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Nebulae

2011

NGC 7023 - The Iris Nebula
lens  Canon EF 300mm f/2.8 L USM at f/3.2
camera  Modified Canon EOS 20D
film  ISO 800
exposure  150x 120s
mount  Losmandy GM8 guided with Guidemaster
processing  Processing in Photoshop CS5 and DeepSkyStacker
location  2nd, 4th, 5th and 6th of May 2011 - Varages, France
comment  3504 x2336 - 2400 x 1600
ngc7023

2010

IC 1805 - The Heart Nebula
lens  Canon EF 300mm f/2.8 L USM at f/3.2
camera  Modified Canon EOS 20D
film  ISO 800
exposure  135x 120s
mount  Losmandy GM8 guided with Guidemaster
processing  Processing in Photoshop CS5 and DeepSkyStacker
location  9th and 10th of September 2010 - Montlaux, France
comment  Full res crop of Maffei I and II galaxies (600 x 900)
comment  (2400 x 1600) - (3504 x 2336)
ic1805

IC 1396 and Van den Berg 142 - The Elephant Trunk
lens  Canon EF 300mm f/2.8 L USM at f/3.2
camera  Modified Canon EOS 20D
film  ISO 800
exposure  170x 120s
mount  Losmandy GM8 guided with Guidemaster
processing  Processing in Photoshop CS5 and DeepSkyStacker
location  8th and 9th of September 2010 - Montlaux, France
comment  Full res crop of VdB 142 (1920 x 1200)
comment  (2400 x 1600) - (3504 x 2336)
ic1396 and vdb142

Simeis 147
lens  Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L USM at 200mm f/2.8
camera  Modified Canon EOS 500D
film  ISO 800
exposure  120x 120s
mount  Losmandy GM8 guided with Guidemaster
processing  Processing in Photoshop CS5 and DeepSkyStacker
location  9th of September 2010 - Montlaux, France
comment  Nebulae: Simeis 147 and Sh2-242
comment  (2400 x 1600)
simeis 147

2009

M42 - The Orion Nebula
telescope  Orion Optics 200mm f/4.5 Photo Newton
lens  Celestron Multi Purpose Coma Corrector
camera  Modified Canon EOS 20D
filter  Hutech IDAS LPS-P2 Front Filter
film  ISO 800
exposure  55x 60s
mount  Losmandy GM8
processing  Processing in Photoshop CS2 and DeepSkyStacker
location  6th of January 2009 - Sombeke, Belgium
orion nebula

2008

NGC 2264 - Nebulousity around the Christmas Tree Cluster
lens  Canon EF 300mm f/2.8 L USM at f/2.8
camera  Modified Canon EOS 20D
filter  Hutech IDAS LPS-P2 Front Filter
film  ISO 800
exposure  210x 60s
mount  Losmandy GM8
processing  Processing in Photoshop CS2 and DeepSkyStacker
location  26th, 27th and 28th of December 2008 - Sombeke, Belgium
comment  Nebulae: Cone Nebula, Fox Fur Nebula, NGC2245, NGC2246, IC446, IC2169, LBN902,
comment  Open Clusters: NGC2295, NGC2264, Tr5, Collinder 95
comment  Dark Nebulae: B37, B38, B39
comment  (2400 x 1600) - (3504 x 2336)
nebulousity around the christmas tree cluster

NGC7000 and IC5067/5070 - The North America and Pelican Nebulae
lens  Canon EF 300mm f/2.8 L USM at f/2.8
camera  Modified Canon EOS 20D
film  ISO 800
exposure  45x 360s
mount  Losmandy GM8 guided with Guidemaster
processing  Processing in Photoshop CS2 and DeepSkyStacker
location  1st, 2nd, 5th and 6th of September 2008 - Montlaux, France
comment  Nebulae: NGC7000, IC5067/5070, IC5068, LBN329, LBN338, Sh2-112
comment  Open Clusters: NGC6996, NGC6997, Collinder 428
comment  Dark Nebulae: B332, B334, LDN935
comment  Planetary Nebula: PNG084.2+01.0
comment  "Pillars of Creation"
comment  (2700 x 1800) - (3504 x 2336)
ngc7000 and IC5067/70

