(101) Helena

Asteroid (101) Helena

(101) Helena is a 11th magnitude Asteroid currently in the constellation Perseus. It s a small asteroid, roughly 66 kilometers across and has an average distance of 2.6 AU. (101) Helena is a main belt asteroid orbiting the Sun between Mars and Jupiter every 4.2 years.

2018-11-27 17:30-22:00
Clear, rising moon, no wind, 85% humidity, -7 degrees C

Exposures:
205x60s using various filters

Camera: 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
QHY 5L-II-M auto guider and Celestron 80mm guide scope
Software: Sequence Generator Pro, PixInsight, Photoshop
Location: Borås, Sweden

NGC1499 in LRGB+Ha – 2018

NGC1499 in LRGB+Ha – 2018

2018-11-27 17:30-22:00
Clear, rising moon, no wind, 85% humidity, -7 degrees C
60x60s L
(50+45+50)x60s RGB
Rotation:90 degrees

2016-10-29 19:00-03:00
Very clear, some wind, 75% humidity, 5 degrees C
90x90s Ha

Camera: 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
QHY 5L-II-M auto guider and Celestron 80mm guide scope
Software: Sequence Generator Pro, PixInsight, Photoshop
Location: Borås, Sweden

NGC475 – Owl Cluster

NGC457 – Owl Cluster

2018-11-16 18:00-23:30
Clear, half moon, some wind, 99% humidity, 4 degrees C

NGC475
Exposures:
120x60s L
(49+55+55)x60s RGB
Rotation:0 degrees

Camera: 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
QHY 5L-II-M auto guider and Celestron 80mm guide scope
Software: Sequence Generator Pro, PixInsight, Photoshop
Location: Borås, Sweden

M15 – 2018

M15 – 2018

2018-10-28 18:30-23:30
Clear, some wind, rising moon, 90% humidity, -1 degrees C

M15
Exposures:
72x10s L
88x30s L
(87+84+87)x30s RGB
Rotation:0 degrees

Camera: 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
QHY 5L-II-M auto guider and Celestron 80mm guide scope
Software: Sequence Generator Pro, PixInsight, Photoshop
Location: Borås, Sweden

Sh2-155 Cave Nebula – 2018

Sh2-155 Cave Nebula – 2018

2016-10-28 20:00-02:00
Clear, hard wind, intermittent high clouds, 80% humidity, 7 degrees C
Exposures:
Ha:86x90s RGB:(50+44+58)x30s L:60x30s

2018-10-14 20:00-05:00
Clear, some wind, no moon, 80% humidity, 12 degrees C
Exposures:
L: 114x60s RGB:(90+84+90)x60s

2018-10-18 20:00-05:00
Clear, no wind, half moon, 90% humidity, 3 degrees C
Exposures:
Ha: 94x90s RGB:(81+77+82)x60s

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

M31, M32, M110 in LRGB+Ha

M31, M32, M110 in LRGB+Ha

2018-10-10 00:00-05:00
Clear, no wind, no moon, 97% humidity, 7 degrees C

M31
Exposures:
244x60s L
Rotation: 0 degrees

2018-10-11 20:00-05:00
Cloudy followed by high clouds, some wind, no moon, 75% humidity, 12 degrees C

M31
Exposures:
14x90s Ha
97x30s L
(19+29+32)x60s RGB
Rotation: 0 degrees

2018-10-13 20:00-05:00
Some high clouds, some wind, no moon, 85% humidity, 15 degrees C

M31
Exposures:
(80+70+72)x60s RGB
30x60s L
120x90s Ha
Rotation: 0 degrees

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

Sh2-101 Tulip Nebula – 2018

Sh2-101 Tulip Nebula – 2018

2018-10-03 20:30-01:00
Clear, some wind, no moon, 95% humidity, 3 degrees C

Sh2-101
Exposures:
60x60s L
(63+60+59)x60s RGB
Rotation:-45 degrees

2018-10-10 20:00-00:00
Clear, no wind, no moon, 97% humidity, 7 degrees C

Sh2-101
Exposures:
45x60s L
93x90s Ha
Rotation:-45 degrees

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

IC5146 – Cocoon Nebula – 2018

IC5146 – Cocoon Nebula – 2018

2018-09-15 22:30-04:00
Some low clouds, some wind, no moon, 95% humidity, 8 degrees C

2018-09-28 20:30-23:30
Some low clouds, little wind, rising moon, 75% humidity, 4 degrees C

IC5146
Exposures:
58x60s L
(32+51+29)x60s RGB
Rotation:45 degrees

IC5146
Exposures:
(29+30)x60s RB
40x90s Ha
Rotation:45 degrees

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

NGC7000/IC5070 – 2018

NGC7000/IC5070 – 2018

2018-09-03 22:00-01:00
Clear, no wind, rising moon, 85% humidity, 13 degrees C
IC5070
Exposures:
34x60s L
89x90s Ha
Rotation:0 degrees

2018-09-02 22:00-01:00
Clear, no wind, rising moon, 95% humidity, 12 degrees C
IC5070
Exposures:
(56+53+53)x60s (R+G+B)
Rotation:0 degrees

