Equipment used, Celestron C14 Edge HD with CGEPRO Mount, Canon EOS1000D, ZWO ASI224MC or  Starlight MX916 camera. 

M109 in Ursa Major. 25th March 2019, an average of 45 x 2 minute exposures. Celestron C14 edge HD with Antares 0.7X reducer, Canon EOS 1000D and CGEPRO mount, no guiding. Stacked using Astro Art V5 .

M81 in Ursa Major. 10th April 2019, an average of 21 x 3 minute exposures. Celestron C14 edge HD with Antares 0.7X reducer, Canon EOS 1000D and CGEPRO mount, no guiding. Stacked using Astro Art V5 .

M82 in Ursa Major. 10th April 2019, an average of 21 x 3 minute exposures. Celestron C14 edge HD with Antares 0.7X reducer, Canon EOS 1000D and CGEPRO mount, no guiding. Stacked using Astro Art V5 .

M51 in Canes Venatici. 25th Feb 2019. Celestron C14 Edge HD with CGEPRO Mount. 15 x 120 second exp at F7. Canon EOS 1000D camera with Antares 0.7X focal reducer, Image stacked using Astro Art V5. 

M81 in Ursa Major. 4th Feb 2019. Celestron C14 Edge HD with CGEPRO Mount. 29 x 180 second exp at F7. Canon EOS 1000D camera with Antares 0.7X focal reducer, Image stacked using Astro Art V5. 

NGC2403 Galaxy in the constellation of Camelopardalis. 4th Feb 2019, an average of 21 x 3 minute exposures (63 mins). Celestron C14 edge HD with Antares 0.7X Focal Reducer and unmodified Canon EOS 1000D. Stacked using Astro Art V5 .

NGC2146 in Camelopardalis. 9th Jan 2019. Celestron C14 Edge HD with CGEPRO Mount. 34 x 180 second exp at F11. Canon EOS 1000D camera, Image stacked using Astro Art V5. 

 

M82 in Ursa Major - 3rd Dec 2018. Celestron C14 Edge HD with CGEPRO Mount. 26 x 180 second exp at F11. Canon EOS 1000D camera, Image stacked using Astro Art V5. 

NGC2336, 14th Nov 2018, an average of 40x 3 minute exposures (120 mins). Celestron C14 edge HD with Canon EOS 1000D and CGEPRO mount, no guiding. Processed using Astro Art V5

NGC891  in Andromeda - 1st Nov 2018. Celestron C14 Edge HD with CGEPRO Mount. 54 x 90 second exp at F11. Canon EOS 1000D camera, Image stacked using Astro Art V5. 

NGC7331  in Pegasus - 9th Oct 2018. Celestron C14 Edge HD with CGEPRO Mount. 67 x 90 second exp at F11. Canon EOS 1000D camera, Image stacked using Astro Art V5. 

The Catseye Nebula (NGC6543) - 23rd Sept &6th Oct 2018. Celestron C14 Edge HD with CGEPRO Mount. 1,000 x 5 second exp at F11. ASI224MC camera, Image stacked using Autostakkert V3. 

The Blue Snowball Nebula (NGC7662) - 5th Sept 2018. Celestron C14 Edge HD with CGEPRO Mount. 1,000 x 5 second exp at F11. ASI224MC camera, Image stacked using Autostakkert V3. 

M100 , 14th & 19th April 2018. 53 x 90 second exp with Canon EOS1000D camera (ISO1600), Image stacked using Astro Art V5. 


M109, captured  8th, 14th & 19th April 2018. 64 mins of data (mostly 90 seconds each) with unmodified Canon EOS1000D camera (ISO1600), Image stacked using Astro Art V5. 

 

NGC2903 20th Mar 2018. 40 x 90 second  exp with Canon EOS1000D camera(ISO1600), Image stacked using Astro Art V5.

NGC4725 11th & 20th Mar 2018. 50 x 90 second  exp with Canon EOS1000D camera (ISO1600), Image stacked using Astro Art V5.

NGC4565 11th & 20th Mar 2018. 60 x 90 second  exp with Canon EOS1000D camera (ISO1600), Image stacked using Astro Art V5.

