Image Gallery - Nebulae

Vdb27 Reflection Nebula in Taurus

  • Telescope: Stellarvue 80mm apo refractor at f/4.8
  • Camera: Apogee U8300 monochrome CCD camera
  • Exposure data: luminance 14 X 10 minutes, RGB 5X7 minutes each filter, unbinned
  • Date: 11/24/2014

Cocoon Nebula in Cygnus

  • Telescope: Stellarvue 80mm apo refractor at f/4.8
  • Camera: QSI660 WSG monochrome CCD camera
  • Exposure data: Luminance 15 X 10 minutes, RGB 9X5 minutes each filter, unbinned
  • Date: 7/15-16/2015

Iris Nebula in Cepheus

  • Telescope: Stellarvue 80mm apo refractor at f/4.8
  • Camera: QSI660 WSG monochrome CCD camera
  • Exposure data: Luminance 18 X 10 minutes, RGB 6X10 minutes each filter, binned 2X2
  • Date: 7/3-4/2016

North America Nebula in Cygnus

  • Telescope: Stellarvue 80mm apo refractor at f/4.8
  • Camera: Apogee U8300 monochrome CCD camera
  • Exposure data: luminance 14 X 10 minutes, RGB 4X7 minutes each filter, unbinned
  • Date: 6/30/2014

Flaming Star Nebula in Auriga

  • Telescope: Stellarvue 80mm apo refractor at f/4.8
  • Camera: Apogee U8300 monochrome CCD camera
  • Exposure data: Luminance 10 X 8 minutes, RGB 5X5 minutes each filter, unbinned
  • Date: 12/22/2012

Horsehead Nebula in Orion

  • Telescope: Stellarvue 80mm apo refractor at f/6.0
  • Camera: Apogee U8300 monochrome CCD camera
  • Exposure data: H-alpha 12 X 10 minutes, RGB 6 X 5 minutes each filter, unbinned
  • Date: 12/22/2011

Image Gallery - Star Clusters, Comets

M35 Star Cluster in Gemini

  • Telescope: Stellarvue 80 mm apo refractor at f/4.8
  • Camera: Apogee U8300 monochrome CCD 
  • Exposure data: RGB 8 X 5 minutes each filter unbinned
  • Date: 12/11/2012

Pleiades Star (M45) Cluster in Taurus

  • Telescope: Stellarvue SVQ100 apo refractor at f/6.0
  • Camera: Apogee U8300 monochrome CCD 
  • Exposure data: Luminance 17 X 7 min., RGB 5 X 5 minutes each filter binned 2X2
  • Date: 10/26/2013

Double Cluster in Perseus

  • Telescope: Stellarvue SVQ100 apo refractor at f/6.0
  • Camera: Apogee U8300 monochrome CCD 
  • Exposure data: Luminance 10X5 min., RGB 5 X 5 minutes each filter unbinned
  • Date: 9/4/2013

M13 Globular Cluster in Hercules

  • Telescope: Stellarvue 80 mm apo refractor at f/6.0
  • Camera: Apogee U8300 monochrome CCD 
  • Exposure data: Luminance 10X8 minutes, RGB 5 X 5 minutes each filter unbinned
  • Date: 5/5/2013

Comet Lovejoy (C/2014 Q2)

  • Telescope: Stellarvue 80 mm apo refractor at f/4.8
  • Camera: Apogee U8300 monochrome CCD 
  • Exposure data: Luminance 8 X 1 min.,RGB 7 X 1 min. each filter binned 2X2
  • Date: 1/14/2015

Comet PanSTARSS

  • Telescope: Stellarvue 80 mm apo refractor at f/4.8
  • Camera: Apogee U8300 monochrome CCD 
  • Exposure data: RGB 4 X 1 minutes each filter unbinned
  • Date: 3/21/2013