IOTD Collection

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IOTD

The “AstroBin Image of the Day ” (IOTD) is a long-running system to promote beautiful, interesting, peculiar or otherwise amazing astrophotography. Its goal is to promote the output of the amateur astrophotography community to a wider audience, thus increasing interest in this wonderful hobby.

150 Hour Deep Integration – M81 and M82 with IFN
(Astrobin Image of the day 04/08/2024)

By Charles Hagen
https://www.astrobin.com/ofh3is/

Telscope: Sky-Watcher Esprit 100ED

Camera: QHY268M

Mount: Astro-Physics 900GTO

Frames: Antlia 3nm Narrowband H-alpha 36 mm: 160×1200″(53h 20′)
Antlia 3nm Narrowband H-alpha 36 mm: 410×300″(34h 10′)
Antlia Blue 36 mm: 126×300″(10h 30′)
Antlia Green 36 mm: 131×300″(10h 55′)
Antlia Luminance 36 mm: 347×300″(28h 55′)
Antlia Red 36 mm: 146×300″(12h 10′)

Total: 150h

 

NGC2899 Planetary Nebula (Astrobin IOTD 20240324)

https://www.astrobin.com/3dmr4a/0/

By Philip Bartlett

Telescope: Celestron EdgeHD 9.25″

Camera: QHY268M

Mounts: Sky-Watcher NEQ6-Pro

Frames: Astronomik Deep-Sky Blue 36mm: 29×120″(58′)
Astronomik Deep-Sky Green 36mm: 30×120″(1h)
Astronomik Deep-Sky Red 36mm: 30×120″(1h)
Astronomik H-alpha CCD 6nm 36 mm: 104×300″(8h 40′)
Astronomik OIII CCD 6nm 36 mm: 87×300″(7h 15′)

 

Hubble Smiley Face: Gravitationally Lensed Galaxies SDSS J1038+4849 (Astrobin IOTD 20240319)

https://www.astrobin.com/ui600q/0/

By Sendhil Chinnasamy and Anis Abdul

Telescope: RCOS 12.5″ f/9 Carbon Truss Ritchey-Chrétien · RCOS 12.5″ f/9 Carbon Tube Ritchey-Chrétien

Camera: QHY268M

Mounts: 10Micron GM2000 HPS II · Astro-Physics 1200GTO

Frames:
Astrodon Gen2 E-series Tru-Balance Lum 36mm: 369×600″(61h 30′)
Chroma Blue 2″: 43×600″(7h 10′)
Chroma Green 2″: 47×600″(7h 50′)
Chroma Lum 2″: 725×600″(120h 50′)
Chroma Red 2″: 41×600″(6h 50′)

Integration: 204h 10′

 

The Gabriela Mistral NGC3324 Region (Astrobin IOTD 20240317)

https://www.astrobin.com/vzohpc/0/

By Kevin Morefield

Telescope: Planewave DeltaRho 350

Camera: QHY600M-PH

Mounts: Planewave L-600

Frames:
Chroma Blue 50×50 mm: 100×120″(3h 20′)
Chroma Green 50×50 mm: 100×120″(3h 20′)
Chroma H-alpha 5nm Bandpass 50×50 mm: 27×300″(2h 15′)
Chroma H-alpha 5nm Bandpass 50×50 mm: 55×600″(9h 10′)
Chroma OIII 3nm Bandpass 50×50 mm: 13×300″(1h 5′)
Chroma OIII 3nm Bandpass 50×50 mm: 88×600″(14h 40′)
Chroma Red 50×50 mm: 121×120″(4h 2′)
Chroma SII 3nm Bandpass 50×50 mm: 94×300″(7h 50′)
Chroma SII 3nm Bandpass 50×50 mm: 37×600″(6h 10′)

Integration: 51h 52′

 

NGC 1333 – Ashen Blaze of Taurus (Astrobin IOTD 20240315)

https://www.astrobin.com/llbw1x/0/

By Charles Hagen

Telescope: Sky-Watcher Esprit 100ED

Camera: QHY268M

Mounts: Astro-Physics 900GTO

Frames:
Antlia 3nm Narrowband H-alpha 36 mm: 19×1200″(6h 20′)
Antlia Blue 36 mm: 78×300″(6h 30′)
Antlia Green 36 mm: 80×300″(6h 40′)
Antlia Luminance 36 mm: 294×300″(24h 30′)
Antlia Red 36 mm: 84×300″(7h)

Integration: 51hours

 

12P/Pons-Brooks Comet (Astrobin IOTD 20240314)

https://www.astrobin.com/gw5i1e/

By Daniel Nimmervoll

Camera: QHY268M

Guiding: QHY5III678M+QHYOAG

Telescope: Lacerta 10″ f/4 Carbon Newton

Mounts: Sky-Watcher EQ6-R Pro

Filters: Antlia V-Pro Blue 36 mm · Antlia V-Pro Green 36 mm · Antlia V-Pro Luminance 36 mm · Antlia V-Pro Red 36 mm

Date: March 2, 2024

 

