Category Archives: Open Cluster

The Butterfly Cluster (M6, NGC6405)

The Butterfly Cluster

The Butterfly Cluster (M6, NGC6405)
An open cluster located in Scorpius.
The Butterfly Cluster (M6, NGC6405)

Date:
June 2015
Location:
Bateleur Nature Reserve, South Africa
CCD:
QHY22
Scope:
Takahashi Epsilon 130D @F3.3
Mount:
Takahashi EM10 FS2 GoTo
Exposure
LRGB (85:50:50:50)
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6

M40 (Winnecke 4)

M40

A potential mistake in Messier’s catalogue, just 2 stars in Ursa Major.
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M40

Winnecke 4

Date:
March 2015
Location:
Łomianki near Warsaw
CCD:
Apogee U8300M
Scope:
TEC140 APO @F7
Mount:
AP1200GTO
Exposure
RGB – 100:100:145
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6

M44 (The Beehive)

M44

M44 (NGC2632)
Open Star Cluster located in Cancer.
 M44 (the Beehive)

Date:
October 2014
Location:
Roztoki Gorne, Bieszczady Mountains
CCD:
Canon 6D (modified)
Scope:
Takahashi Epsilon 130D @F3.3
Mount:
AP600GTO
Exposure
2 hours 15 minutes
Processing:
MaximDL, Photoshop

M34

M34

M34 (NGC1039)
Open Star Cluster located in Perseus.

 M34

Date:
October 2014
Location:
Roztoki Gorne, Bieszczady Mountains
CCD:
Canon 6D (modified)
Scope:
Takahashi Epsilon 130D @F3.3
Mount:
AP600GTO
Exposure
2 hours 55 minutes
Processing:
MaximDL, Photoshop

From IC348 to NGC1333 (star field in Perseus)

From IC348 (right) to NGC1333 (left)

Rich nebula and star cluster region located in Perseus.

 Star field in Perseus

Date:
October 2014
Location:
Roztoki Gorne, Bieszczady Mountains
CCD:
Canon 6D (modified)
Scope:
Takahashi Epsilon 130D @F3.3
Mount:
AP600GTO
Exposure
8 hours 25 minutes
Processing:
MaximDL, Photoshop