These Images Were Collected
During the Winter Star Party
February 21 - 28, 2009

 

Horsehead - Orion Nebula
Winter Star Party (Feb 21-28, 2009)
Takahashi FSQ-85; F3.9; Fl-330mm (focal reducer attached)
RGB - ISO 800 - 5 min Frames - 18 Frames
Ha - ISO 1600 - 7 Min Frames - 15 Frames
 (Dark & Flat adjusted) w/autoguiding
Canon 40DH
Witch Head Nebula
Winter Star Party (Feb 21-28, 2009)
Takahashi FSQ-85; F3.9; Fl-330mm (focal reducer attached)
ISO 1600; 4 Min Frames - 31 Frames
(Dark & Flat adjusted) w/autoguiding
Canon 40DH

 

 

Seagull Nebula
Winter Star Party (Feb 21-28, 2009)
Takahashi FSQ-85; F3.9; Fl-330mm (focal reducer attached)
RGB - ISO 1600 - 5 min Frames - 18 Frames
Ha - ISO 1600 - 7 Min Frames - 15 Frames
 (Dark & Flat adjusted) w/autoguiding
Canon 40DH
Markarian Chain
Winter Star Party (Feb 21-28, 2009)
Takahashi FSQ-85; F5.3; Fl-450mm
ISO 1600; 5 Min Frames - 24 Frames
(Dark & Flat adjusted) w/autoguiding
Canon 40DH

 

M45 - Pleiades
William Optics FLT110
Winter Star Party (Feb 21-28, 2009)
WO FLT-110; F7.0; Fl-770mm (Field Flattner attached)
ISO 1600 - 4 min Frames - 27 Frames
(Dark & Flat adjusted) w/autoguiding
Canon 40DH
M45 - Pleiades
Takahashi FSQ-85
Winter Star Party (Feb 21-28, 2009)
Takahashi FSQ-85; F3.9; Fl-330mm (focal reducer attached)
ISO 1600; 4 Min Frames - 21 Frames
(Dark & Flat adjusted) w/autoguiding
Canon 40DH
Image Cropped 30%

 

 

Rosette Nebula
Winter Star Party (Feb 21-28, 2009)
Takahashi FSQ-85; F3.9; Fl-330mm (focal reducer attached)
RGB - ISO 1600 - 4 min Frames - 28 Frames
Ha - ISO 1600 - 6 Min Frames - 4 Frames
 (Dark & Flat adjusted) w/autoguiding
Canon 40DH
(NOTE:  Clouds moved in - thus the very few Ha Frames)
Lulin Comet
Winter Star Party (Feb 21-28, 2009)
Takahashi FSQ-85; F3.9; Fl-330mm (focal reducer attached)
ISO 1600 - 90 sec Frames - 2 Frames
(Dark & Flat adjusted) w/autoguiding
Canon 40DH