MWP 1 – The Methuselah Nebula (PK 080-10.1) (IOTD 20240302)

https://www.astrobin.com/zsqadu/0/

By @Jose Carballada

Camera: QHY294M Pro

Telescope: Takahashi Epsilon-160ED

Mounts: Sky-Watcher EQ6-R Pro

Frames: Baader Blue (CMOS-Optimized) 36 mm: 120×60″(2h)
Baader Green (CMOS-Optimized) 36 mm: 120×60″(2h)
Baader H-alpha 6.5nm (CMOS-Optimized) 36 mm: 180×600″(30h)
Baader O-III 6.5nm (CMOS-Optimized) 36 mm: 180×600″(30h)
Baader Red (CMOS-Optimized) 36 mm: 120×60″(2h)

Integration: 66h

 

The Bubble Galaxy (IOTD 20240210)

By Telescope Live &SemiPro

https://www.astrobin.com/aj6i0z/0/

Imaging Telescope: Planewave CDK24

Imaging Camera: QHY600PH M

Frames: 71×300″(5h 55′)

NGC1333 (IOTD 20240208)
Astrobin Image of the day 02/08/2024
https://www.astrobin.com/r36vie/B/

By Matthias Olhoeft and Martin Voigt

Telescope: Takahashi Epsilon-160ED

Camera: QHY268M Pro

Frames: Astronomik Deep-Sky Blue 36mm: 210×120″(7h)
Astronomik Deep-Sky Green 36mm: 210×120″(7h)
Astronomik Deep-Sky Red 36mm: 258×120″(8h 36′)
Astronomik L-2 Luminance UV/IR Block 36 mm: 348×120″(11h 36′)

Integration: 34h 12′

 

LDN 1622 | The Boogeyman (IOTD 20240204 )

By Alex Helms

https://www.astrobin.com/65m82d/0/

Imaging Telescope: AG Optical iDK 12.5 inch F6.7

Imaging Camera: QHY600PH M

Mount: 10Micron GM1000 HPS

Frames: Antlia Blue 2″: 45×180″(2h 15′)Antlia Green 2″: 45×180″(2h 15′)
Antlia Luminance 2″: 103×600″(17h 10′)
Antlia Red 2″: 42×180″(2h 6′)

Integration: 23h 46′

 

Cosmic Butterfly, The Great Eta Carinae Nebula (IOTD 20240131)

By Matt Hughes
https://www.astrobin.com/rpq1s5/

Imaging telescopes: Takahashi FSQ-106EDX4

Imaging cameras: QHY600M PH

Filters: Chroma H-alpha 5nm Bandpass 50 mm · Chroma OIII 3nm Bandpass 50 mm · Chroma SII 3nm Bandpass 50 mm

Mounts: Astro-Physics 1100GTO-AE

Frames:
Chroma H-alpha 5nm Bandpass 50 mm: 27×600″(4h 30′) (gain: 56.00) -10°C bin 1×1
Chroma OIII 3nm Bandpass 50 mm: 27×600″(4h 30′) (gain: 56.00) -10°C bin 1×1
Chroma SII 3nm Bandpass 50 mm: 28×600″(4h 40′) (gain: 56.00) -10°C bin 1×1

Integration: 13h 40′

 

ARP 273, A Cosmic Rose (IOTD 20240124)

By Kent Wood
https://www.astrobin.com/rrtgl8/C/

Telescope: Planewave CDK17

Camera: QHY600M PH

Mount: Astro-Physics 1600GTO

Frames: 99×600” (16h 30′)

 

Simeis 147 – Spaghetti for 3 Years (IOTD 20240106)

By Christian Koll
Christian Koll’s Astrobin Page: https://www.astrobin.com/vh6kx6/

Camera: QHY600L
Telescope: Sky-Watcher Esprit 100ED
Mount: Sky-Watcher EQ6-R Pro
Frames: Antlia 3nm Narrowband H-alpha 2″: 120×600″(20h)
Antlia 3nm Narrowband Oxygen III 2″: 120×600″(20h)
Antlia V-Pro Blue 2″: 60×120″(2h)
Antlia V-Pro Green 2″: 45×120″(1h 30′)
Antlia V-Pro Red 2″: 50×120″(1h 40′)
Integration: 45h 10′

 

A Tour of Cygnus – From the Crescent to the Tulip – A Ten Panel Mosaic (IOTD 20230829)
By Alex Ranous

Imaging Telescopes or Lenses: Astro-Physics StarFire GTX 130mm f/6.3 (3.5″)

Imaging Cameras: QHY268M

Mounts: Astro-Physics 1100GTO-AE

Filters: Astrodon H-alpha 5nm 36 mm · Astrodon OIII 3nm 36 mm · Astrodon SII 5nm 36 mm

Integration: 75h 10′

 

Neptune & Triton (IOTD 20230824)
By Luigi Morrone

Imaging Telescopes or Lenses: Celestron EdgeHD 14″

Imaging Cameras: QHY5III200M

Mounts: Fornax 51 / 52

Filters: Baader IR-Pass 685nm 1.25″

 

Stephan’s Quintet (IOTD 20230801)

By Johnny Qiu

Imaging Telescope or lenses: Planewave CDK20 (f/6.8 version)

Imaging Cameras: QHYCCD QHY600PHM

Mounts: Planewave L-500

Frames:
Astrodon Gen2 E-Series Tru-Balance Blue 50 mm: 23×300″(1h 55′)
Astrodon Gen2 E-Series Tru-Balance Green 50 mm: 24×300″(2h)
Astrodon Gen2 E-Series Tru-Balance Lum 50 mm: 67×300″(5h 35′)
Astrodon Gen2 E-Series Tru-Balance Red 50 mm: 24×300″(2h)

