M33 – 2017

M33

2017-11-12 18:00-00:00
Clear, no wind, no moon, 97% humidity, -1 degrees C
50x90s Ha
(50+80+50)x60s RGB

2017-10-29 19:00-04:30
Clear, hard wind, half moon, 60% humidity, 2 degrees C
39x90s Ha
(35+7+35)x60s RGB

2016-10-03 21:00-03:30
Some initial high clouds, some wind, 85% humidity, 5 degrees C
59x30s+30x120s+39x240s Lum

2016-09-09 22:00-01:30
Clear followed by fog, setting moon, no wind, 99% humidity, 12 degrees C
126x30s+64x120s Lum

Camera: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFWmini, Baader R,G,B,7nm Ha, IDAS LPS-D1, gain 200, offset 50, -20C
Lens: Sky-Watcher Esprit 80ED + Sky-Watcher field flattener
Mount: HEQ5 Pro
QHY 5L-II-M auto guider and Celestron 80mm guide scope
Software: Sequence Generator Pro, PixInsight, Photoshop
Location: Borås, Sweden

M52, Bubble Nebula, Lobster Claw Nebula – 2017

M52, Bubble Nebula, Lobster Claw Nebula – 2017

2017-10-29 19:00-04:30
Clear, hard wind, half moon, 60% humidity, 2 degrees C
Exposures:
120x90s Ha

2016-10-05 20:30-04:00
Clear, windy, 80% humidity, 5 degrees C
Exposures:
90x30s+25x120s+20x240s Lum

2015-08-12 23:30-03:30
Very clear, no moon, no wind, 9 degrees C
Exposures:
27x480s RGB

Camera: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFWmini, IDAS LPS-P2, Baader 7nm Ha, IDAS LPS-D1, gain 200, offset 50, -20C
Camera RGB: Canon EOS-600Da, IDAS LPS-P2, ISO800
Lens: Sky-Watcher Esprit 80ED + Sky-Watcher field flattener
Mount: HEQ5 Pro
Skywatcher SynGuider and QHY 5L-II-M auto guiders and Celestron 80mm guide scope
Software: BackyardEOS, Sequence Generator Pro, PixInsight, Photoshop
Location: Borås, Sweden

NGC6866, Tabby’s star

NGC6866, Tabby’s star
Tabby’s star close up

2017-11-02 19:00-22:30
Some high clouds, little wind, near full moon, 85% humidity, 4 degrees C

NGC6866
Exposures:
56x30s Lum
(40+39+40)x30s RGB
40x90s Ha

Camera: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFWmini, Baader R,G,B,7nm Ha, IDAS LPS-D1, gain 200, offset 50, -20C
Lens: Sky-Watcher Esprit 80ED + Sky-Watcher field flattener
Mount: HEQ5 Pro
QHY 5L-II-M auto guider and Celestron 80mm guide scope
Software: Sequence Generator Pro, PixInsight, Photoshop
Location: Borås, Sweden

IC342 – 2017

IC342 – 2017

2017-10-18 20:30-04:30
Some initial high clouds, some wind, no moon, 96% humidity, 3 degrees C

IC342
Exposures:
(73+45+76)x60s (R+G+B)
120x60s L
Tot 5.2 hrs

Camera: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFWmini, Baader R,G,B,7nm Ha, IDAS LPS-D1, gain 200, offset 50, -20C
Lens: Sky-Watcher Esprit 80ED + Sky-Watcher field flattener
Mount: HEQ5 Pro
QHY 5L-II-M auto guider and Celestron 80mm guide scope
Software: Sequence Generator Pro, PixInsight, Photoshop
Location: Borås, Sweden

NGC7380 – The Wizard Nebula

NGC7380 – The Wizard Nebula

2017-10-12 21:00-03:30
Low clouds followed by clear, hard wind, rising moon, 80% humidity, 9 degrees C

2017-09-24 21:00-23:00
Clear followed by fog clouds, humid, no wind, no moon, 98% humidity, 13 degrees C

NGC7380
Exposures:
(85+62)x90s Ha
(45+45+45)x60s (R+G+B)
45x60s L

Camera: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFWmini, Baader R,G,B,7nm Ha, IDAS LPS-D1, gain 200, offset 50, -20C
Lens: Sky-Watcher Esprit 80ED + Sky-Watcher field flattener
Mount: HEQ5 Pro
QHY 5L-II-M auto guider and Celestron 80mm guide scope
Software: Sequence Generator Pro, PixInsight, Photoshop
Location: Borås, Sweden

IC405, IC410 – 2016

IC405, IC410 – 2016

2016-11-28 20:00-02:00
Several high clouds, little wind, no moon, 80% humidity, -1 degrees C

