All posts by Peter Folkesson

NGC1333

NGC1333

2019-01-02 18:00-01:00
Several low clouds, no moon, some wind, 65% humidity, -1 degrees C

NGC1333
Exposures:
140x60s L
Rotation: 90 degrees

2019-01-09 18:00-22:00
Several high clouds, setting moon, some wind, 95% humidity, -3 degrees C

NGC1333
Exposures:
(81+70+63)x60s RGB
Rotation: 90 degrees

2019-11-29 18:00-04:00
Clear, no moon, little wind, 95% humidity, -4 degrees C

NGC1333
Exposures:
(90+90+90)x60s RGB
111x60s L
Rotation: 90 degrees

2019-11-30 17:30-04:00
Clear, no moon, no wind, 85% humidity, -6 degrees C

NGC1333
Exposures:
(40+40+40)x60s RGB
345x60s L
Rotation: 90 degrees

Camera: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFWmini, Baader R,G,B,Ha, IDAS LPS-D1, gain 200, offset 50, -20C
Lens: TS-Optics 8″ f/4 UNC Newtonian with GPU Superflat 2″ Coma Corrector
Mount: EQ6-R Pro
QHY 5L-II-M OAG auto guider
Software: Sequence Generator Pro, PixInsight, Photoshop
Location: Borås, Sweden

IC5146 in LRGBHa

IC5146 in LRGBHa

2019-09-17 22:00-01:00
Clear, rising moon, some wind, 95% humidity, 5 degrees C

IC5146
Exposures:
92x90s Ha
Rotation:90 degrees

2019-10-05 20:30-02:30
Clear, some low clouds, setting moon, no wind, 90% humidity, -1 degrees C

IC5146
Exposures:
(60+60+60)x60s RGB
129x60s L
Rotation:90 degrees

Camera: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFWmini, Baader R,G,B,Ha, IDAS LPS-D1, gain 200, offset 50, -20C
Lens: TS-Optics 8″ f/4 UNC Newtonian with GPU Superflat 2″ Coma Corrector
Mount: EQ6-R Pro
QHY 5L-II-M OAG auto guider
Software: Sequence Generator Pro, PixInsight, Photoshop
Location: Borås, Sweden

DWB111 – Propeller Nebula

DWB111 – Propeller Nebula

2019-09-21 21:00-22:00
Very clear followed by fog, no moon, no wind, 90% humidity, 12 degrees C

DWB 111
Exposures:
38x90s Ha
Rotation:90 degrees

2019-09-30 21:30-02:00
Clear, some low clouds, no moon, some wind, 85% humidity, 5 degrees C

DWB 111
Exposures:
60x60s L
(30+45+60)x60s RGB
Rotation:90 degrees

2019-10-01 20:30-00:00
Clear, some low clouds, no moon, no wind, 95% humidity, 4 degrees C

DWB 111
Exposures:
(30+15)x60s RG
76x90s Ha
Rotation:90 degrees

Camera: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFWmini, Baader R,G,B,Ha, IDAS LPS-D1, gain 200, offset 50, -20C
Lens: TS-Optics 8″ f/4 UNC Newtonian with GPU Superflat 2″ Coma Corrector
Mount: EQ6-R Pro
QHY 5L-II-M OAG auto guider
Software: Sequence Generator Pro, PixInsight, Photoshop
Location: Borås, Sweden

M71

M71

2019-09-18 21:00-01:00
Clear, half moon, little wind, 85% humidity, 7 degrees C

M71
Exposures:
65x60s L
(35+35+35)x60s RGB
Rotation:90 degrees

Camera: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFWmini, Baader R,G,B,Ha, IDAS LPS-D1, gain 200, offset 50, -20C
Lens: TS-Optics 8″ f/4 UNC Newtonian with GPU Superflat 2″ Coma Corrector
Mount: EQ6-R Pro
QHY 5L-II-M OAG auto guider
Software: Sequence Generator Pro, PixInsight, Photoshop
Location: Borås, Sweden

