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Astrophotography and Sketching >> Beginning and Intermediate Imaging

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Charlie HeinAdministrator

Reged: 11/02/03

Loc: 26.06.08N, +80.23.08W
Oct 12 Beginning DSO winner - Mike7Mak
      #5501991 - 11/03/12 06:32 AM

Who has brought us the best M76 (Little Dumbbell Nebula)? Vote for your favorite from the following entries:


Attached is my m76
Scope Celestron omni 120 refractor
mount Meade LXD75
Camera Meade DSI 2C with v-block filter


Thought I would give it a try. Canon T2i modded. CPC1100 in alt/az mode with focal reducer. 92 minutes total exposure time.


M76 in LHOO

Oct 12-13 2012
LX200gps 7" Mak @ 1500mm and 2670mm fl
SBIG ST-402me w/Astronomik filters

16 x 10min L (1500mm bin 1x1)
6 x 20min Ha (2670mm bin 2x2)
6 x 20min O3 (2670mm bin 2x2)

Captured and processed with Nebulosity 3 and StarTools.


Here's mine
it's 15 - 300 sec subs
shot in BYEOS
calibrated and combined in IP
processed in CS2


Here is mine. F5 Jaegers refractor on a Synta EQ-6 Pro, Meade DSI pro II

Full details are here

Good Luck to all our entrants!
Which Image is our Winner?
Users may choose only one (31 total votes)
0 0%
1 03%
17 54%
9 29%
4 12%

Edited by Charlie Hein (11/09/12 06:49 AM)

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Reged: 12/07/11

Loc: New York
Re: Oct 12 Beginning DSO winner - Mike7Mak new [Re: Charlie Hein]
      #5511836 - 11/09/12 03:10 PM

Lots of participation this month, very cool. Thanks all.

For December... Messier 1 the Crab Nebula.

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