M52 near C11 - 16 Dec 2017

 

C11 NGC7635 Bubble Nebula - 16 Dec 2017

 

M42 Trapezium, etc. - 12 Dec 2017

 

M43 The Plume of Orion [M42]

 

M52 9 Dec 2017

 

22 Cep [Lambda] 9 Dec 2017

 

M42 Trapezium, etc. - 17 Nov 2017

 

C23 NGC891 Planetary Nebula 17 Nov 2017

 

Comet c/2016 N4 Master Wide Field Mono 4 Nov 2017

 

C11 NGC7635 & M52 Wide Field Mono 29 Oct 2017

 

C11 NGC7635 Bubble Nebula 29 Oct 2017

 

C11 NGC7635 Bubble Nebula 29 Oct 2017

 

IC59 and IC63 - 24 Oct 2017

 

NGC281 IC11 - 24 Oct 2017

 

M103 - 14 Oct 2017 ~00:00UT

 

M45 - 14 Oct 2017 ~23:00UT

 

C27 Crescent Nebula and some of its HUGE surrounding area

 

M27 Dumbbell Planetary Nebula - 19-20 Sep 2017

M27 Dumbbell Planetary Nebula - 19-20 Sep 2017

 

M27 Dumbbell Planetary Nebula - 19-20 Sep 2017

 

C33 NGC6992 Ced182d 03 Sep 2017 _ 00:20UT Re-edited

 

C33 NGC6992 Ced182d 03 Sep 2017 _ 00:20UT

 

C34 NGC6960 02 Sep 2017 _ 22:35UT

 

NGC7209 in Lacerta + Perseids strike 17 August 2017

 

NGC7209 in Lacerta + Perseids strike 17 August 2017

 

C19 Cocoon Nebula 17 August 2017 - ~23:42UT

 

Cassiopeia Cepheus Lacerta - 10 August 2017 ~ 21:30UT
Was testing Perseids and ended up doing something else - more testing!

 

M57 - 16 July 2017 ~ 23:30UT

M57 - 16 July 2017 ~ 23:30UT

REAL stars!
Could not do what I needed to do and played with ISO!

 

M57 - 12 July 2017 ~ 22:30UT

M57 - 12 July 2017 ~ 22:30UT

REAL stars!
Could not do what I needed to do and played with ISO and notice how many stars I got just after  dusk - it is not the foirst time !

 

M56 - 12-13 July 2017 ~ 00:00UT

M56 - 12-13 July 2017 ~ 00:00UT

REAL stars, only enhanced their colours to make it look nicer!

 

M57 - 17-18 June 2017 ~ 01:00UT

M57 - 17-18 June 2017 ~ 01:00UT

REAL stars, only enhanced their colours to make it look nicer!

 

Arcturus [Alpha Bootis] - 30 May 2017 ~ 22:35UT

Arcturus [Alpha Bootis] - 30 May 2017 ~ 22:35UT

REAL stars, only enhanced their colours to make it look nicer!

 

M3 - 25 May 2017 ~00:00UT

M3 - 25 May 2017 ~00:00UT

Different take

 

M3 - 25 May 2017 ~00:00UT

M3 - 25 May 2017 ~00:00UT

One year later, still the same Poop!

 

M13 in Hercules - 14 May 2017 ~23:42UT

M13 in Hercules - 14 May 2017 ~23:42UT
Stack of a few Colour images + added Monochrome as Luminance
LX200 10" 0.5x reducer 178c camera

 

M13 in Hercules - 14 May 2017 ~23:00UT

M13 in Hercules - 14 May 2017 ~23:00UT
Stack of 14 Monochrome images
LX200 10" 0.5x reducer 178c camera

 

M81 x5 stacked shots - 02 April 2017 ~21:30UT

M81 x5 stacked shots - 02 April 2017 ~21:30UT
Short Exposure 250PX + 178c Cam test
Note: frame is smaller than the actual Galaxy!

 

M82 - 02 April 2017 ~21:10UT Monochrome

M82 - 02 April 2017 ~21:10UT
Tested 250PX + 178c Cam with internal IR filter - no extra filters used - see neighbour's light halo [bottom left!]
x30 45s different monochrome stacked takes

 

M82 - 02 April 2017 ~21:10UT

M82 - 02 April 2017 ~21:10UT
Tested 250PX + 178c Cam with internal IR filter - no extra filters used - see neighbour's light halo [bottom left!]
x65 45s stacked takes

 

M82 - 02 April 2017 ~20:06UT

M82 - 02 April 2017 ~20:06UT
Tested 250PX + 178c Cam with a 45s shot then edited with Photoshop - all stars are real

 

My latest test with a VERY old and in need of mirror re-layering LX200R and a Canon 100D

 

Playing with stars - Betelgeuse

 

Just a Testing shot [again] near IC443 - I think top left of it

 

Taken with a AR152 - The part surrounding the centre of Rosette Nebula C49 - i.e. about 3/4 of it !Re-edited in Aug 2017

 

M45 Pleiades Arm - 1 Nov 2016 23:00-00:00 UT

 

Pleiades - Atlas Spikes!