M51 (The Whirlpool Galaxy) 20-21st Mar 2018. 27 x 90 second  exp with Canon EOS1000D camera (ISO1600), Image stacked using Astro Art V5.

NGC40 13th Feb 2018. 618  x 5 second  exp with Antares 0.7 X reducer. ASI224MC camera, Image stacked using Autostakkert V3.

 

M1 (The Crab Nebula), 10th Feb 2018. 196  x 10 second  exp with Antares 0.7 X reducer. ASI224MC camera, Image stacked using Autostakkert V3.

NGC1501, 9th Feb 2018. 860  x 5 second  exp with Antares 0.7 X reducer. ASI224MC camera, Image stacked using Autostakkert V3.

The Little Dumbbell  Nebula(M76), 2nd Feb 2018. 700  x 5 second  exp with Antares 0.7 X reducer. ASI224MC camera, Image stacked using Autostakkert V3.

 

The Eskimo Nebula (NGC2392) 18th Jan 2018. 450  x 5 second  exp with Antares 0.7 X reducer. ASI224MC camera, Image stacked using Autostakkert V3.

The Blue Snowball Nebula (NGC7662) Sept 2017. 350  x 5 second  exp with Antares 0.7 X reducer. ASI224MC camera, Image stacked using Autostakkert V3.

 

The Ring Nebula (M57) Sept 2017. 500  x 5 second  exp with Antares 0.7 X reducer. ZWO ASI224MC camera, Image stacked using Autostakkert V3.

 

The Orion Nebula (M42) 2nd Jan 2017. An average of 31  x 30  second  exposures at F11. Canon EOS 1000D, image processed using Astro Art V5.

The Orion Nebula (M42) 27th December 2016. including several proto-planetary discs(close to the bright star above the trapezium in the centre of the Nebula)

An average of 48  x 30  second  exposures at F11. Canon EOS 1000D, image processed using Astro Art V5.

 

The Whirlpool Galaxy (M51) in Canes Venatici, 10th March 2016. An average of 60  x 75 second  exposures. Canon EOS 1000D, image processed using Astro Art V5.

 

The Crab Nebula (M1) in Taurus, 28th Nov 2016. An average of 50 x 30 second exposures. Test image with MX916 and Antares 0.63X Focal Reducer.on C14 Edge HD.

 

NGC2336 in Camelopardalis, 13th Oct 2015. An average of 45 x 2 minute exposures. MX916 CCD.

NGC7479 in Pegasus, 19th Sept 2015. An average of 60 x 2 minute exposures. MX916 CCD.

 

M57 in Lyra, August 2014, C14 Edge HD & Canon 1000D An average of 36 mins of data, processed with Astro Art V5.

NGC891 in Pegasus, 05/10/2013, C14 Edge HD & MX916 CCD. 60 mins of data, processed with Astro Art V5.

M74 in Pisces, C14 Edge HD & MX916 CCD.  35 mins of data taken on the 06/10/2013, processed with Astro Art V5.

 

NGC7331 in Pegasus, C14 Edge HD & MX916 CCD. 51 mins taken during moonlight on the 14&22/09/2013, processed with Astro Art V5.

NGC0772 in Aries, C14 Edge HD & MX916 CCD. 51 mins taken on the 22/11/2011, processed with Astro Art V5.

Comet Panstarrs & M31 - 03/04/2013, 60 x  4 seconds exposure, Canon EOS 1000D, ISO 1600, processed using AstroArt v5

M27 - 24/07/2012, 16 x  60 seconds exposure, Canon EOS 1000D, ISO 1600, processed using AstroArt v5

 

M100 in Coma Berenices - 27/03 & 14/04/2012, C14 Edge HD & MX916 CCD. 55 mins of data, processed using AstroArt v5

M91 in Coma Berenices - 14/04/2012, C14 Edge HD & MX916 CCD. 43 mins of data , processed using AstroArt v5

 

Images 2009 onwards. 12" F5.3 Newtonian (Orion Optics SPX ) & DBK21AU04 camera

M57 in Lyra - 03/06/2011, 25 x  27 seconds exposure, processed using AstroArt v5

M27 - 03/06/2011, 15 x  27 seconds exposure, processed using AstroArt v5

NGC7331 12" Newtonian & MX916 in Hi Res mode, 28th Oct 2008, 25  x 60 second exp

NGC891 12" Newtonian & MX916 in Hi Res mode, 27th Oct 2008, 27 x 60 second exp

Comet Holmes 11th Nov 2007, 135 mm telephoto and MX916. A single 2 min exposure.

