Fred Vanderhaven's Photo Gallery


Object: The Keyhole Nebula Region
Exposure: 50:50:50 mins SII:Ha:OIII mapped as RGB all binned 1*1
Equipment: 12" LX200R mounted on a Losmandy G11 through an SBIG ST8XME camera at -15 deg and AP 0.67 FR


Object: NGC 253
Exposure: LRGB 100:25:25:25 mins.
Equipment: 12" LX200R mounted on a Losmandy G11 through an SBIG ST8XME camera at -15 deg and AP 0.67 FR


Object: NGC 1232
Exposure: LRGB 100:40:40:40 mins
Equipment: 12" LX200R mounted on a Losmandy G11 through an SBIG ST8XME camera at -15 deg and AP 0.67 FR
Processing: First image using CCD stack, powerful, but very labourious


Object: The Horse Head Nebula in Ha coloured red
Exposure:
Equipment: 12" LX200R on a Losmandy G11 through an SBIG ST8XME camera at -15░C and AP 0.67 Focal Reducer and Astrodon Ha filter
Processing: Captured with CCD soft, Reduced and combined with MaximDL, and processed with Photoshop CS


Object: The Tarantula Nebula Colour Mapped Narrow Band
Exposure: SII:Ha:OIII 2.8:2.5:2.0 hours mapped RGB
Equipment: 12" LX200R mounted on a Losmandy G11 through an SBIG ST8XME camera at -15 deg and AP 0.67 FR.
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Object: Helix Nebula (Narrow Band)
Exposure: SII:Ha:OIII 50:50:50 minutes (SII and OIII binned 2x2) mapped RGB
Equipment: 12" LX200R on a Losmandy G11 through an SBIG ST8XME camera at -15░C and AP 0.67 Focal Reducer and Astrodon Narrowband filters
Processing: Captured with CCD soft, Reduced and combined with Maxum DL, and processed with Photoshop C
Locationá/áDate: Taken from my new Observatory at North Ryde


Object: Eagle Nebula (Narrow Band)
Exposure: Ha:Ha:OIII:SII 2Ż:2Ż:5:5 hours (SII and OIII binned 2x2) mapped LRGB
Equipment: 12" LX200R on a Losmandy G11 through an SBIG ST8XME camera at -15░C and AP 0.67 Focal Reducer and Astrodon Narrowband filters
Processing: Captured with CCD soft, Reduced and combined with Maxum DL, and processed with Photoshop C
Locationá/áDate: Taken from my new Observatory at North Ryde


Object: Dumbell Nebula (Narrow Band)
Exposure: SII:Ha:OIII 50:50:50 mins (all binned 2x2) mapped RGB
Equipment: 12" LX200R on a Losmandy G11 through an SBIG ST8XME camera at -15░C and AP 0.67 Focal Reducer and Astrodon Narrowband filters
Processing: Captured with CCD soft, Reduced and combined with Maxum DL, and processed with Photoshop C
Locationá/áDate: Taken from my new Observatory at North Ryde


Object: Helix Nebula (Ha + RGB)
Exposure: Ha: 150 min; RGB: 3 x 50 min
Equipment: 12" LX200R OTA with an AP 0.67 FR mounted on a Losmandy G11 with SBIG ST8XME camera and ST80 guide scope.
Processing: Capture via CCD soft5, Calibration/combine/convert via MaximDL4 and processing via Photoshop CS
Locationá/áDate: Taken from my new Observatory at North Ryde on 20 August, 2006


Object: Eagle Nebula (Ha)
Exposure: Ha: 50 min
Equipment: 12" LX200R OTA with an AP 0.67 FR mounted on a Losmandy G11 with SBIG ST8XME camera and ST80 guide scope.
Processing: Capture via CCD soft5, Calibration/combine/convert via MaximDL4 and processing via Photoshop CS
Locationá/áDate: Taken from my new Observatory at North Ryde on 20 August, 2006


Object: Helix Nebula
Exposure: 20 x 5 min exposures at ISO1600
Equipment: Canon EOS300D at Prime on an LX 90 @ f/10 - Guided by a piggybacked ED80 with an SC modified Web Cam and Guide Dog software
Processing: Processed with ImagesPlus, Photoshop CS and Noiseware Pro
Locationá/áDate: Taken from my Observatory at North Ryde 2 September, 2005


Object: M8 - Lagoon Nebula
Exposure: 20 x 3 min exposures at ISO1600
Equipment: Canon EOS300D at Prime on a Meade LX90 @ f/10 - Guided by a piggybacked ED80 with an SC modified Web Cam and Guide Dog software
Processing: Processed with ImagesPlus, Adobe Photoshop CS and Noiseware Pro
Locationá/áDate: Taken from my Observatory at North Ryde 24 August, 2005


Object: M20 - Trifid Nebula
Exposure: 20 x 3 min exposures at ISO1600
Equipment: Canon EOS300D at Prime on a Meade LX90 @ f/10 - Guided by a piggybacked ED80 with an SC modified Web Cam and Guide Dog software
Processing: Processed with ImagesPlus, Adobe Photoshop CS and Noiseware Pro
Locationá/áDate: Taken from my Observatory at North Ryde 24 August, 2005