NGC 1499 - The California Nebula
lens  Canon EF 300mm f/2.8 L USM at f/2.8
camera  Modified Canon EOS 20D
filter  Hutech IDAS LPS-P2 Front Filter
film  ISO 800
exposure  300x 60s
mount  Losmandy GM8
processing  Processing in Photoshop CS2 and DeepSkyStacker
location  29th and 30th of December 2008 - Sombeke, Belgium
comment  Nebulae: NGC 1499 and LBN 748
comment  Galaxies: UGC 2885 and some smaller ones
comment  (2700 x 1800) - (3504 x 2336)
california nebula

NGC 2244 - The Rosette Nebula
lens  Canon EF 300mm f/2.8 L USM at f/2.8
camera  Modified Canon EOS 20D
filter  Hutech IDAS LPS-P2 Front Filter
film  ISO 800
exposure  240x 60s
mount  Losmandy GM8
processing  Processing in Photoshop CS2 and DeepSkyStacker
location  29th, 30th and 31st of December 2008 - Sombeke, Belgium
comment  (2700 x 1800) - (3558 x 2372)
rosette nebula

NGC 281 - The Pac Man Nebula
telescope  William Optics Zenithstar 80mm Fluorite Doublet f/7 @ f/5.6
camera  Modified Canon EOS 20D
lens  William Optics 0.8x Reducer/Flattener
filter  Hutech IDAS LPS-P2 Front Filter
film  ISO 800
exposure  50x 360s
mount  Losmandy GM8
processing  Processing in Photoshop CS2 and DeepSkyStacker 3.2.1
location  27th of September and 22nd of Oktober 2007 - Sombeke, Belgium
the pac man nebula

2007

Simeis 147
lens  Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L USM at 200mm f/2.8
camera  Modified Canon EOS 20D
filter  Hutech IDAS LPS-P2 Front Filter
film  ISO 1600
exposure  8x 720s
mount  Losmandy GM8
processing  Processing in Photoshop CS2 and Iris
location  15th of September 2007 - Montlaux, France
comment  Nebulae: Simeis 147 and Sh2-242
comment  (1500 x 1000 - inverted red channel)
simeis 147

NGC 6960, 6979, 6992, 6995 - The Veil Nebula
lens  Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L USM at 200mm f/2.8
camera  Modified Canon EOS 20D
filter  Hutech IDAS LPS-P2 Front Filter
film  ISO 1600
exposure  20x 360s
mount  Losmandy GM8
processing  Processing in Photoshop CS2 and Iris
location  15th of September 2007 - Montlaux, France
comment  (2700 x 1800)
the veil nebula

The Sword of Orion
lens  Canon EF 300mm f/2.8 L USM at f/3.5
camera  Modified Canon EOS 20D
filter  Hutech IDAS LPS-P2 Front Filter
film  ISO 1600
exposure  30x 30s
mount  Losmandy GM8
processing  Processing in Photoshop CS2 and Iris
location  18th of December 2007 - Hove Belgium
the sword of orion

Nebulosity in Cygnus
lens  Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM at 50mm f/4
camera  Canon EOS 20D
filter  Hutech IDAS LPS-P2 Front Filter
film  ISO 1600
exposure  20x 360s
mount  Losmandy GM8
processing  Processing in Photoshop CS2 and Iris
location  15th of September 2007 - Montlaux, France
comment  Nebulae: NGC6888, NGC6960, NGC6979, NGC6992, NGC6995, NGC7000, IC1318, IC5067/5070, IC5068
comment  Open Clusters: M29, NGC6940
comment  Dark Nebulae: LDN 896 - Northern Coalsack
comment  (2100 x 1400)
nebulosity in cygnus

IC5146 - The Cocoon Nebula - Embedded in B173
lens  Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L USM at 200mm f/2.8
camera  Modified Canon EOS 20D
filter  Hutech IDAS LPS-P2 Front Filter
film  ISO 1600
exposure  21x 360s
mount  Losmandy GM8
processing  Processing in Photoshop CS2 and Iris
location  12th of September 2007 - Montlaux, France
comment  Nebula: IC5146
comment  Dark Nebulae: B173, LDN1010, LDN1020, LDN1035, LDN1043, ...
comment  Open Cluster: M39
comment  (2400 x 1600) or (3150 x 2100)
the cocoon and dark nebulae

M42 and The Horsehead Nebula
lens  Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L USM at 200mm f/2.8
camera  Modified Canon EOS 20D
filter  Hutech IDAS LPS-P2 Front Filter
film  ISO 1600
exposure  20x 360s
mount  Losmandy GM8
processing  Processing in Photoshop CS2 and Iris
location  11th and 12th of September 2007 - Montlaux, France
comment  Nebulae: M42, M43, IC434,...
comment  Dark Nebulae: B33,...
comment  (2100 x 1400)
m42 and the horsehead nebula

