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Some historical Pictures --> to currend image galery

I am basically a visual observer, so most of this photographs are made on vacation trips using just a fixed camera mounted on a tripod

click on the images to expand them Eta Carina complex. Kenya,  07.Jan.1992
50 mm lens 1:1.8. Ca. 90 minutes exposure on Ektachrome 100
Southern Cross (in the tree) + Coalsack. Kenya 07. Jan 1992
50 mm lens 1:1.8. Ca. 30 minutes on Ektachrome 100
Southern Cross with Beta Centauri. Kenya 07. Jan. 1992
50 mm 1:1.8. Ca. 2 minutes on Fujichrome 1600
Scorpius + Venus + meteorite at dawn. Kenya 08.01.1992
50 mm 1:1.8. Ca. 30 seconds on Fujichrome 1600
Moon, Mercury (4° at left) and Spica (40' upper right) 28h20m before new Moon and 27 hours before total solar eclipse at 3,800 m (12.500 ft) elevation.
Bolivia 02. Nov.1994, 9:20 UT
120 mm 1:1.8. Several seconds exposure on Ekrarchrome 100
Moon in Scorpius at dusk 1 day and 11 hours after solar eclipse.
Bolivia 04.Nov.1994, 23:35 UT
80mm 1:1.8. Approx. 15 seconds on Ekrarchrome 100
Volcano eruption on Salar Ujuni, 3,800 m (12.500 ft) elevation. Bolivia Nov.1994
50mm 1:1.8. Ca. 20 minutes on Ekrarchrome 1600
In the afternoon before the szene loocked like this: Image 1 (with volkano eruption in the background) and Image 2
Southern pole with Magellanic Clouds. Bolivia 1994
35 mm 1:2.8. Ca. 40 minutes exposure on Fujichrome 1600

Valle de la Lunar Atacama at Moonlight. Chile, Nov. 1994
50mm 1:1.8. Ca. 15 minutes on Ekrarchrome 1600
Teide/ Tenerife at Moonlight
50 mm 1:1.8. Ca. 5 minutes on Fujichrome 1600
Hale Bob and M34 in Perseus
Zeiss 200 mm tele photo lens 1:2.8. 10 minutes on Fujichrome 400. Outside of Berlin 07. Apr. 1997
Hand guided with  Comet Catcher

Making-Of image from Gerd Gottschalk

lagune_trifid_200er_tele_fc_1600_gr_8_89_1.jpg (55930 Byte) Lagoon and Trifid Nebula in Sagittarius
Zeiss 200 mm tele photo lens 1:2.8. 10 minutes on Fujichrome 1600. Greece, Aug. 1989
Hand guided with Comet Catcher
orion_gesamt_8.89_1.jpg (80936 Byte) Orion with Barnard's Loop, Orion N., Horsehead N., Sh2 264
60 minutes on Fujichrome 400 with Deep Sky filter. Greece, Dec. 1989
Hand guided with Comet Catcher

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