Category Archives: Gallery of Astrophotography

The Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC)

LMC (The Large Magellanic Cloud)

A satellite galaxy to the Milky Way.

Date:
August 2019
Location:
Bateleur Nature Reserve, South Africa
CCD:
Canon 6D modified
Scope:
Canon 200mm L F2.8 @F4 lens
Mount:
Astrotrac
Exposure:
2-panel mosaic, 17×5 minutes each
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6

The Antennae Galaxies

The Antennae Galaxies (NGC4038/39)

A famous pair of galaxies located in the constellation Corvus.

Date:
June 2019
Location:
Bateleur Nature Reserve, South Africa
CCD:
QHY22
Scope:
Takahashi Epsilon 130D @F3.3
Mount:
Takahashi EM10 FS2 GoTo
Exposure:
LRGB (335:25:20:25 minutes)
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6

NGC5367 (IC4347)

NGC5367 (IC4347)

A reflection nebula located in the constellation Centaurus.

Date:
June 2019
Location:
Bateleur Nature Reserve, South Africa
CCD:
QHY22
Scope:
Takahashi Epsilon 130D @F3.3
Mount:
Takahashi EM10 FS2 GoTo
Exposure:
LRGB (310:25:25:25 minutes)
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6

NGC3201

NGC3201

A globular cluster located in the constellation Vela.

Date:
June 2019
Location:
Bateleur Nature Reserve, South Africa
CCD:
QHY22
Scope:
Takahashi Epsilon 130D @F3.3
Mount:
Takahashi EM10 FS2 GoTo
Exposure:
LRGB (300:10:10:10 minutes)
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6

The Lagoon Nebula (M8, NGC6523)

The Lagoon Nebula

An emission nebula and open globular cluster located in the constellation Sagittarius.

Date:
June 2019
Location:
Bateleur Nature Reserve, South Africa
CCD:
QHY22
Scope:
Takahashi Epsilon 130D @F3.3
Mount:
Takahashi EM10 FS2 GoTo
Exposure:
HaLRGB (240:400:50:50:50 minutes)
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6