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Wizard Nebula by Daniel HerrmanWizard Nebula
AP 130 F6, AP FF, LodestarX2 OAG, Astrodon 3nm NB filters, QSI690 on a Mach1 mount. Ha(Red) 19x60min, O3(Green) 5x60min, S2(Blue) 8x60min.
March 2017
Photo: Daniel Herrman

Rosette Nebula  by Chad AndristNGC 2237 - Rosette Nebula
Scope: Takahashi FSQ-106EDXII, Camera: ZWO ASI1600MMC, Total Exposure: 2.6 hrs. Ha: 8x120sec, 22x180sec, OIII: 4x120sec, 11x180sec, SII: 4x120sec, 10x180sec. Pre/post processing in Pixinsight. Feb. 2017
Photo: Chad Andrist

NGC2359 - Thor's Helmet by Steve WiencekNGC2359 - Thor's Helmet
Scope: TAK 150 with flattener at F7.2. Camera: SBIG 8300STT. ImagePlus, Nebulosity, and Photo Shop. Hubble pallet. Total exposure: about 9 hours. 900 Sec exposures at around 3 hours each Ha, OIII and SII. Jan 2017
Photo: Steve Wiencek

Orion Nebula  by Tamas Kriska and Clark BrizendineM42 / M43 - Orion Nebula
F-Scope. Canon DSLR. Total exposure: 17.6 minutes. 14 60-second exposures, 9 20-second exposures, and 12 3-second exposures. Processing done in both Pixinsight and Photoshop. Jan. 2017
Data: Tamas Kriska, Processing: Clark Brizendine

M8 - The Lagoon Nebula by Steve WiencekM8 - The Lagoon Nebula
Scope: TAK 150 with flattener at F7.2. Camera: SBIG 8300STT. ImagePlus, Nebulosity, and Photo Shop. Hubble pallet. 
Jan 2017
Photo: Steve Wiencek

NGC 6960 / 6992  by Paul BorchardtNGC 6960 / 6992 - Veil Nebula
Canon T3i piggyback on B-Scope. ISO 1600, f/5.6.  Total exposure: 60 minutes. 20 exposures at 180 seconds. Stacking done in Nebulosity and processing done in both Nebulosity and Photoshop. Oct. 2016
Photo: Paul Borchardt

IC1795  by Paul BorchardtIC 1795 - Fish Head Nebula
F-Scope (Celestron C14 SC with a HyperStar), Canon T5 DSLR at ISO 1600, light pollution filter.  Total exposure: 60 minutes. 3 exposures at 20 minutes each. Stacking done in Nebulosity and processing done in both Nebulosity and Photoshop. Oct. 2016
Photo: Paul Borchardt

IC405 by Paul BorchardtIC 405 - Flaming Star Nebula
F-Scope (Celestron C14 SC with a HyperStar), Canon T5 DSLR at ISO 1600, light pollution filter.  Total exposure: 60 minutes. 3 exposures at 20 minutes each. Stacking done in Nebulosity and processing done in both Nebulosity and Photoshop. Oct. 2016
Photo: Paul Borchardt

Cederblad 214  by Paul BorchardtCederblad 214
F-Scope (Celestron C14 SC with a HyperStar), Canon T5 DSLR at ISO 1600, light pollution filter.  Total exposure: 93 minutes. 31 exposures at 3 minutes each. Stacking done in Nebulosity and processing done in both Nebulosity and Photoshop. Oct. 2016
Photo: Paul Borchardt

Sharpless 171 by Paul BorchardtSharpless 171
Canon T3i and a Canon 200mm telephoto stopped down to F4 with a light pollution filter mounted piggy back on B-scope, no guiding. 31 4 minute exposures for a total of 124 minutes. Processing was done in both Nebulosity and Photoshop. Oct. 2016
Photo: Paul Borchardt

NGC7380 -Wizard Nebula  by Gabe ShaugnnessyNGC7380 - Wizard Nebula
Scope: TMB130SS, Camera: QSI683-wsg8, Guide Camera: Starlight Xpress Ultrastar, Mount: Mach1 GTO, RGB: 10x5min each, SII: 20x15min, Ha: 16x15min, OIII: 24x15min, 17.5 hrs total. Oct.2016
Photo: Gabe Shaughnessy

NGC281 - Pacman Nebula  by Gabe ShaugnnessyNGC281 Pacman Nebula
Scope: TMB130SS, Camera: QSI683-wsg8, Guide Camera: Starlight Xpress Ultrastar, Mount: Mach1 GTO, SII: 20x15min, Ha: 28x15min, OIII: 32x15min, 20.0 hours.
October 2016
Photo: Gabe Shaughnessy

NGC7822  by Gabe ShaugnnessyNGC7822
Scope: TMB130SS, Camera: QSI683-wsg8, Guide Camera: Starlight Xpress Ultrastar, Mount: Mach1 GTO, Ha: 20x15min, 4 hrs total exposure.
September 2016
Photo: Gabe Shaughnessy

