All posts by Peter Folkesson

M27 in LRGB+SHO

M27 in LRGB+SHO

2019-08-20 22:30-01:30
Some clouds, rising moon, no wind, 90% humidity, 10 degrees C
58x90s Ha
Rotation:180 degrees

2019-08-24 22:30-03:30
Some high clouds, rising moon, no wind, 95% humidity, 14 degrees C
84x60s L
(60+60+59)x60s RGB
Rotation:180 degrees

2020-08-08 23:30-02:00
Clear, half moon, no wind, 90 % humidity, 16 degrees C
31x90s SII
Rotation: 0 degrees

2020-08-12 23:30-02:00
Some high clouds, rising moon, no wind, 85 % humidity, 16 degrees C
68x90s SII
Rotation: 0 degrees

2020-08-14 23:30-02:30
Clear, rising moon, no wind, 90 % humidity, 14 degrees C
107x90s OIII
Rotation: 0 degrees

Camera: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFW, Baader R,G,B,Ha, IDAS LPS-D1, gain 200, offset 50, -20C
Lens: TS-Optics 8″ f/4 UNC Newtonian with GPU Superflat 2″ Coma Corrector
Mount: EQ6-R Pro
QHY 5L-II-M OAG auto guider
Software: Sequence Generator Pro, PixInsight, Photoshop
Location: Borås, Sweden

NGC2264 in LRGB+SHO

NGC2264 in LRGB+SHO

2024-03-11 20:00-22:30
Several clouds, some wind, no moon, 75% humidity, 1 degree C
17x180s Ha
2x180s SII
18x180s OIII
Rotation 90 degrees

2024-03-08 19:30-00:30
Clear, no wind, no moon, 65% humidity, 2 degrees C
25x180s Ha
25x180s SII
25x180s OIII
Rotation 90 degrees

2024-03-07 19:30-00:00
Clear, no wind, no moon, 85% humidity, -2 degrees C
25x180s Ha
25x180s SII
25x180s OIII
Rotation 90 degrees

2018-01-09 18:00-01:00
Some high clouds, some wind, no moon, 62% humidity, 2 degrees C
(65+30+30)x60s RBG
30x60s L
40x90s Ha
Rotation 90 degrees

2018-01-07 21:00-01:00
Clear, some wind, rising moon, 95% humidity, -1 degrees C
(50+50+15)x60s GBR
Rotation 90 degrees

2018-01-06 18:00-01:00
Clear, little wind, rising moon, 90% humidity, -6 degrees C
52x60s Lum
80x90s Ha
Rotation 90 degrees

Camera: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFW, Baader R,G,B,Ha,SII,OIII, IDAS LPS-D1, gain 200, offset 50, -20C
Lens: Sky-Watcher Esprit 80ED
Mount: EQ6-R Pro
QHY 5L-II-M OAG auto guider
Software: N.I.N.A., PixInsight, Photoshop
Location: Borås, Sweden

M104 Sombrero Galaxy – SAAF, Margareta Westlund Telescope

M104 Sombrero Galaxy – SAAF, Margareta Westlund Telescope

2024-04-09 22:30-03:00
Clear, no moon, no wind, 60% humidity, 9 degrees C
19x60s Red
20x60s V
20x60s Blue
50x120s Lum
Rotation 0 degrees

Camera: ASI6200MM Pro. Baader L,R,V,B,Ha (7nm),SII (8nm), Chroma OIII (3nm), -10C
Lens: PlaneWave CDK 17 432mm f/6.8
Mount: Paramount ME
QHY5 III-174 Mono auto guider
Software: TheSkyX, MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop
Location: Oria, Spain

NGC2237/2244 Rosette Nebula in SHO

NGC2237/2244 Rosette Nebula in SHO

2024-02-17 19:30-00:00
Clear, some wind, half moon, 90% humidity, -4 degrees C
38x180s Ha
34x180s SII
Rotation 0 degrees

2024-03-04 19:30-00:30
Clear, some wind, no moon, 85% humidity, 1 degrees C
12x180s Ha
16x180s SII
43x180s OIII
Rotation 0 degrees

2024-03-06 19:30-00:30
Clear, some wind, no moon, 85% humidity, -2 degrees C
25x180s Ha
22x180s SII
22x180s OIII
Rotation 0 degrees

Camera: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFW, Baader R,G,B,Ha,SII,OIII, IDAS LPS-D1, gain 200, offset 50, -20C
Lens: Sky-Watcher Esprit 80ED
Mount: EQ6-R Pro
QHY 5L-II-M OAG auto guider
Software: N.I.N.A., PixInsight, Photoshop
Location: Borås, Sweden

