PROJECTS 2021-2022

Good nights for astrophotography during the 2021 – 2022 season and suggested objects

Autumn 2021 (Aug 8-19, Sept 1-16, Oct 1-15, Oct 29-Nov 13):

NGC 6960 Western Veil Nebula: Rotation 90, OIII+Ha+RGB (stars)
NGC 6995 Eastern Veil Nebula: Rotation  90, OIII+Ha+RGB (stars)
NGC 7023 Iris Nebula: Rotation 90, LRGB
M11 Wild Duck Cluster: Any rotation LRGB
NGC 7331: Rotation 90, LRGB
NGC 6820/3: Rotation 90, SII+Ha+OIII
NGC 891: Rotation 90, LRGB
IC 1396 Elephant Trunk Nebula: Rotation 90, SII+Ha+OIII+RGB
Sh2-101 Tulip Nebula: Rotation 0, SII+Ha+OIII
NGC 6946 Fireworks Galaxy: Rotation 90, LRGB
M15: Any rotation, LRGB
Sh2-132 Lion Nebula: Any rotation, SII+Ha+OIII
Sh2-173 Phantom of the Opera Nebula, Any rotation, LRGB
NGC 7129: Any rotation, LRGB
NGC 7380 Wizard Nebula: Rotation 0, SII+Ha+OIII

Winter 2021/2022 (Nov 27-Dec 12, Dec 25-Jan 9, Jan 23-Feb 12, Feb 21-Mar 8):

M78: Rotation 90, LRGB
NGC 1931/IC 417 The Spider and the Fly Nebula: Rotation 0, LRGB+Ha
M45 Pleiades: Rotation 0, LRGB
IC 434 Horse Head Nebula: Rotation 90, LRGB+Ha
M42/43 Orion Nebula: Rotation 90, S2+Ha+OIII
IC 443 Jellyfish Nebula: Rotation 0, LRGB or S2+Ha+OIII
Jones-Emberson 1: Any rotation, OIII+Ha+RGB

Spring 2022 (Mar 22-Apr 6, Apr 19-May 4):

Virgo Cluster: Rotation 0, LRGB mosaic
M92: Any rotation, LRGB