Category Archives: Nebulas

NGC 1499

NGC 1499 (Sharpless 2-220, The California Nebula)

A famous emission nebula located in the constellation Perseus.

Date:
October 2018
Location:
Roztoki Gorne, Bieszczady mountains
CCD:
Apogee U16803
Scope:
FSQ ED @F5
Mount:
AP 600GTO
Exposure
HaLRGB (720:250:150:125:175)
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6

M 42

Messier 42 (M42, NGC1976, The Great Orion Nebula)

A diffuse nebula region, a member of Orion’s Belt. One of the most impressive objects for astrophotography and visual observations. Above M42 is located NGC 1999, also known as the Running Man Nebula.

Date:
October 2018
Location:
Roztoki Gorne, Bieszczady mountains
CCD:
Apogee U16803
Scope:
FSQ ED @F5
Mount:
AP 600GTO
Exposure
HaLRGB (330:190:135:100:100)
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6

NGC 6188

NGC6188

An emission nebula located in the constellation Ara. NGC 6193 is the brightest open cluster (also visible to the naked eye) and is responsible for reflection nebulosity within NGC 6188.

Date:
August 2018
Location:
Bateleur Nature Reserve, South Africa
CCD:
QHY22
Scope:
Takahashi Epsilon 130D @F3.3
Mount:
Takahashi EM10 FS2 GoTo
Exposure:
HaLRGB (260:115:80:60:80min)
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6

M 20

M20 (NGC6514, the Trifid Nebula)

A dense cloud of dust and gas, an H II region located in Sagittarius.

M20 (NGC6514, the Trifid Nebula)

Date:
June 2018
Location:
Bateleur Nature Reserve, South Africa
CCD:
QHY22
Scope:
Takahashi Epsilon 130D @F3.3
Mount:
Takahashi EM10 FS2 GoTo
Exposure
LRGB (85:90:110:110min) + 10x1min subs for the core
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6

IC 405

IC 405 (Flaming Star Nebula)

An emission and reflection nebula in the constellation Auriga, surrounding the star AE Aurigae.
 
IC 405 Flaming Star Ha OII

Date:
March 2018
Location:
Lomianki near Warsaw
CCD:
Apogee U8300
Scope:
TEC 140 APO @F7
Mount:
AP1200GTO
Exposure
HaOIII (22 hours in total)
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6