Integration: 11h30′

 

NGC2685, Polar Ring Galaxy
Author: Kent Wood
Camera: QHY600PH M
Telescope: Planewave CDK17
Mount: Astro-Physics 1600GTO
Frames: 103×600”
Integration: 17h 10′

 

Markarjansche Kette
https://www.astrobin.com/7w5dp3/0/

Author: Daniel Nimmervoll

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses: Lacerta 10″ f/4 Carbon Newton
Imaging Cameras: QHY268M
Mounts: Sky-Watcher EQ6-R Pro
Filters: Antlia V-Pro Blue 36 mm · Antlia V-Pro Green 36 mm · Antlia V-Pro Luminance 36 mm · Antlia V-Pro Red 36 mm
Frames:
Antlia V-Pro Blue 36 mm: 73×120″(2h 26′) (gain: 56.00) -15°C bin 1×1
Antlia V-Pro Green 36 mm: 73×120″(2h 26′) (gain: 56.00) -15°C bin 1×1
Antlia V-Pro Luminance 36 mm: 387×150″(16h 7′ 30″) (gain: 0.00) -15°C bin 1×1
Antlia V-Pro Red 36 mm: 73×120″(2h 26′) (gain: 56.00) -15°C bin 1×1
Integration: 23h 25′ 30″

Venus IR-UV
Author: https://www.astrobin.com/w22v8u/0/

Author: Luigi Morrone
Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses: C14 Edge HD
Imaging Cameras: QHY5III200M
Mounts: Fornax52 mount
Filters: Chroma Blue 50 mm · Chroma Green 50 mm · Chroma Lum 50 mm · Chroma Red 50 mm
Location: Agerola-Amalfitan Coast-Italy

 

Blue stars in a colorful environment
Author: Herbert Walter
https://www.astrobin.com/ya98ub/0/
Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses: Several contributors IAS 10″ Newton
Imaging Cameras: QHY268M
Mounts: 10Micron GM3000 HPS
Filters:
Chroma Blue 36 mm · Chroma Green 36 mm · Chroma Lum 36 mm · Chroma Red 36 mm
Frames: 281×60″(4h 41′)

 

IC 2177 – colorful head of the ‘Seagull Nebula’
Author: Herbert Walter
https://www.astrobin.com/162wxh/
Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses: Several contributors IAS 10″ Newton
Imaging Cameras: QHY268M
Mounts: 10Micron GM3000 HPS
Frames: 280×150″(11h 40′)

 

LBN777 The Baby Eagle Nebula

Astrophotographer: Kyunghoon Lim
https://www.astrobin.com/o77qds/0/

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses: Sky-Watcher Quattro 250P / 10-S

Imaging Cameras: QHY533M

Frames:
Optolong Blue 36 mm: 45×90″(1h 7′ 30″) (gain: 60.00) f/4 -25°C bin 1×1
Optolong Green 36 mm: 43×90″(1h 4′ 30″) (gain: 60.00) f/4 -25°C bin 1×1
Optolong Red 36 mm: 46×90″(1h 9′) (gain: 60.00) f/4 -25°C bin 1×1
Optolong UV/IR cut 36 mm: 148×90″(3h 42′) (gain: 60.00) f/4 -25°C bin 1×1

Integration: 7h3′

 

Jupiter

https://www.astrobin.com/von22o/

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses: Celestron C14 SC XLT

Imaging Cameras: QHYCCD QHY290M

Mount: iOptron CEM70

Exposure per frame: 15 ms


The Bonfire Nebula | In the Canadian Portion of NGC 7000

Astrophotographer: Kevin Morefield
https://www.astrobin.com/uuphji/

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses: Planewave CDK14

Imaging Cameras: QHYCCD QHY 600 PH M

Mount: Planewave L-350

Frames: Astrodon H-alpha 5nm 50×50 mm: 39×900(9h 45′) (gain: 25.00) -10°C bin 1×1
Astrodon OIII 3nm 50×50 mm: 40×900(10h) (gain: 25.00) -10°C bin 1×1
Astrodon SII 3nm 50×50 mm: 40×900(10h) (gain: 25.00) -10°C bin 1×1

Integration: 29h 45′

 

Cygnus Mosaic in SHO

Astrophotographer: @astrofalls
https://www.astrobin.com/uuphji/

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses: Takahashi FSQ -106 / f5 Takahashi FSQ -106ED4
Imaging Cameras: QHYCCD QHY 600

Frames: 540×300″

Integration: 45h

 

SH2-150

Astrophotographer: @daniel_nimmervoll
https://www.astrobin.com/alvhf1/0/

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses: Lacerta 10″ f/4 Carbon Newton

Imaging Cameras: QHYCCD QHY268PH M

Mounts: SkyWatcher EQ6-R

Filters: Antlia 3nm Narrowband H-alpha · Antlia Blue · Antlia Green · Antlia Luminance · Antlia Red

