Astro Images from DogHouse Astronomy

These are my more recent images. Doghouseastronomy.com has my older images.

NGC7814 Little Sombrero

NGC7814 Little Sombrero

This neat little edge on galaxy is 40 million light years away. Imaged from my home observatory 11/2018. AG Optical 12.5" Newt, ML8300 CCD. 4 1/2 hours total exposures10 min subs.

M63 Sunflower Galaxy

M63 Sunflower Galaxy

Imaged at the Texas Star Party May 2018. 10" AGO iDK and QSI640 CCD. 10.75 hours total exposures. 255:130:130:130

NGC891

NGC891

Known as the Outer Limits Galaxy. Imaged from my home observatory with AG Optical 12.5" newt and FLI ML8300 CCD. 14.5 hours total exposures in 10 min subs.

Heart Nebula

Heart Nebula

This is the core of the Heart Nebula. Imaged from my home observatory with the AG Optical 12.5" newt and ML8300 CCD camera over several nights. Total of aprox 36 hours in 20 min sub exposures. Processed in the "Hubble palette."

M42 Orion Nebula & NGC1977

M42 Orion Nebula & NGC1977

Orion and Running Man nebulas imaged at Star Dust Ranch, Florida Jan 2018 with Tak E160 and QSI683. 200 sub exposures of 45 sec ea with L, R, G, B filters.

M31 Andromeda Galaxy

M31 Andromeda Galaxy

OkieTex Star Party 2017. Imaged with Tak FS60C F/4.2 and QSI640. About 5 hours total exposures in 3 min subs.

IC4603 "Heart of the Scorpion"

IC4603 "Heart of the Scorpion"

Blue Relection near Antares. Imaged at Texas Star Party May 2017 with Epsilon 160 and QSI683. RGB 60:60:60 total 3 hours exposures.

NGC5128 Centaurus A

NGC5128 Centaurus A

Imaged at Texas Star Party May 2017. Epsilon 160 and QSI683 CCD. About 3 hours total exposure, cropped.

M83 Southern Pinwheel Galaxy

M83 Southern Pinwheel Galaxy

Imaged at the Texas Star Party May 2017. 10" AstroTech RC and QSI640 CCD camera. 90:30:30:30 Total 3 hours exposures.

M16 Eagle Nebula

M16 Eagle Nebula

Imaged at the Texas Star Party May 2017. 10" AstroTech RC and QSI640 CCD camera. 120:60:60:60 Total 5 hours exposures.

NGC4565 Needle Galaxy

NGC4565 Needle Galaxy

maged with a 12.5" F/3.8 AG Optical Newt, FLI ML8300 CCD, riding on top of an AP1200GTO mount. Total exposures of: 4.5 hours 6 x 15min Lum 6 x 10 min ea RGB 90:60:60:60 Aquired with CCD AutoPilot, SkyX, FM4. Processed with CCD Stack and CS5

NGC253

NGC253 Sculptor Galaxy

Imaged at Chiefland Star Party Nov 2016 with 10" AstroTech RC and QSI640 CCD. 240:120:120:120 Total 10 hours exposures.

SH2-108

SH2-108

Imaged Sept 2016 at home observatory with Tak FS60C F/4.2 and QSI640 CCD. Total 8 hours with Ha & O3 filters. Bi Color image.

M45  The Pleiades

M45 The Pleiades

Imaged Feb 2016 at home observatory with Tak Epsilon 160 and QSI683 CCD. 60:60:60 total 3 hours RGB exposures.

SH@-142  Wizard Nebula

SH2-142 Wizard Nebula

Imaged Sept 2014 at home observatory with AGO newt and QSI683 CCD. 240:240:240 total 12 hours exposure with Ha, 03, and S2 filters. Hubble pallet.

Pickerings Triangle-Veil Nebula

Pickerings Triangle-Veil Nebula

Imaged from home observatory Sept 2015 with Tak Epsilon 160 and QSI640 CCD. total of 4 hours exposures with Ha and 03.

NGC673 & IC1727 Galaxies

NGC673 & IC1727 Galaxies

Imaged at home observatory Oct 2015 with AGO newt and ML8300 CCD. 360:100:100:100 total 11 hours exposure.

M13 Hercules Star Cluster

M13 Hercules Star Cluster

Imaged June 2015 at Home observatory with TEC140 and QSI638. 60:30:30:30 total 2.5 exposures.

M33 Triangulum Galaxy

M33 Triangulum Galaxy

Imaged Dec 2014 at home observatory with Tak Epsilon 160 and QSI640 CCD. 230:130:130:130 total 10.3 hours.

M51 Whirlpool Galaxy

M51 Whirlpool Galaxy

Imaged April 2014 at home observatory with AGO newt and QSI640 CCD. 125:80:80:80 total 6 hours

Claw Nebula SH2-157

Claw Nebula SH2-157

Imaged at OkieTex Star Party 2016 with Epsilon 160 and QSI683. Bi-color image 5 1/2 hours total exposures with Ha and O3.