Double Cluster – 2019

Double Cluster – 2019

2019-09-13 22:00-02:00
Clear, full moon, windy, 80% humidity, 11 degrees C

Double Cluster
Exposures:
58x60s L
(29+28+29)x60s RGB
Rotation:180 degrees

Camera: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFWmini, Baader R,G,B,Ha, IDAS LPS-D1, gain 200, offset 50, -20C
Lens: TS-Optics 8″ f/4 UNC Newtonian with GPU Superflat 2″ Coma Corrector
Mount: EQ6-R Pro
QHY 5L-II-M OAG auto guider
Software: Sequence Generator Pro, PixInsight, Photoshop
Location: Borås, Sweden

NGC6914

NGC6914

2019-08-25 22:30-03:30
Several high clouds, rising moon, no wind, 90% humidity, 15 degrees C
NGC6914
80x90s Ha
Rotation:270 degrees

2019-08-26 22:30-03:30
Some high clouds, rising moon, no wind, 80% humidity, 17 degrees C
NGC6914
66x60s L
(54+59+59)x60s RGB
Rotation:270 degrees

2019-08-31 23:00-00:00
Clear followed by clouds, no moon, windy, 85% humidity, 20 degrees C
NGC6914
20x90s Ha
Rotation:270 degrees

Camera: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFWmini, Baader R,G,B,Ha, IDAS LPS-D1, gain 200, offset 50, -20C
Lens: TS-Optics 8″ f/4 UNC Newtonian with GPU Superflat 2″ Coma Corrector
Mount: EQ6-R Pro
QHY 5L-II-M OAG auto guider
Software: Sequence Generator Pro, PixInsight, Photoshop
Location: Borås, Sweden

M27 in LRGB+Ha

M27 in LRGBHa

2019-08-20 22:30-01:30
Some clouds, rising moon, no wind, 90% humidity, 10 degrees C

M27
Exposures:
58x90s Ha
Rotation:180 degrees

2019-08-24 22:30-03:30
Some high clouds, rising moon, no wind, 95% humidity, 14 degrees C

M27
Exposures:
84x60s L
(60+60+59)x60s RGB
Rotation:180 degrees

Camera: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFWmini, Baader R,G,B,Ha, IDAS LPS-D1, gain 200, offset 50, -20C
Lens: TS-Optics 8″ f/4 UNC Newtonian with GPU Superflat 2″ Coma Corrector
Mount: EQ6-R Pro
QHY 5L-II-M OAG auto guider
Software: Sequence Generator Pro, PixInsight, Photoshop
Location: Borås, Sweden

Coma Cluster – 2019

Coma Cluster – 2019

2019-04-22 22:30-03:30
Clear, rising moon, some wind, 50% humidity, 10 degrees C
Exposures:
(63+65+45)x60s RGB
Rotation:90 degrees

2019-04-23 22:30-03:30
Clear, rising moon, windy, 25% humidity, 12 degrees C
Exposures:
180x60s L
Rotation:90 degrees

Camera: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFWmini, Baader R,G,B,Ha, IDAS LPS-D1, gain 200, offset 50, -20C
Lens: TS-Optics 8″ f/4 UNC Newtonian with GPU Superflat 2″ Coma Corrector
Mount: HEQ5 Pro
QHY 5L-II-M OAG auto guider
Software: Sequence Generator Pro, PixInsight, Photoshop
Location: Borås, Sweden

NGC4565

NGC4565

2019-04-04 21:30-04:30
High clouds, no moon, no wind, 55% humidity, 8 degrees C
Exposures:
43x60s L
(49+50+52)x60s RGB
Rotation:90 degrees

2019-04-07 21:30-01:30
Clear followed by low clouds, no moon, no wind, 70% humidity, 1 degrees C
Exposures:
181x60s L
Rotation:90 degrees

2019-04-08 21:30-04:30
Very clear, setting moon, no wind, 50% humidity, 0 degrees
Exposures:
173x60s L
(58+58+58)x60s RGB
Rotation:90 degrees

Camera: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFWmini, Baader R,G,B,Ha, IDAS LPS-D1, gain 200, offset 50, -20C
Lens: TS-Optics 8″ f/4 UNC Newtonian with GPU Superflat 2″ Coma Corrector
Mount: HEQ5 Pro
QHY 5L-II-M OAG auto guider
Software: Sequence Generator Pro, PixInsight, Photoshop
Location: Borås, Sweden

