Marc Aragnou's Photo Gallery


Object: M8 - The Lagoon Nebula
Exposure: RGB 50min total exposure (Baader UHC-S Contrast Enhancement Filter)
Processing: Alignment, Data Rejection and Stacking in CCDStack. Processed and Layered in Photoshop
Equipment: QHY8 x2 Barlowed at prime focus (f/10) on Celestron Nexstar SLT 130. Guided with PHD on ED80/QHY5
Location / Date: Data acquired Wednesday 26, August 2009 from Wiruna


Object: M 16 Eagle Nebula
Exposure: L Ha Ha OIII OIII - 5.5h total exposure (combinations of 2h Ha & 3.5h OIII)
Processing: Alignment, Data Rejection and Stacking in CCDStack. Processed and Layered in Photoshop
Equipment: QHY8 at prime focus (f/5) on Celestron Nexstar SLT 130. Guided with PHD on ED80/QHY5
Location / Date: Data acquired end of July & August 2009 over three nights in Hinchinbrook & Crago Observatory


Object: M 42 and The Running Man Nebula - An Emission Nebula next to a Reflection Nebula - part of the Orion complex
Exposure: RGB - 3.5h total exposure (combinations of 15s,60s, 600s & 900s subs)
Processing: Alignment, Data Rejection and Stacking in CCDStack. Processed and Layered in Photoshop
Equipment: QHY8 at prime focus (f/5) on Celestron Nexstar SLT 130. Guided with PHD on ED80/QHY5
Location / Date: Data acquired end of September 2008 over two nights in Wiruna