Deep Sky Objects

Cygnus Wall BiCol FINAL

SHO2 FINAL

M31 LUM ProcessedX (Large)

NGC 6992 Bicolour

Bicolour FINAL BAT

Bicolour FINAL

 

 

SHO Final

RGB2crop (Large)

SHO2 Crop (Large)

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RGB FINAL (Large)

Witch’s Broom (as above) + 2x Drizzle

RGB C3GxXXX

Witch’s Broom NGC 6960 & Pickering’s Triangle NGC 6979 Ha-OIII-OIII Bicolour: WO GT81 & ZWO1600 + 0.80x Focal Reducer | 180 sec x 20 Ha & 18 OIII Subs + calibration @ Gain 300 , 10 Offset & -20C | 31st July 2017

M20 SHO Master GxHP crop (Large)

M20 Trifid Nebula in SHO narrowband (cropped)

M20 BiColour MasterC2HP CROP (Large)

M20 Trifid Nebula in Ha-OIII Bicolour (cropped)

NGC 7000 BiCol (Large)

North America Nebula in Ha-OIII Bicolour

RGB L2C3 GxL3 Hub1 HPx

North America Nebula in SHO

Veil SHO GxCcropHub

Eastern Veil Nebula in SHO – For Will x

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Rosette Nebula in Ha | William Optics GT81 + ZWO ASI 1600MM-Cool & 0.80 focal reducer guided | 15 x 180 secs + darks & bias calibration Gain 300, Offset 10 | 21st March 2017

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IC 405 & 410 nebulae: 15 x 300 @ ISO 800 | 30th November 2016

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California Nebula, Perseus constellation: 12 x 300 sec @ ISO 800 | 30th November 2016

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NGC 2244 Rosette Nebula, Perseus arm of Milky Way, Monoceros region: 21 x 300 sec @ ISO 800 | 29th November 2016

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M42 Orion Nebula & M43 De Mairan’s Nebula, Orion constellation: 2 x 300 sec @ ISO 800 | 28th November 2016

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NGC 2014 Flame Nebula & Barnard 33 Horsehead Nebula, Orion constellation: 15 x 300 sec @ ISO 800 | 28th November 2016

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M45 Pleiades, Taurus constellation: 12 x 300 sec @ ISO 800 | 28th November 2016

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M33 Triangulum Galaxy – consisting of some 40-billion stars, the photons in this image have travelled 3-million light years in order to reach my camera sensor! | WO GT81 + modded Canon EOS 550D & FF guided | 18 x 300 secs @ ISO 800 & full calibration | 22nd October 2016

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Eastern Veil Nebula (NGC 6922 & 6995): WO GT81 & modded Canon 550D + FF & guiding | 10 x 300 sec @ ISO 1,600 + darks | 11th September 2016

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WO GT81 modded Canon 550D + FF & guiding | 10 x 300 secs @ ISO 1,600 & calibration | 11th September 2016

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WO GT81 + modded Canon 550D + FF & PHD guiding | 5 x 300 secs @ ISO 1,600 & calibration | 8th September 2016

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M31 | WO GT81 + modded Canon 550D & FF | 10 x 300 secs @ ISAO 1,600, darks + flats | 8th September 2016

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M27 Apple Core Nebula | William Optics GT81 + 50mm Guide Scope & 10-point EQMOD-ASCOM alignment model | modded Canon 550D + Field Flattener | 3 x 300 secs @ ISO 1,600 & full calibration, 90% cropped | 30th August 2016

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NGC 2177 The Seagull Nebula. WO GT81 & modded Canon 550D + FF | 20 x 180 sec @ ISO 1,600 | 10th February 2016

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NGC 2174 & Sh2-247 nebula above. WO GT81 & modded Canon 550D + FF | 20 x 180 sec @ ISO 1,600 10th February 2016

 

