Category Archives: DSO

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

NGC 6121

Messier 4 (M4 or NGC 6121)

A globular cluster located in the constellation Scorpius, very close to its brightest star named Antares.
 
Messier 4 (M5 or NGC5904)

Date:
June 2018
Location:
Bateleur Nature Reserve, South Africa
CCD:
QHY22
Scope:
Takahashi Epsilon 130D @F3.3
Mount:
Takahashi EM10 FS2 GoTo
Exposure
LRGB (170:100:85:90min)
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6

NGC 2403

NGC 2403 (Caldwell 7)

A spiral galaxy in the constellation Camelopardalis.
 
NGC2403 (Caldwell 7)

Date:
April 2018
Location:
Lomianki near Warsaw
CCD:
Apogee U8300
Scope:
TEC 140 APO @F7
Mount:
AP1200GTO
Exposure
LRGB (355:275:185:235min)
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

NGC 896

NGC896 (the heart of the Heart Nebula)

A very bright part of the Heart Nebula – IC1805 (Sharpless 2-190).
 
IC 1805

Date:
November 2017
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