Category Archives: Projects

Projects undertaken at New Forest Observatory

10 and a half hours on IC348 with the Sky90 array

Some more reprocessed old data, this time it’s IC348 in Perseus. This is 10 and a half hours of data in 30-minute subs using the Sky90 array and the M26C OSC CCDs.

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21-hours of 40 and 20-minute subs on M45 – The Pleiades

Going through the old data I found I had taken the same region of M45 (the Pleiades) over 3 different nights. The data turned out to be 21-hours worth of 40 and 20-minute subs taken on the Sky90 array with … Continue reading

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U Cygni (SAO49477) Carbon Star

Another reprocess of old data, this time it’s Carbon star U Cygni taken with the Sky90 array. This image is 39 x 10-minute subs. U Cygni is the small very red star towards top left lying just below a white … Continue reading

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Gomeisa (3-Beta Canis Minoris)

Another reprocess of old data – this time it’s Gomeisa in Canis Minor – 36 x 10-minute subs on the Sky90 array went into this one.  

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Mizar & Alcor in Ursa Major

Another reprocess of old data. This time it’s Mizar & Alcor in Ursa Major. 21 x 10-minute subs on the Sky90 array for this one.

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Hind’s Variable nebula – uncropped

Here is the full-frame (uncropped) version of Hind’s Variable nebula.

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Messier 105 Region in Leo

This reprocess is a single frame taken on the Sky90 array using the M26C OSC CCDs. It is the M105 region in Leo and comprises 7-hours of 15-minute subs.

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Bright Blue Star Delta Persei

This single frame image of Delta Persei was taken on the Sky90 array using the M26C OSC CCDs and comprises 72 x 450-second subs.

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Hind’s Variable Nebula

Here is the second reprocess, this time it is Hind’s Variable nebula. A single frame image cropped to the nebula region. A staggering 22-hours of 20-minute subs went into creating this image. Taken on the Sky90 array using the M26C … Continue reading

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The Broken Engagement Ring in Ursa Major

I have just found a huge pile of images that I didn’t process properly the first time around, so I have just spent all morning processing just a few of them. This first image shows the bright blue star Merak … Continue reading

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