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John Ambrose
jambroseus2@gmail.com
Equipment
 - Telescopes
      - Celestron C9.25
      - Celestron Orange Tube C8
      - Meade LX200GPS 10" UHTC
      - Celestron NextStar 6 SE
      - Orion 10" f/3.9 Astrograph
 - Cameras
       - SBIG ST-5C CCD Camera
       - Starlight Express MX716 CCD
       - Nikon Coolpix 4500 Digital
       - Canon 20Da Digital SLR
       - Canon 550D Digital SLR
       - Canon 60Da Digital SLR
 - Lenses
       - Sigma APO 70-300mm zoom
       - Canon EF 200mm f/2.8L II
       - Canon 50mm f/1.8
       - Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS
 - Focal Reducers, Correctors
      - Meade F/3.3
      - Celestron F/6.3
      - Baader MPCC
 - Mounts
      - Celestron CGEM
 - Filters
      - Hutech IDAS LPS-2

Articles:

CCD - An Alternative to a Larger Scope

Shooting Mars with a Digital Camera

Periodic Error Correction and Photography in Altazimuth Mode


Other Writings:
(non-astronomy)

Essay: On Prophecy and the Existence of Free Will

(PDF version available here)

Essay: The Pitfall of Easy-Believism

Essay: The Toast

Essay: Understanding Romans 9

Poem: A Love Lost

Essay: Is Anyone Out There?

Short Story: The Prelude

(Hard copy available here)

Book: Feral Cats and Christians

(Kindle version available here)




Canon 550D and 60Da DSLR camera Shots
with CGEM mount - guided



Campsite at Cherry Springs with CGEM mount and C6 telescope; 8-28-11

Orion 10 inch f/3.9 astrograph and Celestron CGEM mount

Celeston C9.25 on CGEM mount


Recent Shots


For details enter object name here


M46; mag 6.6; size 20'; exp 13-min (30sec subs); 60Da @ISO3200; C8 @f/4.4 - guided; 2-28-16; Hainsport

M67; mag 7.4; size 25'; exp 10-min (30sec subs); 60Da @ISO3200; C8 @f/4.4 - guided; 2-28-16; Hainsport

M81; mag 7.8; size 21.9 x 10.5'; exp 18-min (30sec subs); 60Da @ISO3200; C8 @f/4.4 - guided; 2-28-16; Hainsport

M1 - Crab nebula; mag 8.4; size 8'; exp 29-min (60sec subs); 60Da @ISO3200; C8 @f/4.4 - guided; 1-3-16; Hainsport

NGC 2022; mag 11.7; size 28-sec; exp 15-min (60sec subs); 60Da @ISO3200; C8 @f/4.4 - guided; 1-3-16; Hainsport

Jupiter w/Ganymede emerging; C8 @f/20; 60Da Movie mode (640x480); 4-17-16; Hainsport


Archive


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Mars; 60Da movie mode; LX200 10 @f/20 - unguided; 7-6-14; Hainsport

Moon; 60Da movie mode; LX200 10 @f/20 - unguided; 7-6-14; Hainsport

Saturn; 60Da movie mode; LX200 10 @f/20 - unguided; 7-6-14; Hainsport

M51; mag 8.9; size 9.8x6.8'; exp 45-min(90s subs); 60Da @ISO3200; C8 @f/5.1; guided - 50mm; 5-25-14; Steelmantown

M109; mag 10.5; size 7.4x4.9'; exp 50-min(120s subs); 60Da @ISO3200; C8 @f/5.1; guided - 50mm; 5-25-14; Steelmantown

Comet C/2014 E2 (Jacques); Canon 200mm lens w/550D camera ISO 3200; Nexstar mount - unguided; Exp: 150 sec (5-sec subs) 8-28-14; Hainsport

M64; mag 9.3; size 10.0x5.0'; exp 27-min(60s subs); 60Da @ISO3200; C9.25 @f/5.1; guided - 80mm; 4-27-14; Atsion

NGC4565; mag 10.1; size 14.5x2.3'; exp 23-min(60s subs); 60Da @ISO3200; C9.25 @f/5.1; guided - 80mm; 4-27-14; Atsion

NGC5005; mag 10.5; size 5.5x2.0'; exp 21-min(60s subs); 60Da @ISO3200; C9.25 @f/5.1; guided - 80mm; 4-27-14; Atsion

NGC3521; mag 9.9; size 9.5x4.6'; exp 26-min(60s subs); 60Da @ISO3200; C9.25 @f/5.4; guided - 80mm; 4-24-14; Belleplain