IC405
Exposures (206 min):
Ha:84x90s LIGHT (126 min)
R+G+B: (35+38+34)x45s LIGHT (80 min)

2016-12-02 18:30-02:30
Clear, no wind, no moon, 75% humidity, -3 degrees C

IC405
Exposures:
Ha: 80x90s (90 min)
R+G+B: (25+24+28)x45s LIGHT

Camera L: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFWmini, Baader R,G,B,7nm Ha, IDAS LPS-D1, gain 200, offset 50, -20C
Lens: Sky-Watcher Esprit 80ED + Sky-Watcher field flattener
Mount: HEQ5 Pro
Skywatcher SynGuider auto guider and Celestron 80mm guide scope
Software: Sequence Generator Pro, BackyardEOS, PixInsight, Photoshop

NGC7000 – 2017

NGC7000 – 2017

2017-08-10 23:00-00:00
Clear followed by fog clouds, full moon, 95% humidity, 12 degrees C

2017-08-13 23:00-00:00
Clear followed by low clouds, rising moon, 90% humidity, 11 degrees C

2017-08-22 22:00-00:30
Low clouds followed by high clouds, no moon, 85% humidity, 10 degrees C

2017-08-23 22:00-02:00
Clear, some high clouds, no moon, 85% humidity, 8 degrees C

NGC7000
Exposures:
(35+19+26)x90s Ha
(50+51+51)x60s (R+G+B)
30x60s L

Camera: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFWmini, Baader R,G,B,7nm Ha, IDAS LPS-D1, gain 200, offset 50, -20C
Lens: Sky-Watcher Esprit 80ED + Sky-Watcher field flattener
Mount: HEQ5 Pro
QHY 5L-II-M auto guider and Celestron 80mm guide scope
Software: Sequence Generator Pro, PixInsight, Photoshop
Location: Borås, Sweden

Leo Triplet – 2017

Leo Triplet – 2017

2017-04-22 23:00-02:30
Some initial clouds, little wind, no moon, 60% humidity, 1 degrees C

2017-04-18 22:15-03:15
Clear, no wind, no moon, 70% humidity, -3 degrees C

2017-03-26 22:00-02:00
Clear, little wind, no moon, 90% humidity, 4 degrees C

M65,M66,NGC3628
Exposures:
(105+94)x90s L
(56+45+59)x90s RGB
Camera: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFWmini, Baader R,G,B,7nm Ha, IDAS LPS-D1, gain 200, offset 50, -20C
Lens: Sky-Watcher Esprit 80ED + Sky-Watcher field flattener
Mount: HEQ5 Pro
Skywatcher SynGuider auto guider and Celestron 80mm guide scope
Software: Sequence Generator Pro, PixInsight, Photoshop
Location: Borås, Sweden

M101 – 2017

M101 – 2017

2017-03-23 21:00-05:00
Some high clouds, little wind, no moon, 70% humidity, -1 degrees C

M101
Exposures:
RGB: (84+79+78)x90s

2017-02-24 21:00-05:00
Clear, little wind, no moon, 75% humidity, -4 degrees C

M101
Exposures:
L: 180x90s

100 FLAT
100 DARK
200 BIAS

Camera: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFWmini, Baader R,G,B,7nm Ha,IDAS LPS-D1, gain 200, offset 50, -20C
Lens: Sky-Watcher Esprit 80ED + Sky-Watcher field flattener
Mount: HEQ5 Pro
Skywatcher SynGuider auto guider and Celestron 80mm guide scope
Software: Sequence Generator Pro, PixInsight, Photoshop
Location: Borås, Sweden

NGC2237/2244 Rosette Nebula – 2017

NGC2237/2244 Rosette Nebula – 2017

2017-02-24 21:00-05:00
Clear, little wind, no moon, 75% humidity, -4 degrees C

NGC2244
Exposures:
Ha: 120x90s LIGHT

2015-03-12 20:00-23:00
Some high clouds, no moon, no wind, 1 degrees C

NGC2244
Exposures:
RGB: 24x480s LIGHT

2015-03-13 20:00-23:00
Few high clouds, no moon, no wind, 1 degrees C

NGC2244
Exposures:
RGB: 22x480s LIGHT

Camera: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFWmini, Baader 7nm Ha, gain 200, offset 50, -20C
Camera RGB: Canon EOS-600Da, IDAS LPS-P2, ISO800
Lens: Sky-Watcher Esprit 80ED + Sky-Watcher field flattener
Mount: HEQ5 Pro
Skywatcher SynGuider auto guider and Celestron 80mm guide scope
Software: Sequence Generator Pro, PixInsight, Photoshop
Location: Borås, Sweden

