APOD COLLECTION

APOD

QHY600PH M/C USING QHYCCD CAMERAS

QHY410C USING QHYCCD CAMERAS

QHY168C/247C/128C/367Cpro USING QHYCCD CAMERAS

QHY5III174 M/C 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.

 

【Triple Transit and Mutual Events】

Christopher Go, QHY5III462C, 3hrs
【The Comet, the Whale, and the Hockey Stick 】

Photographer: Terry Hancock ,Tom Masterson

Location: GrandMesaObservatory.com Purdy Mesa, Colorado

Date of capture: May 5th, 6th 2021

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
Image Acquisition software Maxim DL6
Pre-Processed in Pixinsight
Post Processed in Photoshop
NASA APOD 【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 QHY410CGuiding cameras: QHYCCD QHY5iiImaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi Epsilon E180Mounts: Software Bisque Paramount GT1100SSoftware: PixInsight 1.8 · Adobe Photoshopc CCAccessory: qhyccd mini guidescope 30mm qhy mini guidescope 30mmResolution: 6072x4044Data source: Own remote observatoryRemote source: Grand Mesa Observatory【Full Solar Disk Close-up shots of the 2019 Mercury Transit】
John Chumack
Lunt 60mm/50F Hydrogen Alpha Solar telescope
QHY5III290M Camera
0.5x reducer
Celestron portable Advanced VX mount【NGC4565:Galaxy on Edge】Lorand FenyesQHY168C camera【Clouds in the Unicorn】Bray FallsQHY367C【The Great Orion Nebula】Francesco BattistellaTelescope: AIRY APO 130T f/6.6Mount: NEQ6-ProCamera : QHY168C — GAIN:10 ; OFFSET:9 — -20°CFilter: Optolong 2” L-Pro Filter

Frames: RGGB 30 x 240s — 5 x 30s

Total Integration: 2 Hours

Software: SGP – PHD2 – PixInsight – CS6

Location: Pascal ( Selva di Cadore ) 1415 meter above sea level – ITALY

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

Relative Humidity: 65%

Date: October 31th 2017【AR2835: Islands in the Photosphere】

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