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December 2016 Deep-Sky Image of the Month

Got the final bit of data on this one last night.  This is a 2-framer using the Canon 200mm prime lenses and Trius M26C OSC CCDs on top of the Paramount ME. Main North America frame is 9 hours and … Continue reading

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New Forest Observatory – Image of the Month

A couple of nights ago I managed to grab 24 x 20-minute subs of the M52 region using the 2 x Canon 200mm prime lenses and 2 x Trius M26C 10-Megapixel OSC CCDs.  I had to shut down for an … Continue reading

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IOM – Image of the Month September 2016

I have decided that the image for this month is the one you can see below – the very deep Canon 200mm prime lens single-framer of Cassiopeia from the Gamma Cass nebula (IC59/63) all the way down to the PacMan … Continue reading

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Deep – Sky Image of the Week

A while back I asked for submissions to run a deep-sky image of the week from this site. The response was not good. In which case I will post up a deep-sky image of the week from my own collection. … Continue reading

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Image of the Month November 2015

Going back to 28th September we had the most amazing total Lunar eclipse, this image captured using a Canon 5D MkII on a TS80 triplet at f#6 all sitting on a tripod, shows pre-totality, totality, and post totality.  And yes … Continue reading

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Deep-Sky Image of the Month October 2015

As it is the first of the month today – it is a good day to resurrect the Deep-Sky Image of the Month 🙂 Just taken recently, I have chosen the Sky 90/M26C 4-framer of Kemble’s Cascade taken just a … Continue reading

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Deep-sky Image of the Month – IOM for May 2015

I feel in such a good mood having just completed the mega-WASP upgrade that I think I will resurrect the almost forgotten Image of the Month 🙂 Here is the very recent Polaris image taken with the mini-WASP array – … Continue reading

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Image of the Month – October 2013

This month’s image is a wide-field taken using the amazing Canon EF200 f#2.8 prime lens and a Canon 5D MkII DSLR.  Piggy-back mounted on the C11 I took 10 x 5-minute subs at ISO 400 and f#4 with an IDAS … Continue reading

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Image of the Month – September 2013

I see the Image of the Month didn’t pop up a couple of days back.  Either I didn’t do one or it’s lost in cyberspace.  Never mind, here’s one a couple of days late.  This is the recent M11 in … Continue reading

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Image of the Month – August 2013

For this DSS2 image of the Tulip nebula region in Cygnus I just kept adding frames until the computer gave up 🙂    

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