Category Archives: 200mm lens and ASI 2600MC-Pro camera

Spica Deep Down in the Murk

Unbelievably it was actually clear last night AND there was no Moon. Choice was between Arcturus and Spica, and as I’d only done Spica once before with the Sky90 array, Spica won. Just as with the Sky90 array image, Spica … Continue reading

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An Altair/Barnard’s “E” Composite

Using Registar I combined the Altair/Barnard’s “E” images taken with the Canon 5D MkII and a 200mm lens together with the ASI 2600MC Pro CMOS cameras and the 200mm lenses. This is the result.

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An Image from Last Night

Castor (blue-white star top right) and Pollux (orange star bottom left) the Twins in Gemini taken last night under a blazing Moon with the 200mm lenses and the ASI 2600MC Pro CMOS camera. This is only 4 x 10-minute subs, … Continue reading

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Aldebaran

Only 6 x 10-minute subs from last night, so pretty noisy, but at least it’s the first image since November 14th 2023, so a major landmark. 200mm lenses and the ASI 2600MC Pro CMOS cameras. Need to take some new … Continue reading

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Picture of the Week

A regular visitor to this website made the valid comment that the Andromeda image has been the latest one to be shown for far too long. Why has it been up there for so long? Very simple really, I haven’t … Continue reading

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Composite Rosette Nebula

This image of the Rosette nebula is a composite using data from the 200mm lenses with ASI 2600MC Pro CMOS camera and Optolong filter, together with Hyperstar 4 data using an ASI 2600MC Pro CMOS camera and a UV/IR cut … Continue reading

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The IC2087 Region in Taurus

Lots of Taurus Molecular Cloud dust in this one taken using the 200mm lenses and the ASI 2600MC Pro CMOS cameras on the MiniWASP array. This image comprises 26 x 15-minute subs and could do with at least the same … Continue reading

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Larger Field of View Flaming Star Nebula

Here is a larger field of view of the Flaming Star nebula region taken on the 200mm lenses, without stars.

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Gamma Cass

I put the 200mm lenses (and Optolong L-enhance filters with the 2600MC Pro CMOS cameras) onto the Gamma Cassiopei nebula last night. Because of gremlins I only managed to get 10 x 20-minute subs when I should have had 42 … Continue reading

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Veil Nebula – All the Data I Have

This image of the Veil nebula in Cygnus incorporates all the data I have on the object. So this image includes Hyperstar III on the C11 data, Sky90 (2-frame mosaic including narrowband) data, and the Canon 200mm lenses with the … Continue reading

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