Milwaukee Astronomical Society

Open Cluster Gallery



Bubble Nebula and M52 by Dennis RoscoeNGC 7635 - Bubble Nebula and M52
Scope: Takahashi TOA-130F f/5.3, Camera: SBIG STF-8300M. Exp: Ha: 14X15', OIII: 14X15'. Total: 7 hours. Process: PixInsight.
Sep. 2019
Photo by: Dennis Roscoe

M8 / M20 / M21 Region by Tom SchmidtkunzM8 - M20 - M21 Region of Sagittarius
Remote from New South Wales. Scope: Teleview NP127 refractor. Camera: FLI Proline 16803. Exp: RGB, 3X5' ea. Total: 45 min. Process: Nebulosity, Adobe Elements. Aug. 2019
Photo by: Tom Schmidtkunz

M20 and M21 by Paul BorchardtM20 - Trifid Nebula and M21
Scope: Stellarvue SVQ100 @ F5.8, Camera: ZWO ASI1600MM Cool. Ha: 12x300", L: 20x60", RGB: 60x60". Total: 2.3 hrs. Process: SGP, PHD 2.6, Pixinsight, Photoshop CC. Full info/res at Astrobin. Aug. 2019
Photo by: Paul Borchardt

IC 1318 / IC 1311 / M29 - The Sadr Region by Paul BorchardtIC 1318 / IC 1311 / M29 - The Sadr Region
Scope: Redcat 51, Camera: ZWO ASI1600MM Cool. Ha: 42x300", OIII: 36x300", SII: 52x300". Total: 10.8 hours. Process: SGP, PHD 2.6, Pixinsight, Photoshop CC. Full info/res at Astrobin. Jul. 2019
Photo by: Paul Borchardt

M39 by Gabe ShaunghnessyM39
Scope: TMB130SS @ f/5, Camera: QHY16200A, RGB: 5x3min each. Total: 45 minutes. Process: Voyager, PHD2, APCC, Pixinsight. Full res/info at Astrobin.
Jul. 2019
Photo by: Gabe Shaughnessy

M24 by Paul BorchardtM24 Widefield
Scope: William Optics Red Cat 51, Camera: ZWO ASI1600MM Cool. Lum: 30X60", RGB: 20X60" each. Total: 1.5 hours. Process: SGP, PHD 2.6, Pixinsight, Photoshop CC. Jun. 2019
Photo by: Paul Borchardt

M8 and M20 by Mike BauerM8 & M20 - Lagoon & Trifid Nebulas
Scope: Astrotech AT72ED II, Camera: Unmodified Canon T6, Exp: 60, 25 second at ISO 1600. Process: Astro Pixel Processor, GIMP.
Jun. 2019
Photo by: Jim Bakic

M44  by Arun HegdeM44 - Beehive Cluster
Scope: Stellarvue SVX080T-3SVm, Camera: Canon 5D Mark IV, ISO 800, Exp: 50X60 sec. Process: SGP, BYE, PixInsight. Full res/info at Astrobin.
May 2019
Photo by: Arun Hegde

M44 by Jim BakicM44 - Beehive Cluster 
Scope: AstroTech AT72ED II. Camera: Unmodified Canon T6 @ ISO1600. 20 exposures of 25 sec each. Total: 8.3 minutes @ ISO 1600. Process: Nebulosity.
May 2019
Photo by: Jim Bakic

M37 by Jason DoyleM37 
Scope: ES152mm Comet Hunter Mak-Newt, Camera: ZWO ASI 178MC-Cool. Process: SharpCap Pro 3.1, Adobe Photoshop CC.
Apr. 2019
Photo by: Jason Doyle

M35 and NGC2158 by Jeff KraehnkeM35 and NGC2158
Scope: FScope - Stellarvue SVQ100 F5.8, ZWO ASI 1600 Pro MM. RGB: 15X60 sec. Total: 45 minutes. Full res/info at Astrobin.
Apr. 2019.
Processing: Jeff Kraehnke

M36 by Arun HegdeM36
Scope: Celestron EdgeHD 14, Camera: SBIG STT-8300, RGB - R: 8X30", G: 8X30", B: 6X30". Total: 11 min. Process: SkyX, PixInsight, Adobe LightRoom. Full res/info at Astrobin.Mar. 2019
Photo by: Arun Hegde

M45 - The Pleiades by Nolan ZadraM45 - The Pleiades
Scope: AT65EDQ F6.5. Camera: ZWO 1600MM cooled mono. 300X20 sec. each in LRGB. Total 2 hrs. Process: Pixinsight, Photoshop.
Feb. 2019
Photo by: Nolan Zadra

