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The Pleiades – Messier 45

Astronomy The Pleiades are an open cluster in the constellation Taurus. The Pleiades are also known as the “Seven Sisters”. The Pleiades are not registered in the “New Global Catalog” and therefore they do not have a NGC number. But some of the reflection nebula inside the Pleiades are registered there. The Pleiades are a […]

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Comet Leonard, C2021-A1, Clear Sky 27

I was able to make a picture at one of the latest possible days in december 2021 in the northern hemisphere.

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Astrophoto: Andromeda Galaxy M31, Clear Skies 25+26

Two evenings without flattener fuss. The config is ok for now and i wanted to see the performance on a real picture.

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Astrophoto: M39 Clear Skies 23+24

October was my flattener-config-hell. M39 was shot with unfinished config, but still to nice to throw it away.

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Astrophoto: IC 1396A Elephant’s Trunk Nebula, Clear Skies 20-22

4 evenings at the beginning of september to use my new duo narrowband filter at full moon. The Elephant’s Trunk Nebula was my target.

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Astrophoto: NGC 6914, Clear Sky 18

The picture of the reflection nebula NGC 6914 (blue) was the first attempt with my newly attached flattener without any further optimization.

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Astrophoto: M13 Great Hercules Cluster, Clear Sky 17

A photo that is not worth this awesome cluster. A picture out ouf test shots while configuring flattener distance. But i achieved a different milestone.

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Astrophoto: Markarian’s Chain, Clear Sky 16

At CS number 16 started something completely new. I shot with a piggyback camera. This evening was a horrortrip, at least i came out with something to show.

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Astrophoto: M44 Beehive Cluster – Clear Sky 15

Day 15 with my Vixen ed80sf.
The open cluster Messier 44. An object which was several times the object at the end of a photo session of other objects to finalize the evening. I used data from 3 evenings for the final astrophoto.

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Astrophoto: M101 Pinwheel Galaxy – Clear Sky 14

The Pinwheel Galaxy – One of the famous Galaxies for Spring evenings. I had to ignore moon to practise more in astrophotography.

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