July 22nd 2012

First light with the William Optics 132 refractor

Two 10 minute exposures through luminance filter.
This was also a test of the guiding of the ASA DDM60 mount, WO132 scope and QSI camera combination.

M57 10 minutes each of Red, Green and Blue

First attempt at combining 10 minutes luminance with the R,G and B

The next object was ngc7000 (North America Nebula) in Hydrogen Alpha.
Only a small part fits in the field of view (66 by 50 arc minutes)
8x10 minutes, binned 2x2

23rd July

8 x10 minutes Ha added to mosaic of ngc7000

Pelican Nebula

9x10 minutes in Ha