Category Archives: DSO

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

The Helix Nebula (NGC7293)

The Helix Nebula

The Helix Nebula (NGC7293)
A planetary nebula located in Aquarius.
The Helix (NGC7293)

Date:
June 2015
Location:
Bateleur Nature Reserve, South Africa
CCD:
QHY22
Scope:
Takahashi Epsilon 130D @F3.3
Mount:
Takahashi EM10 FS2 GoTo
Exposure
HaRGB (140:90:90:100)
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

M106 (NGC4258)

M106

M106 (NGC4258)
A galaxy located in Canes Venatici.
 M106

Date:
April 2015
Location:
Roztoki Gorne, Bieszczady Mountains
CCD:
QHY22
Scope:
Takahashi Epsilon 130D @F3.3
Mount:
AP600GTO
Exposure
LRGB (70:50:50:50)
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6

The Centaurus A Galaxy

Centaurus A

Centaurus A (NGC5128)
An active galaxy located in Centaurus.
Centaurus A (NGC5128)

Date:
June 2015
Location:
Bateleur Nature Reserve, South Africa
CCD:
QHY22
Scope:
Takahashi Epsilon 130D @F3.3
Mount:
Takahashi EM10 FS2 GoTo
Exposure
LRGB (270:50:55:65)
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6