NGC5053, M53

NGC5053, M53

2019-04-11 22:30-04:00
Very clear, half moon, some wind, 60% humidity, -3 degrees C
Exposures:
269x60s L
Rotation:90 degrees

2019-04-12 22:30-04:00
Very clear, half moon, no wind, 55% humidity, -1 degrees C
Exposures:
(80+81+79)x60s RGB
Rotation:90 degrees

Camera: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFWmini, Baader R,G,B,Ha, IDAS LPS-D1, gain 200, offset 50, -20C
Lens: TS-Optics 8″ f/4 UNC Newtonian with GPU Superflat 2″ Coma Corrector
Mount: HEQ5 Pro
QHY 5L-II-M OAG auto guider
Software: Sequence Generator Pro, PixInsight, Photoshop
Location: Borås, Sweden

M96, M95

M96, M95

2019-03-29 20:30-22:00
Clear followed by low clouds, no moon, windy, 85% humidity, 5 degrees C

Exposures:
(20+19+20)x60s RGB
Rotation:90 degrees

2019-03-31 21:30-04:30
Clear, no moon, no wind, 55% humidity, 0 degrees C

Exposures:
(40+40+39)x60s RGB
170x60s L
Rotation:90 degrees

Camera: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFWmini, Baader R,G,B, IDAS LPS-D1, gain 200, offset 50, -20C
Lens: TS-Optics 8″ f/4 UNC Newtonian with GPU Superflat 2″ Coma Corrector
Mount: HEQ5 Pro
QHY 5L-II-M OAG auto guider
Software: Sequence Generator Pro, PixInsight, Photoshop
Location: Borås, Sweden

M63 – Sunflower Galaxy

M63 – Sunflower Galaxy

2019-03-11 19:30-05:00
Clear, setting moon, windy, 75% humidity, -3 degrees C

M63
Exposures:
(60+60+60)x60s RGB
246x60s L
Rotation:180 degrees

2019-03-25 20:30-01:00
Clear, no moon, some wind, 90% humidity, -2 degrees C
M63
Exposures:
180x60s L

Camera: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFWmini, Baader R,G,B,Ha, IDAS LPS-D1, gain 200, offset 50, -20C
Lens: TS-Optics 8″ f/4 UNC Newtonian with GPU Superflat 2″ Coma Corrector
Mount: HEQ5 Pro
QHY 5L-II-M OAG auto guider
Software: Sequence Generator Pro, PixInsight, Photoshop
Location: Borås, Sweden

M51 – Whirlpool Galaxy

M51 – Whirlpool Galaxy

2019-03-08 19:30-22:00
Some low clouds, no moon, some wind, 95% humidity, 0 degrees C

Exposures:
(50+40+40)x60s RGB
Rotation:180 degrees

2019-03-10 19:30-03:00
Clear, setting moon, some wind, 85% humidity, -3 degrees C

Exposures:
(50+60+59)x60s RGB
212x60s L
Rotation:180 degrees

Camera: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFWmini, Baader R,G,B,Ha, IDAS LPS-D1, gain 200, offset 50, -20C
Lens: TS-Optics 8″ f/4 UNC Newtonian with GPU Superflat 2″ Coma Corrector
Mount: HEQ5 Pro
QHY 5L-II-M OAG auto guider
Software: Sequence Generator Pro, PixInsight, Photoshop
Location: Borås, Sweden

M106 – 2019

M106 – 2019

2019-03-01 19:30-03:00
Very clear, no moon, no wind, 85% humidity, -3 degrees C

M106
Exposures:
(60+60+60)x60s RGB
120x60s L
52x90s Ha
Rotation:180 degrees

Camera: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFWmini, Baader R,G,B,Ha, IDAS LPS-D1, gain 200, offset 50, -20C
Lens: TS-Optics 8″ f/4 UNC Newtonian with GPU Superflat 2″ Coma Corrector
Mount: HEQ5 Pro
QHY 5L-II-M OAG auto guider
Software: Sequence Generator Pro, PixInsight, Photoshop
Location: Borås, Sweden

