DSO imagery from Mersing

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DSO imagery from Mersing

Post by ivan » Wed Jan 13, 2016 6:21 pm

Hi folks!

Here is a collection of winter objects that I have photographed over the past few months. All of the images include both local narrowband data, as well as colour (RGB) data from Malaysia (Mersing and Malacca). They were all taken using my FS60 refractor and ST8300M CCD camera.

The Orion Nebula
Total Exposure Time: 6.5 hours
HaRGB Composite

Image

The Horsehead and Flame Nebula
Total Exposure Time: 3h 15min
HaRGB Composite

Image

Using DSLR colour data from Jan 15:

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The Rosette Nebula
Total Exposure Time: 3.0h
HOORGB Composite

Image

Thanks for looking!
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Re: A collection of winter objects

Post by kochu » Wed Jan 13, 2016 6:24 pm

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Re: A collection of winter objects

Post by Mibmom » Thu Jan 14, 2016 2:00 pm

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Re: A collection of winter objects

Post by antares2063 » Thu Jan 14, 2016 10:59 pm

Ivan , nice Orion neb final image! jan mersing really tough for the Imaging people due to alternating clear , clouds, clear , clouds..haha

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Re: A collection of winter objects

Post by ivan » Fri Jan 15, 2016 3:17 pm

Thanks guys! Yup Junwei, but at least there were some clearings where I could do 5 min subs. The only thing is that I have to be out in the field closing and opening the camera shutter rather than letting it do sequences.

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Re: A collection of winter objects

Post by beginner » Mon Jan 25, 2016 11:33 pm

Ivan,

Nice work. Beautiful photos!

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Re: A collection of winter objects

Post by ivan » Tue Jan 26, 2016 11:58 am

Thanks GaryK!

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Re: DSO imagery from Mersing

Post by ivan » Mon May 09, 2016 9:28 pm

After a four month hiatus, I am finally able to image again.

Here's the latest from the recent Mersing trip over the weekend. Local forest fires shrouded the sky with haze and attenuated a fair bit of starlight. Nevertheless, consistent sky conditions with few passing clouds still made imaging possible.

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VdB 105 and 106 (IC 4603 and 4604), reflection/absorption nebulae in Ophiuchus.
FSQ85ED-ST8300M-G11
LRGB Integration 5.3 hours
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Re: DSO imagery from Mersing

Post by kochu » Tue May 10, 2016 12:50 pm

Nice effort Ivan. [smilie=admire.gif] [smilie=admire.gif]
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Re: DSO imagery from Mersing

Post by starfinder » Tue May 10, 2016 1:51 pm

Excellent images, Ivan!

I esp like the colours: very natural and lots of depth.

Images are v clean too.

Keep up the good work!

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