Comet Holmes, 12" Newtonian & MX916, 28th Oct, 31st Oct & 3rd Nov 2007

NGC891 12" Newtonian & MX916, 4th Oct 2007, 103 x 30 second exp

M33, 12" Newtonian & MX916, Sept 2007, 22 x 60 second exp. 

NGC772 in Aries, 12" Newtonian & MX916, 16th Dec 2006, 32 x 40 second exp

      

NGC2336 in Camelopardalis, 12" Newtonian & MX916, 25th Oct 2006, 14 x 2 min exp

IC1727/IC672 & IC925 (right), 12" Newtonian/ MX916, 24/10/06, 27 & 23 x 1 min exp. 

M74 in Pisces,  12" Newtonian & MX916, 16th Nov 2006 - 20 x 1 min exp. 

M51 & Super Nova 2005CS (R/Hand image), 12" Newtonian & MX916. 

Left - 06/06/2003, an average of 11 - 60 sec exposures  Right - 17/07/2005, an average of 26 - 30 sec exposures

M81/M82 & NGC3077, 300mm Telephoto & MX916,  3rd March 2005 - 15 x 4 min exp

M81 12" Newtonian & MX916, 14th Feb 2005 - 21 x 60 sec exp.

 

The Flame Nebula, 12" Newtonian & MX916 Jan 2005 - 30 x 30 sec exp. 

 

                   Comet Machholz & the Pleiades Star Cluster 8/1/2005, 4 min exposure, plus 4/1/2005   2 x 4 min exposure, 135mm  Telephoto & MX916

 

NGC7479 13/11/2004, 59 x 30 sec exposures, 12" Newtonian & MX916

NGC7814 13/11/2004, 45 x 30 sec exposures, 12" Newtonian & MX916

M100 23/04/2004, an average of 30 - 45 sec exposures, 12" Newtonian & MX916

NGC3184, 23/04/2004, an average of 29 - 45 sec exposures, 12" Newtonian & MX916

M106, 20/04/2004, an average of 34 - 45 sec exposures, 12" Newtonian & MX916

M109, 15/04/2004, an average of 30 - 45 sec exposures, 12" Newtonian & MX916

 

M1, The Crab Nebula, 24/01/2004, an average of 28 - 30 sec exposures, 12" Newtonian & MX916

NGC6946 in Cygnus, 27/10/2003, 27 - 20 sec exposures, co added, 12" Newtonian & MX916

 

M88 in Coma Berenices, 06/05/2003, an average of 17 - 30 sec exposures, 12" Newtonian & MX916

 

NGC4725 & NGC4712 in Coma Berenices, 06/05/2003, an average of 26 - 30 sec exposures, 12" Newtonian & MX916.

 

 

M63 in Canes Venatici, 26/04/2003, an average of 18 - 30 sec exposures, 12" Newtonian & MX916.

 

NGC4565 in Coma Berenices, 26/04/2003, an average of 23 - 30 sec exposures, 12" Newtonian & MX916.

 

M64 in Coma Berenices, 26/04/2003, an average of 15 - 30 sec exposures, 12" Newtonian & MX916.

 

NGC3628 in Leo, 25/04/2003  - an average of 22 - 30 second exposures, 12" Newtonian & MX916.

 

M95 in Leo, 30th Mar 2003  - an average of 25 - 30 second exposures, 12" Newtonian & MX916.

 

M66 in Leo, 30th Mar 2003  - an average of 22 - 30 second exposures, 12" Newtonian & MX916.

 

 

NGC2903 in Leo, 21st Mar 2003, an average of 12 - 30s econd exposures, 12" Newtonian & MX916.

