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M20, Trifid nebula in Sagittarius, 10" Meade LX200 SCT 6.3, Starlite Xpress SX-M25C camera. 30 minute exposure. July 2014
NGC2024, Flame Nebula and Zeta Orionis, 10" Meade LX200 SCT f6.3, Canon 550D DSLR. 20 minute exposure. January 2011
M78, Bright Nebula, Orion, 10" Meade LX200 SCT f6.3, Canon 550D DSLR. 26 minute exposure. January 2011
M42 and 43, The Great Orion Nebula, Orion, Meade 80mm APO Refractor guided by 10" Meade LX200 SCT, Canon 550D DSLR. 20 minute exposure. January 2011
IC405 Flaming Star Nebula, Auriga, Meade 80mm APO Refractor guided by 10" Meade LX200 SCT, Modified Canon 1100D DSLR. 20 minute exposure. November 2012
IC443, Jellyfish Nebula (Supernova remnant) and IC444, Reflection Nebula, Gemini. Meade 80mm f6 APO Refractor guided by 10" Meade LX200 SCT, Modified Canon 1100D DSLR. 40 minute exposure. March 2012.
NGC2175, Open Cluster and Bright Nebula, 10" Meade LX200 SCT f6.3, Canon 550D DSLR. 20 minute exposure. March 2011
IC447, Open Cluster and Bright Nebula, 10" Meade LX200 SCT f6.3, Canon 550D DSLR. 38 minute exposure. March 2011
IC348 Bright Nebula in B3,4 Dark Nebula, Perseus, Meade 80mm APO Refractor guided by 10" Meade LX200 SCT, Canon 550D DSLR. 36 minute exposure. December 2010
NGC7000, North American Nebula, Cygnus, Canon 450D EOS camera f5.6 400mm lens. Guided by 10" Meade LX200. Twenty-four minute exposure. Aug 2009
M20, Triffid nebula in Sagittarius, Large reflection/emission nebula with embedded cluster and dark lanes. Mag 6.3, 30'x20'.
Top Image - 10" Meade LX200 SCT f4, Starlight Xpress MX9 CCD. 15 minute exposure. July 2009
Bottom Image -
10" Meade LX200 SCT f6.3, Canon 550D DSLR. 20 minute exposure. May 2010
NGC1499, California Nebula, Perseus, Meade 80mm APO Refractor guided by 10" Meade LX200 SCT, Canon 550D DSLR. 20 minute exposure. November 2012
NGC1909, Witch head Nebula, Eridanus, Meade 80mm APO Refractor guided by 10" Meade LX200 SCT, Canon 550D DSLR. 28 minute exposure. January 2011
Area around Zeta Orionis with NGC2024 (Tank Track Nebula), IC434 and B33 the horsehead nebula, Orion. Meade 80mm APO Refractor guided by 10" Meade LX200 SCT, Modified Canon 1100D DSLR. 10 minute exposure. February 2013.
NGC2237, Rosette Nebula, Monoceros, Meade 80mm APO Refractor guided by 10" Meade LX200 SCT, Canon 1100D DSLR. 20 minute exposure. February 2013
IC139645, Emission Nebula and Open Cluster, Cepheus, Canon 550D EOS camera f5.6 400mm lens. Guided by 10" Meade LX200. Fifteen minute exposure. May 2010
Eastern end of Orion's belt, showing NGC2024 flame nebula and B33 Horsehead nebula. Canon 450D EOS camera f5.6 400mm lens. Guided by 10" Meade LX200. Ten minute exposure. Feb 2009


