Category Archives: Gallery of Astrophotography

M 42

Messier 42 (M42, NGC1976, The Great Orion Nebula)

A diffuse nebula region, a member of Orion’s Belt. One of the most impressive objects for astrophotography and visual observations. Above M42 is located NGC 1999, also known as the Running Man Nebula.

Date:
October 2018
Location:
Roztoki Gorne, Bieszczady mountains
CCD:
Apogee U16803
Scope:
FSQ ED @F5
Mount:
AP 600GTO
Exposure
HaLRGB (330:190:135:100:100)
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6

NGC 6946

NGC 6946 (the Fireworks Galaxy) and NGC 6939

A spiral galaxy located at the border of the constellation Cepheus and Cygnus and an open cluster in the constellation Cepheus.

Date:
October 2018
Location:
Roztoki Gorne, Bieszczady mountains
CCD:
QHY22
Scope:
TEC 140 APO @F5.2
Mount:
AP Mach-1
Exposure
ekspozycja
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6

IC342

IC 342 (Caldwell 5, The Hidden Galaxy)

A spiral galaxy in the constellation Camelopardalis, As it is located relatively close to the Milky Way’s galactic equator, it makes the galaxy difficult to observe (looks to be covered by the Milky Way’s galactic dust), It is also called “The Hidden Galaxy”.

Date:
October 2018
Location:
Roztoki Gorne, Bieszczady mountains
CCD:
QHY22
Scope:
TEC 140 APO @F5.2
Mount:
AP Mach-1
Exposure
HaLRGB (420:310:85:100:95)
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6

NGC 6188

NGC6188

An emission nebula located in the constellation Ara. NGC 6193 is the brightest open cluster (also visible to the naked eye) and is responsible for reflection nebulosity within NGC 6188.

Date:
August 2018
Location:
Bateleur Nature Reserve, South Africa
CCD:
QHY22
Scope:
Takahashi Epsilon 130D @F3.3
Mount:
Takahashi EM10 FS2 GoTo
Exposure:
HaLRGB (260:115:80:60:80min)
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6

NGC 4945

NGC4945

A barred spiral galaxy in the constellation Centaurus

Date:
August 2018
Location:
Bateleur Nature Reserve, South Africa
CCD:
QHY22
Scope:
Takahashi Epsilon 130D @F3.3
Mount:
Takahashi EM10 FS2 GoTo
Exposure
LRGB (50:75:40:75min)
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6