Category Archives: Sky 90 and SXVF-M26C
Here is an image of the famous Coathanger Cluster. 72 x 5-minute subs using the Sky90 array and the M26C OSC CCDs.
Here is a composite image of M31 comprising 2 sets of Sky90/M26C OSC CCD data.
Now this is an odd one. I just got a request to purchase an image of Arcturus that someone had seen on the New Forest Observatory website. Looking at the image it looked better than more recent 2-framers I’d done … Continue reading
From 18/01/2015 another Sky90 array image using the M26C OSC CCDs, this time open cluster NGC1817. 12 subs at 20-minutes per sub or 4-hours in total.
Image taken 24/01/2015 on the Sky90 array using the M26C OSC CCDs. 30 subs at 10-minutes per sub.
Mu Cephei sitting at the top of the bright emission nebula IC1396. A Sky90 array image using the M26C OSC CCDs and 51 x 4-minute subs. Image taken on 04/12/2012.
From 09/02/2015 using the Sky90 array and M26C OSC CCDs this is M44 – the Beehive Cluster. 29 x 5-minute subs and the Akira Fujii effect has been applied to bring out the cluster.
From 16/02/2015 using the Sky90 array and M26C OSC CCDs here is the M106 region with colourful stars and lots of other galaxies. 24 x 20-minute subs or 8-hours total exposure time.
This is a composite Sky90 array image of the Coddington nebula region in Ursa Major made up from 2 frames. Frame 1 is 7 x 20-minute subs from 08/02/2015 and frame 2 is 11 x 20-minute subs from 26/02/2015. The … Continue reading
A Sky90 array image from 03/03/2015 this is star V509 Cassiopeiae a yellow hypergiant star in Cassiopeia. 44 subs at 4-minutes per sub.