Squid Nebula in SH2-129

Squid Nebula in SH2-129

Imaged at OkieTex Star Party 2016 with Epsilon 160 and QSI683. Bi-color image aprox 5 hours exposure Ha and O3. Faint!

Medusa Nebula

Medusa Nebula

Imaged at home observatory March 2016. Epsilon 160 and QSI683. Aprox 10 hrs total exposures

Sombrero Galaxy M104

Sombrero Galaxy M104

Imaged at SDR, Fl Jan 2017 10" AstroTech RC and QSI640 Aprox 4 hours total exposures.

Thors Helmet NGC2359

Thors Helmet NGC2359

Imaged at SDR Jan 2017 10" AstroTech RC and QSI640. Aprox 7 hours total exposures.

NGC2683

NGC2683

Imaged at my home observatory Feb 2017. 10" AstroTech RC and QSI640. Aprox 7 hrs total exposures.

M81 & M82

M81 & M82

Imaged at Star Dust Ranch, Florida. Jan 2017 Epsilon 160 and QSI683 about 7.5 hours total exposures.

LDN1266 & NGC1722

LDN1266 & NGC1722

Imaged at the Chiefland Star Party with Epsilon 160 and QSI683. Aprox 10+ hours total exposures.

IC5146 Cocoon Nebula

IC5146 Cocoon Nebula

Imaged with AG Optical 12.5" newt and ML8300 camera. 11.5 total hours exposures from my home observatory.

Veil Nebula

Veil Nebula

Imaged with Tak FS60C at F/4 and QSI640. Ha and O3 filters 12 hours total exposures.

LBN438 Nebula

LBN438 Nebula

Imaged with AG Optical F/3.8 newt ML8300 from home observatory. 13 hours total exposure.

Moon

Moon

Imaged with Epsilon 160 and QSI683 at home observatory.

NGC6946 Fireworks Galaxy

NGC6946 Fireworks Galaxy

Imaged with AG Optical F/3.8 newt and ML8300 at home observatory.

NGC1579

NGC1579

Imaged with AG Optical 12.5" F/3.8 newt and ML8300 at home observatory.

IC1396 Elephant Trunk Nebula

IC1396 Elephant Trunk Nebula

Imaged with AG Optical F/3.8 12.5" newt and ML8300 at home observatory

NGC6384

NGC6384

Imaged with AG Optical F/3.8 Newt and ML8300 at home observatory.

NGC660

NGC660

Weird distorted galaxy. Imaged with AstroTech 10" RC and QSI640 at home observatory

Abel 2151 Galaxy group

Abel 2151 Galaxy group

Can you count the galaxies? Imaged with AG Optical F/3.8 newt and ML8300 at my home observatory.

Deer Lick Group and Quinter

Deer Lick Group and Quintet

NGC7331 is the larger galaxy and Stephan's Quintet is lower right. Imaged with AG Optical F/3.8 and ML8300 at home observatory. 11.5 hours total exposures.

NGC1977 Running Man Nebula

NGC1977 Running Man Nebula

Imaged with AG Optical 12.5 Newt F/3.8 and FLI ML8300 at Star Dust Ranch Jan 2015

NGC5128 Centaurus A Galaxy

NGC5128 Centaurus A Galaxy

Imaged with Tak Epsilon E160 F/3.3 and QSI683 at Texas Star Party 2016

Leo Trio

Leo Trio

Imaged with Tak Epsilon 160 F/3.3 and QSI683 Texas Star Party 2016

M20 Trifid & M8 Lagoon Nebula

M20 Trifid & M8 Lagoon Nebula

Imaged with Tak Epsilon E160 F/3.3 and QSI683 at Texas Star Party 2016

M1 Crab Nebula

M1 Crab Nebula

Imaged with AG Optical 12.5" newt F/3.8 and FLI ML8300. Oct 2011 DoghouseAstronomy observatory. Cropped.

North Am & Pelican Nebula

North Am & Pelican Nebula

Imaged with Tak FS60C F/4.2 and QSI683 at OkieTex Star Party 2015

IC1805 Heart Nebula

IC1805 Heart Nebula

Imaged with Tak FS60C F/4.2 with QSI683 at OkieTex Star Party 2015

NGC891

NGC891

Imaged with AstroTech 10" Truss Tube RC at F/6 with QSI640 from my DoghouseAstronomy observatory.

NGC1300

NGC1300

Imaged with Tak Epsilon E160 and QSI683 at the Chiefland Star Party 2015

M78

M78

Imaged with Tak Epsilon 160 and QSI683 at Star Dust Ranch Jan 2016.

AG Optical 12.5" F/3.8 Astrograph

AG Optical 12.5" F/3.8 Astrograph

AGO on AP1200GTO in my observatory.

NGC6888 Crescent Nebula

NGC6888 Crescent Nebula

BiColor Imaged with 12.5" AGO F/3.8 newt and QSI640 with Astrodon filters. O3 2nm Ha 5nm

NGC2244 Rosette Nebula

NGC2244 Rosette Nebula


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