NGC7000 and IC5067/5070 - The North America and Pelican Nebulae
lens  Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L USM at 200mm f/2.8
camera  Modified Canon EOS 20D
filter  Hutech IDAS LPS-P2 Front Filter
film  ISO 1600
exposure  20x 360s
mount  Losmandy GM8
processing  Processing in Photoshop CS2 and Iris
location  10th of September 2007 - Montlaux, France
comment  Nebulae: NGC7000, IC5067/5070, IC5068, LBN329, LBN332, Sh2-112
comment  Open Clusters: NGC6996, NGC6997, Collinder 428
comment  Dark Nebulae: B332, B334, LDN935
comment  (2700 x 1800)
ngc7000 and IC5067/70

IC1805 and IC1848 - The Heart and Soul Nebulae
lens  Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L USM at 200mm f/2.8
camera  Modified Canon EOS 20D
filter  Hutech IDAS LPS-P2 Front Filter
film  ISO 1600
exposure  17x 360s
mount  Losmandy GM8
processing  Processing in Photoshop CS2 and Iris
location  10th of September 2007 - Montlaux, France
comment  Nebulae: IC1805, IC1848, Sh2-196, Sh2-198, Sh2-201
comment  Open Clusters: NGC1027, IC1805, IC1848, Collinder 428, Tr3, St7, To4
comment  Galaxies: Maffei I and II - annotated image
comment  (2400 x 1600)
ic1805 and ic1848

The Sagittarius Triplet - M8, M20 and NGC6559
lens  Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L USM at 200mm f/2.8
camera  Modified Canon EOS 20D
filter  Hutech IDAS LPS-P2 Front Filter
film  ISO 1600
exposure  10x 360s
mount  Losmandy GM8
processing  Processing in Photoshop CS2 and Iris
location  9th of September 2007 - Montlaux, France
comment  Nebulae: M8, M20, NGC6559
comment  Open Clusters: NGC6514, NGC6530, NGC6531, NGC6546, NGC6568, Col367, vdB113, ...
comment  Globular Clusters: M21, NGC6544, NGC6553
comment  Dark Nebulae: B94, B285, ...
comment  (2100 x 1400)
the sagittarius triplet

Mu Cephei and IC 1396
lens  Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L USM at 200mm f/2.8
camera  Modified Canon EOS 20D
filter  Hutech IDAS LPS-P2 Front Filter
film  ISO 1600
exposure  19x 360s
mount  Losmandy GM8
processing  Processing in Photoshop CS2 and Iris
location  9th of September 2007 - Montlaux, France
comment  Nebulae: IC1396, Sh2-127, vdB142
comment  Open Clusters: Tr37, NGC7127
comment  Dark Nebulae: B160-1-2-3, B170-1-2, B345, B365, B367, LDN1109
comment  (2100 x 1400)
mu cephei and ic1396

From IC 1318 - The Butterfly Nebula to NGC6888 - The Crescent Nebula Revisited
lens  Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L USM at 200mm f/2.8
camera  Modified Canon EOS 20D
filter  Hutech IDAS LPS-P2 Front Filter
film  ISO 1600
exposure  20x 360s
mount  Losmandy GM8
processing  Processing in Photoshop CS2 and Iris
location  8th of September 2007 - Montlaux, France
comment  Nebulae: NGC6888, IC1318
comment  Open Clusters: M29, NGC6910, NGC6913, Do2
comment  Dark Nebulae: B322, ...
comment  3414 x 2276 (4MB!)
the butterfly and crescent nebulae

NGC 6960, 6979, 6992, 6995 - The Veil Nebula
lens  Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L USM at 200mm f/2.8
camera  Modified Canon EOS 20D
filter  Hutech IDAS LPS-P2 Front Filter
film  ISO 1600
exposure  10x 360s
mount  Losmandy GM8
processing  Processing in Photoshop CS2 and Iris
location  17th of August 2007 - Grandpré, France
the veil nebula

From IC 1318 - The Butterfly Nebula to NGC6888 - The Crescent Nebula
lens  Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L USM at 200mm f/2.8
camera  Modified Canon EOS 20D
filter  Hutech IDAS LPS-P2 Front Filter
film  ISO 1600
exposure  9x 360s
mount  Losmandy GM8
processing  Processing in Photoshop CS2 and Iris
location  18th of April 2007 - Any-Martin-Rieux, France
comment  Nebulae: NGC6888, IC1318
comment  Open Clusters: M29, NGC6910, NGC6913, Do2
comment  Dark Nebulae: B322, B150, ...
the butterfly and crescent nebulae