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IC 405 (right) – The Flaming Star Nebula inc AE Aurigae varibale star & IC 405 – The Tadpole Nebula: WO GT81 & modded Canon 550D + FF | 15 x 180 sec @ ISO 1,600 & full calibration | 8th December 2015

 

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NGC 1499 California Nebula – Xi Persei (Menkib @ top), North down: Wo GT81 & modded Canon 550D + FF | 16 x 180 secs @ ISO 1,600 & full calibration | 8th December 2016

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Barnard’s Loop & Lamda Orionis Nebula -+ Rosette Nebula on far left (east) : Vixen Polarie & modded Canon 550D + Sigma UWA lens @ 20mm | 14 x 240 secs @ ISO 800 | 14th January 2016

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Orion Constellation – blurred trees at bottom of image due to mount tracking sky : due to Vixen Polarie & Canon 700D + 18 – 55mm lens | 19 x 60 secs @ ISO 800 | 9th November 2015

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Orion’s Sword – Including the wonderful Great Orion Nebula M42 et al : WO GT81 + modded Canon 550D & FF | 14 x 180 secs @ ISO 1,600 | 9th November 2015

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M15 Globular Cluster WO GT81 + modded Canon 550D & FF | 15 x 120 secs @ ISO 1,600 | 19th September 2015

 

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Veil Nebula / Cygnus Loop WO GT81 & modded Canon 550D + FF | 30 x 180 sec exposures @ ISO 1,600 | 19th September 2015

 

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Pickering’s Triangle

 

Crescent Nebula - cropped

Crescent Nebula – cropped

NGC 6888 Crescent Nebula WO GT81 + modded Canon 550D & FF | 20 x 180 secs @ ISO 1,600 | 9th October 2015

NGC 6888 Crescent Nebula
WO GT81 + modded Canon 550D & FF | 20 x 180 secs @ ISO 1,600 | 9th October 2015

IC 1318 Sadr Region WO GT81 + modded Canon 550D & FF | 30 x 120 secs @ ISO 1,600 | 30th September 2015

IC 1318 Sadr Region
WO GT81 + modded Canon 550D & FF | 30 x 120 secs @ ISO 1,600 | 30th September 2015

M31 Andromeda Galaxy WO GT 81 + modded Canon 550D + FF | 9 x 120 secs @ ISO 1,600 | 19th September 2015

M31 Andromeda Galaxy
WO GT 81 + modded Canon 550D + FF | 9 x 120 secs @ ISO 1,600 | 19th September 2015

NGC 7000 The North America & Pelican Nebulae WO GT81 + modded Canon EOS 550D + FF | 30 x 120 secs @ ISO 1,600 + calibration | 19th September 2015

NGC 7000 The North America & Pelican Nebulae
WO GT81 + modded Canon EOS 550D + FF | 30 x 120 secs @ ISO 1,600 + calibration | 19th September 2015

The Pelican Nebula, IC5070 & IC 5067. WO GT81 & modded Canon 550D + FF | 30 x 120 secs @ ISO 1,600 + calibration | 19th September 2015

The Pelican Nebula, IC5070 & IC 5067.
WO GT81 & modded Canon 550D + FF | 30 x 120 secs @ ISO 1,600 + calibration | 19th September 2015

NGC 4565 Needle Eye Galaxy WO GT81 & Canon 550D (modded) + FF | 10 x 180 secs @ ISO 1,600 | 11th April 2015

NGC 4565 Needle Eye Galaxy
WO GT81 & Canon 550D (modded) + FF | 10 x 180 secs @ ISO 1,600 | 11th April 2015

M64 Black Eye Galaxy WO GT81 & Canon 550D (modded) + FF | 10 x 180 secs @ ISO 1,600 | 11th April 2015

M64 Black Eye Galaxy
WO GT81 & Canon 550D (modded) + FF | 10 x 180 secs @ ISO 1,600 | 11th April 2015

