Category Archive Galaxies

M51 Whirlpool galaxy.
Data gathered on the 7th March 2019
Skywatcher Quattro 8″ steel tube on a HEQ5 pro mount, no guiding.
Canon 1100D stock, with intervalometer to control exposures and length.
160 exposures of 60 seconds at ISO 800, with 40 each of Darks, flats, dark flats & bias.
Best 50% stacked in DSS and all processing done in StarTools.

Single shot with a Huawei P20 through a 17mm eyepiece on a Skywatcher 127 Mak-Cas altaz goto mount.

Canon 5D Mk II on Altair 80mm APO and EQ6

Andromeda galaxy, taken using a Skywatcher 200p and Canon 550d camera

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