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Monthly Archives: June 2022
From 09/02/2015 using the Sky90 array and M26C OSC CCDs this is M44 – the Beehive Cluster. 29 x 5-minute subs and the Akira Fujii effect has been applied to bring out the cluster.
From 16/02/2015 using the Sky90 array and M26C OSC CCDs here is the M106 region with colourful stars and lots of other galaxies. 24 x 20-minute subs or 8-hours total exposure time.
This is a pinhole camera image (solargraph) of the Sun’s path in the sky from the Winter Solstice (lowest bright line) to the Summer Solstice (topmost bright line). For the first time I have left the image in colour as … Continue reading
This is a composite Sky90 array image of the Coddington nebula region in Ursa Major made up from 2 frames. Frame 1 is 7 x 20-minute subs from 08/02/2015 and frame 2 is 11 x 20-minute subs from 26/02/2015. The … Continue reading
A Sky90 array image from 03/03/2015 this is star V509 Cassiopeiae a yellow hypergiant star in Cassiopeia. 44 subs at 4-minutes per sub.
A 2-frame Sky90 array mosaic taken on 08/03/2015. Each frame was 18 x 4-minute subs.
Bright blue star Rho Leonis captured using the Sky90 array on 13/03/2015. 23 subs at 5-minutes per sub.
Today is Summer Solstice 2022 for us Northern Hemispherers. Tonight I will bring in the photopaper from the pinhole camera (image above) that has been tracking the Sun daily since December 21st 2021. Tomorrow we should see a solargraph of … Continue reading
I reprocessed Aldebaran with ring flare so it would look similar to Spica and Arcturus.
Spica – the Brightest Bluest star in the sky. Reprocessed 22/04/2015 data taken on the Sky90 array with the M26C OSC CCDs. 33 subs at 5-minutes per sub. Spica is Alpha Virginis, the brightest star in the constellation Virgo.