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M 81 (Bode’s Galaxy) version 2

by on Mar.08, 2011, under Messier Objects

Type: Spiral Galaxy
A.k.a.: NGC3031, Bode’s Galaxy
Constellation: Ursa Major
Distance From Earth: 12,000,000 light years
Diameter: 95,000 light years

Camera: Atik 314L color
Exposure: 43x 10min light frames, 4x 10min 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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M 82

by on Mar.04, 2011, under Messier Objects

Type: Starburst Galaxy
A.k.a.: NGC3034, Cigar Galaxy
Constellation: Ursa Major
Distance From Earth: 12,000,000 light years
Diameter: 40,000 light years

Camera: Atik 314L color
Exposure: 30x360s light frames, 0 dark frames, 0 flats. Bad pixel map used.
Filters: Hutech IDAS LPS-P2
Telescope: Skywatcher 120 ED Pro

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M 31 Mosaic

by on Feb.22, 2011, under Messier Objects

A.k.a.: Andromeda Galaxy
A.k.a.: NGC 224
Type: Spiral Galaxy
Distance From Earth: 2,560,000 light years
Diameter: 141,000 light years

Camera: Atik 314L (color)
Exposure: total of 20x420s (2 sets of 10 light frames), no darks and flats
Filters: Hutech IDAS-LPS P2
Telescope: Skywatcher 120 ED Pro

This is my first mosaic ever, unfortunately M31 was getting too low to continue. I hope I’ll get an opportunity to add more parts soon, if the weather permits me.

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M 65 & M 66

by on Jan.29, 2011, under Messier Objects

Type: Spiral Galaxies
A.k.a.: NGC3623 & NGC3627
Constellation: Leo
Distance From Earth: 35,000,000 light years
Diameter: 60,000 light years and 50,000 light years

Camera: Atik 314L color
Exposure: 11x360s light frames, 0 dark frames, 0 flats
Filters: Hutech IDAS LPS-P2
Telescope: Skywatcher 120 ED Pro

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M 81 (Bode’s Galaxy)

by on Jan.29, 2011, under Messier Objects

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Type: Spiral Galaxy
A.k.a.: NGC3031, Bode’s Galaxy
Constellation: Ursa Major
Distance From Earth: 12,000,000 light years
Diameter: 95,000 light years

Camera: Atik 314L color
Exposure: 13x360s light frames, 0 dark frames, 0 flats
Filters: Hutech IDAS LPS-P2
Telescope: Skywatcher 120 ED Pro

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M 33

by on Jan.11, 2011, under Deepsky, Messier Objects

A.k.a.: Triangulum Galaxy
A.k.a.: NGC 598
Type: spiral galaxy
Distance From Earth: 3,000,000 light years
Diameter: 50,000-60,000 light years

Camera: Atik 314L color
Exposure: 10x420s, 3 darks, 20 flats
Filters: Hutech IDAS LPS-P2
Telescope: Skywatcher 80/600mm ED apo

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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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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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