Tag Archives: Bowen Mountain


Milky Way over Lake Rotoiti

After sitting on this panorama for almost 2 years I’ve finally decided to share it. The fact is that my trip to New Zealand in September 2014 was marred with lots of clouds and this […]

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Smokey Afternoon

The fire danger has not passed yet, just as we think we’ve beaten the busfire, the weather changes, winds increase and new spot fires ignite. Most residents across the Blue Mountains are still on high […]

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Sydney Bushfires

Right across the Greater Sydney bushfires are burning out of control. Over one hundred and fifty homes have been lost, and fortunately only one life so far. We are currently experiencing hotter than usual weather […]

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Setting Venus And The Start Of Daylight Saving

The planet Venus sets over the horizon as the Milky Way also makes it descent.     This weekend also marked the start of daylight saving, which is the practice of advancing the clocks forward […]

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Planet Crago No.2

I think I’m getting the hang of it now, this is my second attempt at creating a (for lack of a better description) Planetary Panorama. Same location as the previous one except that in this panorama I’ve […]

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Planet Crago

Something I’ve been meaning to try for a while is a relatively new method of processing a panorama image, whereby the flat horizontal image is wrapped around itself to form a circle. What do you think?

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Crago Observatory

Crago Observatory is the Astronomical Society of New South Wales’ (ASNSW) “local” dark sky observing site at Bowen Mountain, near North Richmond, about an hour’s drive North-West of Sydney. Set on 4 acres (1.6 hectares) […]

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