Frames: Antlia 3nm Narrowband H-alpha: 27×900″ (6h 45′) (gain: 60.00) -15°C bin 1×1
Antlia Blue: 15×300″ (1h 15′) (gain: 0.00) -15°C bin 1×1
Antlia Green: 15×300″ (1h 15′) (gain: 0.00) -15°C bin 1×1
Antlia Luminance: 35×300″ (2h 55′) (gain: 0.00) -15°C bin 1×1
Antlia Red: 15×300″ (1h 15′) (gain: 0.00) -15°C bin 1×1

Integration: 13h 25′

 

Wolf-Rayet 134

Astrophotographer: Phil Brewer
https://www.astrobin.com/6z38ql/

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses: TS-Optics 200mm/8″ ONTC f/4 Newtonian (carbon tube)

Imaging Cameras: QHYCCD QHY268PH M

Filters: Chroma Blue · Chroma Green · Chroma H-alpha 3nm Bandpass · Chroma OIII 3nm Bandpass · Chroma Red

Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses: TS-Optics 200mm/8″ ONTC f/4 Newtonian (carbon tube)

Guiding Cameras: QHY5L-II-M

Frames: Chroma Blue: 22×180″ (1h 6′) bin 1×1
Chroma Green: 22×180″ (1h 6′) bin 1×1
Chroma H-alpha 3nm Bandpass: 70×600″ (11h 40′) bin 1×1
Chroma OIII 3nm Bandpass: 63×600″ (10h 30′) bin 1×1
Chroma Red: 22×180″ (1h 6′) bin 1×1

Integration: 25h 28′

 

NGC 4490 and 4485 | The Starburst Bridge

Astrophotographer: @morefield

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses: Planewave CDK14

Imaging Cameras: QHYCCD QHY600PH M

Mounts: Planewave L-350

Filters: Green · Astrodon Blue · Astrodon Red · Astrodon Luminance · Astrodon OIII 3 nm · Astrodon Ha 5 nm

Frames: Astrodon Blue: 36×300″ (3h) (gain: 25.00) -10°C bin 1×1
Astrodon Ha 5 nm: 28×900″ (7h) (gain: 25.00) -10°C bin 1×1
Astrodon Luminance: 91×300″ (7h 35′) (gain: 25.00) -10°C bin 1×1
Astrodon OIII 3 nm: 22×900″ (5h 30′) (gain: 25.00) -10°C bin 1×1
Astrodon Red: 38×300″ (3h 10′) (gain: 25.00) -10°C bin 1×1
Green: 42×300″ (3h 30′) (gain: 36.00) -10°C bin 1×1

Integration: 29h45′

 

NGC7293

Astrophotographer: Daniel Nimmervoll
Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses: LACERTA NEWTON Teleskop Austria 10″/F4 Lacerta Newton 250/1000

Imaging Cameras: QHYCCD QHY268PH C

Mounts: Skywatcher EQ6-R Pro (modified)

Filters: Astronomik UV/IR L2 · Optolong L-eXtreme 2″

Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses: LACERTA NEWTON Teleskop Austria 10″/F4 Lacerta Newton 250/1000

Guiding Cameras: QHY5III462C

Frames: Astronomik UV/IR L2: 62×300″ (5h 10′) (gain: 0.00) -15°C bin 1×1
Optolong L-eXtreme 2″: 30×900″ (7h 30′) (gain: 60.00) -15°C bin 1×1
Integration: 12h 40′

 

M100 | A Grand Design Spiral with Inner Star-Forming Ring

Astrophotographer: Kevin Morefield

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Planewave CDK14

Imaging cameras: QHY600M

Mounts: Planewave L-350

Filters: Astrodon Blue · Green · Red · Luminance

Frames:

Astrodon Blue: 33×300″ (2h 45′) (gain: 56.00) -10°C bin 2×2
Green: 14×300″ (1h 10′) (gain: 56.00) -10°C bin 2×2
Green: 6×600″ (1h) (gain: 56.00) -10°C bin 2×2
Luminance: 58×300″ (4h 50′) (gain: 56.00) -10°C bin 2×2
Red: 30×300″ (2h 30′) (gain: 56.00) -10°C bin 2×2

Integration: 12h 15′

 

M96 | With the More Distant 2MFGC 8391 Needle Galaxy

Astrophotographer: Kevin Morefield

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Planewave CDK14

Imaging cameras: QHY600M

Mounts: Planewave L-350

Filters: Astrodon Red · Astrodon Blue · Astrodon Green · Astrodon Luminance

Frames:

Astrodon Blue: 31×31″ (16′ 1″) (gain: 25.00) -10°C bin 1×1
Astrodon Green: 24×600″ (4h) (gain: 25.00) -10°C bin 1×1
Astrodon Luminance: 61×600″ (10h 10′) (gain: 25.00) -10°C bin 1×1
Astrodon Red: 27×600″ (4h 30′) (gain: 25.00) -10°C bin 1×1

Integration: 18h 56′ 1″

 

NGC 2841 | With The Outer Dust Rings

Astrophotographer: Kevin Morefield

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Planewave CDK14

Imaging cameras: QHY600M

Mounts: Planewave L-350

Filters: Astrodon Blue · Astrodon Green · Astrodon Luminance · Red

Frames:

Astrodon Blue: 57×600″ (9h 30′) (gain: 25.00) -10°C bin 1×1
Astrodon Green: 48×600″ (8h) (gain: 25.00) -10°C bin 1×1
Astrodon Luminance: 113×600″ (18h 50′) (gain: 25.00) -10°C bin 1×1
Red: 33×600″ (5h 30′) (gain: 25.00) -10°C bin 1×1

