Sky90 array image of M31 the Andromeda galaxy

9 hours of data using 20-minute subs (so 3 hours of actual imaging time) using the Sky90 array on 1st November 2018. 6:52 p.m. start and no Moonrise until midnight.

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The Hyperstar III does M31 the Andromeda galaxy

The Hyperstar III/Trius 814C combination was used to grab this central view of M31. 

The red circle shows the size of the full Moon for comparison.

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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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