2017-08-23 22:00-02:00
Clear, some high clouds, no moon, 85% humidity, 8 degrees C
2017-08-22 22:00-00:30
Low clouds followed by high clouds, no moon, 85% humidity, 10 degrees C
2017-08-13 23:00-00:00
Clear followed by low clouds, rising moon, 90% humidity, 11 degrees C
2017-08-10 23:00-00:00
Clear followed by fog clouds, full moon, 95% humidity, 12 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

NGC6888 – 2018

NGC6888 – 2018

2018-08-21 23:00-03:00
Clear, no wind, setting moon, 90% humidity, 10 degrees C
2018-08-20 23:00-02:30
Some high clouds, some wind, setting moon, 95% humidity, 10 degrees C
2016-09-05 21:30-00:30
Some high clouds, no moon, some wind, 80% humidity, 9 degrees C

NGC6888
Exposures:
93x90s Ha
(29+30+28)x60s RGB
Rotation:90 degrees

Exposures:
(49+55+50)x60s RGB
Rotation:90 degrees

Exposures:
240x30s L
Rotation:90 degrees

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

NGC6946 – 2018

NGC6946 – 2018

2018-04-12 23:00-04:00
Some high clouds, windy, no moon, 45% humidity, 4 degrees C
140x90s L

2018-04-13 23:00-04:00
Clear, some wind, no moon, 45% humidity, 8 degrees C
(60+57+60)x90s RGB

2018-04-20 23:00-03:00
Clear, no wind, setting moon, 75% humidity, 10 degrees C
78x90s Ha
84x90s 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

M81 and M82 – 2018

M81 and M82 – 2018

2018-03-18 20:00-03:00
Few high clouds, little wind, no moon, ground snow, 50% humidity, -5 degrees C
51x60s L
76x90s L
(40+20+40)x90s RGB

2018-03-19 21:30-03:30
Cloudy followed by high clouds, no wind, no moon, ground snow, 90% humidity, -3 degrees C
M81+M82
Exposures:
(40+60+40)x90s RGB
61x90s L
Rotation:0 degrees
All exposures unusable

2018-03-20 20:00-00:00
Clear followed by clouds, no wind, setting moon, ground snow, 70% humidity, -4 degrees C
82x90s Ha (unusable?)
51x90s L

Rotation:0 degrees

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

M13 Hercules Globular Cluster – 2018

M13 Hercules Globular Cluster – 2018

2018-03-16 20:00-05:00
Some low clouds, some wind, no moon, ground snow, 75% humidity, -8 degrees C
Exposures:
(98+100+86)x60s RGB
Rotation:0 degrees

2018-03-17 20:00-04:00
Clear, little wind, no moon, ground snow, 60% humidity, -7 degrees C
Exposures:
84x10s L
84x30s L
205x60s L
Rotation:0 degrees

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

NGC2174

NGC2174

2018-02-05 18:30-22:00
High clouds, little wind, no moon, ground snow, 78% humidity, -11 degrees C
NGC2174
Exposures:
(31+5+30)x60s RGB
Rotation:0 degrees

2018-03-15 20:30-23:00
Low clouds followed by clear, some wind, no moon, ground snow, 65% humidity, -4 degrees C
NGC2174
Exposures:
29x60s L
(20+25+12)x60s RGB
Rotation:0 degrees

2018-03-16 20:00-05:00
Some low clouds, some wind, no moon, ground snow, 75% humidity, -8 degrees C
NGC2174
Exposures:
49x60s L
(17+36+26)x60s RGB
Rotation:0 degrees

2018-03-17 20:00-04:00
Clear, little wind, no moon, ground snow, 60% humidity, -7 degrees C
NGC2174
Exposures:
85x90s Ha
6x60s L
(12+14+12)x60s RGB
Rotation:0 degrees

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

Perseus Cluster – Abell 426

Perseus Cluster – Abell 426

2018-01-06 18:00-01:00
Clear, little wind, rising moon, 90% humidity, -6 degrees C

Exposures:
140x60s Lum
Rotation: 0 degrees

2018-01-09 18:00-01:00
Some high clouds, some wind, no moon, 62% humidity, 2 degrees C

Exposures:
(61+45+50)x60s RGB
Rotation:0 degrees

Camera: 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
QHY 5L-II-M auto guider and Celestron 80mm guide scope
Software: Sequence Generator Pro, PixInsight, Photoshop
Location: Borås, Sweden

NGC 2264 – 2018

NGC 2264 – 2018

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

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

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

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

NGC2403 – 2017

NGC2403 – 2017

2017-12-21 17:00-04:00
Some low clouds, some wind, no moon, 99% humidity, 2 degrees C

NGC2403
(74+81+58)x60s RGB
64x60s L
Rotation 0 degrees

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

IC1396 – Elephant’s Trunk Nebula

IC1396 – Elephant’s Trunk Nebula

2017-11-13 18:30-00:00
Some high clouds, no wind, no moon, 91% humidity, -3 degrees C

IC1396
(80+80+80)x60s RGB

2017-12-21 17:00-04:00
Some low clouds, some wind, no moon, 99% humidity, 2 degrees C

IC1396
74x90s Ha
77x60s 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

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