Integration: 41h 50′

 

Cygnus Loop | The Whole Ear – Lobe and All

Astrophotographer: Kevin Morefield

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ 106 EDX4

Imaging cameras: QHY600M

Mounts: Paramount MyT

Filters: Chroma OIII 3nm · Chroma SII 5nm · Chroma Ha 5nm

Frames:

Chroma Ha 5nm: 74×600″ (12h 20′) (gain: 56.00) -10°C bin 1×1
Chroma OIII 3nm: 48×600″ (8h) (gain: 56.00) -10°C bin 1×1
Chroma SII 5nm: 40×600″ (6h 40′) (gain: 56.00) -10°C bin 1×1

Integration: 27h

 

Sadr and the Butterfly | The Heart of the Swan

Astrophotographer: Kevin Morefield

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ 106 EDX4

Imaging cameras: QHY600M

Mounts: Paramount MyT

Filters: Chroma SII 2″ 3nm · Chroma OIII 3nm · Chroma Ha 5nm

Frames:

Chroma Ha 5nm: 79×300″ (6h 35′) (gain: 56.00) -10°C bin 1×1
Chroma OIII 3nm: 64×300″ (5h 20′) (gain: 56.00) -10°C bin 1×1
Chroma SII 2″ 3nm: 63×300″ (5h 15′) (gain: 56.00) -10°C bin 1×1

Integration: 17h 10′

 

NGC 5566 | A Group of 3 Interacting Galaxies

Astrophotographer: Kevin Morefield

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Planewave CDK14

Imaging cameras: QHY600M

Mounts: Planewave L-350

Filters: Astrodon Blue · Astrodon Green · Astrodon Luminance · Red

Frames:

Astrodon Blue: 37×300″ (3h 5′) (gain: 56.00) -10°C bin 2×2
Astrodon Green: 37×300″ (3h 5′) (gain: 56.00) -10°C bin 2×2
Astrodon Luminance: 85×300″ (7h 5′) (gain: 56.00) -10°C bin 2×2
Red: 37×300″ (3h 5′) (gain: 56.00) -10°C bin 2×2

Integration: 16h 20′

 

NGC5371 with a lot of little galaxies

Astrophotographer: HG

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses: SKY ROVER 130 APO PRO
Imaging Cameras: QHY268M
Mounts: iOptron cem60
Filters: 7 Astro LRGB
Frames: 130×600″ (21h 40′)
Integration: 21h 40′

NGC 3610, NGC 3613, NGC 3619 & NGC 3642

Astrophotographer: Jan Schubert

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses: Lacerta Newtonian without name 8″
Imaging Cameras: QHY268C
Mounts: SkyWatcher EQ6-R
Filters: Astronimik IR/UV Cut L2
Frames: Astronimik IR/UV Cut L2: 198×300″ (16h 30′) (gain: 0.00) -15°C bin 1×1
Integration: 16h 30′

2.5 gigapixel Orion Mosaic

Photographer: Matt Harbison

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses: Takahashi FSQ-106EDX IV · William Optics FLT 132 Triplet APO WOFLT132

Imaging Cameras: QHYCCD QHY600 · QHY 16200A

Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach 1 GTO

Filters: Chroma Ha 3nm 50mm · Chroma Blue 50mm · Chroma Red 50mm · Chroma Green 50mm · Chroma OIII 3nm 50mm · Chroma LUM 50mm

 

The Boogie Man Nebula (LDN 1622) and part of the Barnard’s Loop

Astrophotographer: Tran Ha

Imaging telescopes or lenses: SharpStar AL107 PH

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY16200A 

Mounts: Skywatcher AZ EQ-6 GT 

Guiding cameras: QHYCCD QHY5L II Autoguider 

Focal reducers: APM-Riccardi 0.75x Reducer/Flattener

Software: MaxIm DL  ·  Pro Digital Software StarSpikes Pro  ·  Pixinsight  ·  Adobe Photoshop CC 2017

Filters: Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2   ·  Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2   ·  Custom Scientific Ha 5 nm

Accessory: QHYCCD OAG-S 

Integration: 29h 47′

 

Aphrodite’s jewel NGC1398-IOTD 11/27/2021

Astrophotographer: Patrick Dufour

Imaging telescopes or lenses: AG Optical 12.5″ iHW

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY600

Mounts: iOptron CEM120 EC2

Guiding telescopes or lenses: AG Optical 12.5″ iHW

Integration: 13h

 

The Cygnus Loop and the Star Gienah

Photographer: Matt Harbison

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses: Takahashi FSQ-106EDX IV

Imaging Cameras: QHYCCD QHY600

Filters: Chroma Ha 3nm 50mm · Chroma Blue 50mm · Chroma Red 50mm · Chroma Green 50mm · Chroma OIII 3nm 50mm · Chroma LUM 50mm

Accessories: Optec Alnitak Flip-Flat Flat Fielder · Moonlite NightCrawler 35 Moonlite NC WR35SoftwareAdobe Photoshop photoshop PS · PixInsight · Sequence Generator Pro · Adobe Lightroom LR

Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses: Willam Optics 50mm GuidescopeGuiding CamerasQHY-5-L-II-M QHY5-II Mono

