Monte Wilson's Digital AstroImaging Gallery


Object: The Horsehead Nebula and The Flame Nebula in Orion
Exposure: 4 x 20 mins using an Astrodon H-Alpha 5nm filter
Equipment: Takahashi FSQ-106 4" /5 with STL-11000m 11-megapixel CCD camera on Takahashi EM-200 mount
Astrophotographer: Monte Wilson - Wiruna, Ilford - November 2006


Object: The Rosette Nebula in H-alpha
Exposure: 4 x 20mins using an Astrodon 5nm H-Alpha filter
Equipment: Takahashi FSQ-106 4" /5 with STL-11000m 11-megapixel CCD camera on Takahashi EM-200 mount
Astrophotographer: Monte Wilson


Object: Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) in Hydrogen Alpha
Exposure: 6 x 15min shots with Astrodon 5nm H-Alpha filter
Equipment: Takahashi FSQ-106 4" /5 with STL-11000m 11-megapixel CCD camera on Takahashi EM-200 mount
Processing: Average Combine
Astrophotographer: Monte Wilson


Object: Lagoon Nebula in Hydrogen Alpha
Exposure: 7 x 20min shots with Astrodon 5nm H-Alpha filter
Equipment: Takahashi FSQ-106 4" /5 with STL-11000m 11-megapixel CCD camera on Takahashi EM-200 mount
Processing: Average Combine
Astrophotographer: Monte Wilson


Object: M24
Exposure: 3 x 5 mins (RGB) unbinned, guided
Equipment: Takahashi FSQ-106 4" /5 with STL-11000m 11-megapixel CCD camera on Takahashi EM-200 mount
Processing: Flat field applied
Astrophotographer: Monte Wilson


Object: The Lagoon Nebula (M8) and The Trifid Nebula (M20)
Exposure: 3 x 5 mins (RGB) unbinned, guided
Equipment: Takahashi FSQ-106 4" /5 with STL-11000m 11-megapixel CCD camera on Takahashi EM-200 mount
Processing: Flat field applied
Astrophotographer: Monte Wilson


Object: Barnard 86
Exposure: 10 minute exposure (red filter), guided
Equipment: Takahashi FSQ-106 4" /5 with STL-11000m 11-megapixel CCD camera on Takahashi EM-200 mount
Processing: Flat field applied
Astrophotographer: Monte Wilson


Object: The Snake Nebula
Exposure: 3 x 5 mins (RGB) unbinned, unguided
Processing: No Flat field or Bias
Equipment: Takahashi FSQ-106 4" /5 with STL-11000m 11-megapixel CCD camera on Takahashi EM-200 mount


Object: The Lagoon Nebula (M8) and The Trifid Nebula (M20)
Exposure: 3 x 5 mins (RGB) unbinned, unguided
Processing: No Flat field or Bias
Equipment: Takahashi FSQ-106 4" /5 with STL-11000m 11-megapixel CCD camera on Takahashi EM-200 mount


Takahashi FSQ-106 4" f/5 with STL-11000m 11 megapixel CCD camera on Takahashi EM-200 mount.