality) (1996) - Size => 26kByte (1556 * 1098).

moon_full.jpg 26kB

 

Comet Hale-Bopp (C/1995 O1) (50mm - 10Min. Asa200) - Size => 153kByte (1042 * 1564).

hale_bopp_full.jpg 153kB

 

Comet Hale-Bopp (C/1995 O1) (300mm - 10Min. Asa200) - Size => 282kByte (1120 * 1639).

Good to see are the different colors and directions of the gas- and dusttail:-)

hale_bopp2_full.jpg 282kB

 

Comet Hyakutake (C/1996 B2) (50mm - 5Min. Asa200) - Size => 93kByte (1094 * 1239).

hyakutake_full.jpg 93kB