M88 with other galaxies of the Virgo Cluster nearby. WO GT81 + Canon 550D (modded) + FF | 20 x 180 secs @ ISO 1,600 | 25th March 2015

M88 with other galaxies of the Virgo Cluster nearby.
WO GT81 + Canon 550D (modded) + FF | 20 x 180 secs @ ISO 1,600 | 25th March 2015

Markarain's Chain WO GT81 & Canon 550D + FF | 15 x 180 secs @ ISO 1,600 | 26th March 2015

Markarain’s Chain
WO GT81 & Canon 550D + FF | 15 x 180 secs @ ISO 1,600 | 26th March 2015

Markarian's Chain (red) & some other galaxies (green) inverted.

Markarian’s Chain (red) & some other galaxies (green) inverted.

NGC 2903 WO GT81 + Canon 550D & FF | 10 x 180 sec @ ISO 1,600 | 25th March 2015

NGC 2903
WO GT81 + Canon 550D & FF | 10 x 180 sec @ ISO 1,600 | 25th March 2015

Inverting the M96 Group image helps show better the galaxies and other significant features.

Inverting the M96 Group image helps show better the galaxies and other significant features.

M69 Group: M105, NGC 3373 & NGC 3371 + other galaxies and orange giant 52 K Leonis WO GT81 + modded Canin 550D & FF | 10 x 180 secs & calibration @ ISO 1,600 @ 21st February 2015

M69 Group: M105, NGC 3373 & NGC 3371 + other galaxies and orange giant 52 K Leonis
WO GT81 + modded Canin 550D & FF | 10 x 180 secs & calibration @ ISO 1,600 @ 21st February 2015

Leo Triplet: M66, M65 & NGC 3628 WO GT81 + modded Canon 550D & FF | 10 x 180 secs + calibration @ ISO1,600 | 21st February 2015

Leo Triplet: M66, M65 & NGC 3628
WO GT81 + modded Canon 550D & FF | 10 x 180 secs + calibration @ ISO1,600 | 21st February 2015

Horsehead Nebula with the NGC 2023 reflection nebula, bottom left

Horsehead Nebula with the NGC 2023 reflection nebula, bottom left

NGC 2024 Flame Nebula & Horsehead Nebula WO GT81 + modded Canon 550D & FF | 10 x 180 secs @ ISO 800 & darks calibration | 8th February 2015

NGC 2024 Flame Nebula & Horsehead Nebula
WO GT81 + modded Canon 550D & FF | 10 x 180 secs @ ISO 800 & darks calibration | 8th February 2015

Orion's Sword: M42 The Great Orion Nebula, Running Man Nebula & NGC 1981 Star Cluster WO GT81 + modded Canon 550D & FF | 10 x 180 secs @ ISO 800 & darks calibration | 8th February 2015

Orion’s Sword: M42 The Great Orion Nebula, Running Man Nebula & NGC 1981 Star Cluster
WO GT81 + modded Canon 550D & FF | 10 x 180 secs @ ISO 800 & darks calibration | 8th February 2015

The Orion Constellation & Barnard's Loop (up / north is left) AZ-EQ6 Mount + Canon 550D & 200mm Telephoto | 180 secs @ ISO 1,600 & calibration | 22nd January 2015

The Orion Constellation & Barnard’s Loop (up / north is left)
AZ-EQ6 Mount + Canon 550D & 200mm Telephoto | 180 secs @ ISO 1,600 & calibration | 22nd January 2015

The Orion Constellation Canon 700D | 27 x 10 secs @ ISO 1,600 & calibration | 24th December 2014

The Orion Constellation
Canon 700D | 27 x 10 secs @ ISO 1,600 & calibration | 24th December 2014

M44 The Beehive Cluster. WO GT 81 + Canon 550D & FF | 20 x 120 secs & calibration @ ISO 1,600 | 24th January 2015

M44 The Beehive Cluster.
WO GT 81 + Canon 550D & FF | 20 x 120 secs & calibration @ ISO 1,600 | 24th January 2015

IC-443 Jellyfish Nebula, correctly orientated Propus is now to the right.

