Category Archives: Gallery of Astrophotography

NGC247

NGC247

An intermediate spiral galaxy in the constellation Cetus. 
 
NGC 247

Date:
June 2017
Location:
Bateleur Nature Reserve, South Africa
CCD:
QHY22
Scope:
Takahashi Epsilon 130D @F3.3
Mount:
Takahashi EM10 FS2 GoTo
Exposure
LRGB (230:80:80:80min)
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6

Messier 19 (M19 or NGC6273)

Messier 19 (M19 or NGC6273)

A globular cluster located in the constellation Ophiuchus.
 
Messier 19 (M19 or NGC6273)

Date:
June 2017
Location:
Bateleur Nature Reserve, South Africa
CCD:
QHY22
Scope:
Takahashi Epsilon 130D @F3.3
Mount:
Takahashi EM10 FS2 GoTo
Exposure
LRGB (70:80:80:80min) + 10x1min subs for the core
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6

Messier 5 (M5 or NGC5904)

Messier 5 (M5 or NGC5904)

A globular cluster located in the constellation Serpens.

M 5

Date:
June 2017
Location:
Bateleur Nature Reserve, South Africa
CCD:
QHY22
Scope:
Takahashi Epsilon 130D @F3.3
Mount:
Takahashi EM10 FS2 GoTo
Exposure
LRGB (160:80:80:120min) + 10x1min subs for the core
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6

Centaurus Area

Centaurus Area

A multi panel mosaic of the main part of the constellation Centaurus with Omega Centauri globular cluster and Centaurus A galaxy.
 

Centaurus Area

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

IC1848 (Soul Nebula) & IC1805 (Heart Nebula)

Heart & Soul Nebulae

Both nebulae are emission type nebula, associated with open clusters, located in Cassiopeia (the Queen).
 IC1396

Date:
September 2016
Location:
Roztoki Gorne/Bieszczady mountains
CCD:
Apogee Alta U16
Scope:
Takahashi FSQ106ED @F5.3
Mount:
AP600E GTO
Exposure
HaRGB, 2 panels (120:60:60:60) each
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6