PAO's

  Deep Sky Astroimaging

Gallery One
(Early Efforts)
 

 

M51, The Whirlpool Galaxy (with galaxy NGC 5195).
37 million light years distant in the constellation Canes Venatici.
1 unguided two minute exposure.  Imaged with a Celestron C14 SCT and an ST-237 CCD camera.
 

 

M3, a globular cluster in the constellation Canes Venatici. 30,000 light years distant.
1 unguided twenty second exposure.  Imaged with a Celestron C14 SCT and an ST-237 CCD camera.
 

 

M57, The Ring Nebula in the constellation Lyra.  4,100 light years distant.
2 unguided 25 second exposures stacked.  Imaged with a Celestron C14 SCT and an ST-237 CCD camera.
 
 

M42, The Orion Nebula in the constellation Orion.  1,600 light years away.
20 second exposure with an 8" LX-200 and ST-4 CCD camera.


 

M92, a globular cluster approximately 26,000 light years away in the constellation Hercules.
A 20 second exposure using an 8" LX-200 and ST-4 CCD camera.
 
 
 

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