Category Archives: DSO

Omega Centauri (NGC5139)

Omega Centauri (NGC5139)

NGC5139
The largest globular cluster in our skies. NGC5139 is located in Centaurus.
 NGC5139

Date:
June 2016
Location:
Bateleur Nature Reserve, South Africa
CCD:
QHY22
Scope:
Takahashi Epsilon 130D @F3.3
Mount:
Takahashi EM10 FS2 GoTo
Exposure
LRGB (125:50:50:75)
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6

47 Tucanae (NGC104)

47 Tucanae

NGC104
The second largest globular cluster in our skies, second only to Omega Centauri/NGC5139. NGC104 is located in Tucana.
 NGC104

Date:
June 2016
Location:
Bateleur Nature Reserve, South Africa
CCD:
QHY22
Scope:
Takahashi Epsilon 130D @F3.3
Mount:
Takahashi EM10 FS2 GoTo
Exposure
LRGB (75:50:65:75)
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6

Messier 83 (M83)

Messier 83

M83
One of the most impressive galaxies in our skies, located in Hydra. It is also known as the Southern Pinwheel Galaxy.
 M55

Date:
June 2016
Location:
Bateleur Nature Reserve, South Africa
CCD:
QHY22
Scope:
Takahashi Epsilon 130D @F3.3
Mount:
Takahashi EM10 FS2 GoTo
Exposure
LRGB (95:80:75:65)
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6

Messier 55 (M55)

Messier 55

M55
One of the largest globular clusters, located in Sagittarius.
 M55

Date:
June 2016
Location:
Bateleur Nature Reserve, South Africa
CCD:
QHY22
Scope:
Takahashi Epsilon 130D @F3.3
Mount:
Takahashi EM10 FS2 GoTo
Exposure
LRGB (100:75:75:50)
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6

NGC6752

NGC6752

NGC6752
A third brightest globular cluster, after Omega Centauri and 47 Tucanae, located in Pavo.
 NGC6752

Date:
June 2015
Location:
Bateleur Nature Reserve, South Africa
CCD:
QHY22
Scope:
Takahashi Epsilon 130D @F3.3
Mount:
Takahashi EM10 FS2 GoTo
Exposure
LRGB (140:50:50:50)
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6