L-Għaqda Maltija tal-Astronomija

Imaging the planets

Tomorrow 21 September we are holding our monthly members-only event! The Astronomical Society of Malta shall be organizing an observation and astrophotography workshop for beginner and intermediate amateur astronomers. This time around we will be focusing on planetary imaging. All members of the Society are welcome to join, bring along [...]

September 20, 2018 admin Uncategorized 0

MAAPOW: Week 6

Malta Amateur Astronomy Picture of the Week: Week 6 (16-09-2018): Saturn Taken by: Jeremy Borg Myatt Information: A high magnification video stack of Saturn. Taken on the 29th of June, 2018 at 21:37:39 UTC. Captured using SharpCap Pro and processed in Registax and RawTherapee. Exposure: 33 seconds total Radius: 58 [...]

September 17, 2018 Andrew Finch Uncategorized 0

MAAPOW: Week 5

Malta Amateur Astronomy Picture of the Week: Week 5 (09-09-2018): The Milky Way Galaxy As Seen From The Southern Hemisphere Taken by: Josef Borg Information: This photo is stitch of 102 images, all taken at 15 seconds exposure time at ISO6400 with a Nikon D610 @ focal length 24mm, aperture [...]

September 9, 2018 Andrew Finch Uncategorized 0

MAAPOW: Week 4

Malta Amateur Astronomy Picture of the Week: Week 4 (26-08-2018): Heart Nebula Taken by: Leonard Ellul-Mercer Information: The Heart Nebula, IC 1805, Sharpless 2-190, lies some 7500 light years away from Earth and is located in the Perseus Arm of the Galaxy in the constellation Cassiopeia. It was discovered by [...]

August 26, 2018 Andrew Finch Uncategorized 0

MAAPOW: Week 3

Malta Amateur Astronomy Picture of the Week: Week 3 (12-08-2018): Triangulum Galaxy Taken by: Jeremy Borg Myatt Information: The Triangulum galaxy (Messier 33) is a spiral galaxy located around 3 million light years from Earth, making it one of the closest galaxies to the Milky Way. Radius: 60,000 light years [...]

August 14, 2018 Josef Borg Uncategorized 0

MAAPOW: Week 2

Malta Amateur Astronomy Picture of the Week: Week 2 (05-08-2018): Horsehead Nebula Taken by: Clive Michael Smith Information: The Horsehead nebula, or Barnard 33, is a dark nebula in the Orion constellation. Radius: 3.5 light years Distance to Earth: 1,500 light years If you are a paid member of the [...]

August 5, 2018 Josef Borg Uncategorized 0