NGC4038 Antennae neb; mag 10.9; size 4.4x2.7'; exp 27-min(60s subs); 60Da @ISO3200; C9.25 @f/5.4; guided - 80mm; 4-24-14; Belleplain

NGC4438; mag 10.9; size 8.9x5.1'; exp 21-min(60s subs); 60Da @ISO6400; C9.25 @f/5.4; guided - 80mm; 4-24-14; Belleplain

M61; mag 10.2; size 6.3 x 5.8'; exp 34-min(90 sec subs); 60Da @ISO3200; C9.25 @f/7.7; 4-5-13; Pemberton Lake

NGC4656 The Hockey stick; mag 9.7; size 8.5 x 1.1'; exp 36-min(90 sec subs); 60Da @ISO3200; C9.25 @f/7.7; 4-5-13; Pemberton Lake

M96; mag 10.10; size 7.6x5.0'; exp 33-min(90s subs); 60Da @ISO3200; C9.25 @f/7.7; guided - 50mm; 4-5-13; Pemberton Lake

M82; mag 8.6; size 11.2x4.3'; exp 22-min(45s subs); 60Da @ISO3200; C8 @f/6; guided - 50mm; 3-31-14; Hainsport

M94; mag 8.7; size 10x8.7'; exp 18-min(45s subs); 60Da @ISO3200; C8 @f/6; guided - 50mm; 3-31-14; Hainsport

M108; mag 9.9; size 8.6x2.4'; exp 19-min(45s subs); 60Da @ISO3200; C8 @f/6; guided - 50mm; 3-31-14; Hainsport

NGC3242 - Ghost of Jupiter; mag 8.6; size 40-sec; Canon 60Da; ISO1600; exp 17-min (45-sec subs); C9.25 @f/7.7; guided - 50mm; 3-9-13; Hainsport

NGC3628; mag 10; size 12.3 x 3.3'; exp 18'(45-sec subs); 60Da @ISO3200; C9.25 @f/7.7; guided - 50mm; 3-9-13; Hainsport

M65; mag 10.1; size 8.1 x 12.1'; exp 12-min(45 sec subs); 60Da @ISO3200; C9.25 @f/7.7; guided - 50mm; 3-9-13; Hainsport

M66; mag 9.7; size 8.9 x 4'; exp 27-min(90 sec subs); 60Da @ISO3200; C9.25 @f/7.7; 3-30-13; Pemberton Lake

NGC2392 - Eskimo neb; mag 8.6; size 47-sec; Canon 60Da; ISO1600; exp 4-min (30-sec subs); C9.25 @f/10; guided - 50mm; 4-25-13; Hainsport

M3; mag 6.3; size 18-min; exp 5-min(30s subs); 60Da @ISO3200; C9.25 @f/10; guided - 50mm; 4-25-13; Hainsport

NGC891; mag 10; size 14x2'; exp 93-min(150s subs); 60Da @ISO3200; C8 @f/7.7; 10-2-13; Belleplain

M65 w/super nova; M65 - mag 10.1; size 8.1 x 2.1'; Supernova ~mag 15; Canon 60Da; ISO3200; exp 27-min (90 sec subs); C9.25 @f/7.7; 3-30-13; Pemberton Lake

NGC7822; mag ?; size 90x20'; exp 33-min(11 180sec subs); 60Da @ISO1600; Sigma lens @100mm; f/4.0; 9-4-13; Cherry Springs

NGC6951; mag 11; size 3.9x3.2'; exp 27-min(60sec subs); 60Da @ISO3200; C8 @f/7.7 and 2.4; 11-3-13; Atsion

NGC7027; mag 9.6; size 18 sec; exp 16-min(60sec subs); 60Da @ISO3200; C8 @f/7.7; 11-3-13; Atsion

NGC7331; mag 9.5; size 10.2x4.2'; exp 37-min(90sec subs); 60Da @ISO3200; C9.25 @f/7.7; 9-8-13; Atsion

Sadr area; exp 25-min(60sec subs); 60Da @ISO3200; JPG mode; Canon 200mm lens @ f/5.6; 9-5-13; Cherry Springs

NGC6888 Crescent neb cropped from Sadr shot; mag ?; size 18x18'

IC1805 - Heart neb; mag 6.5; size 20x20'; 40-min (90sec subs); 60Da; ISO3200; Canon 200mm lens @f/4; 9-5-13; Cherry Springs

