Author Archives: Greg Parker
The day after I took the Altair left hand frame it was clear again – but with a lot of thin high cloud. Never mind I’ll still image just to keep the kit running over. Decided I would go for … Continue reading
I took a massive crop into Altair to show that all the fine dust really is stars.
Looked out at 10 p.m. last night and couldn’t believe it was clear. Satellite showed Hampshire completely surrounded by thick cloud. So I managed to image the left frame of Barnard’s “E” and then the cloud rolled in just as … Continue reading
This is a 2-frame mosaic of the whole of Canis Minor taken with the Canon 200mm prime lenses and the Trius M26C OSC CCDs. Bottom left is Procyon, top right is Gomeissa. Now I have no idea how this happened … Continue reading
A zoomed-out image of M31 taken on the Canon 200mm prime lenses and ASI 2600MC Pro CMOS cameras together with a zoomed-in image taken with the Hyperstar 4 on a C11 again with an ASI 2600 MC Pro CMOS camera.
Another clear night last night – totally unexpected as the satellite picture showed cloud all around me. Counting my blessings I went out and fired up the 200mm lenses and the ASI 2600MC Pro CMOS cameras. This is the right … Continue reading
Here is a zoom-in on the M31 image with a little more processing added.
Managed to get out imaging with the 200mm lenses until 1 a.m. even with an intrusive Moon. Decided I would go for M31 to get the whole thing in the frame. Managed 4-hours of 20-minute subs in the end and … Continue reading
This is all the Sky90 data plus all the Hyperstar 4 data I have on M31 put together. It is a damn shame the outer edges of the galaxy are cropped – that’s why this is an on-going project 🙂