IC434 Horsehead Nebula – 2017

IC434 Horsehead Nebula – 2017

2017-02-13 19:00-21:30
Some high clouds, no wind, rising moon, 80% humidity, -3 degrees C
IC434
Exposures:
Ha:75x90s LIGHT

2017-02-14 19:00-22:00
Some high clouds, no wind, rising moon, 60% humidity, 0 degrees C
IC434
Exposures:
Ha: 25x90s LIGHT
RGB: (0+7+5)x60s LIGHT
L: 67x60s LIGHT

2017-02-15 19:00-22:00
Clear, no wind, no moon, 55% humidity, 0 degrees C
IC434
Exposures:
RGB: (54+55+57)x60s LIGHT
L: 15x60s LIGHT

Camera L: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFWmini, Baader R,G,B,7nm Ha, gain 200, offset 50, -20C
Lens: Sky-Watcher Esprit 80ED + Sky-Watcher field flattener
Mount: HEQ5 Pro
Skywatcher SynGuider auto guider and Celestron 80mm guide scope
Software: Sequence Generator Pro, PixInsight, Photoshop
Location: Borås, Sweden

M78 – 2017

M78 – 2017

2017-01-01 18:00-01:00
Clear, little wind, no moon, 99% humidity, -1 degrees C
HA: 80x90s LIGHT
L: 66x45s LIGHT

2017-01-02 20:00-00:00
Clear followed by high clouds, little wind, no moon, 80% humidity, -5 degrees C
RGB: (60+60+60)x45s LIGHT
L: 22x45s LIGHT

2017-01-27 19:00-23:30
Clear, little wind, no moon, 90% humidity, -3 degrees C
L: 196x60s LIGHT
R+B+G: (20+20+20)x45 s LIGHT

Camera: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFWmini, Baader R,G,B,7nm Ha, gain 200, offset 50, -20C
Lens: Sky-Watcher Esprit 80ED + Sky-Watcher field flattener
Mount: HEQ5 Pro
Skywatcher SynGuider auto guider and Celestron 80mm guide scope
Software: Sequence Generator Pro, PixInsight, Photoshop
Location: Borås, Sweden

IC1848 Soul Nebula – 2017

IC1848 - 2017
IC1848 Soul Nebula – 2017

2017-01-15 18:00-21:00
Clear, little wind, rising moon, 85% humidity, -6 degrees C
Exposures Ha:
92x90s LIGHT
100x90s DARK
200 BIAS

2016-10-04 21:00-03:30
Some low clouds, windy, 80% humidity, 5 degrees C
Exposures Luminance:
90x30s+25x120s+20x240s LIGHT
100x240s DARK
200 BIAS

2014-04-03 22:00-05:00 (2 hours lost due to a combination of hardware and software problems)
Clear, moon at the horizon, no wind, 0 degrees C
Exposures RGB:
8x480s LIGHT
28x480s DARKS
200 BIAS

Camera L: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFWmini, Baader 7nm Ha, IDAS LPS-D1, gain 77 and 200, offset 12 and 50, -20C
Camera RGB: Canon EOS-600Da, IDAS LPS-P2, ISO800
Lens: Sky-Watcher Esprit 80ED + Sky-Watcher field flattener
Mount: HEQ5 Pro
Skywatcher SynGuider auto guider and Celestron 80mm guide scope
Software: Sequence Generator Pro, BackyardEOS, PixInsight, Photoshop
Location: Borås, Sweden

M103, NGC659, Tr1, NGC663, NGC654, LDN1334, IC166

M103, NGC659, Tr1, NGC663, NGC654, LDN1334, IC166
M103, NGC659, Tr1, NGC663, NGC654, LDN1334, IC166

2017-01-01 18:00-01:00
Clear, little wind, no moon, 99% humidity, -1 degrees C

M103+NGC663
Exposures (104.5 min):
L:59x30s LIGHT (29.5 min)
R+G+B: (50+50+50)x30s LIGHT (75 min)

Camera L: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFWmini, Baader R,G,B,7nm Ha, gain 200, offset 50, -20C
Lens: Sky-Watcher Esprit 80ED + Sky-Watcher field flattener
Mount: HEQ5 Pro
Skywatcher SynGuider auto guider and Celestron 80mm guide scope
Software: Sequence Generator Pro, PixInsight, Photoshop
Location: Borås, Sweden

NGC1931, IC417, IC410, IC405

NGC1931, IC417, IC410, IC405

2016-11-23 22:00-01:00
Clear, no wind, no moon, 95% humidity, 2 degrees C
2016-11-24 21:30-00:30
Clear, no wind, no moon, 99% humidity, some fog, -1 degrees C

NGC1931, IC417, IC410
Exposures:
Ha:90x90s LIGHT (135 min)
R+G+B: (55+40+50)x45s LIGHT (109 min)