NGC1499 – California Nebula in SHO

NGC1499 – California Nebula in SHO

2024-01-15 21:00-03:00
Clear, no wind, no moon, 85% humidity, -14 degrees C
27x180s Ha
27x180s OIII
27x180s SII
Rotation 0 degrees

2024-01-13 19:00-01:00
Several low clouds, no wind, no moon, 85% humidity, -1 degrees C
25x180s Ha
9x180s OIII
27x180s SII
Rotation 0 degrees

2024-01-10 18:00-21:00
Clear, no wind, no moon, 90% humidity, -8 degrees C
24x180s Ha
25x180s OIII
Rotation 0 degrees

Camera: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFW, Baader R,G,B,Ha,SII,OIII, IDAS LPS-D1, gain 200, offset 50, -20C
Lens: Sky-Watcher Esprit 80ED
Mount: EQ6-R Pro
QHY 5L-II-M OAG auto guider
Software: N.I.N.A., PixInsight, Photoshop
Location: Borås, Sweden

NGC6888 in HOO – SAAF, Margareta Westlund Telescope

NGC6888 in HOO – SAAF, Margareta Westlund Telescope

2023-10-06 21:00-01:00
Clear, no moon, no wind, 65% humidity, 16 degrees C
10x300s Ha
12x300s OIII
Rotation 0 degrees

2023-11-07 20:00-23:00
Clear, no moon, some wind, 40% humidity, 5 degrees C
10x300s Ha
9x300s OIII
Rotation 0 degrees

Camera: ASI6200MM Pro. Baader L,R,V,B,Ha (7nm),SII (8nm), Chroma OIII (3nm), -10C
Lens: PlaneWave CDK 17 432mm f/6.8
Mount: Paramount ME
QHY5 III-174 Mono auto guider
Software: TheSkyX, MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop
Location: Oria, Spain

IC1848 – Soul Nebula in SHO

IC1848 – Soul Nebula in SHO

2023-10-15 20:00-06:00
Some low clouds, some wind, no moon, 85% humidity, 0 degrees C

81x180s Ha
80x180s OIII
22x180s SII
Rotation 0 degrees

2023-10-16 20:00-06:00
Clear, no wind, no moon, 85% humidity, 2 degrees C

60x180s SII
Rotation 0 degrees

Camera: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFW, Baader R,G,B,Ha,SII,OIII, IDAS LPS-D1, gain 200, offset 50, -20C
Lens: Sky-Watcher Esprit 80ED
Mount: EQ6-R Pro
QHY 5L-II-M OAG auto guider
Software: N.I.N.A., PixInsight, Photoshop
Location: Borås, Sweden

NGC7000 and IC5070 mosaic in SHO

NGC7000 and IC5070 in SHO

2023-09-09 23:30-03:30
Some high clouds, no wind, rising half moon, 90% humidity, 14 degrees C

IC5070
67x180s Ha
40x180s SII
Rotation 90 degrees

2023-09-13 21:30-03:30
Clear, no wind, no moon, 90% humidity, 9 degrees C

IC5070
45x180s OIII
Rotation 90 degrees

NGC7000
45x180s Ha
13x180s SII

2023-09-15 21:30-01:00
Some high clouds, some wind, no moon, 90% humidity, 9 degrees C

NGC7000
28x180s SII
9x180s OIII

2023-10-07 20:30-00:00
Some low clouds, some wind, rising half moon, 85% humidity, 1 degrees C

NGC7000
42x180s OIII
10x180s Ha
10x180s SII

Camera: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFW, Baader R,G,B,Ha,SII,OIII, IDAS LPS-D1, gain 200, offset 50, -20C
Lens: Sky-Watcher Esprit 80ED
Mount: EQ6-R Pro
QHY 5L-II-M OAG auto guider
Software: N.I.N.A., PixInsight, Photoshop
Location: Borås, Sweden

M16 – SAAF, Margareta Westlund Telescope

M16 – SAAF, Margareta Westlund Telescope

2023-08-11 23:00-02:00
Very clear, no moon, no wind, 85% humidity, 20 degrees C

10x300s Ha
10x300s OIII
8x300s SII
Rotation 0 degrees

Camera: ASI6200MM Pro. Baader L,R,V,B,Ha (7nm),SII (8nm), Chroma OIII (3nm), -10C
Lens: PlaneWave CDK 17 432mm f/6.8
Mount: Paramount ME
QHY5 III-174 Mono auto guider
Software: TheSkyX, MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop
Location: Oria, Spain

vdB141 – SAAF, Margareta Westlund Telescope

vdB141 – SAAF, Margareta Westlund Telescope

2022-08-19 22:30-01:30
Clear, no moon, no wind, 18 degrees C
27x300s L
Rotation 90 degrees

