Category Archives: Wide fields

Eta Carina, Running Chicken and the Southern Cross

Eta Carina, Running Chicken and the Southern Cross

A very impressive emission nebula in the constellation Carina (longer subframes version)
 
Eta Carina Running Chicken

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

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

Sagittarius (the Archer) Region

The Milky Way in Sagittarius (the Archer) from Bateleur Nature Reserve (South Africa)

The fabulous star field in Sagittarius.

 Sagittarius star field from Bateleur Nature Reserve (South Africa)

Date:
June 2016
Location:
Bateleur Nature Reserve, South Africa
CCD:
Canon 6D (mod)
Scope:
Carl Zeiss Sonnar APO 135mm L2 @F3.5
Mount:
Astrotrac
Exposure
50 min total
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop

Crux (the Southern Cross) above Musca (the Fly)

Milky Way in Crux (the Southern Cross) and Musca (the Fly) from Bateleur Nature Reserve (South Africa)

The fabulous star field in the southern skies.

 Crux and Musca star field from Bateleur Nature Reserve (South Africa)

Date:
June 2016
Location:
Bateleur Nature Reserve, South Africa
CCD:
Canon 6D (mod)
Scope:
Carl Zeiss Sonnar APO 135mm L2 @F3.5
Mount:
Astrotrac
Exposure
50 min total
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop

Cepheus (the King) Region

Cepheus (the king) region

A dusty star field of the constellation Cepheus (the King).

 Cepheus region

Date:
September 2016
Location:
Roztoki Gorne/Bieszczady mountains
CCD:
Canon 6D (mod)
Scope:
Zeiss Sonnar APO 135mm F2 @F3.5
Mount:
Astrotrac
Processing:
Photoshop, Pixinsight, MaximDL