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Messier 13-Globular Cluster in Hercules797 viewsWe were showing a number of globular clusters at our star party events at Oliver Lee State Park. Here is an image of M (Messier) 13 taken with the 6" SCT and a Canon Rebel XSi (15 min). (retouched after I got a new monitor)Nov 15, 2009
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Rosette Nebula829 viewsThe Rosette Nebula is a large, circular stae forming region located near one end of a giant molecular cloud in the bonstellation Monoceros. The nebula lie at a distance of ~ 5,200 light years (?) and measure ~ 130 light years in diameter. Taken with a Tak FSQ-106, SBIG STL-11000 on a Paramount. Single 30-min exposure using the Tzec Maun scope in Australia.Nov 15, 2009
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Trifid Nebula (M20) in Living Color!950 viewsHere is another summertime favorite, the Trifid Nebula (Messier 20) done with a Takahashi Epsilon 180 (f2.8) with SBIG 2000 single shot color camera using the Tzec Maun scopes in Australia. This is a single 10-minute exposure.Jul 27, 2009
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Jumpin' Jupiter!919 viewsJupiter is nearing its 2009 opposition - so I thought I'd go out and practice. Shot with the Celestron C9.25/CGE at f/25 (5875mm) with the NexImage/Televue Powermate (2.5x) from the backyard. I shot at 20 fps to get the most amount of images (1800). Stacked with Registax 2.0, Processed with Photoshop 7.0.1.Jun 21, 2009
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M33 -Triangulum Galaxy731 viewsThe Triangulum Galaxy (Messier 33 or NGC 598) is a spiral galaxy approximately 3 million light-years away. It is the third largest galaxy in the Local Group, a group of galaxies that also contains the Milky Way. M33 is about 60,000 light years across and contains 10-40 billion solar masses. Celestron 6" SCT, unguided on GC-5. Stock Canon Rebel XSi, 21 minutes (needs more time-but forgot to charge battery). Taken at Dog Canyon State Park on the 11/22/08 public star party.Nov 25, 2008
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NGC-6946978 viewsTook 7 x 10 minute images from my back yard on 10-2-08. Used Tak FS-102 and ST-2000XCM. Needs more data.Oct 04, 2008
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Test WAV File832 viewsJim, I was able to upload a WAV file with no problems.Aug 10, 2008
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M-51877 viewsShot this at Steves on 5-25-08 with my Tak FS-102 and ST2000XCM. This is 5 X 10 minute images.Jun 01, 2008
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M-81802 viewsShot this at Steves on 5-25-08 with my Tak FS-102 and ST2000XCM. This is 10 X 5 minute images.Jun 01, 2008
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Majestic Saturn909 viewsInstalled new Vista drivers for the NexImage, needed to make sure it worked! Saturn 3/1/08, 9:25 PM MT, Celestron 6" SCT, 2.5x Powermate, 1069 stacked images. 20 arc sec dia, 100% illuminated.Mar 02, 2008
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M42 in Orion1112 viewsImaged with a 178mm f/9 Astro-Physics refractor and a Canon 20Da (ISO 800) on a Paramount. Total of 30 two-minute exposures aligned, collimated, and combined in Images Plus and processed in Adobe PhotoShop CS2. Exposures were keep short to preserve detail near the bright core of the nebula.Nov 22, 2007
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M15 Globular Cluster in Pegasus919 viewsMessier 15, a gobular cluster in Pegasus, which was originally discovered by Maraldi in 1746 and rediscovered by Messier in 1764, lies 30,600 light years away. Fourteen 120-second exposures aligned, calibrated, and combined in Images Plus; processed with Adobe Photoshop CS2; taken with a 178mm f/9 Astro-Physics refractor and a Canon 20Da DSLR camera (ISO 800).Nov 18, 2007
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