Category Archives: Gallery of Astrophotography

NGC281 Pacman Nebula

NGC281 in HST palette (Pacman Nebula)

A bright emission nebula and part of an H II region in the constellation of Cassiopeia in narrowband palette.
 
NGC281 in HST palette (Pacman Nebula)

Date:
September 2017
Location:
Lomianki near Warsaw
CCD:
Apogee U8300
Scope:
TEC 140 APO @F7
Mount:
AP1200GTO
Exposure
HaOIII (35 hours in total)
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6

NGC 281 Pacman Nebula

NGC281 in bicolor palette (Pacman Nebula)

A bright emission nebula and part of an H II region in the constellation of Cassiopeia in narrowband palette.
 
NGC281 in bicolor palette (Pacman Nebula)

Date:
October 2017
Location:
Lomianki near Warsaw
CCD:
Apogee U8300
Scope:
TEC 140 APO @F7
Mount:
AP1200GTO
Exposure
HaOIII (23 hours in total)
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6

IC1396A, Elephant’s Trunk Nebula

vdB142 (IC1396A, Elephant’s Trunk Nebula)

An interstellar gas and dust within the much larger ionized gas region of IC 1396 located in the constellation Cepheus.
 
IC 1396 Ha OII

Date:
September 2017
Location:
Lomianki near Warsaw
CCD:
Apogee U8300
Scope:
TEC 140 APO @F7
Mount:
AP1200GTO
Exposure
HaOIII (17 hours in total)
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6

A wider look of the Milky Way

A wider look towards the center of the Milky Way

A wider look (a multi panel mosaic) at treasures like the open clusters Messier 6 and Messier 7 or emission nebulae NGC6334 and NGC6357.
 
NGC 6334 and NGC 6357

Date:
June 2017
Location:
Bateleur Nature Reserve, South Africa
CCD:
Canon 6D (mod)
Scope:
Carl Zeiss Sonnar APO 135mm L2 @F4
Mount:
Astrotrac
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6

Musca

Musca (the Fly)

A wide filed image (a multi panel mosaic) of the constellation Musca and its treasures.
 
 Musca (the Fly)

Date:
June 2017
Location:
Bateleur Nature Reserve, South Africa
CCD:
Canon 6D (mod)
Scope:
Carl Zeiss Sonnar APO 135mm L2 @F4
Mount:
Astrotrac
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6