2022-08-20 22:30-01:30
Clear, no moon, no wind, 18 degrees C
9x300s R
9x300s G
9x300s B
Rotation 90 degrees

Camera: SBIG STXL-11002. Baader L,R,G,B,Ha,SII,OIII, -20C
Lens: PlaneWave CDK 17 432mm f/6.8
Mount: Paramount ME
SBIG STXL-11002 auto guider
Software: TheSkyX, MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop
Location: Oria, Spain

IC434 – SAAF, Margareta Westlund Telescope

IC434 – SAAF, Margareta Westlund Telescope

2023-01-10 20:00-00:30
Very clear, rising moon, little wind, 70% humidity, 9 degrees C
19x60s B
20x60s V
20x60s R
15x300s Ha
Rotation 0 degrees

2023-01-14 22:00-01:00
Clear, no moon, some wind, 55% humidity, 7 degrees C
67x60s L
9x60s B
10x60s V
10x60s R
Rotation 0 degrees

Camera: ASI6200MM Pro. Baader L,R,V,B,Ha,SII, Chroma OIII, -10C
Lens: PlaneWave CDK 17 432mm f/6.8
Mount: Paramount ME
QHY5 III-174 Mono auto guider
Software: TheSkyX, MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop
Location: Oria, Spain

M78 – SAAF, Margareta Westlund Telescope

M78 – SAAF, Margareta Westlund Telescope

2022-01-28 19:30-22:00
Clear, no moon, windy, 6 degrees C
8x300s L
Rotation 90 degrees

2022-02-21 20:30-00:00
Clear, no moon, windy, 9 degrees C
5x300s L
7x300s R
7x300s G
8x300s B
Rotation 90 degrees

2022-02-22 20:30-22:30
Clear, no moon, no wind, 9 degrees C
9x300s L
Rotation 90 degrees

Camera: SBIG STXL-11002. Baader L,R,G,B,Ha,SII,OIII, -20C
Lens: PlaneWave CDK 17 432mm f/6.8
Mount: Paramount ME
SBIG STXL-11002 auto guider
Software: TheSkyX, MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop
Location: Oria, Spain

NGC253 – SAAF, Margareta Westlund Telescope

NGC253 – SAAF, Margareta Westlund Telescope

2021-11-29 19:30-23:00
Clear, no moon, 3 degrees C
22x120s L
10x120s B
10x120s R
10x120s G
Rotation 90 degrees

2021-12-03 19:30-22:00
Very clear, no moon, 3 degrees C
17x120s L
6x120s B
6x120s R
6x120s G
Rotation 90 degrees

Camera: SBIG STXL-11002. Baader L,R,G,B,Ha,SII,OIII, -20C
Lens: PlaneWave CDK 17
Mount: Paramount ME
SBIG STXL-11002 auto guider
Software: TheSkyX, MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop
Location: Oria, Spain

M11 – SAAF, Margareta Westlund Telescope

M11 – SAAF, Margareta Westlund Telescope

2021-07-29 22:30-04:30
Clear, half moon, 18 degrees C
25x60s R
18x120s L
Rotation 90 degrees

2021-08-07 22:30-05:30
Clear, no moon, 21 degrees C, 30% humidity
20x60s G
19x60s B
6x120s L
Rotation 90 degrees

Camera: SBIG STXL-11002. Baader L,R,G,B,Ha,SII,OIII, -20C
Lens: PlaneWave CDK 17
Mount: Paramount ME
SBIG STXL-11002 auto guider
Software: TheSkyX, MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop
Location: Oria, Spain

M106 in LRGB+Ha

M106 in LRGB+Ha

2023-04-21 23:00-04:00
Clear, no wind, no moon, 60% humidity, 4 degrees C
77x60s R
80x60s G
64x60s B
Rotation 90 degrees

2023-04-19 23:00-04:00
Clear, no wind, no moon, 75% humidity, 5 degrees C
233x60s L
Rotation 90 degrees

2019-03-01 19:30-03:00
Very clear, no moon, no wind, 85% humidity, -3 degrees C
(60+60+60)x60s RGB
120x60s L
52x90s Ha
Rotation:180 degrees

Camera: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFWmini, Baader R,G,B,Ha,SII,OIII, IDAS LPS-D1, gain 200, offset 50, -20C
Lens: TS-Optics 8″ f/4 UNC Newtonian with GPU Superflat 2″ Coma Corrector
Mount: EQ6-R Pro
QHY 5L-II-M OAG auto guider
Software: N.I.N.A., PixInsight, Photoshop
Location: Borås, Sweden