IC-443 Jellyfish Nebula, correctly orientated Propus is now to the right.

IC 443 The Jellyfish Nebula with Propus to the left and Tejat Prosper to the right after inverting the camera. As a result much of the considerable interstellar cloud illuminated by interaction with the nebula is outside the bottom of the image. WO GT81 + Canon 550D + FF | 20 x 180 secs @ ISO 1,600 + calibration | 24th January 2015

IC 443 The Jellyfish Nebula with Propus to the left and Tejat Prosper to the right after inverting the camera. As a result much of the considerable interstellar cloud illuminated by interaction with the nebula is outside the bottom of the image.
WO GT81 + Canon 550D + FF | 20 x 180 secs @ ISO 1,600 + calibration | 24th January 2015

Final, post processing image using modified camera

Final, post processing image using modified camera

Rosette Nebula WO GT81 + Canon 550d (modded) + FF | 15 x 120secs @ ISO1,600 + darks/bias/flats | 16th January 2015

Rosette Nebula
WO GT81 + Canon 550d (modded) + FF | 15 x 120secs @ ISO1,600 + darks/bias/flats | 16th January 2015

M78 (top left) with NGC 2071 (lower right) WO GT81 + Canon 700D + FF | 15 x 120 secs @ ISO1,600 | 30th December 2014

M78 (top left) with NGC 2071 (lower right)
WO GT81 + Canon 700D + FF | 15 x 120 secs @ ISO1,600 | 30th December 2014

M35 & NGC 2158 Open Clusters WO GT81 + Canon 700D (unmodded) | 15 x 120 secs @ ISO 1,600 & calibration

M35 & NGC 2158 Open Clusters
WO GT81 + Canon 700D (unmodded) | 15 x 120 secs @ ISO 1,600 & calibration | 29th December 2014

NGC 2244 Rosette Nebula William Optics GT 81 + AZ-EQ6 GT mount (unguided)+ Canon 700D DSLR| 30 x 120 secs @ ISO1,600 | 29th December 2014

NGC 2244 Rosette Nebula
William Optics GT 81 + AZ-EQ6 GT mount (unguided)+ Canon 700D DSLR| 30 x 120 secs @ ISO1,600 | 29th December 2014

NGC 2264, actual orientation: Cone Nebula at the bottom, Monocerotis 15 at the top with the Fox Fur Nebula to right but not clear, outline of the main stars and numbla defines the (invered) Chriostmas Tree Cluster WO G T81, Canon 700D + FF | 30 x 120 secs + darks/bias/flats @ ISO 800

NGC 2264, actual orientation: Cone Nebula at the bottom, Monocerotis 15 at the top with the Fox Fur Nebula to right but not clear, outline of the main stars and numbla defines the (invered) Chriostmas Tree Cluster
WO G T81, Canon 700D + FF | 30 x 120 secs + darks/bias/flats @ ISO 800

NGC 2264 Christmas Tree Nebula shown by red box. Lower arrow points to the Cone Nebula, upper arrow indicates location of the Fox Fur Nebula. NGC 2261 Hubble's Variable Nebula shown by red hexagon.

NGC 2264 Christmas Tree Nebula shown by red box. Lower arrow points to the Cone Nebula, upper arrow indicates location of the Fox Fur Nebula. NGC 2261 Hubble’s Variable Nebula shown by red hexagon.

