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NGC 7023

by on Sep.20, 2011, under NGC Objects

A.k.a.: Iris Nebula
A.k.a.: Caldwell 4
Type: Reflection Nebula
Distance: 1300 light years
Radius: 3 light years
Camera: Atik 314L Color
Exposure: 20x 300s, 5 darks, no flats
Filters: Hutech IDAS LPS-P2

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NGC 3020, 3016, 3019 & 3024

by on Mar.29, 2011, under NGC Objects

Below is an inverted image, showing all the galaxies visible in this frame:

NGC 3020
Type: Spiral Galaxy
A.k.a.: UGC 5271
Constellation: Leo
Distance From Earth: 100,000,000 light years

Camera: Atik 314L color
Exposure: 20x240s light frames, 0 dark frames, 0 flats.
Filters: Hutech IDAS LPS-P2
Telescope: Skywatcher 120 ED Pro

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NGC 3227 & NGC 3226

by on Mar.28, 2011, under NGC Objects

NGC 3227:
Type: Spiral Galaxy
A.k.a.: UGC 5620, Arp 94
Constellation: Leo
Distance From Earth: 75,000,000 light years
Diameter: 110,000 light years

NGC 3226:
Type: Dwarf Elliptical Galaxy
A.k.a.: UGC 5617, Arp 94
Constellation: Leo
Distance From Earth: 75,000,000 light years
Diameter: 50,000 light years

Camera: Atik 314L color
Exposure: 26x420s light frames, 0 dark frames, 0 flats.
Filters: Hutech IDAS LPS-P2
Telescope: Skywatcher 120 ED Pro

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NGC 2903

by on Mar.07, 2011, under NGC Objects

Type: Barred Spiral Galaxy
A.k.a.: UGC 5079
Constellation: Leo
Distance From Earth: 30,000,000 light years
Diameter: 107,500 light years

Camera: Atik 314L color
Exposure: 30x300s light frames, 0 dark frames, 0 flats.
Filters: Hutech IDAS LPS-P2
Telescope: Skywatcher 120 ED Pro

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NGC 2403

by on Mar.07, 2011, under NGC Objects

Type: Spiral Galaxy
A.k.a.: Caldwell 7
Constellation: Camelopardalis
Distance From Earth: 12,000,000 light years
Diameter: 90,000 light years

Camera: Atik 314L color
Exposure: 25x360s & 19x240s light frames, 0 dark frames, 0 flats.
Filters: Hutech IDAS LPS-P2
Telescope: Skywatcher 120 ED Pro

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NGC 7789

by on Feb.03, 2011, under NGC Objects

A.k.a.: White Rose Cluster
Type: Open Cluster
Constellation: Cassiopeia
Distance From Earth: 7,600 light years
Diameter: 25 light years

Camera: Atik 314L (color)
Exposure: 20x120s, no darks, no flats
Filters: Hutech IDAS LPS-P2
Telescope: Skywatcher 120 ED Pro

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NGC 6946 (Fireworks Galaxy)

by on Jan.10, 2011, under NGC Objects

A.k.a.: Fireworks Galaxy
A.k.a.: Caldwell 12
Constellation: Cepheus
Camera: Atik 314L color
Exposure: 8x900s lights, 0 darks, 0 flats
Filters: IDAS LPS-P2

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M 42 (Orion Nebula) & M 43 (De Mairan’s Nebula) & NGC 1973 (The Running Man)

by on Dec.30, 2010, under Deepsky, Messier Objects, NGC Objects

A.k.a.: NGC 1976 & NGC 1982
Constellation: Orion
Camera: Canon EOS 550D
Exposure: 10x 420s @ ISO 400, 10x 60s @ ISO 400, 10x60s darks, 5x 420s darks, 20 flats, 2×2 binning
Filters: IDAS LPS-P2

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NGC 891

by on Dec.13, 2010, under NGC Objects

A.k.a. Caldwell 23
Type: Unbarred Spiral Galaxy
Constellation: Andromeda
Camera: Atik 314L color
Exposure: 10x420s light frames, no darks
Filters: none

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NGC 1528

by on Oct.17, 2010, under NGC Objects

Type: open cluster
Camera: Canon EOS 550D (unmodified)
Exposure: 20x70s @ ISO 800, no darks, no flats
Filters: CLS filter

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