Category Archives: Galaxies

NGC 6946

NGC 6946 (the Fireworks Galaxy) and NGC 6939

A spiral galaxy located at the border of the constellation Cepheus and Cygnus and an open cluster in the constellation Cepheus.
 

Date:
October 2018
Location:
Roztoki Gorne, Bieszczady mountains
CCD:
QHY22
Scope:
TEC 140 APO @F5.2
Mount:
AP Mach-1
Exposure
ekspozycja
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6

IC342

IC 342 (Caldwell 5, The Hidden Galaxy)

A spiral galaxy in the constellation Camelopardalis, As it is located relatively close to the Milky Way’s galactic equator, it makes the galaxy difficult to observe (looks to be covered by the Milky Way’s galactic dust), It is also called “The Hidden Galaxy”.
 

Date:
October 2018
Location:
Roztoki Gorne, Bieszczady mountains
CCD:
QHY22
Scope:
TEC 140 APO @F5.2
Mount:
AP Mach-1
Exposure
HaLRGB (420:310:85:100:95)
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6

NGC 4945

NGC4945

A barred spiral galaxy in the constellation Centaurus

Date:
August 2018
Location:
Bateleur Nature Reserve, South Africa
CCD:
QHY22
Scope:
Takahashi Epsilon 130D @F3.3
Mount:
Takahashi EM10 FS2 GoTo
Exposure
LRGB (50:75:40:75min)
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6

Fornax Cluster

Fornax Cluster

A cluster of galaxies in the constellation Fornax. NGC1365 looks to be the most attractive to our eyes.

Date:
August 2018
Location:
Bateleur Nature Reserve, South Africa
CCD:
QHY22
Scope:
Takahashi Epsilon 130D @F3.3
Mount:
Takahashi EM10 FS2 GoTo
Exposure
LRGB (105:65:65:165min)
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6

Fornax Dwarf Spheroidal

Fornax Dwarf Spheroidal

An elliptical dwarf galaxy in the constellation Fornax

Date:
August 2018
Location:
Bateleur Nature Reserve, South Africa
CCD:
QHY22
Scope:
Takahashi Epsilon 130D @F3.3
Mount:
Takahashi EM10 FS2 GoTo
Exposure
LRGB (100:125:115:70min)
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6