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NGC 1535 - Cleopatra's Eye Nebula by Paul BorchardtNGC 1535 - Cleopatra's Eye Nebula
B-Scope with a Canon T3i with BackyardEOS control. Astronomik CLS Clip filter. 45 one min exposures. Processed in Pixinsight and combined in PS.
Jan. 2018
Photo: Paul Borchardt

NGC 2246 - Butterfly Nebula - Paul BorchardtNGC 2246 - Butterfly Nebula
B-Scope with a Canon T3i with BackyardEOS control. Astronomik CLS Clip filter. 45 one min exposures. Processed in Pixinsight and combined in PS.
Jan. 2018
Photo: Paul Borchardt

NGC 246 - The Skull Nebula - Paul BorchardtNGC 246 - The Skull Nebula
B-Scope, 12.5" f/7.4 Reflector, Canon T5 DSLR. Stack of 45 images, 1 minute each. Processed in Pixinsight and combined in PS.
Jan. 2018
Photo: Paul Borchardt

M27 The Dumbell Nebula - Paul BorchardtNGC 1514 - The Crystal Ball Nebula
B-Scope, 12.5" f/7.4 Reflector, Canon T5 DSLR. Stack of 45 images, 1 minute each. Processed in Pixinsight and combined in PS.
Jan. 2018
Photo: Paul Borchardt

NGC 2440 - Paul BorchardtNGC 2440
B-Scope, 12.5" f/7.4 Reflector, Canon T5 DSLR. Stack of 45 images, 1 minute each. Processed in Pixinsight and combined in PS.
Jan. 2018
Photo: Paul Borchardt

NGC 6781 The Phantom Streakl Nebula - Paul BorchardtNGC 6741 - The Phantom Streak Nebula
B-Scope, 12.5" f/7.4 Reflector, Canon T5 DSLR. Stack of 45 images, 1 minute each. Processed in Pixinsight and combined in PS.
Jan. 2018
Photo: Paul Borchardt

NGC 7048 - Paul BorchardtNGC 7048
B-Scope, 12.5" f/7.4 Reflector, Canon T5 DSLR. Stack of 45 images, 1 minute each. Processed in Pixinsight and combined in PS.
Jan. 2018
Photo: Paul Borchardt

NGC 6804 - Paul BorchardtNGC 6804
B-Scope, 12.5" f/7.4 Reflector, Canon T5 DSLR. Stack of 45 images, 1 minute each. Processed in Pixinsight and combined in PS.
Jan. 2018
Photo: Paul Borchardt

NGC 6905 - The Blue Flash Nebula - Paul BorchardtNGC 6905 - The Blue Flash Nebula
B-Scope, 12.5" f/7.4 Reflector, Canon T5 DSLR. Stack of 45 images, 1 minute each. Processed in Pixinsight and combined in PS.
Jan. 2018
Photo: Paul Borchardt

M27 The Dumbell Nebula - Paul BorchardtM27 - The Dumbbell Nebula
B-Scope, 12.5" f/7.4 Reflector, Canon T5 DSLR. Stack of 45 images, 1 minute each. Processed in Pixinsight and combined in PS.
Jan. 2018
Photo: Paul Borchardt

M97 - The Owl Nebula - Paul BorchardtM97 - The Owl Nebula
B-Scope, 12.5" f/7.4 Reflector, Canon T5 DSLR. Stack of 45 images, 1 minute each. Processed in Pixinsight and combined in PS.
Jan. 2018
Photo: Paul Borchardt

M76 - The Little Dumbbell Nebula - Paul BorchardtM76 - The Little Dumbbell Nebula
B-Scope, 12.5" f/7.4 Reflector, Canon T5 DSLR. Stack of 45 images, 1 minute each. Processed in Pixinsight and combined in PS.
Jan. 2018
Photo: Paul Borchardt

The Helix - Paul BorchardtNGC 7293 - The Helix Nebula
F-Scope, Celestron C14 w/HyperStar at f/1.9, Camera: Canon T5 DLSR at ISO 1600. 45 exposures @ 1 minutes. 45 min total exp. Processing: Pixinsight and Photoshop.
Dec. 2017
Photo: Paul Borchardt

M1 - Crab Nebula - Russ  BlankenbergM1 - Crab Nebula
B-Scope, DSLR, 22 1-minute images.
Dec. 2017
Photo: Russ Blankenberg

M76 - Little Dumbbell Nebula by Gabe ShaugnnessyM76 - Little Dumbbell Nebula
Scope: AT10RCT @ f/5.3, Reducer: CCDT67, Camera: QSI690-wsg8, RGB: 6x5min each, superlum from RGB frames, 1.5 hrs total exposure. Software: SGP, PHD2, APCC, Pixinsight
November 2017
Photo: Gabe Shaughnessy

