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This image of M51 was taken over a period of about 4 years. My first image ever taken was of this galaxy and recently I decided to shoot it again. All data from the last 4 years, taken with a C11, Skywatcher ED80, Robtics ED110 and TEC140 were combined to get this result. Further more …

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Imagery of M51 taken during the last two nights by myself (luminance) with a TEC-140 and imagery in RGB from beginning this month by Michael Van Doorn (www.dutchastrocolors.com) using his Hyperstar C11. Telescopes: TEC-140 / C11 hyperstar Camera’s: QSI583ws / SXVR-H18 Exposure time: 14h (70×10 min L, 120 min total RGB) The inverted image shows …

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Recently an image of M33 was posted on this site made by Michael van Doorn and myself. By searching for some papers on the internet I was able to find databases giving the coordinates of red and yellow hypergiants, post-red hypergiants (supernova progenitors), variable stars and globular clusters in M33. With pixinsight I overlaid these …

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Recently I have teamed up with Michael van Doorn to make some imagery of M33. Michael uses a Celestron C11 with Hyperstar at f/2. This setup has a focal length of about 560mm and so does give a wide field with a high sensitivity. We decided to combine the RGB and Ha from the Hyperstar …

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