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Gemini widefield by Tamas KriskaGemini Region incl. M35
Modified Canon 60D DSLR, Rokinon 85mm lens, Fornax LighTrack II tracking mount. 3x6 min subs. Processing: Nebulosity and Photoshop.
Apr 2018
Photo by: Tamas Kriska

Mars, Saturn, & M22 by Frank KenneyMars, Saturn, and M22

Remote from New Mexico. 15 sec narrowband OIII image.
Mar 2018
Photo by: Frank Kenney

Zodiacal Light by John AsztalosZodiacal Light
From Colorado. ISO 800 Canon 6D, 24mm @ f/4 on driven mount. 2 X 30sec.
Mar. 2018
Photo: John Asztalos

Gemini Wide Field by Tom SchmidtkunzGemini Widefield - M35
From Harrington Beach. Canon DSLR with red sensitive chip, with L series 24-105 lens, shot at 105. 8 * 2 min. Processed with Nebulosity.
Mar. 2018
Photo by: Tom Schmidtkunz

Auriga Wide Field by Tom SchmidtkunzAuriga Widefield - M36, M37, and M38
From Harrington Beach. Canon DSLR with red sensitive chip, with L series 24-105 lens, shot at 105. 10 * 2 min. Processed with Nebulosity.
Mar. 2018
Photo by: Tom Schmidtkunz

Mercury & Venus by Tamas KriskaMercury & Venus

Mercury and Venus taken from the slit of the A-Dome.
Mar. 2018
Photo by: Tamas Kriska

Heart & Soul Nebulas by Paul BorchardtHeart & Soul Nebulas
Canon T3i DSLR Piggyback on B-Scope. Lens: Canon 200mm F2.8 lens stopped down to F4. ISO 1600. 16 exposures at 4 minutes, total 64 minutes. Processing: Pixinsight and Photoshop. Feb. 2018
Photo by: Paul Borchardt

Andromeda Galaxy - Arun HegdeAndromeda Galaxy
Taken from Bartlett Lake, Arizona. Camera: Canon 5D Mark IV. 112 subs, each of 15 seconds. 28 minutes total exposure.
Nov. 2017
Photo: Arun Hegde

Orion Nebula - Arun HegdeOrion Nebula
Taken from Chandler, Arizona. Camera: 5D Mark IV, Lens: 400mm at f/5.6. iOptron Skytracker Pro. 76 x 16 seconds.
Dec. 2017
Photo: Arun Hegde

Horsehead and Flame Nebulas - Arun HegdeHorsehead and Flame Nebulas
Taken from Bartlett Lake, Arizona. Camera: 5D Mark IV, Lens: 400mm at f/5.6. iOptron Skytracker Pro. 159 x 15 seconds.
Dec. 2017
Photo: Arun Hegde

North American Nebula by Tom SchmidtkunzNorth American Nebula
Canon Rebel-XT camera with IR filter removed. 5 3-minute exposures. Processing in Nebulosity.
Sep. 2017
Photo: Tom Schmidtkunz

Milky Way Sagittarius Region by Jason DoyleSagittarius Teapot Region
Camera: Sony A500 DSLR, 50mm F/1.7 lens set at F/2.5. ISO 3200, 7 Sec Exposure, 30 shots = 3.5 Minutes total exp. Stacked and edited in PS.
Jul. 2017
Photo by: Jason Doyle

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

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

Millky Way by Paul BorchardtMilky Way
From the North Woods StarFest. DSLR at 1600 ISO with a 50mm lens stopped down to F2.8. Unfiltered. Image is a stack of 20 three minute exposures. Stacking and post processing done in Nebulosity and Photoshop. There were no filters used on any of these images. Field size 21d x 17d. Aug 2016
Photo: Paul Borchardt

Northern Cross Region  by Paul BorchardtNorthern Cross Region
From the North Woods StarFest. DSLR at 1600 ISO with a 50mm lens stopped down to F2.8. Unfiltered. Image is a stack of 20 three minute exposures. Stacking and post processing done in Nebulosity and Photoshop. There were no filters used on any of these images. Field size 21d x 17d. Aug 2016
Photo: Paul Borchardt

NGC 7000NGC 7000
Remote from NM. TAK FSQ-ED 106 refractor, and SBIG Universal camera
Sept 2015
Photo by: Tom Schmidtkunz

Scutum Star Cloud and Milky Way Galaxy Scutum Star Cloud and Milky Way Galaxy 
Digital photo taken with a Pentax DSLR from the MAS Campout in August 2010. 55mm F2.8. 14 @ 30 seconds each stacked for a total equal to a 7 minute exposure. Center of the 17 x 25 degree field is RA 18hr 45min, Dec. -12 degrees. 
Look for M16 and M17 in the lower right of the image and M11 can be seem near the upper third.

Photo by: Paul Borchardt

NGC 3372, the "Key-hole nebula and h CarinaeNGC 3372 - Eta Carinae
120 mm f/2.8, ASA 200 slide, 25 min exp.
Haleakala, Maui, HI, May 2000
Photo by: Paul Borchardt

Sagittarius star cloudSagittarius star cloud
50 mm f/4, ASA 400, 30 min exp.
Haleakala, Maui, HI
May 2000

Photo by: Paul Borchardt