Helix by Chad AndristNGC 7293 - The Helix Nebula
Scope: TPO 200mm RC f/8, Camera: ASI1600MMC with EFW-8, 6.7 hrs exposure. Ha: 40x300sec OIII: 40x300sec
October, 2017
Photo: Chad Andrist

M27 by Jeff KraehnkeM27 - Dumbbell Nebula
Scope: Stellarvue SVA130T-IS f/5, Camera: QSI 690WSG-8. Processing: PixInsight, The SkyX Pro. RGB: 7X10min each channel, 3.5 hours.
September, 2017
Photo: Jeff Kraehnke

M27 by Jason DoyleM27 - Dumbbell Nebula
Scope: Celestron C6 SCT, Camera: Canon 60D with Astronomics CLS 1.25" filter. Exposure: 30 minutes, 6*5min@3200
September, 2017
Photo: Jason Doyle

M27 by Tom MaxwellM27 - The Dumbbell Nebula
Scope: Explore Scientific 127MM Triplet. Camera: ZWO ASI1600 Cooled OSC. 35 exp, 180 sec each. Processed in Deep Sky Stacker and PS.
July 2017
Photo: Tom Maxwell

M57 Test Image by Scott JamiesonM57 - First Light Image
Test image. No cooling, no flats, no darks. C11 Edge F10 telescope, ZWO ASI 071 Color camera. 10 exp, 45 sec each. Processed in Nebulosity.
July  2017
Photo: Scott Jamieson

M27 - The Dumbbell Nebula by Gabe ShaugnnessyM27 - The Dumbbell Nebula
Scope: TMB130SS, Camera: QSI690-wsg8, L: 24x5min, RGB: 16x5min each, Software: SGP, PHD2, APCC, Pixinsight. 6 hrs total exposure.
June 2017
Photo: Gabe Shaughnessy

M97 / The Owl Nebula by Chad AndristM97 / The Owl Nebula
Scope: TPO 8" Ritchey-Chretien at native f/8, Camera: ASI1600MMC cooled CMOS. Optolong 6.5nm Ha and OIII filters. Exp: 1.7 hours. Ha: 17x180s, OIII:17x180s.
May 2017
Photo: Chad Andrist

M57 - Ring Nebula by Gabe ShaugnnessyM57 - The Ring Nebula
LRGB - Scope: AT8RC, Cam: ST8300, Exp: 2 hours, L: 12x10min, RGB: 4x5min each. Ha Data - Scope: Edge HD925, Cam: QSI683-wsg8, Exp: 4.5 hrs, Ha: 18x15min. April 2017
Photo: Gabe Shaughnessy

M1  by Paul BorchardtM1 - Crab Nebula
B Scope. Canon T3i DSLR modified for astro and Astronmik CLS light pollution filter. 31 exposures @ 60 seconds each for a total of 31 min. Stacking and processing in Nebulosity and some of the image tweaking in PS. March 2017
Photo: Paul Borchardt

M57  by Paul BorchardtM57 - Ring Nebula
B Scope. Canon T3i DSLR modified for astro and Astronmik CLS light pollution filter. 17 exposures @ 30 seconds each for a total of 8.5 min. Stacking and processing in Nebulosity and some of the image tweaking in PS. March 2017
Photo: Paul Borchardt

NGC 2392 - The Eskimo  by Paul BorchardtNGC 2392 - The Eskimo Nebula
B Scope. Canon T3i DSLR modified for astro and Astronmik CLS light pollution filter. 26 exposure @ 30 seconds each for a total of 13 min. Stacking and processing in Nebulosity and some of the image tweaking in PS. March 2017
Photo: Paul Borchardt

NGC 6781  by Paul BorchardtNGC 6781
B Scope. Canon T3i DSLR modified for astro and Astronmik CLS light pollution filter. 24 exposures @ 30 seconds each for a total of 12 min. Stacking and processing in Nebulosity and some of the image tweaking in PS. March 2017 
Photo: Paul Borchardt

Helix Nebula by Paul BorchardtHelix Nebula   
F-Scope (Celestron C14 SC with a HyperStar), Canon T5 DSLR at ISO 1600, light pollution filter.  Total exposure: 33 minutes. 11 exposures at 3 minutes each. Stacking done in Nebulosity and processing done in both Nebulosity and Photoshop. September 2016
Photo: Paul Borchardt

M27 by Paul BorchardtM27 - Dumbbell Nebula
B-Scope, Canon DSLR. Prime Focus, 88X30 sec. Total: 44 min.
July 2016
Photo by: Paul Borchardt

M57, Ring Nebula by Gabe ShaughnessyM57 - Ring Nebula
Scope: Celestron Edge HD925, QSI683-wsg8, Ha(5nm): 18x15min, OIII(3nm): 18X15min, Total: 9.0 hrs. July 2016
Photo: Gabe Shaughnessy

M57  by Jeff Kraenke & Tamas KriskaM57 - Ring Nebula
G-Scope, STT-8300 camera, L - 5@1 min, RGB- 5@ 3mins.
June 2016
Photo: Jeff Kraehnke