M92; mag 6.5; size 14'; exp 5-min(20 sec subs); 60Da @ISO800; C9.25 @f/10; 6-8-13; Hainesport

NGC6543 - Cat's Eye neb; mag 8.3; size 22 sec; exp 8-min(20 sec subs); guided w/80mm; 60Da @ISO800; C9.25 @f/10; 6-8-13; Hainesport

NGC6210; mag 9.7; size 20 sec; exp 5-min(20 sec subs); guided w/80mm; 60Da @ISO800; C9.25 @f/10; 6-8-13; Hainesport

M63 - Sunflower gal; mag 9.3; size 12 x 7.2'; exp 21-min(60 sec subs); 60Da @ISO1600; Orion 10 @ f/3.9; 5-12-13; Pemberton Lake

M88; mag 10.2; size 7.8 x 4.8'; exp 28-min(60 sec subs); 60Da @ISO1600; Orion 10 @ f/3.9; 5-12-13; Pemberton Lake

M98; mag 10.9; size 9.5 x 2.3'; exp 29-min(60 sec subs); 60Da @ISO1600; Orion 10 @ f/3.9; 5-12-13; Pemberton Lake

Veil nebula; 26 min (26x60sec subs); Canon 200mm f/2.8 lens; ISO 3200; IDAS; 9-11-13; Cherry Springs

Cropped Upper Section - Western Veil

Cropped Lower section - Eastern Veil

NGC2359; mag unknown; size 10'; exp: 60-min(60x60s); 550D @ISO3200; Orion 10 @f/3.9; 1-24-12; Pemberton Lake

NGC2841; mag 10; size 7.8 x 3.7'; exp: 30-min(30x60s); 550D @ISO1600; Orion 10 @f/3.9; 2-17-12; Atsion

NGC2683; mag 10; size 8.7 x 2.5'; exp: 42-min(42x60s); 550D @ISO1600; Orion 10 @f/3.9; 2-17-12; Atsion

Jupiter - 601 frame combine w/550D; IP live view capture; LX200 10 @f/20; 12-8-11; Hainesport

NGC1788; mag 30;size 10 x 6'; exp: 125 min; ISO1600 (8x120s); 550D @ISO3200 (84x60s); ISO3200 (20x75s); Orion 10 f/3.9; Pemberton Lake; 1-24-12

Comet Garradd; Exp 15-min (20x45sec); Canon 200mm f/2.8; 550D @ISO 3200; 8-28-11; Cherry Springs

Moon - Jupiter - Venus; conjunction; Canon 550D @ISO 800; 2-sec exp; Pic Style: Standard; WB: Daylight; lens at 18mm f/5; 7:04 PM; 3-25-12; Pemberton Lake

Leo Trio; M65, M66, NGC 3628; 20Da camera; exp: 25-min(25x60s); ISO1600; Orion 10 at f/3.9; 4-13-12; Pemberton Lake

NGC 5033; mag 10.7; size 10.5x5.1'; Canon 60Da; exp: 51-min (21x90s @ISO1600; 20x60s @ISO3200); Orion 10 @f/3.9; 5-11-12; Kent Island, MD

M33; mag 6.3; size 66.1x39.8'; exp 99min(59x60sec; 550D @6400ISO; 12x120sec @800ISO; 8x120sec @1600ISO); Orion 10 f/3.9; 11/18 11/25 2011; Coyle/MD

M100; mag 10; size 7.6x6.8'; exp: 27-min(27x60s); 60Da @ISO3200; Orion 10 @f/3.9; 5-11-12; K-dock, MD

M20; mag 6.3; size 16x9'; exp: 14-min(14x60s); 60Da @ISO3200; Orion 10 @f/3.9; 9-13-12; Cherry Springs

M16 wide field; mag 6; size 9x4'; Canon 60Da; exp: 4-min (4x60s) @ISO3200; guided; Orion 10 @f/3.9; 9-12-12; Cherry Springs

M16 cropped and zoomed

M16 cropped and zoomed again

Cave nebula (Sh 2-155) mag ?; size 50'; Canon 60Da; exp: 35-min (35x60s @ISO3200; guided; Orion 10 @f/3.9; 9-16-12; Cherry Springs

NGC7023; mag ?; size 3x2'; Canon 60Da; exp: 33-min (33x60s @ISO3200; guided; Orion 10 @f/3.9; 9-16-12; Cherry Springs

NGC7380; mag 8.8; size 20x20'; Canon 60Da; exp: 50-min (25x120s) @ISO3200; guided; Orion 10 @f/3.9; 9-13-12; Cherry Springs

