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M17530 viewsThis is 2 - 5 min guided shots with a ST-2000XCM camera on Tak FS102 Mounted on a G11
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Messier 15530 viewsThe globular cluster Messier 15 is found in the constellation Pegasus. Globular clusters are large typically spherical clusters of stars gavitationally bond together. Current estimates suggest M15 contains at least 450,000 solar masses with a very dense center. Image taken with a 178 mm f/9 Astro-Physics refractor and a modified Canon 50D DSLR on an Astro-Physics 1200 mount (70 x 60 sec lights; 30 darks; 66 flats; Images Plus and Adobe Photoshop CS5 software).
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Ryan's attempt at M31529 viewsThis was an image last month that Ryan took. I finally got around to uploading it.
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Lunar eclipse - August 28, 2007527 viewsSelection of seven pictures from about 350 taken during the event. Taken with Canon Rebel 350D XT and a tripod, that's it!
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ST2000XCM-M31527 viewsThis is a single 10 minute image. I was working on my guide setup and tested it out on this object.
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Rosette Nebula527 viewsThe Rosette Nebula (NGC 2237-8, 46) and the open cluster NGC 2244 in the center of the nebula is found in the constellation Monoceros. The nebula is one of the largest in the sky. The nebula was photographed with a Takahashi E-180 astrograph and Canon 20Da (ISO 800); Exposure was a total of 2.5 hours (30 x 300 seconds), calibrated, aligned, and stacked in Images Plus and processed in Photoshop CS4.
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M33 -Triangulum Galaxy524 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.
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ST2000XCM-M17523 viewsThis is 2x10 minute images taken on 13Oct. Much more detail than the last time.
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Venus - Webcam517 viewsThis was shot with a SPC900nc webcam prime focus through my C8 on May 30,2007. This was a stack of 650 out of 1800. Seeing was terrible
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Cygnus Widefield517 viewsTaken with the stock 18-55mm lens at 18mm. Piggybacked on my Celestron Ultima 8.
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St2000XCM Moon Shot515 viewsThis was just a quick 0.01 second shot of the moon. Who said the moon didn't have color
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The Bubble Nebula in Cassiopeia511 viewsThe bubble nebula, NGC 7635, is a large emission nebula in Cassiopeia. The “bubble” is the result of a stellar wind from a massive young star, which is thought to be 10 to 40 times the mass of our sun. The image exposure time was a total of 12 hours 5 minutes (145 x 5 minutes lights; 33 darks; and 64 flats) with an Astro-Physics 130 mm f/8 refractor and SBIG ST2000xcm ccd camera on an Astro-Physcs 1200 mount.
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