NGC 3242 Ghost of Jupiter - Scott JamiesonNGC 3242 - Ghost of Jupiter
7.5 in f/5.3 Mak / Newtonian, ST8300M camera. Unbinned, LRGB, 7X60 sec for each band.
Apr. 2016
Photo by: Scott Jamieson

M1 - Tamas KriskaM1 - Crab Nebula
B-Scope, Canon 60D DSLR camera, 22x90sec exposures at ISO 2500.
Dec 2015
Photo by: Tamas Kriska

M27 - Dennis Roscoe M27 - Dumbbell Nebula
TOA-130F, f/5.3, STF-8300M. NB, Exp: 8.5hrs - 2.5 Ha, 3.5 OIII, 2.5 SII. 30 min subs. Dec. 2015.
Photo: Dennis Roscoe

M27 -G ScopeM27 - Dumbbell Nebula
G-Scope, STT8300
RGB - 60 sec exp, 3 Red, 3 Green, 2 Blue.
Aug 2015
Photo by: Jeff Kraehnke

M27 M27
Remote from Spain. Planewave 12 1/2" reflector, SBIG STXL 6303E, 90 min exp.
July 2015
Photo by: Tom Schmidtkunz

M27, F-Scope Test, Scott JamiesonM27
Test image, F-Scope, light pollution filter.
July 2015
Photo by Scott Jamieson

Helix Nebula by Tom SchmidtkunzHelix Nebula
TAK TOA-150, STF-8300C. 10 6 min exposures.
Oct 2014.
Photo by: Tom Schmidtkunz

M57, G-Scope Test, Scott JamiesonM57
Test RGB image, F-Scope
3 30 second exposures
Oct. 2014
Photo by Scott Jamieson

M57, G-Scope Testing - Scott JamiesonM57

Test image, F-Scope,unfiltered
Oct 2014
Photo by Scott Jamieson

Helix NebulaHelix Nebula
TOA-130F, f/5.3, STF-8300M. 5nm NB Filters, Total exp: 8 hrs (4.5 Ha, 3.5 OIII, no SII).  R=OIII, G=Ha and B=OIII. Sep 2014.
Photo: Dennis Roscoe

M92 - Owl NebulaM97 - Owl Nebula 
Z-Scope, Narrowband.  Total Exp: 30 minutes (10 min Ha, 10 min SII, 10 min OIII). Combined with a DSLR picture taken with the B-Scope. June 2014
Photo by: Tamas Kriska

M1 - Crab NebulaM1 - Crab Nebula
TOA-130F, f/5.3, STF-8300M. 5nm NB Filters, Total exp: 8 hrs (2.5hr Ha, 2.5hr SII, and 3hr OIII), April 2014.
Photo by: Dennis Roscoe

M76M76 - Little Dumbbell Nebula
Z-Scope, narrowband
Dec. 2013
Photo by: Scott Jamieson

M27M27
TOA-130F, f/5.3, STF-8300M, 5nm NB Filters, 7.5hr exposure, Red SII 2.5hr, Blue OIII 2.5hr, Green Ha 2.5hr, Nov 2013
Photo by: Dennis Roscoe

M27 & Veil NebulaEarly Narrow Band Test Results - M27 & Veil Nebula
"Z" Scope
Oct 2013
Photo by: Scott Jamieson

Eskimo Planetary NebulaEskimo Nebula - NGC 2392
B Scope, 16 X 30 sec exposures stacked.
Dec 2012
Photo by: Tamas Kriska

M1 The Crab NebulaM1 - The Crab Nebula
B Scope
Dec 2004
Photo by: Steve Diesso

NGC 2371NGC 2371

Photo by: Steve Diesso

M27M27
MAS LX200

Photo by: Steve Diesso

NGC 2392 (color)NGC 2392 - The Eskimo Nebula
ST9 B scope 240 sec. 20 of 12
2001-03-19
Photo by: Paul Borchardt

M1, the Crab nebula, in TaurusM1 - Crab nebula
B-scope with the ST9. 400 seconds (20 of 20) each red and green, 560 seconds (28 of 20) blue
2001 Feb 20
Photo by: Paul Borchardt

M27M27
MAS Observatory
A Scope, ST9
Photo by: Carlos Garces

M57 (color)M57 (color)
MAS Observatory
2000
Photo by: Scott Jamieson

M27 (NGC 6853)M27 (NGC 6853)
B-Scope, f/7.4, and ST9, 240 sec, 12 of 20
2000 Jun 3
Photo by: Paul Borchardt

M27 (Color)M27 (color)
Gerry's first attempts at color with CCD equipment
2000
Photo by: Gerry Samolyk

M57 The Ring NebulaM57 - The Ring Nebula
B-scope 
The original image was 2x resampled and processed with AIP
Photo by: Neil Simmons

M27M27
MAS LX200

Photo by: Steve Diesso