IC1386 Elephant's Trunkl Nebula by Gabe ShaughnessyIC1396 - Elephant's Trunk Nebula
Scope: TMB130SS, Camera: QSI683-wsg8, Guide Camera: Starlight Xpress Ultrastar, Mount: Mach1 GTO, Ha (5nm): 16x15min, OIII (3nm): 20x15min, 9 hrs total exposure.
September 2016
Photo: Gabe Shaughnessy

IC1386 Elephant's Trunkl Nebula  by Chad AndristIC1396 - Elephant's Trunk Nebula
Scope: Stellarvue SV80ST triplet, Mount: Celestron CGE, Autoguider: SX Lodestar, Camera: QSI 660wsg-8, Ha: 12x420s 1x1 binning, OIII: 12x240s 1x1 binning, SII: 12x240s 1x1 binning, Total Exposure: 3 hours. Sep. 2016
Photo: Chad Andrist

Elephant's Trunk Nebula by Paul BorchardtIC1396 - Elephant's Trunk Nebula
Image centered on the Elephant Trunk. F-Scope (C14 SC with a HyperStar), Canon T5 DSLR at ISO 1600, Total exposure: 1 hour. 20 exposures at 3 minutes each. Stacking done in Nebulosity and processing done in both Nebulosity and Photoshop. Sep. 2016
Photo: Paul Borchardt

Wizard Nebula by Steve WiencekNGC7380 - Wizard Nebula
ImagePlus, Nebulosity, and Photo Shop. Imaged about 1 1/4 hour per night beginning 1/2 hour after transit at an altitude of 22 to 19 degrees totaling 9 hrs split evenly between Ha, OIII and SII. Subs were 900 seconds. Aug 2016
Photo: Steve Wiencek

North American Nebula  by Gabe ShaugnnessyNorth American & Pelican Nebula
Scope: TMB92SS, Camera: QSI683-wsg8, Guide Camera: Starlight Xpress Ultrastar, Mount: Mach1 GTO, L: 33x5min, RGB: 56x5min total, 7.4 hrs total exposure.
Aug 2016
Photo: Gabe Shaughnessy

NGC 6888 - Crescent  Nebula by Gabe ShaugnnessyNGC 6888 - Crescent Nebula
Scope: TMB130SS, Camera: QSI683-wsg8, Guide Camera: Starlight Xpress Ultrastar, Mount: Mach1 GTO, Ha: 13x15min, OIII: 20x15min, 8.2 hrs total exposure.
Aug 2016
Photo: Gabe Shaughnessy

NGC 6995 - Eastern Veil Nebula by Gabe ShaugnnessyNGC 6995 - Eastern Veil Nebula
Scope: TMB130SS, Camera: QSI683-wsg8, Guide Camera: Starlight Xpress Ultrastar, Mount: Mach1 GTO, Ha: 6x15min, OIII: 6x15min, 3 hrs total exposure.
Aug 2016
Photo: Gabe Shaughnessy

NGC 6960 - Western Veil Nebula by Gabe ShaugnnessyNGC 6960 - Western Veil Nebula
Scope: TMB130SS, Camera: QSI683-wsg8, Guide Camera: Starlight Xpress Ultrastar, Mount: Mach1 GTO, Ha: 10x15min, OIII: 10x15min, 5 hrs total exposure.
Aug 2016
Photo: Gabe Shaughnessy

IC1805 - Heart Nebula  by Chad AndristIC 1805 - Heart Nebula 
Scope: Stellarvue SV80ST with Televue .8x reducer/flattener, Camera: QSI660-wsg8, Guide Camera: Starlight Xpress Lodestar, Mount: Celestron CGE, Ha: 16x225s@1x1, RGB: 46x180s@2x2 total, 3.3 hrs total exposure. Aug. 2016
Photo: Chad Andrist

Sadr (Gamma) Region of Cygnus  by Chad AndristSadr Region of Cygnus
Scope: Stellarvue SV80ST with Televue .8x reducer/flattener, Camera: QSI660-wsg8, Guide Camera: Starlight Xpress Lodestar, Mount: Celestron CGE, R: 10x180s, G: 10x180s, B: 10x180s, Ha: 10x300s, Pre/post processing in Pixinsight. Jul. 2016
Photo: Chad Andrist

Eta Carina by Tom Schmidtkunz and Chad AndristEta Carina
Tak FSQ106 from a remote site in Australia, no info on the mount or camera yet. LUM 9x300s 1x1bin, R 3x300s 2x2 bin, G 3x300s 2x2bin, B 3x300s 2x2bin. July 2016
Image Data by: Tom Schmidtkunz, Processed by Chad Andrist

NGC 6888  by Paul BorchardtNGC 6888 - Crescent Nebula
B-Scope. Canon T3i at ISO 1600. Total exposure: 25 minutes. 33 exposures at 45 seconds each. Stacking done in Nebulosity and processing done in both Nebulosity and Photoshop. July 2016
Photo: Paul Borchardt