Category Archives: Astrophotos

NGC 5033 and NGC 5005

NGC 5033 and NGC 5005
NGC 5033 and NGC 5005

2020-04-20 22:30-03:30
Some high clouds, no moon, no wind, 65 % humidity, 7 degrees C
28x60s L
(77+77+79)x60s RGB
Rotation: 90 degrees

2020-04-21 22:30-03:30
Very clear, no moon, no wind, 65 % humidity, 6 degrees C
239x60s L
Rotation: 90 degrees

2020-04-22 23:00-03:30
Clear, no moon, no wind, 55 % humidity, 8 degrees C
162x60s L
(21+22+22)x60s RGB
Rotation: 90 degrees

Camera: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFWmini, 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

NGC 3718 and NGC 3729

NGC 3718 and NGC 3729 crop
NGC 3718 and NGC 3729 full image

2020-04-17 22:30-03:30
Some high clouds, no moon, no wind, 65 % humidity, 2 degrees C
Exposures:
116x60s L
(60+60+60)x60s RGB
Rotation: 0 degrees

2020-04-19 22:30-03:30
Clear, no moon, no wind, 65 % humidity, 4 degrees C
Exposures:
125x60s L
(42+42+42)x60s RGB
Rotation: 0 degrees

Camera: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFWmini, 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

Leo Triplet – 2020 (NGC 3628, M65, M66)

Leo Triplet – 2020 (NGC 3628, M65, M66)

2020-03-25 21:00-04:00
Some high clouds, no moon, no wind, 65 % humidity, 0 degrees C
Exposures:
140x60s L
(60+60+60)x60s RGB
Rotation: 90 degrees

2020-03-26 21:00-04:00
Clear, no moon, no wind, 60 % humidity, -2 degrees C
Exposures:
337x60s L
Rotation: 90 degrees

2020-03-27 20:30-04:00
Clear, setting moon, no wind, 60 % humidity, -1 degrees C
Exposures:
60x60s L
(20+20+20)x60s RGB
Rotation: 90 degrees

Camera: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFWmini, 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

M101 and NGC 5474

M101 and NGC5474 in LRGBHa

2020-03-13 23:30-03:00
Very clear, half moon, no wind, snow on ground, 85% humidity, -5 degrees C
M101 Exposures:
120x90s Ha
Rotation: 90 degrees

2020-03-20 20:00-04:00
Very clear, no moon, some wind, 50% humidity, 0 degrees C
M101 Exposures:
(99+110+100)x60s RGB
131x60s L
Rotation: 90 degrees

2020-03-21 20:00-04:00
Very clear, no moon, no wind, 70 % humidity, -3 degrees C
M101 Exposures:
409x60s L
Rotation: 90 degrees

Camera: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFWmini, 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

NGC4631 / NGC4656

NGC4631 / NGC4656

2020-04-10 22:00-01:00
Clear, rising moon, no wind, 65 % humidity, 2 degrees C
NGC 4631/NGC 4656
77x60s L
Rotation: 0 degrees

2020-04-13 22:00-04:00
Clear, rising moon, windy, 45 % humidity, 1 degrees C
NGC 4631/NGC 4656
115x60s L
(61+57+51)x60s RGB
Rotation: 0 degrees

2020-04-16 22:30-01:30
Some low clouds, no moon, some wind, 60 % humidity, 5 degrees C
NGC 4631/NGC 4656
112x60s L
(48+45+64)x60s RGB
Rotation: 0 degrees

Camera: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFWmini, 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

M3

M3

2020-03-30 22:00-05:00
Clear, setting moon, no wind, 60 % humidity, -4 degrees C
M3
176x10s + 60x60s L
(173+172+172)x10s + (30+30+30)x60s RGB
Rotation: 0 degrees

Camera: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFWmini, 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

M67

M67

2020-03-27 20:30-23:30
Clear, setting moon, no wind, 60 % humidity, -1 degrees C
M67 Exposures:
(33+29+30)x60s RGB
59x60s L
Rotation: 90 degrees

Camera: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFWmini, 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

M81, M82 in LRGB+Ha

M81, M82 in LRGB+Ha

2020-02-23 21:30-05:30
Low clouds followed by clear, no moon, some wind, 99% humidity, 1 degrees C

M81+M82
Exposures:
410x60s L
Rotation: 90 degrees

2020-02-27 21:00-05:30
Low clouds followed by clear, no moon, no wind, snow on ground, 90% humidity, -5 degrees C

M81+M82
Exposures:
(118+119+120)x60s RGB
23x90s Ha
Rotation: 90 degrees

2020-03-13 21:00-23:30
Very clear, rising moon, no wind, snow on ground, 85% humidity, -3 degrees C

M81+M82
Exposures:
87x90s Ha
Rotation: 90 degrees

Camera: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFWmini, 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

Lower’s Nebula in RGBHa

Lower’s Nebula in RGBHa

2020-02-02 19:00-02:00
Very clear, half moon, some wind, 99% humidity, -1 degrees C
Exposures:
120x90s Ha
(42+51+60)x60s RGB
Rotation: 0 degrees

2020-02-19 19:00-22:00
Clear followed by low clouds, no moon, no wind, 90% humidity, 1 degrees C
Exposures:
(58+43+47)x60s RGB
Rotation: 0 degrees

Camera: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFWmini, 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

