Category Archives: Astrophotos

M97

M97
M97

2012-10-10 20:00-23:30
Windy, clear

M97
Exposures:
11x60s+6x90s LIGHT
10x60s DARK
10 BIAS
8 FLAT

Camera: Canon EOS-600D, ISO1600
Lens: Meade Model 2080 8-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain + Meade Focalreducer 6.3
Mount: HEQ5 Pro
Software: PixInsight

NGC7331

NGC7331
NGC7331

2012-10-09 20:30-00:30
Wind, some faint clouds

NGC7331
Exposures:
22x60s LIGHT
14x60s DARK
10 BIAS
8 FLAT

Camera: Canon EOS-600D, ISO1600
Lens: Meade Model 2080 8-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain + Meade Focalreducer 6.3
Mount: HEQ5 Pro
Software: PixInsight

M92

M92
M92

2012-10-09 20:30-00:30
Wind, some faint clouds

M92
Exposures:
7x60s LIGHT
14x60s DARK
10 BIAS
8 FLAT

Camera: Canon EOS-600D, ISO1600
Lens: Meade Model 2080 8-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain + Meade Focalreducer 6.3
Mount: HEQ5 Pro
Software: PixInsight

M27

M27
M27

2012-10-09 20:30-00:30
Wind, some faint clouds

M27
Exposures:
15x60s LIGHT
14x60s DARK
10 BIAS
8 FLAT

Camera: Canon EOS-600D, ISO1600
Lens: Meade Model 2080 8-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain + Meade Focalreducer 6.3
Mount: HEQ5 Pro
Software: PixInsight

M81, M82

M81, M82
M81, M82

2012-09-07 22:30-00:00
No wind, faint clouds, half moon at the horizon

M82 / M81
Exposures:
8x60s LIGHT
10x60s DARK
10 BIAS
8 FLAT

Camera: Canon EOS 600D, ISO1600
Lens: Meade Model 2080 8-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain + Meade Focalreducer 6.3
Mount: Meade Standard Wedge and Tripod
Software: PixInsight, DeepSkyStacker

M51

M51
M51

2012-08-14 23:30-01:30
No wind, faint fog clouds

M51
Exposures:
5x60s LIGHT
6x60s DARK
10 BIAS
8 FLAT

Camera: Canon EOS 600D, ISO1600
Lens: Meade Model 2080 8-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain + Meade Focalreducer 6.3
Mount: Meade Standard Wedge and Tripod
Software: PixInsight, DeepSkyStacker

 

M96 / M95 with SN1295AW

M96+M95 with SN1295AW
M96+M95 with SN1295AW

2012-04-15 22:00-00:00
No moon, clear, moist

M96 / M95 with SN1295AW
Exposures:
13st 40s LIGHT
4st 40s DARK
4st FLAT
4st BIAS

Camera: Canon EOS 600D, ISO1600
Lens: Meade Model 2080 8-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain + Meade Focalreducer 6.3
Mount: Meade Standard Wedge and Tripod
Software: PixInsight, DeepSkyStacker

M44

M44
M44

2012-04-15 22:00-00:00
No moon, clear, moist

M44
Exposures:
8x30s LIGHT
4x30s DARK
4 FLAT
4 BIAS

Camera: Canon EOS 600D, ISO1600
Lens: Meade Model 2080 8-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain + Meade Focalreducer 6.3
Mount: Meade Standard Wedge and Tripod
Software: PixInsight, DeepSkyStacker

M67

M67
M67

2012-04-07 22:00-23:30
Rising full moon

M67
Exposures:
7x30s LIGHT
4x30s DARK
4 FLAT
4 BIAS

Camera: Canon EOS 600D, ISO1600
Lens: Meade Model 2080 8-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain + Meade Focalreducer 6.3
Mount: Meade Standard Wedge and Tripod
Software: PixInsight, DeepSkyStacker

NGC2903

NGC2903
NGC2903

2012-04-07 22:00-23:30
Rising full moon

NGC2903
Exposures:
18x40s LIGHT
4x40s DARK
4 FLAT
4 BIAS

Camera: Canon EOS 600D, ISO1600
Lens: Meade Model 2080 8-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain + Meade Focalreducer 6.3
Mount: Meade Standard Wedge and Tripod
Software: PixInsight, DeepSkyStacker

NGC2392

NGC2392
NGC2392

2012-03-12 21:00-24:00
No moon, clear, very faint clouds in the west

NGC2392
Exposures:
3x40s LIGHT
2x60s DARK
10 BIAS
8 FLAT

Camera: Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, ISO1600
Lens: Meade Model 2080 8-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain
Mount: Meade Standard Wedge and Tripod
Software: PixInsight, DeepSkyStacker

M1

M1
M1

2012-03-12 21:00-24:00
No moon, clear, very faint clouds in the west

M1
Exposures:
4x60s LIGHT
2x60s DARK
2 BIAS
8 FLAT

Camera: Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, ISO1600
Lens: Meade Model 2080 8-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain
Mount: Meade Standard Wedge and Tripod
Software: PixInsight, DeepSkyStacker

M27

M27
M27

2011-09-16 21:00-23:00
Half moon, semi-turbulent seeing

M27
Exposures:
3×40 LIGHT
2×40 DARK
8 FLAT
10 BIAS

Camera: Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, ISO1600
Lens: Meade Model 2080 8-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain
Mount: Meade Standard Wedge and Tripod
Software: PixInsight, DeepSkyStacker

M13

M13
M13

2011-09-16 21:00-23:00
Half moon, semi-turbulent seeing

M13
Exposures:
2×40 LIGHT
2×40 DARK
8 FLAT
10 BIAS

Camera: Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, ISO1600
Lens: Meade Model 2080 8-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain
Mount: Meade Standard Wedge and Tripod
Software: PixInsight, DeepSkyStacker

M57

M57
M57

2011-09-16 21:00-23:00
Half moon, semi-turbulent seeing

M57
Exposures:
6x40s LIGHT
2x40s DARK
8 FLAT
10 BIAS

Camera: Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, ISO1600
Lens: Meade Model 2080 8-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain
Mount: Meade Standard Wedge and Tripod
Software: PixInsight, DeepSkyStacker