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Gallery: 2011

Messier 74; A Grand Design Spiral Galaxy

Date: October 21, 22, and 23, 2011
Exposure: 4 hours 40 min (56x5 min), ISO1600, 24 Darks, 50 Bias, and 50 Flats

Telescope: 8" Skywatcher Newton
@F/5 with MPCC 
Mount: NEQ6-pro, controled by EQmod/CdC, guided by  QHY5/9x50 Finder Guider/PHD
Camera: Peltier-cooled Canon 350Da 
Location: Emmen, The Netherlands

Messier 1; The Crab Nebula

Date: October 21, 22, and 23, 2011
Exposure: 5 hours 50 min (70x 5 min), ISO 1600, 24 Darks, 50 Bias, and 50 Flats

Telescope: 8" Skywatcher Newton @F/5 with MPCC 
Mount: NEQ6-pro, controled by EQmod/CdC, guided by  QHY5/9x50 Finder Guider/PHD
Camera: Peltier-cooled Canon 350Da 
Location: Emmen, The Netherlands

NGC 281; The Pacman Nebula

Date: October 1, and 2, 2011
Exposure: 3 hours (18x 10 min), ISO 1600, 24 Darks, 20 Bias, and 20 Flats

Telescope: 8" Skywatcher Newton @F/5 with MPCC 
Mount: NEQ6-pro, controled by EQmod/CdC, guided by  QHY5/9x50 Finder Guider/PHD
Camera: Peltier-cooled Canon 350Da 
Location: Emmen, The Netherlands

NGC 891; An Edge-on Galaxy in Andromeda

Date: September 30, and October 1, 2011
Exposure: 4 hours 40 min (28x10 min), ISO1600, 24 Darks, 20 Bias, and 20 Flats

Telescope: 8" Skywatcher Newton
@F/5 with MPCC 
Mount: NEQ6-pro, controled by EQmod/CdC, guided by  QHY5/9x50 Finder Guider/PHD
Camera: Peltier-cooled Canon 350Da 
Location: Emmen, The Netherlands
Messier 33; Triangulum Galaxy

Date: September 28, and 29, 2011
Exposure: 3 hours 20 min (20x10 min), ISO1600, 24 Darks, 20 Bias, and 20 Flats

Telescope: 8" Skywatcher Newton
@F/5 with MPCC 
Mount: NEQ6-pro, controled by EQmod/CdC, guided by  QHY5/9x50 Finder Guider/PHD
Camera: Peltier-cooled Canon 350Da 
Location: Emmen, The Netherlands
IC 5070; The Pelican Nebula

Date: September 3, and 4, 2011
Exposure: 1 hour 50 min (11x 10 min), ISO 1600, 7 Darks, 20 Bias, and 40 Flats

Telescope: 8" Skywatcher Newton @F/5 with MPCC 
Mount: NEQ6-pro, controled by EQmod/CdC, guided by  QHY5/9x50 Finder Guider/PHD
Camera: Peltier-cooled Canon 350Da 
Location: Emmen, The Netherlands
Messier 52 and NGC 7635; Open Cluster in Cassiopeia and The Bubble Nebula

Date: August 5, 2011
Exposure: 1 hour 30 min (18x 5 min), ISO 1600, 24 Darks, 20 Bias, and 40 Flats

Telescope: 8" Skywatcher Newton @F/5 with MPCC 
Mount: NEQ6-pro, controled by EQmod/CdC, guided by  QHY5/9x50 Finder Guider/PHD
Camera: Peltier-cooled Canon 350Da 
Location: Die, France
IC 5146; The Cocoon Nebula

Date: August 4, and 5, 2011
Exposure: 2 hours 55 min (35x 5 min), ISO 1600, 24 Darks, 20 Bias, and 40 Flats

Telescope: 8" Skywatcher Newton @F/5 with MPCC 
Mount: NEQ6-pro, controled by EQmod/CdC, guided by  QHY5/9x50 Finder Guider/PHD
Camera: Peltier-cooled Canon 350Da 
Location: Die, France
NGC 7023; The Iris Nebula

Date: July 29, and 30, 2011
Exposure: 3 hours 10 min (38x 5 min), ISO 800, 18 Darks, 20 Bias, and 40 Flats

Telescope: 8" Skywatcher Newton @F/5 with MPCC 
Mount: NEQ6-pro, controled by EQmod/CdC, guided by  QHY5/9x50 Finder Guider/PHD
Camera: Peltier-cooled Canon 350Da 
Location: Die, France
NGC 7129 and NGC 7142; Reflection Nebula and Open Cluster in Cepheus