2016-11-28 20:00-02:00
Several high clouds, little wind, no moon, 80% humidity, -1 degrees C
2016-12-02 18:30-02:30
Clear, no wind, no moon, 75% humidity, -3 degrees C

IC405
Exposures:
Ha: 144x90s
R+G+B: (60+63+59)x45s

200 BIAS
100 FLAT per filter
100 DARK per exposure time

Camera L: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFWmini, Baader R,G,B,7nm Ha, gain 200, offset 50, -20C
Lens: Sky-Watcher Esprit 80ED + Sky-Watcher field flattener
Mount: HEQ5 Pro
Skywatcher SynGuider auto guider and Celestron 80mm guide scope
Software: Sequence Generator Pro, BackyardEOS, PixInsight, Photoshop

M42 in LRGB+Ha

M42 in LRGB+Ha
M42 in LRGB+Ha

2016-11-26 18:00-04:00
Clear, some wind, no moon, 85% humidity, 3 degrees C

M42
Exposures (163,5 min):
Ha:45x90s LIGHT
R: 31x10s+60x30s
G: 32x10s+57x30s
B: 54x30s

2016-11-27 18:00-01:00
Low clouds, windy, no moon, 60% humidity, 0 degrees C

M42
Exposures (103 min):
Ha: 85x20s+40x90s LIGHT
RGB: (12+3+50)x10s LIGHT

2016-12-02 18:30-02:30
Clear, no wind, no moon, 75% humidity, -3 degrees C

M42
Exposures:
L: 140x30s+ 201x10s LIGHT (103,5 min)

Camera L: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFWmini, Baader R,G,B,7nm Ha, gain 200, offset 50, -20C
Lens: Sky-Watcher Esprit 80ED + Sky-Watcher field flattener
Mount: HEQ5 Pro
Skywatcher SynGuider auto guider and Celestron 80mm guide scope
Software: Sequence Generator Pro, PixInsight, Photoshop

Ced214, NGC7822

Ced214, NGC7822
Ced214, NGC7822

2016-11-26 18:00-04:00
Clear, some wind, no moon, 85% humidity, 3 degrees C

Ced 214, NGC7822
Exposures (269 min):
Ha:90x90s LIGHT (135 min)
R+G+B: (59+60+60)x45s LIGHT (134 min)
DARK: 100
FLAT: 100
BIAS: 200

Camera L: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFWmini, Baader R,G,B,7nm Ha, gain 200, offset 50, -20C
Lens: Sky-Watcher Esprit 80ED + Sky-Watcher field flattener
Mount: HEQ5 Pro
Skywatcher SynGuider auto guider and Celestron 80mm guide scope
Software: Sequence Generator Pro, BackyardEOS, PixInsight, Photoshop

NGC7789 – Caroline’s Rose

NGC7789 - Caroline's Rose
NGC7789 – Caroline’s Rose

2016-11-26 18:00-04:00
Clear, some wind, no moon, 85% humidity, 3 degrees C

NGC7789
Exposures:
LRGB: (60+60+60+60)x30s LIGHT

Camera L: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFWmini, Baader R,G,B,IDAS LPS-D1, gain 200, offset 50, -20C
Lens: Sky-Watcher Esprit 80ED + Sky-Watcher field flattener
Mount: HEQ5 Pro
Skywatcher SynGuider auto guider and Celestron 80mm guide scope
Software: Sequence Generator Pro, BackyardEOS, PixInsight, Photoshop

Veil Nebula – 2016

Veil Nebulae - 2016
Veil Nebula – 2016

2016-09-04 21:30-02:00
Clear, no moon, some wind, 75% humidity, 11 degrees C
NGC 6960 – Western Veil L:
80x30s+20x120s LIGHT
NGC 6992 – Eastern Veil L:
58x30s+60x120s LIGHT

2016-08-24 23:00-02:00
Clear, rising moon, little wind, 92% humidity, 14 degrees C
NGC 6960 – Western Veil L:
45x120s LIGHT

100 DARKS
200 BIAS

2014-09-03 23:00-04:00
Clear, 12 degrees C
NGC 6992, NGC 6960 – Veil Nebula RGB:
30x480s LIGHT

18x300s DARK
200 BIAS

Camera L: ASI1600MM-COOL, IDAS LPS-D1, gain 77, offset 12, -20C
Camera RGB: Canon EOS-600Da, IDAS LPS-P2, ISO800
Lens: Sky-Watcher Esprit 80ED + Sky-Watcher field flattener
Mount: HEQ5 Pro
Skywatcher SynGuider auto guider and Celestron 80mm guide scope
Software: Sequence Generator Pro, BackyardEOS, PixInsight, Photoshop