Category Archives: Galaxies

Galaxies

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The Virgo Cluster

May 11th 2013: It’s been over 8 months since I was out imaging. Combination of bad weather and battles with equipment to get things straight convinced me to get an imaging scope that is adapted to my new full frame … Continue reading

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M101 – The Pinwheel Galaxy

I wanted to have at least 3 hours of M101 and had hoped for 5 hours but ended up with 3.5 hours. If it wasn’t for Dan’s help,┬áit would have probably been worse. For some reason, the Lodestar was no … Continue reading

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M51 – The Whirlpool Galaxy

After about two months of bad weather on the week-ends I was finally able to make it to Anza on April 20th 2012. I already knew I was going to shoot at M51 but I was pretty excited to test … Continue reading

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M81, M82 – Bode’s Galaxies

I wanted to fit M81 and M82 in the same frame and it’s actually what I did the first night I had the 8″ RC out. However, I wasn’t entirely satisfied with my framing (I didn’t expect M81’s faint arms … Continue reading

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M33 – The Triangulum Galaxy

I was finally able to go out to Anza for the AT8RC’s first light on 12/26. It was a pretty good night with no wind and a very clear sky. I started out with M33. I had tried M33 with … 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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