Category Archives: DSO

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

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

The Grus Quartet

The Grus Quartet (NGC7552, NGC7582, NGC7590, NGC7599)

A group of 4 galaxies (55-60m ly away) located in the constellation Grus.

Date:
June 2018
Location:
Bateleur Nature Reserve, South Africa
CCD:
QHY22
Scope:
Takahashi Epsilon 130D @F3.3
Mount:
Takahashi EM10 FS2 GoTo
Exposure
LRGB (95:135:125:125min)
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6