Date: July  4,  and 9, 2011
Exposure: 5 hours 30 min (34 + 32x 5 min), ISO 1600, 18 Darks, 20 Bias, and 20 Flats

Telescope: 8" Skywatcher Newton @F/5 with MPCC 
Mount: NEQ6-pro, controled by EQmod/CdC, guided by  QHY5/9x50 Finder Guider/PHD
Camera: Peltier-cooled Canon 350Da 
Location: Emmen, The Netherlands
NGC 6888; The Crescent Nebula

Date: June  26, 27, and 28, 2011
Exposure: 3 hours 45 min (45x 5 min), ISO 1600, 16 Darks, 20 Bias, and 20 Flats

Telescope: 8" Skywatcher Newton @F/5 with MPCC 
Mount: NEQ6-pro, controled by EQmod/CdC, guided by  QHY5/9x50 Finder Guider/PHD
Camera: Peltier-cooled Canon 350Da 
Location: Emmen, The Netherlands
Messier 13; The Great Hercules Cluster

Date: May 3, and  4, 2011
Exposure: 5 hours 30 min (19 + 36x 5 min), ISO 1600, 18 Darks, 20 Bias, and 20 Flats

Exposure Core: 36 min (36x 1 min), ISO 1600, 18 Darks, 20 Bias, and 20 Flats
Telescope: 8" Skywatcher Newton @F/5 with MPCC 
Mount: NEQ6-pro, controled by EQmod/CdC, guided by  QHY5/9x50 Finder Guider/PHD
Camera: Peltier-cooled Canon 350Da 
Location: Emmen, The Netherlands
Messier 64; The Black Eye Galaxy

Date: March 4, and May 2, 2011
Exposure: 4 hours 15 min (10 + 41x 5 min), ISO1600, 10 + 18 Darks, 20 Bias, and 20 Flats

Telescope: 8" Skywatcher Newton
@F/5 with MPCC 
Mount: NEQ6-pro, controled by EQmod/CdC, guided by  QHY5/9x50 Finder Guider/PHD
Camera: Peltier-cooled Canon 350Da 
Location: Wateren (March 4) and Emmen (May 2), The Netherlands
Messier 101; The Pinwheel Galaxy

Date: May 1, 2011
Exposure: 4 hours 15 min (53x 5 min), ISO800, 24 Darks, 20 Bias, and 20 Flats

Telescope: 8" Skywatcher Newton
@F/5 with MPCC 
Mount: NEQ6-pr2, controled by EQmod/CdC, guided by  QHY5/9x50 Finder Guider/PHD
Camera: Peltier-cooled Canon 350Da 
Location: Emmen, The Netherlands
Messier 51 and NGC 5194; The Whirlpool Galaxy

Date: April 22, and May 1, 2011
Exposure: 3 hours (10 + 26x 5 min), ISO800, 24 Darks, 20 Bias, and 20 Flats

Telescope: 8" Skywatcher Newton
@F/5 with MPCC 
Mount: NEQ6-pro, controled by EQmod/CdC, guided by  QHY5/9x50 Finder Guider/PHD
Camera: Peltier-cooled Canon 350Da 
Location: Emmen, The Netherlands
Messiers 65, 66 and NGC 3628; Leo's Triplet of Galaxies

Date: April 30, 2011
Exposure: 2 hours 10 min (26x 5 min), ISO800, 24 Darks, 20 Bias, and 20 Flats

Telescope: 8" Skywatcher Newton
@F/5 with MPCC 
Mount: NEQ6-pro, controled by EQmod/CdC, guided by  QHY5/9x50 Finder Guider/PHD
Camera: Peltier-cooled Canon 350Da 
Location: Emmen, The Netherlands
Messier 63; The Sunflower Galaxy

Date: April 24, and 25, 2011
Exposure: 2 hours 50 min (34x 5 min), ISO800, 24 Darks, 20 Bias, and 20 Flats

Telescope: 8" Skywatcher Newton
@F/5 with MPCC 
Mount: NEQ6-pro, controled by EQmod/CdC, guided by  QHY5/9x50 Finder Guider/PHD
Camera: Peltier-cooled Canon 350Da 
Location: Emmen, The Netherlands
NGC 2655; Emerge of Supernova SN2011B

Date: January 28, 2011
Exposure: 1 hours 20 min (16x 5 min), ISO1600, 6 Darks, and 10 Bias

Telescope: 8" Skywatcher Newton
@F/5 with MPCC 
Mount: NEQ6-pro, controled by EQmod/CdC, guided by  QHY5/9x50 Finder Guider/PHD
Camera: Canon 1000D
Location: Emmen, The Netherlands

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