Category Archives: Galaxies

Messier 83 (M83)

Messier 83

M83
One of the most impressive galaxies in our skies, located in Hydra. It is also known as the Southern Pinwheel Galaxy.
 M55

Date:
June 2016
Location:
Bateleur Nature Reserve, South Africa
CCD:
QHY22
Scope:
Takahashi Epsilon 130D @F3.3
Mount:
Takahashi EM10 FS2 GoTo
Exposure
LRGB (95:80:75:65)
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6

The Sculptor Galaxy

The Sculptor Galaxy (NGC253)

An intermediate spiral galaxy located in Sculptor.

NGC253

Date:
June 2015
Location:
Bateleur Nature Reserve, South Africa
CCD:
QHY22
Scope:
Takahashi Epsilon 130D @F3.3
Mount:
Takahashi EM10 FS2 GoTo
Exposure
LRGB (90:50:50:50)
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6

NGC55

NGC55

NGC55
A Magellanic type barred spiral galaxy located in Sculptor.
 NGC55

Date:
June 2015
Location:
Bateleur Nature Reserve, South Africa
CCD:
QHY22
Scope:
Takahashi Epsilon 130D @F3.3
Mount:
Takahashi EM10 FS2 GoTo
Exposure
LRGB (110:50:55:50)
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6

M106 (NGC4258)

M106

M106 (NGC4258)
A galaxy located in Canes Venatici.
 M106

Date:
April 2015
Location:
Roztoki Gorne, Bieszczady Mountains
CCD:
QHY22
Scope:
Takahashi Epsilon 130D @F3.3
Mount:
AP600GTO
Exposure
LRGB (70:50:50:50)
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6

The Centaurus A Galaxy

Centaurus A

Centaurus A (NGC5128)
An active galaxy located in Centaurus.
Centaurus A (NGC5128)

Date:
June 2015
Location:
Bateleur Nature Reserve, South Africa
CCD:
QHY22
Scope:
Takahashi Epsilon 130D @F3.3
Mount:
Takahashi EM10 FS2 GoTo
Exposure
LRGB (270:50:55:65)
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6