Category Archives: mini-WASP Array

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

Star Reduced California Nebula

Star reduction does a nice job on the California nebula – image taken using 3 x Sky90s and 3 x M26C OSC CCDs (non-Trius). About 16-hours of 15-minute subs (I think without looking it up).

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The Whole of Delphinus

Managed to find a gap in the clouds last night to grab this image of Delphinus taken with the 200mm lenses and the 2600MC Pro CMOS OSC cameras. This was 28 x 10-minute subs and the last hour of data … Continue reading

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Composite IC410/IC405 using Sky90 and 200mm lens data

This is a composite image of the IC410/IC405 region using Sky90 data (34 x 20-minutes) and 200mm lens data (76 x 15-minutes). A pretty mediocre looking image seeing as there’s 29-hours worth of data in there.

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Star reduced IC410/IC405

My free trial of Russ Croman’s StarXTerminator ran out, so I just bought the full licence. In celebration I ran it on an old Sky90/SX M26C image of IC410/IC405 which was 34 subs at 20-minutes per sub. In this version … Continue reading

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Composite IC2087

This is a composite image of the IC2087 region combining 17 x 20-minute subs from the 200mm lenses and the Trius M26C OSC CCDs, and 26 x 15-minute subs from the 200mm lenses and the ASI 2600MC Pro CMOS cameras. … Continue reading

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The Sadr Region in Cygnus

A clear Moonless night last night so I returned to the Sadr image that was ruined by thin high cloud last outing. This time it remained clear and I managed to grab 28 x 15-minute subs with the 200mm lenses … Continue reading

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The Coathanger Cluster Asterism

Here is an image of the famous Coathanger Cluster. 72 x 5-minute subs using the Sky90 array and the M26C OSC CCDs.

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Sadr Region Through Thin High Cloud

The day after I took the Altair left hand frame it was clear again – but with a lot of thin high cloud. Never mind I’ll still image just to keep the kit running over. Decided I would go for … Continue reading

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The Dust Really is All Stars

I took a massive crop into Altair to show that all the fine dust really is stars.

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Alshain, Altair, Tarazed & Barnard’s “E”

Looked out at 10 p.m. last night and couldn’t believe it was clear. Satellite showed Hampshire completely surrounded by thick cloud. So I managed to image the left frame of Barnard’s “E” and then the cloud rolled in just as … Continue reading

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