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Gallery: 2012
NGC 7380; The Wizzard Nebula

Date: September 9 and 10, 2012
Exposure: 3 hours 20 minutes  (20x10 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 (+10C) 
Location: Emmen, The Netherlands
Van den Bergh 152; Reflection Nebula and Dust Lanes in Cepheus

Date: August 19 and 21, 2012
Exposure: 5 hours 40 minutes  (34x10 min), ISO 800, 18 Darks, 20 Bias, and 16 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 (+10C; Ambient temp +25-35C) 
Location: Ucel (near Aubenas), France
Barnard 150; The Seehorse Nebula

Date: August 15 2012
Exposure: 3 hours 30 minutes  (21x10 min), ISO 800, 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 (+10C; Ambient temp +25-35C) 
Location: Ucel (near Aubenas), France

Messier 57; The Ring Nebula

Date: May 28, 2012
Exposure: 2 hours 30 minutes  (15x10 min), ISO 800, 12 Darks, 30 Bias, and 30 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 6960; The Witch Broom Nebula, Part of The Veil Nebula

Date: May 27, 2012
Exposure: 2 hours (12x10 min), ISO 800, 12 Darks, 30 Bias, and 30 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 94; The Croc's Eye Galaxy in Canes Venatici

Date: May 24, 25, and 26, 2012
Exposure: 6 hours 30 minutes (39x10 min) + 20 minutes (20x1min) for HDR core composite, ISO 800, 12 Darks, 30 Bias, and 30 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 44; Praesepe or Beehive Cluster

Date: March 25, 2012
Exposure: 30 minutes  (6x5 min), ISO 800, 40 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 (Spring Star Party), The Netherlands
NGC 6946; The Fireworks Galaxy

Date: March 23 and 24, 2012
Exposure: 2 hours 30 min  (15x10 min), ISO 800, 40 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 (Spring Star Party), The Netherlands
Messier 106; A Spiral Galaxy in Canes Venatici

Date: March 23 and 24, 2012
Exposure: 4 hours (24x10 min), ISO 800, 40 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 (Spring Star Party), The Netherlands
NGC 2903; A Barred Spiral Galaxy in Leo

Date: February 2, 2012
Exposure: 4 hours 30 min (27x10 min), ISO 800, 15 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 81 and 82; Bode's Galaxy and the Cigar

Date: February 1, 2012
Exposure: 5 hours (30x10 min), ISO 800, 15 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
Leo I; Local Group Dwarf Galaxy near Regulus

Date: February 1, 2012
Exposure: 1 hour 40 min (10x10 min), ISO 800, 11 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

NGC 2237 and NGC 2244; The Rosetta and its Open Cluster

Date: January 17, and 18, 2012
Exposure: 2 hours 30 min (15x 10 min), ISO 800, 5 Darks, 20 Bias, and 13 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

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