From the April 2012 issue

More imaging under Namibia’s pristine skies

The Southern Hemisphere is filled with countless spectacular deep-sky objects to photograph.
By | Published: April 23, 2012 | Last updated on May 18, 2023
The Cat’s Paw Nebula
Kfir Simon
In the June issue, astrophotographer Harel Boren took readers along on his southern sky adventure in “Six nights under Namibia’s dark skies.” He and two friends, Tal Faibish and Kfir Simon, spent nearly a week imaging at the Tivoli Southern Sky Guest Farm, located at the edge of the Kalahari Desert. So many hours dedicated to capturing photons meant dozens of images, all of which we couldn’t fit within the pages of Astronomy. So here are a few more spectacular photographs from the imaging trio.