Category Archives: mini-WASP Array

The creation and use of the New Forest Observatory mini-WASP array

NGC1817

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.

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Carbon Star SAO77516 – Y Tauri

Image taken 24/01/2015 on the Sky90 array using the M26C OSC CCDs. 30 subs at 10-minutes per sub.

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Mu Cephei – the Garnet Star

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.

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M44 the Beehive Cluster

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.

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M106 and Friends

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.

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Coddington’s Nebula

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

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V509 Cassiopeiae

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.

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The Merak Region in Ursa Major

A 2-frame Sky90 array mosaic taken on 08/03/2015. Each frame was 18 x 4-minute subs.

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Rho Leonis

Bright blue star Rho Leonis captured using the Sky90 array on 13/03/2015. 23 subs at 5-minutes per sub.

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Aldebaran with Ring Flare

I reprocessed Aldebaran with ring flare so it would look similar to Spica and Arcturus.

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