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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 Lake Bartlett, 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.
September 2017
Photo: Tom Schmidtkunz

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.
October 2016
Photo: Paul Borchardt

NGC 869/884 - Double Cluster  by Paul BorchardtNGC 869 / 884 - Double Cluster
Canon T3i piggyback on B-Scope. ISO 1600, f/5.6.  Total exposure: 20 minutes. 20 exposures at 60 seconds. Stacking done in Nebulosity and processing done in both Nebulosity and Photoshop.
October 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.
October 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 21°x 17°. Aug 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 21°x 17°. Aug 2016
Photo: Paul Borchardt

Sagittarius star cloudSagittarius star cloud

From Haleakala, Maui, HI
50 mm f/4, ASA 400, 30 min exp.
May 2000

Photo by: Paul Borchardt


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