Tag Archives: Open Cluster

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 Omicron Velorum Cluster (Caldwell 85)

IC2391 – The Omicron Velorum (also Caldwell 85)

A bright open cluster in the constellation Vela.

Date:
June 2019
Location:
Bateleur Nature Reserve, South Africa
CCD:
QHY22
Scope:
Takahashi Epsilon 130D @F3.3
Mount:
Takahashi EM10 FS2 GoTo
Exposure:
LRGB (200:25:25:25 minutes)
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6

M7 (NGC6475)

Messier 7

M7 (NGC6475)
An open cluster located in Scorpius.
Messier 7 (NGC6475)

Date:
June 2015
Location:
Bateleur Nature Reserve, South Africa
CCD:
QHY22
Scope:
Takahashi Epsilon 130D @F3.3
Mount:
Takahashi EM10 FS2 GoTo
Exposure
LRGB (60:50:30:50)
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6

M40 (Winnecke 4)

M40

A potential mistake in Messier’s catalogue, just 2 stars in Ursa Major.
Para gwiazd w Wielkiej Niedżwiedzicy.

M40

Winnecke 4

Date:
March 2015
Location:
Łomianki near Warsaw
CCD:
Apogee U8300M
Scope:
TEC140 APO @F7
Mount:
AP1200GTO
Exposure
RGB – 100:100:145
Processing:
MaximDL, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6

M6 (NGC 6405)

M6 (NGC 6405)

Butterfly Cluster; A bright open cluster in Scorpius.
Gromada Motyl; Jasna gromada otwarta w gwiazdozbiorze Skorpiona.

M6 (NGC6405)

M6 (NGC6405)

Date:
2013.06.15
Location:
Tivoli/Namibia
CCD:
Apogee U16M (D09)
Scope:
Takahashi FSQ106ED
Mount:
AP1200GTO
Exposure
R:G:B – 30:30:30
Processing:
MaximDL, Photoshop