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Nebulae

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 x 2336 - 2400 x 1600
ngc7023

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

Open Clusters

M35 and NGC 2158
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  32x 120s
mount  Losmandy GM8 guided with Guidemaster
processing  Processing in Photoshop CS5 and DeepSkyStacker
location  8th of March 2010 - Tielrode, Belgium
comment  2700 x 1800
m45

M45 - The Pleiades
lens  Canon EF 300mm f/2.8 L USM at f/2.8
camera  Canon EOS 40D
film  ISO 400
exposure  18x 360s
mount  Losmandy GM8
processing  Processing in Photoshop CS2 and Iris
location  6th of September 2008 - Montlaux, France
comment  3000 x 2000
m45

M35 and IC 443
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

Globular Clusters

M13
telescope  Astro Optik Philipp Astro Optik Philipp Keller 40cm f/10 Cassegrain (Volkssterrenwacht Urania)
camera  Modified Canon EOS 20D
filter  Hutech IDAS LPS-P2 Front Filter
film  ISO 1600
exposure  19x60s
mount  Fork Mount by Astro Optik Philipp Keller (Volkssterrenwacht Urania)
processing  Processing in Photoshop CS2 and Iris
location  8th of April 2007 - Hove, Belgium
m13

M3
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  Processing in Photoshop 6.0, Neat Image and Iris
location  6th of February 2005 - Hove, Belgium
m3

M15
telescope  Takahashi FS-102 (Volkssterrenwacht Urania)
camera  Canon EOS 20D
film  ISO 400
exposure  25 exposures of 30s
mount  Fork Mount by Astro Optik Philipp Keller (Volkssterrenwacht Urania)
processing  Processing in Photoshop 6.0 and Neat Image
location  17th of August 2005 - Hove, Belgium
m15

Galaxies

M33 - The Triangulum Galaxy
lens  Orion Optics 200mm f/4.5 Photo Newton
camera  Atik 383L+
filter  Baader 2" LRGB CCD set + Baader 2" Ha 7nm
exposure  LHaRGB: 300:120:60:60:60 minutes
mount  AOK WAM 300 CC with FS2, off-axis guding with ZWO ASI 120MM and PHD2
processing  Acquisition with Artemis Capture, Processing in PixInsight and Photoshop CC 2018
location  25-30/09/2016 and 19-20/09/2017 - Montlaux, France
comment  2560 x 1870
m33

The M81 Group and the Integrated Flux Nebula
lens  Canon EF 300mm f/2.8 L USM at f/3.2
camera  Modified Canon EOS 20D
film  ISO 800
exposure  180x 120s
mount  Losmandy GM8 guided with Guidemaster
processing  Processing in Photoshop CS5 and DeepSkyStacker
location  1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th of May 2011 - Varages, France
comment  Galaxies: M81, M82, NGC2976, NGC3077, Holmberg IX, UGC5139 and many others
comment  3405 x 2270 - 2400 x 1600
m81 group

NGC 4631 and NGC 4656 - The Whale And The Hockeystick
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  50x 180s
mount  Losmandy GM8 guided with Guidemaster
processing  Processing in Photoshop CS5 and DeepSkyStacker
location  21st of April 2009 - Sombeke, Belgium
m106

Planetary Nebulae

M108 and M97 - The Owl 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  66x 120s
mount  Losmandy GM8 guided with Guidemaster
processing  Processing in Photoshop CS2 and DeepSkyStacker
location  17th of March 2009 - Sombeke, Belgium
comment  2400 x 1600
m97 and m108

M57 - The Ring Nebula
telescope  Astro Optik Philipp Astro Optik Philipp Keller 40cm f/10 Cassegrain (Volkssterrenwacht Urania)
camera  Modified Canon EOS 20D
filter  Hutech IDAS LPS-P2 Front Filter
film  ISO 1600
exposure  20x120s
mount  Fork Mount by Astro Optik Philipp Keller (Volkssterrenwacht Urania)
processing  Processing in Photoshop CS2 and Iris
location  6th of May 2007 - Hove, Belgium
m57

NGC 2392 - The Eskimo Nebula
telescope  Astro Optik Philipp Astro Optik Philipp Keller 40cm f/10 Cassegrain (Volkssterrenwacht Urania)
camera  Canon EOS 20D
filter  Hutech IDAS LPS-P2 Front Filter
film  ISO 1600
exposure  15x30s without filter and 10x60s with IDAS
mount  Fork Mount by Astro Optik Philipp Keller (Volkssterrenwacht Urania)
processing  Processing in Photoshop CS2 and Iris
location  15th and 20th of March 2007 - Hove, Belgium
ngc 2392

Widefield

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

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

Summer Triangle and Iridium Flare
lens  Canon EF 17-40mm f/4 L USM at 17mm f/4
camera  Canon EOS 20D
film  ISO 400
exposure  9 exposures of 60s
mount  Skywatcher HEQ5 (Volkssterrenwacht Urania)
processing  Processing in Photoshop 6.0 and Iris
location  3rd of August 2005 - Hove, Belgium
summer triangle

Startrails

Orion in Grand Champ
lens  EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM at 12mm f/4
camera  Canon EOS 20D
film  ISO 1600
exposure  477 exposures of 30s (4.3 hours)
mount  Manfrotto 190DB + 141RC
processing  Processing in Startrails and Photoshop CS2
location  12th of September 2007 - Montlaux, France
startrails orion

Orion and Thunderstorm in Grand Champ
lens  EF 17-40mm f/4 L USM at 17mm f/4
camera  Canon EOS 20D
film  ISO 800
exposure  9 exposures of 30s
mount  Manfrotto 190DB + 141RC
processing  Processing in Startrails and Photoshop CS2
location  14th of September 2007 - Montlaux, France
startrails orion and thunderstorm

Polaris in Grand Champ
lens  EF 17-40mm f/4 L USM at 17mm f/4
camera  Canon EOS 20D
film  ISO 1600
exposure  621 exposures of 30s (5.5 hours)
mount  Manfrotto 190DB + 141RC
processing  Processing in Startrails and Photoshop CS2
location  12th of September 2007 - Montlaux, France
startrails polaris

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