Deep Sky Astroimaging
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
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
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
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
A 20 second exposure using an 8" LX-200 and ST-4 CCD camera.
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