 

M42 Orion Nebula camera testing 01 November 2016 ~00:32UT

 

M57 - Ring Nebula camera testing

 

M5 NGC5904 Mel 133

 

M15 and a meteor ?

 

M5 NGC5904 Mel 133

M15 NGC7078 Mel234
02 October 2016 20:55-23:00UT

Short fast exposures.
Cannot use PHD until I get a new guiding cam, when I can afford it!

 

M5 NGC5904 Mel 133

M5 NGC5904 Mel 133
24 May 2016 ~ 01:00UT

Wished to test PHD, but guide cam decided to pack up & started to play with M5- will get a new on when I can afford it!

 

M94 [NGC 4736] - 03 May 2016 - ~23:00UT

M94 [NGC 4736] - 03 May 2016 - ~23:00UT
Re-edited in Mar 2017
Consider being a fast shot, it does not have the full external arms or M94  would be about 4 times larger

 

Leo Triplet M65 M66 NGC3628 and IC2745 in the woods!

Leo Triplet M65 M66 NGC3628 and IC2745 in the woods!
03 May 2016 - ~22.30UT

 

M3 [NGC 5272 Mel 119] - 01 May 2016 - ~00:05BST

M3 [NGC 5272 Mel 119] - 01 May 2016 - ~00:05BST
Special with sparks!

 

M3 [NGC 5272 Mel 119] - 01 May 2016 - ~00:05BST

M3 [NGC 5272 Mel 119] - 01 May 2016 - ~00:05BST

 

M42 Orion Nebula Test Shots - 10 Feb 2016 - 19:09UT

M42 Orion Nebula with 'added' sparkles - it seems to be the 'hobby' of some imagers, a bit like the 'habit' of using silly Comic-Sans-Serif characters!
I might take it on, as it does embellish images - but NOT ComiCAL-Sans-Serif!
Re-elaborated 27 Apr 2016

 

M42 Orion Nebula Test Shots - 10 Feb 2016 - 19:09UT

M42 Orion Nebula Test Shots - 10 Feb 2016 - 19:09UT
Re-elaborated 28 Mar 2016

 

NGC2024 Flame Nebula - IC434 Horsehead Nebula - 10 Feb 2016 - 20:26UT - BLOW-UP !

NGC2024 Flame Nebula - IC434 Horsehead Nebula - 10 Feb 2016 - 20:26UT - BLOW-UP !

 

NGC2024 Flame Nebula - IC434 Horsehead Nebula - 10 Feb 2016 - 20:26UT

NGC2024 Flame Nebula - IC434 Horsehead Nebula - 10 Feb 2016 - 20:26UT

 

M95 M96 M105 NGC3367 NCG3377 NCG3384 - 11 Feb 2016 - 00:10UT

M95 M96 M105 NGC3367 NCG3377 NCG3384 - 11 Feb 2016 - 00:10UT

 

M42 Orion Nebula Test Shots - 10 Feb 2016 - 19:09UT

M42 Orion Nebula Test Shots - 10 Feb 2016 - 19:09UT

 

M31 M32 M110 Andromeda Galaxy - 10 Feb 2016 - 20:17UT

M31 M32 M110 Andromeda Galaxy - 10 Feb 2016 - 20:17UT

 

M35 - 2 February 2016 - re-elaborated in February 2017

M35 - 2 February 2016 - re-elaborated in July 2017

 

NGC2237 - NGC2238 - NGC2239 - NGC2246 - Rosette Nebula - Take two - 2 Feb 2016 - 19:55UT

NGC2237 - NGC2238 - NGC2239 - NGC2246 - Rosette Nebula - Take two - 2 Feb 2016 - 19:55UT
Re-edited in March 2017

 

IC443 - Jellyfish Nebula - 2 Feb 2016

IC443 - Jellyfish Nebula - 2 Feb 2016
Re-edited on Mar 2017

 

M45 - Pleiades - 7 Sisters - 2 Feb 2016 - 19:55UT

M45 - Pleiades - 7 Sisters - 2 Feb 2016 - 19:55UT

 

M81 - M82 - 2 Feb 2016 - 23:46UT

M81 - M82 - 2 Feb 2016 - 23:46UT

 

Betelgeuse [Alpha Orionis] - 27 Jan 2016 - 22:29UT

Betelgeuse [Alpha Orionis] - 27 Jan 2016 - 22:29UT

 