NGC1579

NGC1579

2020-01-19 19:00-20:00
Some high clouds, no moon, no wind, 99% humidity, -1 degrees C

NGC1579
Exposures:
41x60s L
Rotation: 90 degrees

2020-01-22 18:00-03:00
Very clear, no moon, some wind, 80% humidity, -1 degrees C

NGC1579
Exposures:
(60+60+60)x60s RGB
179x60s L
Rotation: 90 degrees

Camera: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFWmini, 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

NGC2403 – 2020

NGC2403 in LRGB+Ha

2019-12-31 18:00-00:00
Clear, setting moon, no wind, 99% humidity, 0 degrees C

NGC2403
Exposures:
(38+38+43)x60s RGB
155x60s L
Rotation: 90 degrees

2020-01-04 18:00-04:00
Clear, half moon, windy, 65% humidity, 0 degrees C

NGC2403
Exposures:
86x90s Ha
(65+64+62)x60s RGB
232x60s L
Rotation: 90 degrees

Camera: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFWmini, 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

NGC1333

NGC1333

2019-01-02 18:00-01:00
Several low clouds, no moon, some wind, 65% humidity, -1 degrees C

NGC1333
Exposures:
140x60s L
Rotation: 90 degrees

2019-01-09 18:00-22:00
Several high clouds, setting moon, some wind, 95% humidity, -3 degrees C

NGC1333
Exposures:
(81+70+63)x60s RGB
Rotation: 90 degrees

2019-11-29 18:00-04:00
Clear, no moon, little wind, 95% humidity, -4 degrees C

NGC1333
Exposures:
(90+90+90)x60s RGB
111x60s L
Rotation: 90 degrees

2019-11-30 17:30-04:00
Clear, no moon, no wind, 85% humidity, -6 degrees C

NGC1333
Exposures:
(40+40+40)x60s RGB
345x60s L
Rotation: 90 degrees

Camera: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFWmini, 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

IC5146 in LRGBHa

IC5146 in LRGBHa

2019-09-17 22:00-01:00
Clear, rising moon, some wind, 95% humidity, 5 degrees C

IC5146
Exposures:
92x90s Ha
Rotation:90 degrees

2019-10-05 20:30-02:30
Clear, some low clouds, setting moon, no wind, 90% humidity, -1 degrees C

IC5146
Exposures:
(60+60+60)x60s RGB
129x60s L
Rotation:90 degrees

Camera: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFWmini, 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

DWB111 – Propeller Nebula

DWB111 – Propeller Nebula

2019-09-21 21:00-22:00
Very clear followed by fog, no moon, no wind, 90% humidity, 12 degrees C

DWB 111
Exposures:
38x90s Ha
Rotation:90 degrees

2019-09-30 21:30-02:00
Clear, some low clouds, no moon, some wind, 85% humidity, 5 degrees C

DWB 111
Exposures:
60x60s L
(30+45+60)x60s RGB
Rotation:90 degrees

2019-10-01 20:30-00:00
Clear, some low clouds, no moon, no wind, 95% humidity, 4 degrees C

DWB 111
Exposures:
(30+15)x60s RG
76x90s Ha
Rotation:90 degrees

Camera: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFWmini, 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

M71

M71

2019-09-18 21:00-01:00
Clear, half moon, little wind, 85% humidity, 7 degrees C

M71
Exposures:
65x60s L
(35+35+35)x60s RGB
Rotation:90 degrees

Camera: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFWmini, 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

Double Cluster – 2019

Double Cluster – 2019

2019-09-13 22:00-02:00
Clear, full moon, windy, 80% humidity, 11 degrees C

Double Cluster
Exposures:
58x60s L
(29+28+29)x60s RGB
Rotation:180 degrees

Camera: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFWmini, 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

NGC6914

NGC6914

2019-08-25 22:30-03:30
Several high clouds, rising moon, no wind, 90% humidity, 15 degrees C
NGC6914
80x90s Ha
Rotation:270 degrees

2019-08-26 22:30-03:30
Some high clouds, rising moon, no wind, 80% humidity, 17 degrees C
NGC6914
66x60s L
(54+59+59)x60s RGB
Rotation:270 degrees

2019-08-31 23:00-00:00
Clear followed by clouds, no moon, windy, 85% humidity, 20 degrees C
NGC6914
20x90s Ha
Rotation:270 degrees

Camera: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFWmini, 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

M27 in LRGB+Ha

M27 in LRGBHa

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

M27
Exposures:
58x90s Ha
Rotation:180 degrees

2019-08-24 22:30-03:30
Some high clouds, rising moon, no wind, 95% humidity, 14 degrees C

M27
Exposures:
84x60s L
(60+60+59)x60s RGB
Rotation:180 degrees

Camera: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFWmini, 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

Coma Cluster – 2019

Coma Cluster – 2019

2019-04-22 22:30-03:30
Clear, rising moon, some wind, 50% humidity, 10 degrees C
Exposures:
(63+65+45)x60s RGB
Rotation:90 degrees

2019-04-23 22:30-03:30
Clear, rising moon, windy, 25% humidity, 12 degrees C
Exposures:
180x60s L
Rotation:90 degrees

Camera: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFWmini, 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: HEQ5 Pro
QHY 5L-II-M OAG auto guider
Software: Sequence Generator Pro, PixInsight, Photoshop
Location: Borås, Sweden