Tag Archives: Messier

The North America Nebula

The North America Nebula (NGC 7000, Caldwell 20) and the Pelican Nebula (IC5070, IC5067)

Emission nebulae in the constellation Cygnus.

Date:
October 2019
Location:
Roztoki Gorne, Bieszczady Mountains
CCD:
Apogee U16803M
Scope:
Takahashi FSQ106ED @F5
Mount:
AP 600E GTO
Exposure
HaOIII (630:360 minutes)
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6

M2 (NGC7089)

M2 (NGC7089)

A globular cluster in the constellation Aquarius.

Date:
August/September 2019
Location:
Bateleur Nature Reserve, South Africa
CCD:
QHY22
Scope:
Takahashi Epsilon 130D @F3.3
Mount:
Takahashi EM10 FS2 GoTo
Exposure:
LRGB (125:30:30:30 minutes)
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6

The Sagittarius Small Star Cloud

The SSSC (M24, IC4715)

A star cloud in the constellation Sagittarius.

Date:
September 2019
Location:
Bateleur Nature Reserve, South Africa
CCD:
QHY22
Scope:
Takahashi Epsilon 130D @F3.3
Mount:
Takahashi EM10 FS2 GoTo
Exposure:
LRGB (135:30:25:25 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

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