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Monthly Archives: September 2022
I did a quick reprocess of the composite Hyperstar 4 M31 image. This is 85 x 3-minute subs from 2 imaging sessions using the Hyperstar 4 and the ASI 2600MC Pro CMOS camera.
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
I just reprocessed some very old data. This is the bright star Caph in the constellation Cassiopeia. This is a 4-frame mosaic using the Hyperstar III and 90-second subs. Each frame is 44 subs at 90-seconds per sub.
Here is an image of the famous Coathanger Cluster. 72 x 5-minute subs using the Sky90 array and the M26C OSC CCDs.
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
I took a massive crop into Altair to show that all the fine dust really is stars.
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
This is a 2-frame mosaic of the whole of Canis Minor taken with the Canon 200mm prime lenses and the Trius M26C OSC CCDs. Bottom left is Procyon, top right is Gomeissa. Now I have no idea how this happened … Continue reading
A zoomed-out image of M31 taken on the Canon 200mm prime lenses and ASI 2600MC Pro CMOS cameras together with a zoomed-in image taken with the Hyperstar 4 on a C11 again with an ASI 2600 MC Pro CMOS camera.