NGC2244 [ Rosette Nebula] - 27 Jan 2016 - 22:39UT

NGC2244 [ Rosette Nebula] - 27 Jan 2016 - 22:39UT - First attempt

 

NCapella [Alpha Aurigae] - 27 Jan 2016 - 23:00UT

Capella [Alpha Aurigae] - 27 Jan 2016 - 23:00UT

 

M38 - 27 Jan 2016 - 23:02UT

M38 - 27 Jan 2016 - 23:02UT

 

NGC1746 - 27 Jan 2016 - 23:16UT

NGC1746 - 27 Jan 2016 - 23:16UT

 

M37 - 27 Jan 2016 - 23:09UT Taken with a unmodified Nikon DSLR

M37 - 27 Jan 2016 - 23:09UT - Taken with a unmodified Nikon DSLR
A very awful image indeed!
Re-edited in March 2017

 

M36 - 27 Jan 2016 - 23:05UT - Taken with a unmodified Nikon DSLR A very awful image indeed!

M36 - 27 Jan 2016 - 23:05UT - Taken with a unmodified Nikon DSLR
A very awful image indeed!
Re-edited in March 2017

 

M42 Orion Nebula 27 Jan 2016 - 17:35UT

M42 Orion Nebula 27 Jan 2016 - 17:35UT
Re-elaborated

 

M42 Orion Nebula 27 Jan 2016 - 17:35UT

M42 Orion Nebula 27 Jan 2016 - 17:35UT

 

Orion Constellation [The Hunter] 
15 Jan 2016

Orion Nebula M42 - 15 Jan 2016

 

Orion Nebula M42 - 15 Jan 2016

Orion Nebula M42 - 15 Jan 2016

 

Orion Constellation [The Hunter] 
15 Jan 2016

Orion Nebula M42 - 15 Jan 2016

 

Orion M42 Trapezium - 15 Jan 2016 20:04UT

Orion M42 Trapezium
15 Jan 2016 20:04UT

 

Orion Constellation [The Hunter] 
11 Jan 2016 - 23:32H GMT

JUST Orion Constellation !
10 Jan 2016 - 23:33H GMT

 

Orion Constellation [The Hunter] 
11 Jan 2016 - 23:32H GMT

Orion Constellation [The Hunter]
10 Jan 2016 - 23:32H GMT

 

Cygnus NCG6910

Cygnus NGC6910
19 Sep 2015 - 22:45H GMT

 

Lyrae - Ring Nebula [M57]

Lyrae - Ring Nebula [M57]
19 Sep 2015 - 22:22H GMT

 

Globular Cluster M13 - managed to get Y Propeller and whole Hexagon in this 'ugly' image

M13 - managed to get Y Propeller and whole Hexagon in this 'ugly' image
Re-edited in July 2017
This is a re-editing of the below images and pushed on Luminosity to show the features

 

Globular Cluster M13 - managed to get Y Propeller and whole Hexagon in this 'ugly' image

M13 - managed to get Y Propeller and whole Hexagon in this 'ugly' image
Re-edited in July 2017
This is a re-editing of the below images and pushed on Luminosity to show the features

 

Alpha Lyrae - Vega

Alpha Lyrae - Vega
19 Sep 2015 - 21:45H GMT

 

Globular Cluster M13

M13 'single' shot with a UHC filter, Nikon unmodified DSLR - no use of LRGB ones!
Re-edited in March 2017

 

Globular Cluster M13

Globular Cluster M13
15 August 2015 - 22:07H GMT

M13 'single' shot with a UHC filter, Nikon unmodified DSLR - no use of LRGB ones!

 

Orion Nebula - Cropped Frame

 

Orion Nebula [M42]
30 December 2014 - 15:29H GMT

[Cropped - 2x stacked]
Re-elaborated on 20 Jan 2016

 

Orion Nebula

Orion Nebula [M42]
30 December 2014 - 15:29H GMT

[Full frames - 2x stacked]
Re-elaborated on 20 Jan 2016

 

Pleiades [Seven Sisters] - 1 January 2015 - 15:38H GMT
ONE shot with UHC filter on a unmodified Nikon DSLR - Before and After the cure!

Pleiades [Seven Sisters] - 1 January 2015 - 15:38H GMT
ONE 'amateur' shot with UHC filter on a unmodified Nikon DSLR - Before and After the cure!

Re-elaborated on March 2017
Top = Heavily & quickly  Photoshopped
Bottom = As is, with minor enhancements

 

Pleiades [Seven Sisters]<

Pleiades [Seven Sisters]
30 December 2014 - 15:23H GMT

 

Pleiades [Seven Sisters]<

Pleiades [Seven Sisters]
30 December 2014 - 15:23H GMT

 


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