Category Archives: Canon 200mm prime lens

Taurus Molecular Clouds

This is a two-framer using the Canon 200mm lenses on the miniWASP array. Left hand frame is centred on IC2087. Image flattened using Noel Carboni’s new flattening tool.

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Arcturus

A two-framer of the Arcturus region using the Canon 200mm lenses on the miniWASP array. Image flattened using Noel Carboni’s new flattening tool – soon to be released.

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Asteroid JO25 2014 captured on the miniWASP 200mm Canon prime lenses

As well as capturing asteroid JO25 2014 on the single Sky 90/M26C – I also managed to grab 16 subs on the two 200mm lenses with the Trius M26Cs. Sub number 12 (counting down from the top) is missing as … Continue reading

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Widefield Gomeisa region with the 200mm lenses

Processed to show the dark tendrils that permeate all dense star regions:  

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Procyon & Gomeisa

A 200mm lens 2-framer taken over 2 nights this week – Procyon & Gomeisa in Canis Minor.

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Procyon region from 22/03/2017

No Moon and some clear sky between 8:15 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. Set up the 2 x 200mm lenses on the Procyon region for the first of 2 frames containing Procyon and Gomeisa.  Got the Procyon frame and cropped it … Continue reading

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Taurus molecular cloud 2-framer

And here is a 2-frame mosaic combining the IC2087 and SAO76573 frames taken with the Canon 200mm prime lenses and M26C OSC CCDs.

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Taurus molecular clouds

Taken a couple of nights back, this is 10-hour’s worth of 20-minute subs centred on SAO67573 one frame to the right of IC2087 also taken with the Canon 200mm lenses and M26C OSC CCDs.   At the top/centre there is … Continue reading

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Aldebaran and the Hyades

A rather “quick and dirty” image of the region.  I need to get a lot more, deeper, subs of this region if I can this winter.  

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The Full Monty

Unbelievably last night was the 3rd clear night in a row – Moonless too!! So – making best use of this gift I managed to grab the final left hand frame on the North America 3-pane mosaic. This is a … Continue reading

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