The Omega Nebula (M17)

Taken by Rick and Rosemary Kelsch, late July 2019

This beautiful image of M17 is the result of 10 x 60 second subs with a modified Canon 6D, a Celestron 14" SCT using Hyperstar and Optolong L-eNhance filter


The Dumbbell Nebula (M27)

Taken by Steve Benesko, Summer 2019

This is a great example of what can be done with a Mallincam (DS16C) in the city (Toronto lakeshore area).  Steve used an Optolong L-eNhance filter with the Mallincam for this integration


The Flaming Star Nebula (IC405)

Taken by Jean-Pierre Berger, March 28, 2020

A very detailed image of the Flaming Star Nebula (IC405) in H-alpha with a monster ASI6200MM Pro 64MP camera. The picture is comprised of 17 x 2 min subs with no guiding and only a rough polar alignment on a GM1000 mount

17X2min HA (Baader F2 Filter)
Scope: Tak FSQ-106EDX4 at native F/5
Camera: ASI6200MMPro
Mount: GM1000HPS (No guiding)


The Heart Nebula - IC 1805

Taken by Jean-Pierre Berger, April, 2020

A fantastic image of the Heart Nebula (IC1805) using Baadar SHO filters with an ASI6200MM Pro 64MP camera

15X2min HA (Baader F2 Filter)
16X2min OIII (Baader F2 Filter)
14X2min SII (Baader F2 Filter)
Scope: Tak FSQ-106EDX4 at native F/5
Camera: ASI6200MM Pro
Mount: GM1000HPS (No guiding)
Processing: Stacked directly in Sharpcap (Sigma Clipping), RGB created in Pixinsight, Color management in Photoshop


First Light with the Moon

Taken by Al McAdam, May, 2020

A first image with a new ASI294MC Pro, a great start!


Our First Galaxy Pic, The Whirlpool Galaxy (M51)

Taken by Stephen Drapak, June 20, 2007

Well, at least I got most of the galaxy in the frame...

Scope: Celestron C8
Camera: Meade DSI II
Mount: Celestron CG-5
Processing: Seriously? :D


Moving to a QHY8 CCD Camera Helped! The Whirlpool Galaxy (M51)

Taken by Stephen Drapak, November 2010


Scope: Meade 12" ACF SCT
Camera: QHY8 CCD
Mount: Skywatcher EQ-6
Processing: Photoshop


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