M33 (NGC 598)

By |2017-01-31T10:52:42+00:009 October 2015|Categories: Galaxy, M31-60, News|

Spiral Galaxy, Traingulum
Mag 7 Size 73’x45′
200mm f8 RC, piggyback guiding C80ED
L 8×300 2×2, RGB 8×240 3×3
BPM, flats
Atik 460EX (-10C), LRGB filters, IDAS P2 LPR filter
Captured in APT, Processed in Nebulosity3, PS CC, LightRoom

Updated 2015-10-09 using the 460EX. Older one below.
Low surface brightness. Hard to image effectively.


200mm f8 RC, OAG
15x240s, 2x360x ISO 1600, darks, flats
Canon EOS 350D modded, Astronomik CLS
Captured in APT, Processed in Nebulosity, PS CS5

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M81 and M82

By |2013-11-03T17:27:47+00:009 March 2011|Categories: Galaxy, News|

200mm f5 Newtonian MPCC Guided
Canon EOS 350D, Astronomik CLS
10x180s 5x240s darks ISO 800
Captured in APT
Processed in Nebulosity and PS CS5

Thought I would show both galaxies together as that’s the classic view of them. There’s quite a lot of vignetting which I am removing using Noel’s Actions. Not ideal but I must start doing flats to do it properly.

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