APOD Collection

APOD

QHY600 PH (QHY600M/C/L) USING QHYCCD CAMERAS

QHY410C USING QHYCCD CAMERAS

QHY5III174 USING QHYCCD CAMERAS

QHY294M & QHY294C USING QHYCCD CAMERAS

CCD Camera of "A" Series USING QHYCCD CAMERAS

APOD

The Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) is based upon work supported by NASA under award No. 80NSSC17M0076. Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer.

【Orion’s Belt Region in Gas and Dust】

Astrophotographer: Matt Harbison

Camera: QHY600

Telescope: Takahashi FSQ-106EDX IV

Mount: Astro-Physics Mach 1 GTO

Integration: 20 hours

The Tail of a Christmas Comet

Photographer: Rolando Ligustri, Lukas Demetz

Camera: QHY600M

Telescope: RH200

Exposure: RGB=3x90s   L=9x90s, binning 2×2
【The Dark Seahorse in Cepheus】

Photographer: Valerio Avitabile

Camera: QHY294M camera

Telescope: Sky-Watcher Newton 200/800 Wide Photo

Mount: SkyWatcher EQ6-R Pro

Integration: 5h 12′

 

【Haunting the Cepheus Flare】

Photographer: Leo Shatz

Camera: QHY367C camera

Telescope: Takahashi FSQ 130ED

Mount: Astro-Physics Mach1 GTO CP4

Integration: 10h 21′

 

【Triple Transit and Mutual Events】

Photographer: Christopher Go

Camera: QHY5III462C

Integration: 3hrs

 

【AR2835: Islands in the Photosphere】

Photographer: Michael Teoh, Heng Ee Observatory, Penang, Malaysia

Equipment Details: APM-TMB 228/2050 Telescope
Lunt Solar Wedge
Baader ND Filter OD 3.0
Baader Solar Continuum Filter 540nm
Televue 2x Barlow
QHY5L-II-M Camera
Post-processing Details: Stacked with AutoStakkert!3
Wavelet adjustment with Registax 6
Fine-tune and false-color with Photoshop 2020

【The Comet, the Whale, and the Hockey Stick 】

Photographer: Terry Hancock ,Tom Masterson

System 1
Lum 136 x 60 sec
RGB 60 x 60 sec
System 2
149 x 60 sec
Camera System 4a: QHY410C Back-Illuminated Full Frame Color CMOS
Camera System 1: QHY600 Mono CMOS Photographic version
Optics System 4a: Takahashi E-180 Astrograph
Optics System 1: Takahashi FSQ 130 APO Refractor @ F5
【Space Station, Solar Prominences, Sun】
Photographer:Mehmet Ergün
https://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap210504.html
Camera: QHY5III174M
captured with QHY16200A
【North of Orion’s Belt NASA APOD】
Photographer: Terry HancockImaging
cameras: QHYCCD QHY410C
Guiding cameras: QHYCCD QHY5ii
Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi Epsilon E180
Mounts: Software Bisque Paramount GT1100S
Software: PixInsight 1.8 · Adobe Photoshopc CC
Accessory: qhyccd mini guidescope 30mm qhy mini guidescope 30mm
Resolution: 6072×4044
【Full Solar Disk Close-up shots of the 2019 Mercury Transit】
Photographer: John Chumack
Lunt 60mm/50F Hydrogen Alpha Solar telescope
QHY5III290M Camera
0.5x reducer
Celestron portable Advanced VX mount
【NGC4565:Galaxy on Edge】
Photographer: Lorand Fenyes
Camera: QHY168C camera
【Clouds in the Unicorn】
Photographer: Bray Falls
Camera: QHY367C

【The Great Orion Nebula】

Photographer: Francesco Battistella

Telescope: AIRY APO 130T f/6.6Mount: NEQ6-Pro

Camera : QHY168C — GAIN:10 ; OFFSET:9 — -20°C

Filter: Optolong 2” L-Pro Filter

Frames: RGGB 30 x 240s — 5 x 30s

Total Integration: 2 Hours

Environment Temperature: -8°C ( 17,6 F )

Relative Humidity: 65%