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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 [...]

September 20, 2018 Uncategorized

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 [...]

September 17, 2018 Uncategorized

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 [...]

September 9, 2018 Uncategorized

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 [...]

August 26, 2018 Uncategorized

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 [...]

August 14, 2018 Uncategorized

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 [...]

August 5, 2018 Uncategorized