NGC7000 and IC5067/5070 - The North America and Pelican Nebulae
lens  Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L USM at 200mm f/2.8
camera  Modified Canon EOS 20D
filter  Hutech IDAS LPS-P2 Front Filter
film  ISO 1600
exposure  22x 360s
mount  Losmandy GM8
processing  Processing in Photoshop CS2 and Iris
location  16th and 17th of April 2007 - Any-Martin-Rieux, France
comment  Nebulae: NGC7000, IC5067/5070, IC5068, LBN329, LBN332
comment  Open Clusters: NGC6996, Collinder 428
comment  Dark Nebulae: B332, B334, LDN935
comment  Higher resolution crop
ngc7000 and IC5067/70

M35 and IC443
lens  Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L USM at 200mm f/2.8
camera  Modified Canon EOS 20D
filter  Hutech IDAS LPS-P2 Front Filter
film  ISO 1600
exposure  14x 360s
mount  Losmandy GM8
processing  Processing in Photoshop CS2 and Iris
location  15th and 16th of April 2007 - Any-Martin-Rieux, France
comment  Open Clusters: M35, NGC2158, Collinder 89, IC2156 and IC2157
comment  Nebulae: IC443, LBN845, Sh2-249 and IC444
comment  3450 x 2300 (3MB!)
m35 and ic443

IC1318 - The Butterfly Nebula
telescope  William Optics Zenithstar 80mm Fluorite Doublet f/7 @ f/5.6
camera  Modified Canon EOS 20D
lens  William Optics 0.8x Reducer/Flattener
filter  Hutech IDAS LPS-P2 Front Filter
film  ISO 1600
exposure  10x 360s
mount  Losmandy GM8
processing  Processing in Photoshop CS2 and Iris
location  14th of April 2007 - Any-Martin-Rieux, France
comment  Open Cluster: NGC6910
ic1318

M42
telescope  Takahashi FS-102 (Volkssterrenwacht Urania)
camera  Canon EOS 20D
filter  Hutech IDAS LPS-P2 Front Filter
film  ISO 1600
exposure  52x300s + 7x30s
mount  Fork Mount by Astro Optik Philipp Keller (Volkssterrenwacht Urania)
processing  Processing in Photoshop CS2 and Iris
location  21st, 23rd and 25th of January 2007 - Hove, Belgium
comment  1600 x 2400
comment  1600 x 1200 Wallpaper
m42

2006

Nebulosity in Orion
lens  Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM at 50mm f/2.8
camera  Canon EOS 20D
filter  Hutech IDAS LPS-P2 Front Filter
film  ISO 1600
exposure  24x 300s
mount  Losmandy GM8
processing  Processing in Photoshop CS2 and Iris
location  22nd of December 2006 - Any-Martin-Rieux, France
comment  Nebulae: M42, M43, M78, NGC1973-5-7, NGC1990, NGC1999, NGC2023, NGC2024, NGC2064-67-71, IC420, IC423, IC431, IC432, IC434, IC2118, Sh2-264, Sh2-265, Sh2-276, Sh2-278, LBN942, LBN945, LBN963, vdB38
comment  Open Clusters: Col70, Col69, NGC1977, NGC1980, NGC1981, NGC2039, NGC2112, NGC2341, NGC2143, NGC2180, Do17, Do19, Do21, DoDz2, Sigma Ori
comment  Dark Nebulae: B30-1-2, B33, B35, B36, B203, B204, LDN1590, LDN1617, LDN1628
comment  Galaxies: NGC1924, NGC2110
nebulosity in orion

M35 and IC443
lens  Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L USM at 200mm f/2.8
camera  Canon EOS 20D
filter  Hutech IDAS LPS-P2 Front Filter
film  ISO 1600
exposure  12x 300s
mount  Losmandy GM8
processing  Processing in Photoshop CS2 and Iris
location  22nd of December 2006 - Any-Martin-Rieux, France
comment  Open Clusters: M35, NGC2158, Collinder 89, IC2156 and IC2157
comment  Nebulae: IC443, Simeis 247, Sh2-249 and IC444
comment  Galaxy: PGC143077 as a few pixels in the hi-res version
comment  3000 x 2000
m35 and ic443