Integration: 42h

 

The Rho Ophiuchi cloud complex

Photographer: Matt Harbison

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses: Takahashi FSQ-106EDX IV

Imaging Cameras: QHYCCD QHY600

Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach 1 GTO

Filters: Chroma Blue 50mm · Chroma Red 50mm · Chroma Green 50mm · Chroma LUM 50mm

Accessories: Optec Alnitak Flip-Flat Flat Fielder · Moonlite NightCrawler 35 Moonlite NC WR35 · Takahashi 645 0.72X for FSQ106

Software: Adobe Photoshop photoshop PS · PixInsight · Sequence Generator Pro

Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses: Willam Optics 50mm Guidescope

Guiding Cameras: QHY-5-L-II-M QHY5-II Mono

Integration: 8h

 

The Spaghetti Nebula and the Star Alnath

Photographer: Matt Harbison

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses: Takahashi FSQ-106EDX IV

Imaging Cameras: QHYCCD QHY600MountsAstro-Physics Mach 1 GTO

Filters: Baader Ha Narrowband 7nm 50mm Unmounted · Antlia Pro Red 3mm · Antlia Pro Green 3mm · Antlia Pro Blue 3mm · Antlia Pro Luminance 3mm · Baader OIII 8.5nm 50mm Unmounted

Accessories: QHYCFW3-M QHYCFW3 Filter Wheel · Optec Alnitak Flip-Flat Flat Fielder · Moonlite NightCrawler 35 Moonlite NC WR35 · Takahashi 645 0.72X for FSQ106

Software: Adobe Photoshop photoshop PS · PixInsight · Sequence Generator Pro · Adobe Lightroom LR

Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses: Willam Optics 50mm Guidescope

Guiding Cameras: QHY-5-L-II-M QHY5-II Mono

Integration: 47h

 

The Seagull Nebula – IC 2177

Photographer: Matt Harbison

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses: Takahashi FSQ-106EDX IV

Imaging Cameras: QHYCCD QHY600

Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach 1 GTO

Filters: Antlia Pro Red 3mm · Antlia Pro Green 3mm · Antlia Pro Blue 3mm · Antlia Pro Luminance 3mm

Accessories: HYCFW3-M QHYCFW3 Filter Wheel · Takahashi 645 0.72X for FSQ106SoftwarePixInsight · Sequence Generator Pro · Adobe Lightroom LRGuiding Telescopes Or LensesWillam Optics 50mm Guidescope

Guiding Cameras: QHY-5-L-II-M QHY5-II Mono

Integration: 72h

28 Panel – Pleiades to California
Photographer: @sprinklestudios

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ-106EDX4

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY600

Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach1GTO

Software: Aries Productions Astro Pixel Processor APP · Photoshop · PixInsight · PHD2 Guiding · Sequence Generator Pro

Filters: Chroma 50mm L · Chroma 50mm B · Chroma 50mm G · Chroma 50mm R

Frames:
Chroma 50mm B: 436×300″ (36h 20′) bin 1×1
Chroma 50mm G: 433×300″ (36h 5′) bin 1×1
Chroma 50mm L: 1790×180″ (89h 30′) bin 1×1
Chroma 50mm R: 435×300″ (36h 15′) bin 1×1

Integration: 198h 10′

PaRasMoMi-1 Large Bubble Nebula in Monoceros – New Discovery!!!

Photographer: Patrick Dufour

Imaging telescopes or lenses: AG Optical 12.5″ iHW

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY600

Mounts: iOptron CEM120 EC2

Filters: Astrodon Ha 50mm 5nm · Astronomik LRGB IIc lrgb · Astrodon S2 50mm 5nm · Astrodon O3 50mm 5nm

Frames:
Astrodon Ha 50mm 5nm: 27×600″ (4h 30′) (gain: 26.00) bin 1×1
Astrodon O3 50mm 5nm: 55×600″ (9h 10′) (gain: 26.00) bin 1×1
Astrodon S2 50mm 5nm: 12×600″ (2h) (gain: 26.00) bin 1×1
Astronomik LRGB IIc lrgb: 124×120″ (4h 8′) (gain: 26.00) bin 1×1

Integration: 19h 48′

NGC1333
Photographer: Matt Harbison

Imaging cameras: QHY 16200A

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics FLT 132 Triplet APO Scope #2

Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach 1 GTO

Guiding cameras: QHY-5-L-II-M QHY5-II Mono

Focal reducers: William Optics Reducer 0.80 #2

Software: PixInsight · Adobe Photoshop photoshop PS · Sequence Generator Pro · Adobe Lightroom LR

Filters: Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 Astrodon Blue · Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 Astrodon Green · Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 Astrodon Red · Astrodon Lum Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 Astrodon Luminance · Astrodon Ha 3nm

Accessory: QHY Med OAG QHYOAG-M · Moonlite DRO focuser&rotator Moonlite DRO Focuser & Rotator · Optec Alnitak Flip-Flat Flat Fielder · Moonlite Crayford Focuser with motor

Dates:Oct. 29, 2019 , Nov. 1, 2019 , Nov. 2, 2019 , Dec. 1, 2019

Frames:
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 Astrodon Blue: 80×180″ -15C bin 1×1
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 Astrodon Green: 80×180″ -15C bin 1×1
Astrodon Lum Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 Astrodon Luminance: 214×180″ -15C bin 1×1
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 Astrodon Red: 80×180″ -15C bin 1×1

