Friday, September 28, 2012

M13 in Hercules

M13 in Hercules, total 45 min exposure time in LRGB, C11 Celestron f10 with Apogee AltaF16M CCD. Guided with William Optic 110 and StarlightXpress Superstar. Stacked in MaxImDl and edited in Photoshop.
I need to collimate the C11 next time.

Monday, September 24, 2012

NGC7640 Galaxy in Andromeda.

NGC 7640 is located about 29 million light-years from us in the constellation Andromeda. The barred spiral galaxy is about 59,000 light-years in diameter.

Image is made out of 4 sub exposures of 10 min each in LRGB. Telescope C11 at f10 on AP1200GTO. Camera ApogeeAltaF16M. Guided with Williams Optics 110 and StarlightXpress Superstar Monocamera.

Sunday, September 23, 2012

NGC891 Galaxy in Adromeda

The Galaxy NGC891 is 30 MLY from us in the constellation Andromeda. The image is taken in September 2012 using C11/f10 and Apogee AltaF16M on the AP1200 GTO. The galaxy is about 13x3 ArcMin at Mag 10.8.
The conditions were not good and only 40 min exposure in LRGB using 10 min exposures.  Stacked in MaxImDl, no PhotoShop edit this time. Guiding with Williams Optics 110 and StarlightXpress Superstar. I hope to add more data to the image later.

Saturday, March 3, 2012

M65 Galaxy in Leo

M65 is a beautiful galaxy in the constellation Leo. One of the three galaxies called Leo triplet. It is 35 MLY from us and was first discovered in 1780 by  C. Messier.
The image is taken using Canon 40D (modified), AtroPhysics 1200 and a Celestron C11. 52  images at ISO 1600 and 6 min stacked in MaxIm and processed in Photoshop.