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M 52

by on Mar.08, 2011, under Messier Objects

A.k.a.: NGC7654
Type: Open Cluster
Constellation: Cassiopeia
Distance From Earth: 5,000 light years
Diameter: 19 light years

Camera: Atik 314L (color)
Exposure: 60x 60s, no darks, no flats
Filters: Hutech IDAS LPS-P2
Telescope: Skywatcher 120 ED Pro

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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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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 103

by on Mar.03, 2011, under Messier Objects

A.k.a.: NGC581
Type: Open Cluster
Constellation: Cassiopeia
Distance From Earth: 8,500 light years
Diameter: 15 light years

Camera: Atik 314L (color)
Exposure: 35x 150s, no darks, no flats
Filters: Hutech IDAS LPS-P2
Telescope: Skywatcher 120 ED Pro

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M 36

by on Feb.22, 2011, under Messier Objects

A.k.a.: NGC1960
Type: Open Cluster
Constellation: Auriga
Distance From Earth: 4,100 light years
Diameter: 14 light years

Camera: Atik 314L (color)
Exposure: 6x 120s & 14x 180s, no darks, no flats
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 37

by on Feb.17, 2011, under Messier Objects

A.k.a.: NGC2099
Type: Open Cluster
Constellation: Auriga
Distance From Earth: 4,400 light years
Diameter: 20-25 light years

Camera: Atik 314L (color)
Exposure: 30x120s, no darks, no flats
Filters: Hutech IDAS LPS-P2
Telescope: Skywatcher 120 ED Pro

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M 35

by on Feb.17, 2011, under Messier Objects

A.k.a.: NGC2168
Type: Open Cluster
Constellation: Gemini
Distance From Earth: 2,800 light years
Diameter: ~24 light years

Camera: Atik 314L (color)
Exposure: 30x120s, no darks, no flats
Filters: Hutech IDAS LPS-P2
Telescope: Skywatcher 120 ED Pro

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M 34

by on Feb.16, 2011, under Messier Objects

A.k.a.: NGC1039
Type: Open Cluster
Constellation: Perseus
Distance From Earth: 1,400 light years
Diameter: 14 light years

Camera: Atik 314L (color)
Exposure: 40x120s, no darks, no flats
Filters: Hutech IDAS LPS-P2
Telescope: Skywatcher 120 ED Pro

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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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