M52 and Bubble Nebula (2016/09/25)

Date: 09/25/2016
Location: Henry Coe state park, Morgan Hills, CA
Condition: excellent transparency, excellent seeing
Equipment: AT111EDT on Mach1, guided by OAG-8300/ST-i. STF8300M+FW8+Baader LRGB
Exposure: Ha – 16×1800″, Dark/Bias/Flat calibrated
Software: Pixinsight

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IC5070 – Pelican Nebula (2015/07/23)

Pelican Nebula – Ha

Date: 07/23/2015
Location: Henry Coe state park, Morgan Hill, CA
Condition: excellent transparency, excellent seeing
Equipment: AT111EDT on CGEM, guided by OAG-8300/ST-i. STF8300M+FW8+Baader LRGB
Exposure: Ha – 17x1200s, Dark/Bias/Flat calibrated
Software: Pixinsight

Antares and M4 (2016/06/04)

Date: 2016/05/29
Location: Panoche Hills BLM, CA
Condition: Excellent transparency, excellent seeing
Exposure: L – 12x600s each
Date: 2016/06/04
Location: Panoche Hills BLM, CA
Condition: Excellent transparency, excellent seeing
Exposure: R/G/B – 5x600s each
Equipment: STF8300M + Baader LRGB/Ha/O3/S2 + OAG8300, FSQ85+0.73x reducer on CGEM

M16/M17 (2016/06/04)

M16/M17 – Red (two panel mosaic)

M16 – Ha

Date: 2016/05/29
Location: Panoche Hills BLM, CA
Condition: Excellent transparency, excellent seeing
Exposure: M17_Ha – 11x1200s
Date: 2016/06/04
Location: Panoche Hills BLM, CA
Condition: Excellent transparency, excellent seeing
Exposure: M16_R: 8x600s, M17_R: 8x600s
Equipment: STF8300M + Baader LRGB/Ha/O3/S2 + OAG8300, FSQ85+0.73x reducer on CGEM

M16 – Eagle Nebula (2016/07/02)

Captured narrow band images. RGB version can be seen here.

M16 – HaRGB

M16 – Narrow band as false RGB

M16 – Narrowband Hubble Palette

Location: Panoche Hills BLM, CA

Date: 2016/07/02, 2016/07/03, 2016/07/08

Condition: Excellent transparency, excellent seeing

Exposure: Ha – 14×900″, O3 – 14×900″, S2 – 14×900″

Equipment: SBIG8300M + Baader LRGB/Ha/O3/S2 + OAG, AT111EDT on CGEM

M8 – Lagoon Nebula (2016/07/01)

M8 – Narrowband false RGB

M8 – Hubble Palette

M8 – Hubble Palette

Re-processed Hubble palette to reduce magenta stars, the result is better than the first try.

Date: 07/01/2016, 07/02/2016

Location: Panoche Hills BLM, CA
Condition: excellent  transparency, excellent seeing
Equipment: AT111EDT on CGEM, guided by OAG-8300/ST-i. STF8300M+FW8+Baader LRGB/Ha/O3/S2
Exposure: O3 – 1200sx13, Dark/Bias/Flat calibrated, S2 – 1200sx13, Dark/Bias/Flat calibrated
Software: Pixinsight

NGC281 – Pacman Nebula (2015/10/09)

Captured narrowband images. RGB version can be found here.

NGC281 – Ha(HaR)GB

 

NGC281 – Hubble Palette

This is the first try of NGC281 using Hubble palette, though there is no famous magenta stars, the star color is still not correct.

 

NGC281 – Hubble Palette

This is the second try of Hubble palette. I managed to remove the magenta color and stars look more nature in this image.

Date: 10/09/2015

Exposure: Ha – 24×20′, bias/dark/flat calibrated

Data: 10/11/2015

Exposure: O3 – 17×20′, S2 – 7×20′ bias/dark/flat calibrated

Equipment: STF8300M + Baader Ha/O3/S2 + OAG, AT111EDT on CGEM

Software: Pixinsight