Orion Widefield by Arun HegdeOrion Widefield
Camera: Canon 5D Mark IV, Lens: 85mm f/1.8 @ f/4; ISO 1600. Exp: 30x90s, 10x25s and 10x15s. Process: Fornax Lightrack II. Full res/info at Astrobin.
Jan. 2019
Photo by: Arun Hegde

Comet 46P/Wirtanen, M45, & California Nebula  by Shubhendu SadhukhanComet 46P/Wirtanen / M45 / California Nebula
Camera: Astro moded Canon T3i, Lens: Canon 70-200 F2.8ISLII @ 70mm F5.6. Exp: 26X3 min, ISO 1600. Process: Data acquisition using KStar-Ekos and Processed in PI & Photoshop. Dec. 2018
Photo by: Shubhendu Sadhukhan

M44 - The Beehive Cluster by Gabe ShaunghnessyM44 - The Beehive Cluster
Scope: Takahashi FSQ106-EDXIII, Camera: QHY16200A, RGB: 26x3min combined. Total: 1.3 hrs. Process: SGP, PHD2, APCC, Pixinsight. Full res/info at Astrobin.
Dec. 2018
Photo by: Gabe Shaughnessy

Comet 46P/Wirtanen & M45  by Tamas Kriska and Jeff KraehnkeComet 46P/Wirtanen and the Pleiades
Canon 60D w/ 200mm Canon L-series Lens, Piggyback on B-Scope. 25 x 30 sec images. Acq. with Backyard EOS. Process: PixInsight & Photoshop. Full res/info at Astrobin. Dec. 2018
Data by: Tamas Kriska  Processing by: Jeff Kraehnke

Cygnus Satr Region by Paul BorchardtCygnus Satr Region
Scope: Canon 200mm F2.8 lens at F4. Camera: ZWO ASI1600MM Cool. Ha: 30x300 sec, OIII: 24x300 sec. Total: 4.5 hrs. Process: SGP, PHD 2.6, Pixinsight, Photoshop CC. Full info/res at Astrobin. Nov. 2018
Photo by: Paul Borchardt

NGC 7635 - Bubble Nebula / M52  by Jeff KraehnkeNGC 7635 - The Bubble Nebula and M52
Scope: Stellarvue SVA130T, Camera: QSI690-wsg8. Ha-SII-OIII: 25x10 min. Total: 12.5 hrs. HSS Palette. Process: PHD2, PixInsight, Photoshop. Oct. 2018.
Photo by: Jeff Kraehnke

NGC 7635 - Bubble Nebula / M52  by Jeff KraehnkeNGC 7635 - The Bubble Nebula and M52
Scope: Stellarvue SVA130T, Camera: QSI690-wsg8. Ha-SII-OIII: 25x10 min. Total: 12.5 hrs. SHO Palette. Process: PHD2, PixInsight, Photoshop. Oct. 2018.
Photo by: Jeff Kraehnke

M45 - Widefield by Arun HegdeM45
Camera: Canon 5D Mark IV, Lens: 400mm f/5.6 shot wide open. ISO 400. Exposures: 41 x 90 secs. 20 flats, 20 darks, 50 bias. Process: BYE, PixInsight.
Oct. 2018
Photo by: Arun Hegde

Western Veil Nebula by Chad AndristLobster Claw and Bubble Nebula plus M52
Scope: FSQ106EDXIII, Camera: ZWO ASI1600MMCv1, RGB: 130x30s, Ha, OIII: 130x120s. Total: 11.9 hrs. Process: Pixinsight, Lightroom 4 and PS CS5. Full res/info at Astrobin. Sept. 2018
Photo by: Chad Andrist

Deneb Region by Tamas KriskaDeneb Cygnus Region
Lens: Rokinon 85mm at f/4 (f/1.4 for Ha), Camera: Canon 60D modified, 27X5 min, Ha: 6x7 min. Process: Backyard EOS, Nebulocity, PS. Full res/info at Astrobin. Sept. 2018
Photo by: Tamas Kriska

Milky Way from Perseus to Cygnus by Paul BorchardtMilky Way - Perseus to Cygnus 
Camera: Canon T5i, modified, Lens: Rokinon 14mm F2.8 @ f/2.8. ISO 800. 26X3" frames. 1.3 hrs.  Processing: BackyardEOS, PHD 2.6, Pixinsight, Photoshop CC. Full res at Astrobin. Sep. 2018
Photo by: Paul Borchardt

Comet 21p Giacobini-Zinner and M35 by Chad AndristComet 21p Giacobini-Zinner and M35
Scope: Takahashi FSQ106EDXIII, Camera: ZWO ASI1600MMC, LRGB, 10x60s each, Tot: 6 min. Process: Pixinsight, Adobe Lightroom, and Photoshop CS5. Full res/info at Astrobin. Sept. 2018
Photo by: Chad Andrist