Nov-2020. Upgraded one of my obs-PC´s to a OnLogic K700se model. Configuration like this, i7 CPU, 32GB RAM, 4 SSD HDs app. 460GByte free space for data storage, 6 USB3 connections, 2 BIOS programmable serial
ports, in this case, set to pure RS-232 mode. Unit specified to temp. rage: -40 -> 70 degrees C.
1. June 2020. Another Moon image shown here taken with a color cam ZWO asi071MC
pro & a 110mm refractor, WO FLT-110 F7 and a Baader 2" UV/IR cut filter used. Expo. time moon background: 29x60 sec and a moon SER stack taken with FireCapture, the best 12 % of 1000 frames was used (AutoStakkert
x64, drizzle 1.5),
In parallelt this/another Moon matrix image was recorded. First part image data:35x0.002 sec + 60x0.004 sec single images stack'ed Autostakkert and second part
image data: 6x5.1 sek single images stack'ed in PS CS6. These two parts were merged together in PS CS6.
EQ used: WO FLT-110 mm F7 refractor, Atik Horizon mono camera and a 2" Optolong
A single image taken from my garden looking in north west direction. The light glow from CPH can be seen. Image data, 26-May-2020 local time: 21.57. Camera expo. time, 1/40 sec, setting ISO2000. Image processing: PS
CS6 used first in RAW format then stored on HD as 16 bit tif and here shown in size 25% jpg format. EQ: Canon 60Da & et SamYang 135mm F2.8 objective placed on a small tripod,
9-10 May-2020, A M61 LRGB image with SN 2020jfo taken with 16" SCT F6.2 FL ca. 2.5 m, ZWO asi1600MM camera and 36mm Baader LRGB filters. Total expo. time: Lum=14x180sec+25x60sec. RGB
in total=24x60sec. Blended into the BG total exposures 45x120sec, taken with a WO FLT-110 F7 refractor, Atik Horizon mono camera, and a IDAS LPS P2 filter,
A LUM-RHa-G-B image of the Galaxy named M94. The Galaxy is more reddish
than usual due to 40min of Ha info blended into the red CH. Exposures taken 21->23 April 2020. Total exposure time: 6.33 hours. Shown here is latest modified version :-)
A LRGB/color image of the Galaxy named M64. Exposures taken 18->20 April 2020. Total exposure time:
4.33 hours. Gear used: 16" SCT ACF F6.2 scope FL app. 2.5m. ZWO 1600MM and 071MC pro cameras. IDAS LPS-P2 2" filter & Baader LRGB filters.
matrix BW image from 4. April 2020. It consist of more that 500 single images quality sorted, best 11% of each stack, and stacked in AutoStakkert, merged together in PS CS6. Gear used: 16" SCT ACF F6.2 scope, ZWO 071MC pro camera, 2" UV-IR block filter, size66%
of full size,
M101 Galaxy color image from March/April 2020, total exposure time app. 12 hours. Gear used: Mount, TTS-160 Panther,
TEC 140 F7 refractor, Canon 1100Da camera & a Atik 460EX mono camera. Baader LRGB, Ha filters. RAW image data taken/provided by Niels Haagh,
M101 Galaxy color image from 2016, total exposure time app. 13 hours. Gear used: Mount, a Baseunit on a wedge, 16" SCT LX200ACF F6.2 scope, WO FLT-110 F7 refractor, Canon 60Da camera & Atik 460EX mono camera. Baader
A Moon mosaics image taken 5 April-2020. Gear used: 16" SCT F6.2, FL app. 2.5m, ZWO 071MC camera & a Baader
2" UV-IR block filter. 7% of 6x500 frames used from Firecapture. Autostakkert & PS used for the processing part. Two image versions.
6. April-2020. A Moon image taken 6 April-2020. Gear used: WO FLT-110 refractor, ZWO 1600MM
camera & a 2" IDAS LPS-P2 filter. 7% of 2000 frames used from Firecapture. Autostakkert & PS used for the processing part. Two processing versions.
M42 C9.25 Hyperstar setup, Panther TTS-160 mount, ZWO 071 Color Camera. Subs taken & pre-processing
done by Mr. Niels Haagh. Final processing done by me. Total exposure: 20x120sec, a rgb-starless++ image,
18. Sep-2017 in the early morning and as said in the header text, seasons first M42, taken with the portable setup. No calibration frames was used and the total Lum exposure was: 6x60sec+9x30sec+20x10sec,
26. Aug-2017, decided to add 7x2min Lum exposures (portable equipment) + 37x2min exposures
(old subs via WO FLT-110, Canon60Da) to the shown Cocoon Nebula picture below, making it a ~11 hours expoused picture!
22-23. Aug-2017, two nights using the shown portable equipment, plus the 16" SCT closeup L & Ha data of the cocoon itself, it adds up to ~9.8 hours of total exposure of the Cocoon Nebula. It is composed as
a LRHaGB picture, shown are a size 33% and a size 50% picture,
21 June-2017. Between the clouds in the sky and in a very bright summer night I was able to get, with my 16" SCT, 12x300sec
OIII and 11x300sec Ha subs, now added to the below BW M27 image. On purpose I have moderated the stars in the cropped picture,