Images from Sept 2011. Equipment used, Celestron C14 Edge HD, CGEPRO Mount, & MX916 or Canon EOS camera .

The Blue Snowball Nebula (NGC7662) Sept 2017. 350  x 5 second  exp with Antares 0.7 X reducer. ZWO 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 - 02/04/2013, 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.

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