Welcome to my personal homepage!
Reinhard Ilk

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Hello, my name is Reinhard Ilk and I live in Vienna, Austria. I am a chemist working for Shire, a pharmaceutical company engaged in tretment of rare diseases.
I am an amateur astonomer and photographer and this site is dedicated to these two hobbies of mine. Enjoy the pictures. If you should have comments on this site, please send me an e-mail message .

Astronomy Page 

A few selected deep-space pictures taken with my 8"-telescope and some telephoto lenses. Links to my solar eclipse page and other astronomical sites.

Photography Page 

Conventional Photography.
Arts, architecture,
people and technics.

Technical Basics 

Articles, links,
references, etc.

Please keep in mind that I spent a lot of money and even more time for the pictures and articles. So I have to state that the copyrights for all of my pictures and articles are reserved. In case you'd like to use it for more than for private use, please send me an e-mail message and ask for permission.
Thank you.