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Gallery: Galaxies
2013
NGC 5033 & 5005; Galaxies in Canes Venatici
Date: April 6,7, and 8, 2013
Exposure: 6 hours (36x 10 min), ISO800, 30 Darks, 50 Bias, and 41 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 4725 & 4747; Galaxies in Coma Berenices

Date: April 2, and 3, 2013
Exposure: 6 hours (36x 10 min), ISO800, 30 Darks, 50 Bias, and 41 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 4565; The Needle Galaxy in Coma Berenices

Date: April 1, and 2, 2013

Exposure: 7 hours 10 min (43x 10 min), ISO800, 30 Darks, 50 Bias, and 41 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 106; A Spiral Galaxy in Canes Venatici

Date: March 5, 2013

Exposure: 3 hours 40 min (22x 10 min), ISO800 @TEC -5C, 30 Darks, 50 Bias, and 21 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

2012
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
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
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
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
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
2010
NGC 6946; The Fireworks Galaxy

Date: September 4, and 5, 2010
Exposure: 2 hours (24x 5 min), ISO1600, 24 Darks, 20 Bias, and 20 Flats

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

Date: July 21, 2010
Exposure: 1 hour (12x 5 min), ISO1600, 4 Darks, 20 Bias, and 20 Flats

Telescope: 8" Skywatcher Newton
@F/5 
Mount: NEQ6-pro, controled by EQmod/CdC, guided by  QHY5/9x50 Finder Guider/PHD
Camera: Canon 350D
Location: Nyons, France
Messier 101; The Pinwheel Galaxy

Date: April 17, 2010
Exposure: 59 min (59x 1 min), ISO1600, 60 Darks

Telescope: 8" Skywatcher Newton
@F/5 
Mount: NEQ6-pro, controled by EQmod/CdC
Camera: Canon 350D
Location: Emmen, The Netherlands
Messier 108; Edge-on Galaxy in The Big Dipper

Date: April 17, 2010
Exposure: 59 min (59x 1 min), ISO1600, 60 Darks

Telescope: 8" Skywatcher Newton
@F/5 
Mount: NEQ6-pro, controled by EQmod/CdC
Camera: Canon 350D
Location: Emmen, The Netherlands
NGC 4565; The Needle Galaxy

Date: April 8, 2010
Exposure: 52 min (26x 1 min), ISO800, 30 Darks

Telescope: 8" Skywatcher Newton
@F/5 
Mount: NEQ6-pro, controled by EQmod/CdC, 
guided by  QHY5/9x50 Finder Guider/PHD 
Camera: Canon 350D
Location: Emmen, The Netherlands
Messier 81 and 82; Bode's Galaxy and the Cigar

Date: April 6, 2010
Exposure: 36 min (24x 90 sec), ISO800, 24 Darks

Telescope: 8" Skywatcher Newton
@F/5 
Mount: NEQ6-pro, controled by EQmod/CdC
Camera: Canon 350D
Location: Emmen, The Netherlands
Messier 51 and NGC 5194; The Whirlpool Galaxy

Date: March 6, and 7, 2010
Exposure: 49 min 30 sec (33x 90 sec), ISO800, 33 Darks

Telescope: 8" Skywatcher Newton
@F/5 
Mount: NEQ6-pro, controled by EQmod/CdC
Camera: Canon 350D
Location: Emmen, The Netherlands

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