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What's New in the Showcase

Here are the newest images that have been posted to the Showcase galleries that have been added to the database. You can occasionally find even newer images in the Build Gallery where we stage images to be added to the database - click here.


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

 Bubble Nebula - NGC 7635 / Lobster Claw Nebula - SH2-157 by Paul BorchardtBubble Nebula - NGC 7635 / Lobster Claw Nebula - SH2-157
Scope: Stellarvue SVQ100, Camera: ZWO ASI1600MM Cool. Ha: 30x300", OIII: 30x300", SII: 36x300". Total: 8 hours. Process: SGP, PHD 2.6, Pixinsight, Photoshop CC. Full info/res at Astrobin. Jul. 2019
Photo by: Paul Borchardt

Cocoon Nebula by Gabe ShaunghnessyIC 5146 - Cocoon Nebula
Scope: TMB130SS @ f/5, Camera: QHY16200A. RGB: 21x5min each. Total: 5.2 hours. Process: Voyager, PHD2, APCC, Pixinsight. Full res/info at Astrobin.
Jul. 2019
Photo by: Gabe Shaughnessy

ISS  by Shubhendu SadhukhanISS
Camera: Canon 5D Mark III, ISO 1600. Lens: 1500mm focal length. Exp: 1/1600, 12 frames. Process: PIPP, Autostakkert, RegiStax, PS.
Jul. 2019
Photo by: Shubhendu Sadhukhan

M8  by Arun HegdeM8 - Lagoon Nebula
MAS F-Scope: Stellarvue SVQ100 F5.8 Astrograph, Camera: ZWO ASI1600MM Cool. Ha: 20x300", OIII: 15x300". Total: 2.9 hrs. Process: TSX, PHD2, SGP, PixInsight. Full res/info at Astrobin. Jul. 2019
Photo by: Arun Hegde

North American / Pelican Nebula by Gabe ShaunghnessyNorth American / Pelican Nebula
Scope: Rokinon 135mm @ f/2.8, Camera: QSI690-wsg8. Ha: 20x5', OIII: 22x5'. Total: 3.5 hours. Process: Voyager, APCC, Pixinsight. Full res/info at Astrobin.
Jul. 2019
Photo by: Gabe Shaughnessy

M27 by Mike BauerM27 - Dumbbell Nebula
Scope: Astro Tech AT72ED II, Camera: Unmodified Canon T6 at 1600 ISO. Exp: 60X45 sec. Process: Astro Pixel Processor, GIMP.
Jun. 2019
Photo by: Jim Bakic

M8 by Paul BorchardtM8 - Lagoon Nebula
Scope: Stellarvue SVQ100, Camera: ZWO ASI1600MM Cool. Ha: 30x300", OIII: 30x300", SII: 30x300". Total: 7.5 hours. Process: SGP, PHD 2.6, Pixinsight, Photoshop CC. Full info/res at Astrobin. Jul. 2019
Photo by: Paul Borchardt

Pelican Nebula by Paul BorchardtIC 5070 Pelican Nebula
Scope: Stellarvue SVQ100, Camera: ZWO ASI1600MM Cool. Ha: 42x300", OIII: 80x300", SII: 42x300". Total: 13.6 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

The Sun by Jeff KraehnkeThe Sun
Scope: Lunt 80mm double stack. Camera: QHY5LIII Mono Camera. Lucky imaging. Process: Autostakkert2! and Photoshop.
Jul. 2019.
Photo: Jeff Kraehnke

M16  by Arun HegdeM16 - Eagle Nebula
Scope: Stellarvue SVX 080T-3SV, Camera: Canon 7D Mark II (unmodified) at ISO 1600. Exp: 49X120". Total: 98 minutes. Process: SGP, BYE, PixInsight. Full res/info at Astrobin. Jul. 2019
Photo by: Arun Hegde

Antares Region  by Arun HegdeAntares Region with M4 - Widefield
Camera: Canon 5D Mark IV, Lens: Canon 135 mm f/2L @ f/2.5. ISO 400. Exp: 20X90 seconds. Process: PixInsight. Full res/info at Astrobin.
Jul. 2019
Photo by: Arun Hegde

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

Antares Region with M4 by Paul BorchardtAntares Region with M4 - 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

NGC7000 and IC 5070 by Paul BorchardtNGC 7000 and IC 5070 - North American / Pelican Nebula
Scope: William Optics Red Cat 51, Camera: ZWO ASI1600MM Cool. Ha: 30x300", OIII: 30x300", SII: 30x300". Total: 7.5 hrs. Process: SGP, PHD 2.6, Pixinsight, PS CC. Full info/res at Astrobin. Jun. 2019
Photo by: Paul Borchardt

NGC 6888  by Shubhendu SadhukhanNGC 6888 - Crescent Nebula
Scope: Meade 6inch F5 Reflector, Camera: Canon T3i Astro Mod + Tec Cooled, ISO1600. Ha: 20X6', OIII: 24X6'. Total: 4 hrs, 24 min. RGB stars.
Jun. 2019
Photo by: Shubhendu Sadhukhan

M16 -Eagle Nebula by Paul BorchardtM16 - Eagle Nebula
Scope: Stellarvue SVQ100, Camera: ZWO ASI1600MM Cool. Ha: 42x300", OIII: 40x300", SII: 38x300". Total: 10 hours. Process: SGP, PHD 2.6, Pixinsight, Photoshop CC. Full info/res at Astrobin. Jun. 2019
Photo by: Paul Borchardt

M3 by Shubhendu SadhukhanM3
Scope: Meade 6inch F5 Reflector, Camera: Canon T3i Astro Mod @ ISO1600. 60X1 min. Total: 60 minutes.
Jun. 2019
Photo by: Shubhendu Sadhukhan

Omega Nebula  by Arun HegdeNGC 6618 - Omega Nebula
Scope: Stellarvue SVX080T-3SV, Camera: Canon 7D Mark II at ISO1600. Exp: 65X120". Total: 130 min. Process: SGP, PixInsight, BYE, PHD2. Full res/info at Astrobin. Jun. 2019
Photo by: Arun Hegde

IC1318  by Gabe ShaunghnessyIC 1318 - The Butterfly Nebula
Scope: TMB130SS @ f/5, Camera: QHY16200A, Ha: 11x15', OIII: 10x15', SII: 6x15'. Total: 6.8 hrs. Process: Voyager, PHD2, APCC, Pixinsight. Full res/info at Astrobin.
Jun. 2019
Photo by: Gabe Shaughnessy

M13 by Arun HegdeM13 - Hercules Cluster
Scope: SVX080T-3SV, Camera: 7D Mark II at ISO 800. Exposures: 45X60 sec. Total: 45 min. Process: BYE, SGP, PixInsight.
Jun. 2019
Photo by: Arun Hegde

M17  by Shubhendu SadhukhanM17
Scope: Meade 6inch F5 Reflector, Imaging Camera: Canon T3i Astro Mod. Ha & OIII: 16X6" at ISO1600. RGB: 30X1" each at ISO800. Total: 3 hrs, 42 min.
Jun. 2019
Photo by: Shubhendu Sadhukhan

M83 by Tom SchmidtkunzM83
Imaged remote from New South Wales. Scope: Planewave 20" f/4.4. Camera: FLI-PL09000 CCD. Exp - L:3X3', RGB: 3x3' each. Total: 36 minutes. Process: Nebulosity, Adobe Elements. Jun. 2019
Photo by: Tom Schmidtkunz