M42 and The Horsehead Nebula
lens  Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L USM at 200mm f/2.8
camera  Canon EOS 20D
filter  Hutech IDAS LPS-P2 Front Filter
film  ISO 1600
exposure  24x 300s
mount  Losmandy GM8
processing  Processing in Photoshop CS2 and Iris
location  23rd of December 2006 - Any-Martin-Rieux, France
comment  2100 x 1400
m42 and the horsehead nebula

M38 and The Flaming Star
lens  Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L USM at 200mm f/2.8
camera  Canon EOS 20D
filter  Hutech IDAS LPS-P2 Front Filter
film  ISO 1600
exposure  12x 300s
mount  Losmandy GM8
processing  Processing in Photoshop CS2 and Iris
location  22nd of December 2006 - Any-Martin-Rieux, France
comment  Objects recognizable: M38, IC405, IC410/NGC1893, IC417/Stock8, IC1907 and LBN794
comment  2100 x 1400
m38 and the flaming star

NGC1931, IC 405, IC 410, Sh2-234, M38 and NGC1907
lens  Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L USM at 200mm f/2.8
camera  Canon EOS 20D
filter  Hutech IDAS LPS-P2 Front Filter
film  ISO 800
exposure  30x 120s
mount  Losmandy GM8
processing  Processing in Photoshop CS2 and Iris
location  21th of November 2006 - Hove, Belgium
m38, ngc1907, ngc1931, ic405, ic410 and sh2-234

Horsehead and Flame Nebulae
telescope  Takahashi FS-102 (Volkssterrenwacht Urania)
camera  Canon EOS 20D
filter  Lumicon Deep Sky 1.25" filter
film  ISO 1600
exposure  12x360s
mount  Fork Mount by Astro Optik Philipp Keller (Volkssterrenwacht Urania)
processing  Processing in Photoshop CS2 and Iris
location  29th of January 2006 - Hove, Belgium
horsehead and flame nebulae

M42 - The Huygens Region
telescope  Astro Optik Philipp Keller 40cm f/10 Cassegrain (Volkssterrenwacht Urania)
camera  Canon EOS 20D
filter  Lumicon Deep Sky 1.25" Filter
film  ISO 1600
exposure  9x30s and 11x4s
mount  Fork Mount by Astro Optik Philipp Keller (Volkssterrenwacht Urania)
processing  Processing in Photoshop CS2 and Iris
location  23rd of January 2006 - Hove, Belgium
m42 - the huygens region

2005

M42
telescope  Takahashi FS-102 (Volkssterrenwacht Urania)
camera  Canon EOS 20D
film  ISO 800 and ISO 1600
exposure  10x30s @ ISO 800; 10x120s @ ISO 800; 10x120s @ ISO 1600;
exposure  16x120s @ ISO 1600; 11x30s @ ISO 1600 with Lumicon Deep Sky 1.25" Filter
mount  Fork Mount by Astro Optik Philipp Keller (Volkssterrenwacht Urania)
processing  Processing in Photoshop CS2 and Iris
location  5th and 18th of November 2005 - Hove, Belgium
m42

M16 and M17
lens  Canon EF 70-200mm f/4 L USM at 200mm f/4
camera  Canon EOS 20D
film  ISO 400
exposure  13 minutes of combined exposures
mount  Skywatcher HEQ5 (Volkssterrenwacht Urania)
processing  Processing in Photoshop CS2 and Iris
location  10th of August 2005 - Fornet-Dessus, Switzerland
m16 and m17

M42 and M43 - The Orion Nebula
telescope  Takahashi FS-102 (Volkssterrenwacht Urania)
camera  Canon New F-1
film  Fuji Sensia II 400
exposure  10 minutes
mount  Fork Mount by Astro Optik Philipp Keller (Volkssterrenwacht Urania)
processing  Processing in Photoshop 6.0, Neat Image and Iris
location  6th of February 2005 - Hove, Belgium
m42

M42 and M43 - The Orion Nebula
telescope  Takahashi FS-102 (Volkssterrenwacht Urania)
camera  Canon New F-1
film  Fuji Sensia II 400
exposure  8 minutes
mount  Fork Mount by Astro Optik Philipp Keller (Volkssterrenwacht Urania)
processing  Crop, levels, curves and unsharp masking in Photoshop 6.0 and noise reduction in Iris
location  12th of January 2005 - Hove, Belgium
m42

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