Pictures of Other Interesting Objects

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Aurora Borealis, Tromso, Norway. Unguided Canon 550D DSLR, 10mm lens at f3.5. 5 second exposure at iso1600. October 2014.
Perseid Meteor near Polaris in Ursa Minor. Unguided Canon 550D DSLR, 28mm lens at f2.8. 15 second exposure. August 2014.
Ceres and Vesta in Virgo, 9 minute exposure, Starlite Xpress SX-M25C camera. Meade 80mm APO Refractor guided by 10" Meade LX200 SCT. April 2014
Perseid meteor crossing the Square of Pegasus. Imaging Source DBK 41AU02.AS Camera using f1.4 6mm lens. 20 second exposure. 10th August 2013 at 00.22UT
Asteroid 2012DA14 on close approach to Earth (distance under 20,000 miles), passing through Canes Venatici near to spiral galaxy NGC4244, Meade 80mm APO Refractor guided by 10" Meade LX200 SCT, Canon 1100D DSLR. Two 4 minute exposures at iso400. 15th February 2013
Conjunction of Jupiter and Venus, around 3 degrees apart - also showing the Pleiades. Modified Canon 1100D DSLR (unguided), f3.5 18mm EFS lens. Sum of six 20 second exposures at iso1600. March 12th 2012
Barnards Star,  Ophiuchus. Red dwarf star 6 light years away (3rd nearest)
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0" LX200 SCT at f4, Starlight Xpress SXVF-MX9 CCD. Exposure 1 minutes. July 2012.
Perseid Meteor in Cygnus, Canon 550D EOS camera f3.5 10mm lens. Exposure 15 seconds at iso3200, August 13th 2010 at 00.11
Perseid Meteor in Draco, Canon 550D EOS camera f3.5 10mm lens. Exposure 30 seconds at iso1600, August 11th 2010 at 12.39 BST
Noctilucent Clouds due North and the star Capella, Canon 550D EOS camera f4.5 32mm lens. Exposure 0.4 second, July 9th 2010
NGC4438, Irregular Galaxy in Virgo - 10" Meade LX200 SCT f4, Starlight Xpress SXVF-MX9 CCD. Multiple exposures : Effective integration time 15 minutes, May 2012
NGC4490, Irregular Galaxy in Canes Venatici - 10" Meade LX200 SCT f4, Starlight Xpress SXVF-MX9 CCD. Multiple exposures : Effective integration time 15 minutes, Apr 2010
NGC4214, Irregular Galaxy in Canes Venatici - 10" Meade LX200 SCT f4, Starlight Xpress SXVF-MX9 CCD. Multiple exposures : Effective integration time 15 minutes, Apr 2010
NGC4656, Peculiar Galaxy in Canes Venatici
- 10" Meade LX200 SCT f4, Starlight Xpress SXVF-MX9 CCD.
Multiple
exposures : Effective integration time 15 minutes. March 2009
NGC4038/9 Ringtail Galaxy, Sb colliding galaxies in Corvus - 10" Meade LX200 SCT f4, Starlight Xpress SXVF-MX9 CCD. Multiple exposures : Effective integration time 18 minutes. March 2009
Moon, Venus and Jupiter, Canon 450D DLSR, f4.5, 1 second exposure, December 3rd 2008
Mercury and 1.8% crescent moon, May 17th 21:00 BST, Picture taken with digital land camera.
Venus (centre), Mars (left of Venus) and Saturn (top left) outside of the Cody Observatory in Farnborough. 6 second exposure using a Minolta Dimage Xt digital camera, 4th May 2004
egeria.gif (42903 bytes) Asteroid 13 Egeria in Virgo. Picture shows two 3 minute photographs, 40 minutes apart, superimposed showing the movement of Egeria. 10" LX200 f4, Starlight Xpress MX5 CCD.
ceres.gif (61290 bytes) Ceres, Asteroid/Minor planet, in Coma Berenices. Picture shows two 20 second photographs, 24 minutes apart, superimposed showing the movement of Ceres. 10" LX200 f4.2, Starlight Xpress MX5 CCD.
NGC2261 in Monoceros NGC2261 Hubble's Variable Nebula in Monoceros.
10" Orion Optics GX250 Newtonian f4.8, Starlight Xpress MX5 CCD. Multiple exposures : Effective integration time 6 minutes.
ngc2537.gif (45405 bytes) NGC2537 Bear Paw Galaxy in Lynx and companion galaxy NGC2537A. Magnitude about 11.7,1.7' x 1.5'.
10" Meade LX200 f6.3, Starlight Xpress MX5 CCD. Six summed three minute exposures - total integration time 18 minutes.
NGC4567/8, Siamese Twins Spiral Galaxies, Virgo. 10" LX200 SCT at f4, Starlight Xpress SXVF-MX9 CCD. 15 minute exposure. May 2013.
957561.jpg (19761 bytes) Quasar 0957+561 in Ursa Major, Mag 17.3. Unusual as it appears as 2 images of the same object caused by gravitational lensing from an invisible massive object - 10" Meade LX200 SCT f4, Starlight Xpress MX5 CCD. 3 exposures : Effective integration time 9 minutes.
3C273 in Virgo 3C273 Quasar in Virgo.
10" Orion Optics GX250 Newtonian f4.8, Starlight Xpress MX5 CCD. Integration time 1 minute.
stepquin.gif (26261 bytes) Stephan's Quintet, a group of 5 faint galaxies in Pegasus, just half a degree from NGC7331. 10" LX200 at f6.3, Starlight Xpress MX5 CCD. Effective exposure 22 minutes.
M82, Irregular Galaxy, Ursa Major. 10" LX200 SCT at f4, Starlight Xpress SXVF-MX9 CCD. Effective exposure 15 minutes. Febuary 2012.
NGC4449, Irregular Galaxy in Canes Venatici.
10" Meade LX200 SCT f4, Starlight Xpress MX9 CCD. Multiple exposures : Effective integration time 9 minutes. Mar 2009


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