Monthly Archives: May 2022

NGC6914 – A Tiny Patch of Blue in a Sea of Red

Another reprocess of old data – this time it is reflection nebulosity NGC6914 in Cygnus. This is 51 x 20-minute subs or 17-hours of total exposure time on the Sky90s and M26C OSC CCDs.

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M45 – The Pleiades – 27-hours of data on the Sky90 array

I found another dataset containing 9 x 40-minute subs for the Pleiades. I added these in but it didn’t seem to add much to the image so I think I’m in the diminishing returns region. Data was acquired on the … Continue reading

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10 and a half hours on IC348 with the Sky90 array

Some more reprocessed old data, this time it’s IC348 in Perseus. This is 10 and a half hours of data in 30-minute subs using the Sky90 array and the M26C OSC CCDs.

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21-hours of 40 and 20-minute subs on M45 – The Pleiades

Going through the old data I found I had taken the same region of M45 (the Pleiades) over 3 different nights. The data turned out to be 21-hours worth of 40 and 20-minute subs taken on the Sky90 array with … Continue reading

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U Cygni (SAO49477) Carbon Star

Another reprocess of old data, this time it’s Carbon star U Cygni taken with the Sky90 array. This image is 39 x 10-minute subs. U Cygni is the small very red star towards top left lying just below a white … Continue reading

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Gomeisa (3-Beta Canis Minoris)

Another reprocess of old data – this time it’s Gomeisa in Canis Minor – 36 x 10-minute subs on the Sky90 array went into this one.  

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Mizar & Alcor in Ursa Major

Another reprocess of old data. This time it’s Mizar & Alcor in Ursa Major. 21 x 10-minute subs on the Sky90 array for this one.

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First Macro of the Year

It is not all astrophotography on the New Forest Observatory site, but ANY type of photography at all. So that includes high-speed photography, time-lapse work, microphotography (through a microscope) and macrophotography. Here is my first macro of the year taken … Continue reading

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Hind’s Variable nebula – uncropped

Here is the full-frame (uncropped) version of Hind’s Variable nebula.

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Messier 105 Region in Leo

This reprocess is a single frame taken on the Sky90 array using the M26C OSC CCDs. It is the M105 region in Leo and comprises 7-hours of 15-minute subs.

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