Author Archives: Greg Parker
Alpha and Beta Canis Minoris taken with the 200mm lenses and a 2-frame (horizontal) mosaic.
A composite view of M31 using a very wide field background taken with the Canon 5D MkII and a Canon 200mm prime lens.
9 hours of data using 20-minute subs (so 3 hours of actual imaging time) using the Sky90 array on 1st November 2018. 6:52 p.m. start and no Moonrise until midnight.
The Hyperstar III/Trius 814C combination was used to grab this central view of M31. The red circle shows the size of the full Moon for comparison.
North is to the left in this image showing brilliant star Vega and two nearby Carbon stars.
A wide-field image using the Canon 200mm lenses of the Double Cluster and Stock 2 open clusters. Stock 2 is the “stick man on his side” directly above the Double Cluster.
A zoom in/zoom out image of the Running Man nebula in M42 in Orion.
The supernova remnant is barely visible dead-centre in this highly stretched image of the CTB1 region in Cassiopeia.
The Caph region of Cassiopeia taken with the Canon 200mm prime lenses. 14 x 15-minute subs taken on 3rd October 2018.
November 30th 2018 – Struve’s Lost nebula https://epod.usra.edu/blog/2018/11/struves-lost-nebula.html