Author Archives: Greg Parker

Sadr Region Through Thin High Cloud

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

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The Dust Really is All Stars

I took a massive crop into Altair to show that all the fine dust really is stars.

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Alshain, Altair, Tarazed & Barnard’s “E”

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

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The Whole of Canis Minor

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

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M31 Zoomed-Out & Zoomed-In

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.

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Altair, Tarazed & Barnard’s “E”

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

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Zoom-In on M31

Here is a zoom-in on the M31 image with a little more processing added.

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M31 in Perspective

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

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M31 – The Full Monty

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 🙂

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Hyperstar 4 Image of M31

I found some Hyperstar 4/M31 data from 2021-10-11 comprising 33 x 3-minute subs – so I added this to the 52 x 3-minute subs taken on 22-08-25 to get the result above. So now a total of 85 x 3-minute … Continue reading

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