Category Archives: mini-WASP Array

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

M31 – the Final Cut

I just found another 6-hours of 40-minute subs of M31 taken with the Sky90 array, and I added this to the earlier composite. You can see the result above and it is virtually no different from the previous result. I … Continue reading

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The Propus Region of Gemini

Now there’s a LOT going on in this one! Central object is the Jellyfish nebula with bright star Propus. Top right we have TWO open clusters, the larger one is M35, and the smaller golden one to its right is … Continue reading

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The Whole of Canis Minor

The whole of Canis Minor. Canis Minor only comprises 2 stars – Procyon (bright white star bottom left) and Gomeisa (blue star towards top right). This is a 2-frame mosaic using the Canon 200mm prime lenses and the M26C OSC … Continue reading

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Arcturus Wide Field

A 2-frame mosaic of the Arcturus region using the Canon 200mm prime lenses and the M26C OSC CCDs. This image comprises 40 subs at 5-minutes per sub. Note the Napoleon’s Hat asterism at the 5 o’clock position.

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The IC2087 Region in Taurus

Lots of Taurus Molecular Cloud dust in this one taken using the 200mm lenses and the ASI 2600MC Pro CMOS cameras on the MiniWASP array. This image comprises 26 x 15-minute subs and could do with at least the same … Continue reading

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Larger Field of View Flaming Star Nebula

Here is a larger field of view of the Flaming Star nebula region taken on the 200mm lenses, without stars.

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Hind’s Variable Nebula

A reprocess of Hind’s Variable nebula in the constellation Taurus. Taken on the Sky90 array with M26C OSC CCDs and UV/IR cut filters. This image comprises 65 x 20-minute subs (or almost 22-hours of exposure time).

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The Coma Cluster of Galaxies

The famous Coma Cluster of galaxies, where in 1933 Fritz Zwicky first proposed the existence of Dark Matter.

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Gamma Cass

I put the 200mm lenses (and Optolong L-enhance filters with the 2600MC Pro CMOS cameras) onto the Gamma Cassiopei nebula last night. Because of gremlins I only managed to get 10 x 20-minute subs when I should have had 42 … Continue reading

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A Panoramic Kemble’s Cascade

This is a 4-frame mosaic taken using the Sky90s and M26C OSC CCDs on the MiniWASP array. The image comprises 18 x 10-minute subs per frame.

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