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Astrophoto: Leo I Dwarf Galaxy – 03/22

One of the most distant satellite galaxies of the Milky way. The frames were shot with an EOS M100(a) at a 600mm refractor telescope. Not a beautiful picture, but the brights star Regulus makes it hard to work Leo I out.

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Astrophoto: Orion Region, Zuiko Legacy Lens – 02/22

An astrophoto of the Orion Region. shot with an Olympus Zuiko 200mm MC Lens from the 1970th with an astromodified Canon EOS M100.

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Astrophoto: Messier 35 and NGC 2158, Clear Sky 30

Astrophoto: Messier 35 and NGC 2158. My Clear Sky 30. I like the result. Read what i have changed.

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Astrophoto: Horsehead Nebula Barnard 33, Clear Skies 28+29

Two evenings of full moon. Since there was no other opportunity, i used the time to photograph the Horsehead Nebula with the L-Extreme.

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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: 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: NGC 2174 Monkey Head Nebula, Clear Skies 10+11+12

At the end of March, the famous Monkey Head Nebula was my target. I took the photos from my backyard and stumbled over a lot of problems i had to solve and fix them in PixInsight.

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Astrophoto: NGC 2237 Rosette Nebula, Clear Skies 8+9

Two important evenings for me. I had a lot of time for exposures and collected a lot of data, but the result shows where to focus on in the next months.

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