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Aldebaran and the Hyades in Taurus. A 200mm lens 2.5-framer.
The Butterfly Cluster M44 sitting within the “Stargate” in the constellation Cancer. This is a 2-frame mosaic using the 200mm lenses and the M26C OSC CCDs. Towards the left hand edge there are two (very red) Carbon stars, one near … Continue reading
Castor and Pollux the main stars of Gemini. A 2-frame mosaic using the 200mm Canon prime lenses.
The whole of central Lyra featuring Vega. A four frame mosaic using the Canon 200mm prime lenses.
The Altair region with Barnard’s “E” (dark nebula). A 2-frame mosaic using the Canon 200mm lenses.
Procyon & Gomeisa – the whole of Canis Minor. A two-frame mosaic using the 200mm lenses.
The glorious Double Cluster in Perseus imaged with the Canon 200mm lenses. A total of 10 x 15-minute subs.
Stunning Sirius – captured by the Canon 200mm prime lenses and the ASI 2600MC Pro OSC CMOS cameras. This is the last image I took at the NFO dated 26th February 2023. Not had a night’s imaging since then 🙁
Aldebaran and the Hyades with the 200mm lenses – a 2.5 frame mosaic.
I don’t know how many hours of data using the Sky90 array on the Pleiades (M45) star cluster. Probably in excess of 20-hours.