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September 21, 2019

The North America Nebula is an emission nebula in the constellation Cygnus, close to Deneb. The remarkable shape of the nebula resembles that of the continent of North America, complete with a prominent Gulf of Mexico. It is sometimes incorrectly called the "North Amer...

September 2, 2019

This Image was taken Saturday 31st August and Sunday 1st September 2019, comprises of 50 Images using a Luminance Filter and 22 images using Red, Green, Blue Filters, all 180 Seconds exposure,  giving a total exposure time of 5 Hours 48 Minutes.

The images are stacked u...

August 31, 2019

This is an LRGB Image of the Dumbbell Nebula M27.

First imaging in a few months as only few hours of Astronomy dark during summer months. This was taken over several nights including the very hot Bank Holiday August weekend.

The Image is 8 Hours of Data, 2 Hours with eac...

May 27, 2019

The Horsehead Nebula is approximately 1400 light years from Earth. It is one of the most identifiable nebulae because of its resemblance to a horse's head. The bright star Alnitak, the easternmost star in the Belt of Orion, shines energetic ultraviolet light into the F...

February 24, 2019

The Rosette Nebula in all its Glory. The Rosette Nebula (Caldwell 49) is a large spherical H II region (circular in appearance) located near one end of a giant molecular cloud in the Monoceros region of the Milky Way Galaxy. The open cluster NGC 2244 (Caldwell 50) is c...

February 16, 2019

I started last night on imaging The Rosette Nebula in Narrowband.  Narrowband Filters being used are Baader Ha, Si, Oiii. The Hydrogen Alpha filter lets the h-alpha light of emission nebulae pass through to the camera sensor, and blocks almost all of the other light sp...

January 27, 2019


Working on taking The Orion Nebula, this is only a few hours of data using a mix of 15 minute, 5min and 2 Minute Captures. Starting to look like a nice image but need few more clear evenings in next few weeks to capture for 15 Minute Images, then further processing in...

December 30, 2018

The Pleiades, also known as the Seven Sisters and Messier 45, are an open star cluster containing middle aged, hot B-type stars located in the constellation of Taurus. It is among the nearest star clusters to Earth and is the cluster most obvious to the naked eye in th...

December 9, 2018

The ET Cluster. (also known as the Owl Cluster, the ET Cluster, or Caldwell 13) is an open star cluster in the constellation Cassiopeia. Was known as the Owl Cluster until 20 years ago when it was renamed the ET Cluster. (due to its resemblance to the movie character)...

November 18, 2018

Clear skies last night gave me oppotunity to capture M31 the Andromeda Galaxy. A conventional RGB image. 55 x 5Minute images using Clear/Red, Green , Blue filters then stacked/processed this morning in Photoshop.

The Andromeda Galaxy contains approximately one trillion...

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