Mixed

M3 Globular Cluster

Optics/mount : 12″ACF 2.7m AP-Reduzer Alt-5 Camera/filters: Atik 11002 Astrodon LRGB Exposure: 12×300 sec Lum, 12x300sec RGB all 1bin 29 March 2012 Messier 3 (also known as M3 or NGC 5272) is a globular cluster of stars in the northern constellation of Canes Venatici. It was discovered by Charles Messier […]

Galaxies

M95 with Supernova

Optics/mount : 12″ACF 2.7m AP-Reduzer Alt-5Camera/filters: Atik 11002 Astrodon LRGBExposure: 17×600 Lum, 7×600 RGB all 1bin30 March 2012 Messier 95 (also known as M95 or NGC 3351) is a barred spiral galaxy about 38 million light-years away in the constellation Leo. It was discovered by Pierre Méchain in 1781, and […]

Galaxies

M99 Pin-wheel Nebula

Optics/mount : 12″ACF 2.7m AP-Reduzer Alt-5 Camera/filters: Atik 11002 Astrodon LRGB Exposure: 17×600 Lum, 7×600 RGB all 1bin 29 March 2012 Messier 99 (also known as M99 or NGC 4254) is an unbarred spiral galaxy approximately 50 million light-years away in the constellation Coma Berenices. The galaxy has a normal […]

Galaxies, Gallery

Revision of NGC 3718

Optics/mount : 12″ACF 2.7m AP-Reduzer Alt-5Camera/filters: Atik 11002 Astrodon LRGBExposure: 37×600 Lum, 12×600 RGB all 1bin23-24 March 2012 I did some changes with the processing to make the background less noisy Discovered by W. Herschel in April 1789 NGC 3718 is located in the constellation of the big dipper and […]

Galaxies

NGC 4216

Optics/mount : 12″ACF 2.7m AP-Reduzer Alt-5Camera/filters: Atik 11002 Astrodon LRGBExposure: 49×600 Lum, 9×600 RGB all 1bin26 March 2012 NGC 4216 is a metal-rich intermediate spiral galaxy located not far from the center of the Virgo Cluster] of galaxies, roughly 40 million light-years away.

Galaxies

NGC3718

Optics/mount : 12″ACF 2.7m AP-Reduzer Alt-5 Camera/filters: Atik 11002 Astrodon LRGB Exposure: 37×600 Lum, 12×600 RGB all 1bin 23-24 March 2012 Discovered by W. Herschel in April 1789 NGC 3718 is located in the constellation of the big dipper and is to be categorized as a Seyfert galaxy. It holds […]

Galaxies

M 100 Galaxy

Optics/mount : 12″ACF 2.7m AP-Reduzer Alt-5Camera/filters: Atik 11002 Astrodon LRGBExposure: 49×600 Lum, 9×600 RGB all 1bin16 March 2012 Messier 100 (also known as NGC 4321) is an example of a grand design spiral galaxy located within the southern part of constellation Coma Berenices. It is one of the brightest galaxies […]

Galaxies

Hickson 44

Optics/mount : 12″ACF 2.7m AP-Reduzer Alt-5 Camera/filters: Atik 11002 Astrodon LRGB Exposure: 49×600 Lum, 9×600 RGB all 1bin Hickson 44 is a cluster of four gravitationally bound galaxies that lie relatively nearby to our own Milky Way. Each of these galaxies shows signs of interaction, such warped disks or a […]

Galaxies

Black Eye Galaxy

Optics/mount : 12″ACF 2.7m AP-Reduzer Alt-5 Camera/filters: Atik 11002 Astrodon LRGB Exposure: 10×600 Lum, 5×600 RGB all 1bin 02 March 2012 The Black Eye Galaxy (also called Sleeping Beauty Galaxy; designated Messier 64, M64, or NGC 4826) was discovered by Edward Pigott in March 1779, and independently by Johann Elert […]

Nebulas

M78 with the 12″ACF

Optics/mount : 12″ACF 2.7m AP-Reduzer Alt-5 Camera/filters: Atik 11002 Astrodon LRGB Exposure: 20×600 Lum, 12×600 RGB all 1bin 16/01/2012 – 18/01/2012 M78 (ou NGC 2068) est une nébuleuse diffuse située dans Orion et découverte en 1780 par Pierre Méchain. C’est la nébuleuse diffuse la plus brillante du ciel. Charles Messier […]