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rosette_done_ha2Mb.jpgRosetta in HA.303 viewsStill lots of noise in the surroundings so will need more exposures.MartinDec 28, 2014
Eta_Carinae_done_ha2Mb.jpgEta Carinae with the EQ8 mount.598 viewsMartinDec 28, 2014
Eta_Carina.jpgEta Carinae342 viewstest image with OAG.MartinFeb 12, 2014
Lagoondone2Mb.jpgLagoon nebula470 viewsDone with the ED100 and Hutech FR/FF.MartinMay 15, 2013
triffid_done2MB.jpgTriffid nebula536 viewsDone with the ED100 and Hutech FR/FF.MartinMay 15, 2013
testing.jpgtestimage729 views2X30Seconds at ISO1600MartinMay 12, 2012
Sombrerocropdone.jpgSombrero galaxy1273 viewsThe Sombrero Galaxy (also known as M104 or NGC 4594) is an unbarred spiral galaxy in the constellation Virgo located 28 million light years from Earth. It has a bright nucleus, an unusually large central bulge, and a prominent dust lane in its inclined disk. The dark dust lane and the bulge give this galaxy the appearance of a sombrero. Astronomers initially thought that the halo was small and light, indicative of a spiral galaxy. But Spitzer found that halo around the Sombrero Galaxy is larger and more massive than previously thought, indicative of a giant elliptical galaxy. [5] The galaxy has an apparent magnitude of +9.0, making it easily visible with amateur telescopes. The large bulge, the central supermassive black hole, and the dust lane all attract the attention of professional astronomers.MartinMay 11, 2012
NGC4945.jpgNGC4945.801 viewsNGC4945 with the Supernova.MartinApr 11, 2012
LEO.jpgThe Leo trio.687 viewsThis is a composition of 15X600 Seconds Luminance and 10X300 Seconds RGB each.MartinApr 11, 2012
CentAfinal2G.jpgCentaurus A800 views10 X 5 Min RGB and 15 X 10 Min Luminance.
MartinFeb 04, 2012
Eta_blue1Mb.jpgEta Carinae327 views7X5 minute RGB and 7X10 minute LuminanceMartinJan 05, 2012
Eta_2Mb.jpgEta Carinae.382 viewsFocused on the dimmest star without a Bahtinov mask worked better than with a mask.MartinJan 02, 2012
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