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Western Veil Nebula - Caldwell 34

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Celestron C14 EHD
Skywatcher EQ8
Canon 1100d

16x300 sec 1600 iso
APT DSS CS6

This is from the same data as my previous C34 just reprocessed. Still not quite happy with it so it may appear again :)
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So learning new software is fun, especially when you cheat a bit and download fabulous data from Misti Mountain Observatory. Hope I spelt that right, anyway great data go look him up. So Pixinsight trail. Learning from Youtube.

Messier 101.

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A friend of mine Simon Harding, sent me some data he captured from his back garden in Torquay. This was lovely data to process, not great signal strength, but his guiding and focus are basically perfect. I may ask him for a lesson :). Anyways.....

The Leo Triplet Group.

Tech Card:
Orion 10" Astrograph.(Newt)
EQ6
Canon 750d
5x 300 sec
Stacked in DSS, Messed with in CS6.
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Messier 27 - Dumbbell Nebula - Reprocess

The Dumbbell Nebula (also known as Apple Core Nebula, Messier 27, M 27, or NGC 6853) is a planetary nebula in the constellation Vulpecula, at a distance of about 1,360 light-years. -Wikipedia

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Imaging telescope: Skywatcher Explorer 200p
Imaging camera: Atik Titan
Mount: HEQ5
Guiding telescope: SkyWatcher 50mm/162mm Finderscope
Guiding camera: QHYCCD qhy-5 II
Software: APT - Astro Photography Tool, DeepSkyStacker, Adobe PhotoshopCS5
Filters: Baader RGB 1.25" Filters, Baader Planetarium IR Cut
Date: 2016-08-15
Frames:
L 6x300s Bin 1x1
R 3x300s Bin 1x1
G 3x300s Bin 1x1
B 3x300s Bin 1x1

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00
Centre (RA, hms): 19h 59m 40.846s
Centre (Dec, dms): +22° 43' 34.989"
Size: 16.7 x 12.5 arcmin
Radius: 0.174 deg
Pixel scale: 0.836 arcsec/pixel
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Rosette Nebula (Caldwell 49)
Data from http://www.rawastrodata.com/dso.php?type=nebulae&id=c49 ( rawastrodata@gmail.com )

Processing by me using DeepSkyStacker and Photoshop

41 x 60s ISO 800 - Orion 8" Newtonian F/3.9
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Messier 82 - Cigar Galaxy

Captured by members of Torbay Astronomical Society (Keith Ball & Paul Hutchinson) using the Celestron 14 at the Torquay Boys' Grammar School's observatory

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Imaging telescope: Celestron 14 Edge HD
(Torquay Boys' Grammar School / Torbay Astronomical Society)
Imaging camera: Canon 1100D (modded)
Guiding telescope: Celestron 80/600mm
Guiding camera: QHYCCD qhy-5 II
Mount: EQ8
Software: AstroPhotographyTool, DeepSkyStacker, Photoshop
Date: 2016-11-10
Frames: 24x120s ISO 1600
Centre (RA, hms): 09h 55m 55.551s
Centre (Dec, dms): +69° 40' 43.890"
Size: 20.7 x 15.5 arcmin
Radius: 0.216 deg
Pixel scale: 0.608 arcsec/pixel

Plate-solved & annotated here: http://nova.astrometry.net/user_images/1362534#annotated


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The Pleiades rising over the Connaught Dome, Norman Lockyer Observatory, Sidmouth.

Technical Card:
Camera: Canon 1100D
Imaging lens: Canon EF 50mm f/1.8
Mount: Standard camera tripod
Date: 2016-10-21
Software: APT - Astro Photography Tool, DeepSkyStacker, Adobe PhotoshopCS5
Frames: 60 x 6s ISO3200
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