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IC1805 – The Heart Nebula

Here is another shot from my November 27th session: IC1805 the Heart Nebula. I spent over 2 hours on this target. I originally wanted to make a mosaic with the Soul Nebula but I would have had to sacrifice about … Continue reading

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NGC6960, NGC6979, NGC6992 – The Veil Complex

Not the most common target for the season but definitely one of my favorite. I wanted to start working on mosaic and based on preliminary work with Stellarium and the¬†Ocular¬†addon, the Veil Complex could be done with only 2 frames … Continue reading

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NGC2237 – The Rosette Nebula

Taken during my session of October 21st, about 2-3 hours before dawn on Oct. 22nd. Date: October 22nd 2011 Camera: Canon 500D Baader Modified and CP30T-EOS Cooled (Sensor maintained at 15 C – Exif temperature: 15 C) ISO: 1600 Exposures: … Continue reading

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IC434 – The Horsehead Nebula

I went to the OCA dark site in Anza, CA on October 21st with a pretty big list of targets for the night: M33, IC434 and NGC2237… I was hoping I could at least spend 2 hours on each target. … Continue reading

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M42 – The Great Orion Nebula

09/30/2011. After shooting M45 – The Pleiades for about 2 hours I moved to M42 – The Great Orion Nebula for about 2 hours also. The core is very, very bright and decided to scale down my exposures from 60 … Continue reading

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M45 – The Pleiades

Publication: This picture was published on Futura-Sciences on October 30th 2011. Publication: This picture was published on UniverseToday on October 26th 2011. I went back to the OCA’s observing site on Sept. 30. I had family with me and they … Continue reading

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AT65EDQ – APS-C (Canon) Sensors and Focal Length

Ever since (even before that) I acquired my AT65EDQ refractor I have been listing Deep Sky Objects that should fit the frame of my 500D. With enough photographic or observing experience, I believe this becomes less relevant but when one … Continue reading

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M31 – The Andromeda Galaxy

Publication: An early process of this picture is featured on the product page of the AT65EDQ on Astronomics.com. I thought I would start a new category on this blog to post my Astro Images (which are also uploaded on my … Continue reading

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