Archive | September, 2013

Andromeda Galaxy (M31)

The Andromeda Galaxy – M31, M32 & M110

This is the Andromeda Galaxy, taken 14th/15th September 2013.  The image consists of 6 x 30 minute subexposures.  Read on below for technical details. Imaging: Sky-Watcher Evostar 80ED DS-Pro, Canon EOS 500D, Hutech IDAS LPS P2 2″, Sky-Watcher 0.85x, APT Mount: Sky-Watcher NEQ6, AstroTortilla, EQMod Guiding: ST80, QHY5, PHD guiding Processing: PixInsight Dates: Sept. 14-15, […]

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Widefield in the Virgo Cluster of Galaxies

Markarian’s Chain (bottom left) plus M87, M89 and M90. This is a small part of the huge Virgo Cluster of galaxies. The image is composed of 81 ten minute exposures (13.5 hours) taken over nine nights between 1st April and 4th May 2013. Imaging: Sky-Watcher Evostar 80ED DS-Pro, 0.85x Reducer, Canon EOS 500D (unmodded), Hutech […]

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