Category Archives: Galaxies

PegDIG (Pegasus Dwarf Galaxy, PGC71538)

PegDIG (PGC71538)

A dwarf galaxy in the constellation Pegasus.

Date:
October 2019
Location:
Roztoki Gorne, Bieszczady Mountains
CCD:
QHY22
Scope:
TEC 140APO @F5.25
Mount:
AP Mach-1
Exposure:
LRGB (200:70:75:100 minutes)
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6

The Wolf–Lundmark–Melotte (WLM)

The WLM Galaxy

A barred irregular galaxy in the constellation Cetus.

Date:
August/September 2019
Location:
Bateleur Nature Reserve, South Africa
CCD:
QHY22
Scope:
Takahashi Epsilon 130D @F3.3
Mount:
Takahashi EM10 FS2 GoTo
Exposure
LRGB (265:45:45:45 minutes)
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6

The Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC)

LMC (The Large Magellanic Cloud)

A satellite galaxy to the Milky Way.

Date:
August 2019
Location:
Bateleur Nature Reserve, South Africa
CCD:
Canon 6D modified
Scope:
Canon 200mm L F2.8 @F4 lens
Mount:
Astrotrac
Exposure:
2-panel mosaic, 17×5 minutes each
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6

The Antennae Galaxies

The Antennae Galaxies (NGC4038/39)

A famous pair of galaxies located in the constellation Corvus.

Date:
June 2019
Location:
Bateleur Nature Reserve, South Africa
CCD:
QHY22
Scope:
Takahashi Epsilon 130D @F3.3
Mount:
Takahashi EM10 FS2 GoTo
Exposure:
LRGB (335:25:20:25 minutes)
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6

IC1613 (Caldwell 51)

IC1613 (Caldwell 51)

An irregular dwarf galaxy in the constellation Cetus.

Date:
June 2019
Location:
Bateleur Nature Reserve, South Africa
CCD:
QHY22
Scope:
Takahashi Epsilon 130D @F3.3
Mount:
Takahashi EM10 FS2 GoTo
Exposure:
LRGB (290:45:45:45 minutes)
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6