NGC1333

NGC1333

2019-01-02 18:00-01:00
Several low clouds, no moon, some wind, 65% humidity, -1 degrees C

2019-01-09 18:00-22:00
Several high clouds, setting moon, some wind, 95% humidity, -3 degrees C

NGC1333
Exposures:
140x60s L
(81+70+63)x60s RGB
Rotation:180 degrees

Camera: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFWmini, Baader R,G,B,Ha, IDAS LPS-D1, gain 200, offset 50, -20C
Lens: TS-Optics 8″ f/4 UNC Newtonian with GPU Superflat 2″ Coma Corrector
Mount: HEQ5 Pro
QHY 5L-II-M OAG auto guider
Software: Sequence Generator Pro, PixInsight, Photoshop
Location: Borås, Sweden

M97, M108 – 2019

M97, M108 – 2019

2019-02-27 19:30-00:00
Clear followed by fog, no moon, no wind, 85% humidity, 4 degrees C

M97+M108
Exposures:
(55+55+55)x60s RGB
34x60s L
Rotation:180 degrees

2019-02-28 19:00-00:00
Clear followed by fog, no moon, no wind, 70% humidity, -2 degrees C

M97+M108
Exposures:
59x90s Ha
80x60s L
Rotation:180 degrees

Camera: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFWmini, Baader R,G,B,Ha, IDAS LPS-D1, gain 200, offset 50, -20C
Lens: TS-Optics 8″ f/4 UNC Newtonian with GPU Superflat 2″ Coma Corrector
Mount: HEQ5 Pro
QHY 5L-II-M OAG auto guider
Software: Sequence Generator Pro, PixInsight, Photoshop
Location: Borås, Sweden

M1 – Crab Nebula in LRGBHa

M1 – Crab Nebula in LRGBHa

2019-01-29 18:30-21:30
Clear followed by fog, no moon, some wind, 80% humidity, -10 degrees C
Exposures:
43x60s L
(24+22+22)x60s RGB

2019-02-11 18:30-04:00
Intermittent low clouds, half moon, some wind, 80% humidity, -1 degrees C
Exposures:
58x90s Ha
(35+25+25)x60s RGB
60x60s L

Rotation:180 degrees

Camera: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFWmini, Baader R,G,B,Ha, IDAS LPS-D1, gain 200, offset 50, -20C
Lens: TS-Optics 8″ f/4 UNC Newtonian with GPU Superflat 2″ Coma Corrector
Mount: HEQ5 Pro
QHY 5L-II-M OAG auto guider
Software: Sequence Generator Pro, PixInsight, Photoshop
Location: Borås, Sweden

NGC2903

NGC2903

2019-02-11 18:30-04:00
Intermittent low clouds, half moon, some wind, 80% humidity, -1 degrees C

NGC2903
Exposures:
(74+53+67)x60s RGB
Rotation:180 degrees

Camera: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFWmini, Baader R,G,B,Ha, IDAS LPS-D1, gain 200, offset 50, -20C
Lens: TS-Optics 8″ f/4 UNC Newtonian with GPU Superflat 2″ Coma Corrector
Mount: HEQ5 Pro
QHY 5L-II-M OAG auto guider
Software: Sequence Generator Pro, PixInsight, Photoshop
Location: Borås, Sweden

M35 / NGC2158 – 2019

M35 / NGC2158 – 2019

2019-01-14 20:00-01:00
Clear, half moon, some hard wind, 65% humidity, -1 degrees C

M35
Exposures:
57x60s L
(30+29+29)x60s RGB
Rotation:180 degrees

Camera: ASI1600MM-COOL+ZWO EFWmini, Baader R,G,B,Ha, IDAS LPS-D1, gain 200, offset 50, -20C
Lens: TS-Optics 8″ f/4 UNC Newtonian with GPU Superflat 2″ Coma Corrector
Mount: HEQ5 Pro
QHY 5L-II-M OAG auto guider
Software: Sequence Generator Pro, PixInsight, Photoshop
Location: Borås, Sweden