Astrophotography - Imaging the Triangulum Galaxy (M33)

Date2012/10/17
LocationBöblingen / Germany
ObjectM33 (Triangulum Galaxy‎)
CameraAtik383L+
Guidingyes, DMK31AU03.AS via OAG
Telescope8" GSO Newtonian
Barlow lensnone
MountEQ6 Syntrek
Cooling-10°C
Luminance5x, 300s, bin: 1x1
Red5x, 100s, bin: 2x2
Green5x, 100s, bin: 2x2
Blue5x, 100s, bin: 2x2
Dark5x
Flatnone
Total exposure~50min.
Last updated: December 20, 2015 at 15:20 pm


Astrophotography - Lagoon Nebula (M8) with DMK31AU03.AS

Tonight I made a first try with "The Image Source DMK31AU03.AS" on the Lagoon Nebula (M8). This nebula is quite close to the galactic center - that means roughly in this direction is the black hole of our galaxy located!

Date2012/07/14
LocationBöblingen / Germany
ObjectM8 (Lagoon Nebula)
CameraDMK31AU03.AS
Guidingnone
Telescope8" GSO Newtonian
Barlow lensnone
MountEQ6 Syntrek
Coolingnone
Luminance8x 40s
Rednone
Greennone
Bluenone
Dark4x
Flatnone
Total exposure~5m20sec.
Here are additional camera parameters I used: Total exposure: ~5m20s, Date: 2012/07/14, Location: Boeblingen / Germany, Camera: DMK31AU03.AS, Telescope: 8" f/5 GSO Newton, Image type: IR only, L: 8x 40s (IR), Camera settings: Auto max value: 1/30 (auto), Auto reference: 126, Brightness: 20, Gamma: 100, Gain: 1023. Last updated: December 20, 2015 at 14:53 pm

Imaging Globular Cluster (M5) with DMK31AU03.AS

Date2012/06/22 - 21:30 UTC
LocationBöblingen / Germany
ObjectM5 (Globular Cluster)
CameraDMK31AU03.AS
Guidingnone
Telescope8" GSO Newtonian
Barlow lensnone
MountEQ6 Syntrek
Coolingnone
Luminance6x 65s (IR)
Rednone
Greennone
Bluenone
Dark5x
Flatnone
Total exposure6m30s
Further camera settings: Auto max value: 1/15 (auto), Auto reference: 126, Brightness: 5, Gamma: 100, Gain: 500. I also published the image here. For stacking I used giotto V2.21. Last updated: December 20, 2015 at 15:17 pm