Friday, February 19, 2021

The Great Conjunction (Jupiter and Saturn)

 Hi all, here are some details on the main result from my effort on the Great Conjunction.

I collected the data on 20 Dec 20 - the day before the closest approach, as 21 Dec had forecast for possible clouds.

OBJECT     The Great Conjunction (Jupiter and Saturn)
Telescope     Takahashi TOA-130F @ f/7.7 (1000mm FL)
Mount     Takahashi EM200 Temma II
Camera     Canon T3i
Guider     Unguided
Settings     8x1/25s, ISO100, Registax6, CS4 (cropped) 

Sunday, February 14, 2021

M45 - Pleiades (and distinct violet)

M45 - Pleiades
FS-60C, EM200, QSI690wsg
25x5min L (bin1x1); 4x5min ea RGB (bin2x2); 10xdarks/flats/fdarks/bias