 

 

 

Starlight Xpress MX916 Deep Sky Images - 16 " F4.5 Newtonian

M1 9th March 2002. MX916 - My final image with the 16 " Newtonian. An average of 8 - 20 second exposures

 

NGC2903 in Leo 9th March 2002. MX916 . An average of 10 - 20 second exposures

M81  in Ursa Major, 8 x 30 second images averaged  - 20th February 2002

M31 in Andromeda 16 " Newtonian, F4.5, (A two 20 second image, mosiac ), 16th October 2001

M57 16 " Newtonian, F4.5, (An average of 10 x 20 second images ), 8th August 2001

 

M74  in Pisces 16 " Newtonian, F4.5, (14 x 20 second images ), 16th October 2001

The Veil Nebula in Cygnus 16 " Newtonian, F4.5, (8 x 20 second images ), 18th October 2001

(A two 20 second image, mosiac ), 18th October 2001

(A two 20 second image, mosiac ), 16th October 2001

 M11 in Scutum - 16 " Newtonian, F4.5, (an average of 4 x 20 second images ),  August 2001

 

 

NGC6503 in Draco - 16 " Newtonian, F4.5, (20 x 20 second images ),  August 2001

 M15 in Pegasus - 16 " Newtonian, F4.5, (a single 20 second image ),  August 2001

      

M99  in Coma Berenices, 6 x 20 second images - 26th April 2001

        

 

The Flame Nebula  in Orion. An average of 17 x 20 second images - 13th March 2001

        

NGC2903 in Leo. An average of 24 x 20 second images - 1st March 2001

  

NGC4565 (6 x 20 second images taken with the MX916,16 " Newtonian).

M66 (6 x 20 second images taken with the MX916,16 " Newtonian).

 

NGC7331 (14 x 20 second images taken with the MX916,16 " Newtonian).

       

 

M20 (8 x 20 second images taken with the MX916, 16 " Newtonian).

         

M13 ( A single 30 second image  taken with the MX916,16 " Newtonian).

M27 (7 x 20 second images taken with the MX916,16 " Newtonian).

M42 (A two image mosaic 20 seconds taken with the MX916, 16" Newtonian).

            

The Horse Head Nebula  (7 x 20 second images taken with the MX916,16 " Newtonian).

      

NGC4725 (7 x 20 second images taken with the MX916,16 " Newtonian).

 

M63 (6 x 20 second images taken with the MX916,16 " Newtonian).

 

M5 (A single 30 second exposure taken with the MX916,16 " Newtonian).

NGC2683 in Lynx. An average of 20 x 20 second images

   

 MX916 Images taken with Telephoto Lenses

Orion  26th January 2003  - A single 4 min exposure, 50 mm Lens & MX916.

 

M42 8th January 2003  - A single 8 min exposure, 135mm Telephoto & MX916.

 

M42 10th December 2002  - A single 4 min exposure, 200mm Telephoto & MX916.

 

The Horse Head Nebula - 4th January 2003  - 5 x 4 min exposures co added, 135mm Telephoto & MX916.

 

The Rosette Nebula - 4th January 2003  - 5 x 4 min exposures co added, 135mm Telephoto & MX916.

 

M31 4th January 2003  - 5 x 4min exposures co added, 135mm Telephoto & MX916.

 

M31 10th December 2002  - 5 x 2min exposures co added, 200mm Telephoto & MX916.

 

M45 10th December 2002  - An average of 5, 4min exposures, 200mm Telephoto & MX916.

 

M33 10th December 2002  - An average of 6, 2min exposures, 200mm Telephoto & MX916.

M45 The Pleiades star cluster, 2nd November 2002  - An average of 4, 4 minute exposures, through a 135 MM telephoto lenses & MX916 CCD.

Comet Ikeya-Zhang 7th April 2002. MX916 in Hi Resolution mode with 50mm lens at F4.

Comet Ikeya-Zhang, Meteor & Aircraft, 7th April 02. MX916 single image with 50mm lens at F4.

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Comet Hale Bopp March 1997

Olympus OM10 - 50mm lens, 40 second unguided exposure.

 Fuji P1600 rated colour slide film.

        

 

 

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