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CCD Astrophotography Images

M45 – The Pleiades – Reload Winter 2022

This is only 27 x 3-minute subs on the Hyperstar 4 (on a C11) with an ASI 2600MC Pro CMOS camera – image taken last year. So what am I going to do this year? Well the image shows that … Continue reading

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Composite IC2087

This is a composite image of the IC2087 region combining 17 x 20-minute subs from the 200mm lenses and the Trius M26C OSC CCDs, and 26 x 15-minute subs from the 200mm lenses and the ASI 2600MC Pro CMOS cameras. … Continue reading

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M31 Reprocess

I did a quick reprocess of the composite Hyperstar 4 M31 image. This is 85 x 3-minute subs from 2 imaging sessions using the Hyperstar 4 and the ASI 2600MC Pro CMOS camera.

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The Sadr Region in Cygnus

A clear Moonless night last night so I returned to the Sadr image that was ruined by thin high cloud last outing. This time it remained clear and I managed to grab 28 x 15-minute subs with the 200mm lenses … Continue reading

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The Bright Star Caph in Cassiopeia

I just reprocessed some very old data. This is the bright star Caph in the constellation Cassiopeia. This is a 4-frame mosaic using the Hyperstar III and 90-second subs. Each frame is 44 subs at 90-seconds per sub.

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The Coathanger Cluster Asterism

Here is an image of the famous Coathanger Cluster. 72 x 5-minute subs using the Sky90 array and the M26C OSC CCDs.

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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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