NGC 2264 Christmas Tree Cluster - inverted to better show the 'tree' shape i.e the top is south

NGC 2264 Christmas Tree Cluster – inverted to better show the ‘tree’ shape i.e the top is south

NGC 1973/75/77 The Running Man Nebula (rotated - North is left)

NGC 1973/75/77 The Running Man Nebula (rotated – North is left)

Orions Sword. Top to bottom: NGC 1981 Open Star Cluster, NGC 1973/75/77 Nebulae, M42 & M43 Great Orion Nebula & the binary star Hatsya. WO GT81, Canon 700D + FF | 30 x 120 secs + darks/bias/flats @ ISO 800

Orions Sword. Top to bottom: NGC 1981 Open Star Cluster, NGC 1973/75/77 Nebulae, M42 & M43 Great Orion Nebula & the binary star Hatsya.
WO GT81, Canon 700D + FF | 30 x 120 secs + darks/bias/flats @ ISO 800

NGC 7331 spiral galaxy (foreground) and Deer Lick Group above (see main anotated picture for detailed location). Light form the Deer Lick Group of galaxies is 400 million years old.

NGC 7331 spiral galaxy (foreground) and Deer Lick Group above (see main anotated picture for detailed location). Light form the Deer Lick Group of galaxies is 400 million years old.

NGC 6995 AKA The Bat Nebula (look carefully and you'll see him!)

NGC 6995 AKA The Bat Nebula (look carefully and you’ll see him!)

Eastern Veil Nebula - NGC 6992 (right) & NGC 6995 (left). WO GT81 + Canon 700D & FF | 29 x 120 secs + darks/bias?flats @ ISO 1,600

Eastern Veil Nebula – NGC 6992 (right) & NGC 6995 (left).
WO GT81 + Canon 700D & FF | 29 x 120 secs + darks/bias?flats @ ISO 1,600

M33 - The Pinwheel Galaxy As above + Auto Adaptive Weighted Average stacking

M33 – The Pinwheel Galaxy
As above + Auto Adaptive Weighted Average stacking

The Orion Nebula October 2014 - the secondary feature in the top left corner is another nebula, M43. Orientated with equatorial North up and East to the left. Canon 700D unguided | 20 x 90 secs + darks/bias/flats @ ISO 800

The Orion Nebula October 2014 – the secondary feature in the top left corner is another nebula, M43. Orientated with equatorial North up and East to the left.
Canon 700D unguided | 20 x 90 secs + darks/bias/flats @ ISO 800

M45, The Pleiades or Seven Sisters star cluster Canon 700D unguided | 26 x 90 secs darks/bias/flats @ ISO 800

M45, The Pleiades or Seven Sisters star cluster
Canon 700D unguided | 26 x 90 secs darks/bias/flats @ ISO 800

NGC 6960 AKA The Witch's Broom Canon 700D | 20x90 sec + darks.bias/ flats @ ISO 800

NGC 6960 AKA The Witch’s Broom
Canon 700D | 20×90 sec + darks.bias/ flats @ ISO 800

M15 Globular Cluster Canon 700D unguided | 20 x 90 secs + darks / bias / flats @ ISO 800

M15 Globular Cluster
Canon 700D unguided | 20 x 90 secs + darks / bias / flats @ ISO 800

NGC 7000, North America Nembula, with curves, levels and colour balance Photoshop adjustment

NGC 7000, North America Nebula, with curves, levels and colour balance Photoshop adjustment

M27 - Photoshop post processing has also 'found' more colour in this image too

M27 – Photoshop post processing has also ‘found’ more colour in this image too

M57 Ring Nebula, close-up with polar alignment. Canon 700D | 24x30sec @ ISO 1,600

M57 Ring Nebula, close-up with polar alignment.
Canon 700D | 24x30sec @ ISO 1,600

Gratuitous picture of M104, the Sombero Galaxy taken in La Palma this year, to brighten things up!

Gratuitous picture of M104, the Sombero Galaxy taken in La Palma this year, to brighten things up!

M1 The Crab Nebula Canon 350 D | 240 secs @ ISO800

M1 The Crab Nebula
Canon 350 D | 240 secs @ ISO800

M57 The Ring Nebula, cropped from the main image above.

M57 The Ring Nebula, cropped from the main image above.

M13 DSS Final 300714 cropped

M13 DSS Final 300714 cropped

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