M42, Orion Nebula - 10" Meade LX200 SCT

1. B&W image at f4 using Starlight Xpress MX5 CCD. 20 second exposure, Jan 2008

2. Colour image at f6.3 using Canon 450D EOS, average of 8 one minute exposure, Jan 2009

3. Colour image at f6.3 using Modified Canon 1100D DSLR. HDR processing of 1 minute and 10 minute exposures. March 2012

IC1318, Gamma Cygnus and start clouds in the milky way, Spiral Galaxy, Triangulum. Meade 80mm APO Refractor guided by 10" Meade LX200 SCT, Canon 550D DSLR. 20 minute exposure. October 2010
NGC2359, Duck Nebula in Canis Major - 10" Meade LX200 SCT f4, Starlight Xpress SXVF-MX9 CCD. Multiple exposures : Effective integration time 15 minutes, Mar 2010
IC5070 Pelican Nebula, Cygnus (note NGC7000 N.American Nebula at top left). Canon 450D EOS camera f5.6 400mm lens. Guided by 10" Meade LX200. Thirty-six minute exposure. August 2009
NGC2174, Bright Nebula in Orion, - 10" Meade LX200 SCT f4, Starlight Xpress MX5 CCD. Multiple exposures : Effective integration time 21 minutes.
NGC2264, Cone Nebula, Monoceros, Meade 80mm APO Refractor guided by 10" Meade LX200 SCT, Canon 1100D DSLR. 30 minute exposure. February 2013
ic5146.jpg (47053 bytes) IC5146, Cocoon Nebula - Bright nebula with dark rifts, Cygnus. 10" Meade LX200 SCT 6.3, Starlite Xpress SX-M25C camera. 60 minute exposure. July 2014
M8, Lagoon nebula in Sagittarius. Large emission nebula with embedded cluster and dark lanes. 10" Meade LX200 SCT at f6.3, Modified Canon 1100D DSLR, exposure 15 minutes. May 2012.
ngc1977.gif (185283 bytes) NGC 1977, Bright Nebula, Orion.
10" Meade LX200 SCT f6.3, Starlight Xpress MX5 CCD. Multiple exposures: Effective integration time 9 minutes.
ngc1931.gif (72716 bytes) NGC 1931, Bright nebula, Auriga. 
10" Meade LX200 SCT f6.3, Starlight Xpress MX5 CCD. Multiple exposures : Effective integration time 15 minutes.
NGC7023, Bright Nebula, Cepheus. Mag 7.1, 13'. Meade LX200 SCT f4, Starlight Xpress SXVF-MX9 CCD. Multiple exposures : Effective integration time 15 minutes.
M78 - Bright Nebula in Orion, Mag 8, 8' x 6'
- 10" LX200 f4.2, Starlight Xpress MX5 CCD. Multiple exposures : Effective integration time 10 minutes
NGC6990, 6992, 6995 - Veil Nebula, (Supernova remnant), Cygnus . Meade 80mm f6 APO Refractor guided by 10" Meade LX200 SCT, Modified Canon 1100D DSLR. 28 minute exposure. July 2012.

NGC6992/5, Veil nebula, Supernova remnant in Cygnus. Note the huge number of stars in this part of our Milky Way galaxy. Meade 80mm APO Refractor guided by 10" Meade LX200 SCT, Canon 550D DSLR. 10 minute exposure. September 2010

M16, Eagle nebula in Serpens, 10" Meade LX200 SCT 6.3, Starlite Xpress SX-M25C camera. 30 minute exposure. July 2014


M17 Omega or Swan Nebula in Sagittarius. 10" Meade LX200 f4, Starlight Xpress SXVF-MX9 CCD. Multiple exposures : Effective integration time 12 minutes.

Middle Image - Modified Canon 1100D EOS camera. 10" Meade LX200. 12 minute exposure.

Lower image - Starlight Xpress MX25C camera. 10" Meade LX200. 18 minute exposure.

M45, Pleiades, Taurus, Meade 80mm APO Refractor guided by 10" Meade LX200 SCT, Canon 550D DSLR. 28 minute exposure. December 2010
NGC2170, Bright Nebula in Monoceros - 10" Meade LX200 SCT f4, Starlight Xpress SXVF-MX9 CCD. Multiple exposures : Effective integration time 18 minutes, Mar 2010

M1, Crab Nebula, Taurus. 10" Meade LX200 SCT f6.3,

a. Starlight Xpress SXVF-M9 CCD. Multiple exposures: Effective integration time 18 minutes. Dec 2008

b. Modified Canon 1100D DSLR. 30 minute exposure. March 2012

NGC1977, Running Man Nebula, Orion. 10" LX200 SCT at f6.3, Modified Canon 1100D DSLR. 8 minute exposure. February 2014.
NGC6823, Open cluster with nebulosity, Vulpecula, 10" LX200 SCT at f4, Starlight Xpress SXVF-MX9 CCD. Effective exposure 30 minutes.
NGC1893 and IC410, Open cluster in bright nebula, Auriga. 10" LX200 SCT at f4, Starlight Xpress SXVF-MX9 CCD. Effective exposure 33 minutes. February 2012.
NGC1893, Open Cluster in Emission Nebula IC410, Auriga, Meade 80mm APO Refractor guided by 10" Meade LX200 SCT, Canon 1100D DSLR. 20 minute exposure. February 2013
NGC281 in Cassiopeia. 10" Meade LX200 SCT f4, Starlight Xpress SXVF-MX9 CCD. Multiple exposures : Effective integration time 15 minutes.
NGC2359, 'Thor's Helmet', Canes Major.
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0" LX200 SCT at f6.3,
Modified Canon 1100D DSLR. 30 minute exposure. March 2014.
M78 area including NGC2067 and NGC2071, Orion.
1
0" LX200 SCT at f6.3,
Modified Canon 1100D DSLR. 30 minute exposure. March 2014.


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