Category Archives: Projects

Projects undertaken at New Forest Observatory

Vega plus two Carbon stars

North is to the left in this image showing brilliant star Vega and two nearby Carbon stars.

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The Double Cluster and Stock 2 in wide-field

A wide-field image using the Canon 200mm lenses of the Double Cluster and Stock 2 open clusters. Stock 2 is the “stick man on his side” directly above the Double Cluster.

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Running Man – Zoom In/Zoom Out

A zoom in/zoom out image of the Running Man nebula in M42 in Orion.

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The CTB1 region in Cassiopeia

The supernova remnant is barely visible dead-centre in this highly stretched image of the CTB1 region in Cassiopeia.

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The Caph region in Cassiopeia

The Caph region of Cassiopeia taken with the Canon 200mm prime lenses. 14 x 15-minute subs taken on 3rd October 2018.

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Astronomy Picture of the Day APOD

November 30th 2018 – Struve’s Lost nebula https://epod.usra.edu/blog/2018/11/struves-lost-nebula.html

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The Veil nebula in wide-field

30-minute subs with the 2 x 200mm lenses for a total of 4.5 hours. 12th September 2018. Clear Moonless night, started imaging at 11:00 p.m.

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NGC 7209 in Lacerta

A Sky90 array image of open cluster NGC7209 in Lacerta. 18 x 10-minute subs taken on 1st September 2018. 

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Another ISS pass and a Summer sky with Mars

Another 6-minute pass of the ISS last night 23/07/2018 and a quick shot of the Summer sky with Mars low down in the south.

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Last night’s 6-minute ISS pass

The sky was too light for me to see the Cygnus pass.

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