Category Archives: Gallery of Astrophotography

IC1848 (Soul Nebula) & IC1805 (Heart Nebula)

Heart & Soul Nebulae

Both nebulae are emission type nebula, associated with open clusters, located in Cassiopeia (the Queen).
 IC1396

Date:
September 2016
Location:
Roztoki Gorne/Bieszczady mountains
CCD:
Apogee Alta U16
Scope:
Takahashi FSQ106ED @F5.3
Mount:
AP600E GTO
Exposure
HaRGB, 2 panels (120:60:60:60) each
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6

IC1396

IC1396 Emission Nebula

IC1396 is an emission nebula complex located in Cepheus (the King).
 IC1396

Date:
September 2016
Location:
Roztoki Gorne/Bieszczady mountains
CCD:
Apogee Alta U16
Scope:
Takahashi FSQ106ED @F5.3
Mount:
AP600E GTO
Exposure
HaRGB (240:70:65:70)
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6

Sagittarius (the Archer) Region

The Milky Way in Sagittarius (the Archer) from Bateleur Nature Reserve (South Africa)

The fabulous star field in Sagittarius.

 Sagittarius star field from Bateleur Nature Reserve (South Africa)

Date:
June 2016
Location:
Bateleur Nature Reserve, South Africa
CCD:
Canon 6D (mod)
Scope:
Carl Zeiss Sonnar APO 135mm L2 @F3.5
Mount:
Astrotrac
Exposure
50 min total
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop

Crux (the Southern Cross) above Musca (the Fly)

Milky Way in Crux (the Southern Cross) and Musca (the Fly) from Bateleur Nature Reserve (South Africa)

The fabulous star field in the southern skies.

 Crux and Musca star field from Bateleur Nature Reserve (South Africa)

Date:
June 2016
Location:
Bateleur Nature Reserve, South Africa
CCD:
Canon 6D (mod)
Scope:
Carl Zeiss Sonnar APO 135mm L2 @F3.5
Mount:
Astrotrac
Exposure
50 min total
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop

Cepheus (the King) Region

Cepheus (the king) region

A dusty star field of the constellation Cepheus (the King).

 Cepheus region

Date:
September 2016
Location:
Roztoki Gorne/Bieszczady mountains
CCD:
Canon 6D (mod)
Scope:
Zeiss Sonnar APO 135mm F2 @F3.5
Mount:
Astrotrac
Processing:
Photoshop, Pixinsight, MaximDL