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Simon Todd

QHY183/QHY163 USING QHYCCD CAMERAS

QHY5L-II M/C USING QHYCCD CAMERAS

Simon Todd

Simon Todd has captured many wonderful works like 【Cocoon Nebula】, 【Cone Nebula – HaRGB – Processed – Signed】,【IC434 – 19x300S RGB – Signed】,【Leo Triplet in LRGB】,【M97/NGC3587 – Owl Nebula in HaRGB】with QHY183M,  QHY5L-II,  as shown below.【Cocoon Nebula】

Imaging Camera: QHYCCD 183M Mono ColdMOS Camera at -20C

Imaging Scope: Sky-Watcher Quattro 8` F4 Imaging Newtonian

Guide Camera: QHYCCD QHY5L-II

Guide Scope: Sky-Watcher Finder Scope

Mount: Sky-Watcher EQ8 Pro

Focuser: PrimaluceLabs ROBO Focuser

FIlterwheel: StarlightXpress 7x36mm EFW

Filters: Baader RGB and Ha

Power and USB Control: PegasusAstro USB Ultimate Hub Pro

Acquisition Software: Sequence Generator Pro

Processing Software: Pixinsight 1.8.6

【Cone Nebula – HaRGB – Processed – Signed】

Equipment Details:

Imaging Camera: Qhyccd 183M Mono ColdMOS Camera at -20C

Imaging Scope: Sky-Watcher Quattro 8` F4 Imaging Newtonian

Guide Camera: Qhyccd QHY5L-II

Guide Scope: Sky-Watcher Finder Scope

Mount: Sky-Watcher EQ8 Pro

Focuser: Primalucelab ROBO Focuser

Filterwheel: Starlight Xpress Ltd 7x36mm EFW

Filters: Baader Planetarium RGB and Ha

Power and USB Control: Pegasus Astro USB Ultimate Hub Pro

Acquisition Software: Main-Sequence Software Inc. Sequence Generator Pro

Processing Software: PixInsight 1.8.6

【IC434 – 19x300S RGB – Signed】
Imaging Scope: Sky-Watcher Quattro 8` F4 Imaging Newtonian

Imaging Camera: Qhyccd 183M 20mpx ColdMOS Camera at -20C and DSO Gain

Mount: Sky-Watcher EQ8 Pro

Guide Camera: Qhyccd QHY5L-II Mono

Guide Scope: Sky-Watcher 50×90 Finder Scope

Filter Wheel: Starlight Xpress Ltd 7x36mm EFW

Filters: Baader Planetarium 36mm RGB

Coma Corrector: Sky-Watcher Aplanatic Coma Corrector

Image Acquisition: Main Sequence Software SGPro

Image Processing: PixInsight

【Leo Triplet in LRGB】
Equipment Used:

Imaging Scope: Sky-Watcher Quattro 8` F4 Imaging Newtonian

Imaging Camera: Qhyccd 183M 20mpx ColdMOS Camera at -20C

Guide Scope: Sky-Watcher Finder Scope

Guide Camera: Qhyccd QHY5L-II

Mount: Sky-Watcher EQ8-Pro GEM Goto Mount

Filterwheel: Starlight Xpress Ltd 7x36mm EFW

Filters: Baader Planetarium 36mm LRGB Filters

【M97/NGC3587 – Owl Nebula in HaRGB】
Imaging Scope: Sky-Watcher Quattro 8` F4 Imaging Newtonian

Imaging Camera: Qhyccd 183M 20mpx ColdMOS Camera at -20C and DSO Gain

Mount: Sky-Watcher EQ8 Pro

Guide Camera: Qhyccd QHY5L-II Mono

Guide Scope: Sky-Watcher 50×90 Finder Scope

Filter Wheel: Starlight Xpress Ltd 7x36mm EFW

Filters: Baader Planetarium 36mm RGB

Coma Corrector: Sky-Watcher Aplanatic Coma Corrector

Image Acquisition: Main Sequence Software SGPro

Image Processing: PixInsight

【Pelican Nebula – SHO – Processed】
Imaging Camera: QHY183M ColdMOS Camera at -20C

Imaging Scope: Skywatcher Quattro F4 8` Newtonian

Guide Camera: QHY5L-II

Guide Scope: Skywatcher Finder Scope

Mount: Skywatcher EQ8 Pro GEM Mount

Focuser: Primalucelabs ROBO Focuser

Filterwheel: StarlightXpress 7x36mm EFW

Filters: Baader 36mm Ha, OIII and SII

Control Hub: Pegasus Ultimate USB Hub

Image Acquisition: Main Sequqnce Software Sequence Generator Pro

Image Processing: PixInsight

【NGC6888 – Crescent Nebula in SHO Narrowband】
Imaging Camera: QHY183M Mono ColdMOS Camera at -20C

Imaging Scope: Skywatcher Quattro 8` F4 Newtonian

Guide Scope: Skywatcher Finder Scope

Guide Camera: QHY5L-II

Mount: Skywatcher EQ8 Pro GEM Mount

Focuser: PrimaluceLabs ROBO Focuser

Filterwheel: StarlightXpress 7x36mm EFW

Filters: Baader 7nm Ha, SII and OIII

Acquision Software: Main Sequence Software Sequence Generator Pro

Processing Software: Pixinsight 1.8.5

【IC63 Y Cas Nebula in SHO】
Imaging Camera: Qhyccd 183M Mono ColdMOS Camera at -20C

Imaging Scope: Sky-Watcher Quattro 8` F4 Imaging Newtonian

Guide Camera: Qhyccd QHY5L-II

Guide Scope: Sky-Watcher Finder Scope

Mount: Sky-Watcher EQ8 Pro

Focuser: Primalucelab ROBO Focuser

FIlterwheel: Starlight Xpress Ltd 7x36mm EFW

Filters: Baader Planetarium Ha, SII and OIII

Power and USB Control: Pegasus Astro USB Ultimate Hub Pro

Acquisition Software: Main-Sequence Software Inc. Sequence Generator Pro

Processing Software: PixInsight 1.8.6