Integration: 22.7 hours

Resolution: 4000×2988

Mineral Moon

Photographer: Ignacio Diaz Bobillo

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Physics 167 FLZ

Imaging cameras: QHY 163M

Software: PixInsight

Filters: Astrodon Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 Blue · Astrodon Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 Red

Accessory: Astro-Physics Field Flattener

Date: Dec. 6, 2019

Frames: 75

Focal length: 1250

Seeing: 2

Resolution: 3409×2557

Locations: Home backyard, General Pacheco, Buenos Aires, Argentina

The Spaghetti Nebula and the Star Alnath

Photographer: Matt Harbison

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ-106EDX IV

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY600

Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach 1 GTO

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Willam Optics 50mm Guidescope

Guiding cameras: QHY-5-L-II-M QHY5-II Mono

Focal reducers: Takahashi 645 0.72X for FSQ106

Software: PixInsight · Adobe Photoshop photoshop PS · Sequence Generator Pro · Adobe Lightroom LR

Filters: Baader OIII 8.5nm 50mm Unmounted · Baader Ha Narrowband 7nm 50mm Unmounted · Antlia Pro Blue 3mm · Antlia Pro Green 3mm · Antlia Pro Red 3mm · Antlia Pro Luminance 3mm

Accessory: QHYCFW3-M QHYCFW3 Filter Wheel · Optec Alnitak Flip-Flat Flat Fielder · Moonlite NightCrawler 35 Moonlite NC WR35

Dates:Feb. 5, 2021 , Feb. 9, 2021 , Feb. 12, 2021 , March 5, 2021 , March 26, 2021 , April 2, 2021

Frames:
Antlia Pro Blue 3mm: 180×60″ (3h) -5C bin 1×1
Antlia Pro Green 3mm: 180×60″ (3h) -5C bin 1×1
Antlia Pro Luminance 3mm: 180×60″ (3h) -5C bin 1×1
Antlia Pro Red 3mm: 180×60″ (3h) -5C bin 1×1
Baader Ha Narrowband 7nm 50mm Unmounted: 35×1800″ (17h 30′) -5C bin 1×1
Baader OIII 8.5nm 50mm Unmounted: 35×1800″ (17h 30′) -5C bin 1×1

Integration: 47h

ORION – a 200 panel mosaic

Photographer: Matt Harbison

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics FLT 132 Triplet APO WOFLT132 · William Optics FLT 132 Triplet APO Scope #2

Imaging cameras: QHY 16200A 16200 #2 · QHY 16200A

Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach 1 GTO · Astro-Physics 1100 GTO

Guiding cameras: QHY-5-L-II-M QHY5-II Mono

Focal reducers: William Optics Reducer WO 0.80 #1 · William Optics Reducer 0.80 #2

Software: PixInsight · Adobe Photoshop photoshop PS · Sequence Generator Pro

Filters: Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 Astrodon Blue · Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 Astrodon Green · Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 Astrodon Red · Astrodon Lum Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 Astrodon Luminance

Accessory: Moonlite DRO focuser&rotator Moonlite DRO Focuser & Rotator

Dates:Sept. 11, 2015 , Sept. 4, 2020

Frames:
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 Astrodon Blue: 3204×180″ (160h 12′) -15C bin 1×1
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 Astrodon Green: 3204×180″ (160h 12′) -15C bin 1×1
Astrodon Lum Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 Astrodon Luminance: 3204×180″ (160h 12′) -15C bin 1×1
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 Astrodon Red: 3204×180″ (160h 12′) -15C bin 1×1

Integration: 640h 48′

 

The Seagull Nebula – IC 2177 – 3 Panel Mosaic

Photographer: Matt Harbison

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ-106EDX IV

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY600

Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach 1 GTO

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Willam Optics 50mm Guidescope

Guiding cameras: QHY-5-L-II-M QHY5-II Mono

Focal reducers: Takahashi 645 0.72X for FSQ106

Software: PixInsight · Sequence Generator Pro · Adobe Lightroom LR

Filters: Antlia Pro Blue 3mm · Antlia Pro Green 3mm · Antlia Pro Red 3mm · Antlia Pro Luminance 3mm

Accessory: QHYCFW3-M QHYCFW3 Filter Wheel

Dates:Feb. 22, 2021 , Feb. 23, 2021 , Feb. 24, 2021 , Feb. 26, 2021 , March 5, 2021

Frames:
Antlia Pro Blue 3mm: 180×60″ (3h) -5C bin 1×1
Antlia Pro Green 3mm: 180×60″ (3h) -5C bin 1×1
Antlia Pro Luminance 3mm: 180×60″ (3h) -5C bin 1×1
Antlia Pro Red 3mm: 180×60″ (3h) -5C bin 1×1
Baader Ha Narrowband 7nm 50mm Unmounted: 75×1800″ (37h 30′) -5C bin 1×1
Baader OIII 8.5nm 50mm Unmounted: 45×1800″ (22h 30′) -5C bin 1×1

Integration: 72h

 

The Witch Head Nebula

Photographer: LI FANG

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi ε-130d

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY 128C

Mounts: iOptron CEM60

Guiding cameras: QHY5II-M

Frames:90×600″

Integration: 15h

 

