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    • M15
      Other target bagged. Shame the nights were cloudy as the location in Burlawn was really dark and the milky way visible. Usual kit
      • 1 reply
    • NASA live probe launch
      Available via Facebook, YouTube and NASA Live.
       
      • 11 replies
    • The Bubble Nebula (NGC 7635)
      First proper image with my ZWO ASI 178MC-Cool camera. 2 hrs integration; processed in PixInsight 1.8
      • 4 replies
    • The Boy and The Milky Way
      Took my son camping to Shell Island (Wales U.K.) the weather was great but started to haze over when I took this. A shot of my boy pointing up at the Milky Way on the beach. Taken with my Sony A7s, exposure 20s at f5.6 51000 iso.
       
      • 20 replies
    • 07/08/18 - NGC6960 Western Veil
      WO ZS61, FF + 2x ED Barlow (yes, frowned upon, i know)
      SWSA, no guiding.
      Modded 1100d
      About 8 hours+ total integration, plus obligatory calibration frames.
      Processed in Startools and GIMP. 
       
       
      For the past few weeks I've been thinking of adding more data, but at 720mm fl, unguided and no Oiii filter, I'll think I'll draw a line under it.
       
      Regards,
       
      Kev
      • 5 replies
    • Cygnus Nebulosity
      This is the nebulosity in the Cygnus constellation around Sadr (Gamma Cygni- the bright star in the shot)
      I took this two nights ago.
       
      Modified Canon 1300D plus a CLS light pollution filter. Ten 3 minute exposures at ISO 800, 5 darks and 15 bias files were added. So 30 minutesonly, could have done with some more time on it..
       
      I think that the star cluster at the bottom of the picture is the open cluster NGC 6910, if anyone could confirm that I'd appreciate it..
       
       
      • 6 replies
    • Saturn 22-7-2018
      C11 Chameleon and filters  IR RGB
       
      • 7 replies
    • NGC 3586 Restart now in colour
      A bit more today on the NGC 3586 project. This is 20mins Ha, 20 mins S2 and 10mins O3 as RGB using the TakFSQ at Sidings Springs
       
      I was hoping to get another 10 minutes O3 but the roof shut due to cloud part way through the last run. Will get some more later but this is it so far
       
      Our American friends call the central bit the Statue of Liberty Nebula 🤠
      • 13 replies
    • Video of stars orbiting the black hole at the centre of our galaxy
      This time-lapse video from the NACO instrument on ESO's Very Large Telescope in Chile shows stars orbiting the supermassive black hole that lies at the heart of the Milky Way over a period of nearly 20 years.
      • 4 replies
    • The Dumbbell
      Finally got my act  in gear and went out with my new modified 1300D a couple of nights ago.
       
      I've had it a while but summer lethargy had hit I think, but a sight of the summer triangle earlier in the week spurred me into action.
       
      It was late by the time it was dark enough, and the clouds came in early, so managed 10 x 2 minute exposures at ISO 800. No darks etc, and no
      guiding, but still pleased to have got something. I took a shot of this last year with my unmodified Canon M5, and got no hints of the red at all..
       
       
       
       
       
      • 6 replies

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