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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 1 (Crab Nebula)

by on Jan.29, 2011, under Messier Objects

Type: Supernova remnant
A.k.a.: NGC1952
Constellation: Taurus
Distance From Earth: 6,300 light years
Diameter: 5.5 light years

Camera: Atik 314L color
Exposure: 18x300s 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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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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M 76

by on Dec.15, 2010, under Messier Objects

A.k.a.: Little Dumbbell Nebula
A.k.a.: NGC 650/651
Constellation: Perseus
Camera: Atik 314L color
Exposure: 4x360s lights, 4x darks, 20 flats
Filters: none

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M 42

by on Dec.13, 2010, under Messier Objects

A.k.a. Orion Nebula
Constellation: Orion
Camera: Atik 314L color
Exposure: 2x120s light frames, no darks
Filters: none

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M 74

by on Dec.13, 2010, under Messier Objects

A.k.a.: The Phantom Galaxy
A.k.a.: NGC 628
Type: Spiral Galaxy
Constellation: Pisces
Camera: Atik 314L color
Exposure: 10x360s light frames + 10 darks
Filters: none

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M 71

by on Oct.26, 2010, under Messier Objects

A.k.a.: NGC 6838
Type: Globular cluster
Camera: Canon EOS 550D (unmodified)
Exposure: 6x50s @ ISO800, No darks, no flats
Filters: none

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M 39

by on Oct.26, 2010, under Messier Objects

A.k.a.: NGC 7092
Type: Open Cluster
Camera: Canon EOS 550D (unmodified)
Exposure: 8x90s @ ISO800, no darks, no flats
Filters: none

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M 27 v2

by on Oct.26, 2010, under Messier Objects

A.k.a.: Dumbbell Nebula
A.k.a.: NGC 6853
Type: Planetary Nebula
Camera: Canon EOS 550D (unmodified)
Exposure: 28x45s @ ISO1600, no darks, no flats
Filters: none

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