Category Archives: IOM

Imaging Object of the Month

March 2019 – Image of the Month

This is the recent M44 (Beehive Cluster) within the “Stargate”. The two bright red stars over to the far left are both Carbon stars. Image taken with the 200mm lenses and the Starlight Xpress Trius M26C OSC CCDs.

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Picture of the Month – February 2019

Aldebaran and the Hyades has been looking splendid on any clear Moonless night this Winter. This is a 2.5 frame mosaic taken with the 200mm lenses and Trius M26C OSC CCDs. You don’t often see images containing the nice little … Continue reading

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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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