Orion’s Nebulas

Photographer: Chuck Manges

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion ED102T CF

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY 9M

Mounts: Orion Sirius EQ-G

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 50mm GuideScope

Guiding cameras: Orion Star Shoot Planetary Imager & Autoguider

Focal reducers: William Optics Field Flattener IV

Software: PHD guiding · photoshop · Nebulosity

Filters: Baader L 36mm · Baader H-alpha 7nm 36mm · Baader Red, Green, Blue 36mm

Dates:Jan. 21, 2013

Frames:Baader H-alpha 7nm 36mm: 36×1200″ (12h) -30C bin 1×1

Integration: 12h

Zooming into Tarantula

Photographer: Ignacio Diaz Bobillo

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Physics 167 FLZ

Imaging cameras: QHY 163M

Mounts: Astro-Physics 1100 GTO

Guiding cameras: QHY5L-II Mono

Software: PixInsight · Digital Photo Professional · Diffraction Limited MaxIm DL 6 Pro · Simulation Curriculum Starry Night Pro Plus 7

Filters: Astrodon Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 OIII 3 nm · Astrodon Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 H-alpha 3 nm

Accessory: Astro-Physics Field Flattener

Dates:Oct. 23, 2019

Frames:
Astrodon Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 H-alpha 3 nm: 48×180″ (2h 24′) -20C bin 1×1
Astrodon Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 OIII 3 nm: 30×180″ (1h 30′) -20C bin 1×1

Integration: 3h 54′

Cygnus Loop- 22hrs per panel- 6 panel mosaic @ 1.67 pixel scale

Photographer: Matt Harbison

Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics FLT 132 Triplet APO WOFLT132 · William Optics FLT 132 Triplet APO Scope #2

Imaging cameras: QHY 16200A 16200 #2 · QHY 16200A

Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach 1 GTO · Astro-Physics 1100 GTO

Guiding cameras: QHY-5-L-II-M QHY5-II Mono

Focal reducers: William Optics Reducer WO 0.80 #1 · William Optics Reducer 0.80 #2

Software: PixInsight · Adobe Photoshop photoshop PS · Sequence Generator Pro · Adobe Lightroom LR

Filters: Baader O III 8.5nm · Astrodon Ha 3nm

Accessory: Optec Alnitak Flip-Flat Flat Fielder · QHY Med OAG QHYOAG-M · Moonlite DRO focuser&rotator Moonlite DRO Focuser & Rotator · Moonlite Crayford Focuser with motor

Dates: July 26, 2019, July 28, 2019, July 29, 2019, Aug. 7, 2019, Aug. 9, 2019, Aug. 14, 2019

Frames:
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 Astrodon Blue: 40×180″ (2h) -15C bin 1×1
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 Astrodon Green: 40×180″ (2h) -15C bin 1×1
Astrodon Ha 3nm: 40×600″ (6h 40′) -15C bin 1×1
Astrodon Lum Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 Astrodon Luminance: 40×180″ (2h) -15C bin 1×1
Astrodon OIII 3nm Astrodon O3: 40×600″ (6h 40′) -15C bin 1×1
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 Astrodon Red: 40×180″ (2h) -15C bin 1×1

Integration: 21h 20′

NGC3372 – Carina Nebula – HD

Photographer: Christian_Hilbert

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Esprit 120 ED Super APO Triplet

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY 16200A

Mounts: SkyWatcher EQ6R-PRO

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Lunatico Astronomia Lunatico guidescope 60mm

Guiding cameras: QHY5L-II

Software: Main Sequence Software Seqence Generator Pro · Photoshop CC PS · PHD2 PHD 2 · Pixinsight

Filters: Chroma OIII 3nm OIII 3nm · Baader Planetarium SII 2″ 8.5nm · Baader Planetarium H-Alpha 2″ 7nm

Dates:March 22, 2020 , March 27, 2020 , June 25, 2020

Frames:
Baader Planetarium H-Alpha 2″ 7nm: 15×900″ (3h 45′) -20C bin 1×1
Chroma OIII 3nm OIII 3nm: 27×900″ (6h 45′) -20C bin 1×1
Baader Planetarium SII 2″ 8.5nm: 18×900″ (4h 30′) -20C bin 1×1

Integration: 15h

C/2018 Y1 & NGC2903 (color)

Photographer: Rabbit Zhang

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ -106 / f5

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY 695A

Mounts: iOptron CEM60

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ -106 / f5

Guiding cameras: QHY5-III 178M

Focal reducers: LiDong Electronic focusing

Software: Photoshop CC 2015 · SGP Pro SGPro Sequence Generator 2.6.1.108

Filters: Astrodon 1.25″ L · Astrodon 1.25″ R · Astrodon 1.25″ B · Astrodon 1.25″ G

Accessory: Sky Mini PC

Frames: 40×60″ (40′)

Integration: 40′

Sun (March 29th, 2021)

Photographer: Mehmet Ergun

Imaging telescopes or lenses: sharpstar 121SDQ

Imaging cameras: QHY5III174M 174M

Mounts: Rainbow Astro RST-135

Filters: DayStar Gemini  ·  Baader ERF 130mm Baader ERF

Accessory: Hutech hinode solar guider