NGC7822; mag ?; size 90x20'; Canon 60Da; exp: 50-min (25x120s) @ISO3200; guided; Orion 10 @f/3.9; 9-13-12; Cherry Springs

M11 - Wild Duck Cluster; mag 6.1; size 32'; Canon 60Da; exp: 6-min (12x30s) @ISO3200; guided; Orion 10 @f/3.9; 9-12-12; Cherry Springs

NGC7129; mag ?; size 7x7'; Canon 60Da; exp: 31-min (31x60s) @ISO3200; guided; Orion 10 @f/3.9; 9-16-12; Cherry Springs

IC1396; mag ?; size 89'; Canon 60Da; exp: 26-min (26x60s) @ISO3200; Canon 200mm @f/2.8; 9-11-12; Cherry Springs

NGC7009, Saturn neb; mag 8.3; size 28sec; Canon 60Da; exp: 6-min (12x30s) @ISO800; Orion 10 @f/7.8; 10-11-12; Pemberton Lake

Sadr area; 10x7 deg; Canon 60Da; exp: 25-min (25x60s); ISO3200; Canon 200mm lens @f/2.8; 9-11-12; Cherry Springs



Canon 20Da DSLR camera Shots
with LX200 10"

Equipment and Setup



Me my Telescope and Van at Cherry Springs

LX200GPS 10 w/C5 Piggybacked

Canon 20Da Digital Camera



All shots taken in Alt-Az mode




NGC7635 Bubble neb; mag 11; size 15'; 47-min (61x40+7x50sec); LX200 10 @f/2.4; ISO 1600; IDAS; 9-5-10; Coyle

M31; mag 4.3; size 2.6x1.1 deg; Canon 200mm f/2.8; ISO 1600; 97 min (97x60sec); 9-15-07; Cherry Springs

NGC7331; 47min (121x30sec); mag 10.3; size 10.7x4.3'; LX200 10 @f/2.4; ISO 1600; IDAS; 9-13-07; Cherry Springs

M20 (Trifid Neb); mag 5.2, size 28'; ISO 1600, 19 min (38x30sec); LX200 10 @f/2.4; 6-18-06; Coyle

M33; mag 7.7; size 66.1x39.8'; exp 60min(60x60sec); Canon 200 mm f/2.8 lens; ISO 1600; IDAS; 9-16-07; Cherry Springs

NGC7814; mag 11.5; size 5.8x2.8'; exp 10min (20x30sec); LX200 10 @f2.4; IDAS; 9-17-07; Cherry Springs

IC1805; mag 4.8; size 20'; exp 17 min (20x50sec); Canon 200mm f/2.8 lens; ISO 1600; IDAS; 9-12-07; Cherry Springs

IC1848; mag 6.5; size 105x67'; exp 17 min; (20x50sec); Canon 200mm f/2.8 lens; ISO 1600; IDAS; 9-12-07; Cherry Springs

M8/M20 widefield; 25 min (50 x 30sec); ISO1600; Canon 20Da w/200mm Canon 2.8 lens at f/2.8; 8-7-10; Coyle

M15; 11 min (26x25sec); mag 6.3; Size 18'; LX200 10 @f/7.7; ISO 3200; 9-7-05; Cherry Springs

M57 (Ring Neb); mag 9.7, size 1.3'; ISO 1600; 12 min (24x30sec); LX200 10 @f/10; 9-7-08; Coyle

M27 (Dumbbell Neb); mag 7.6, size 6.7'; ISO 1600; 29 min (58x30sec); LX200 10 @f/7.7; 10-10-10; Belleplain

NGC7009 (Saturn Neb); Mag 8.3; Size 29sec; LX200 10 @f/10; 7min (28x15sec); ISO 1600; 10-2-05; Rte 206

NGC6572 (Blue Racquetball); Mag 9; Size 11sec; LX200 10 @f/10; 4min (16x15sec); ISO 1600; 10-2-05; Rte 206

NGC6818 (Little Gem); Mag 9.2; Size 17sec; LX200 10 @f/10; 5min (20x15sec); ISO 1600; 10-2-05; Rte 206

NGC6543 (Cat's Eye); mag 8.3; size 22 sec; ISO 1600; exp 10 min (30x20sec); LX200 10 @f/7.7; 9-30-05; Coyle

NGC7662 (Blue Snowball); mag 8.6; size 17 sec; ISO 1600; exp 5 min (15x20sec); LX200 10 @f/7.7; 9-30-05; Coyle

NGC6826 (Blinking Neb); mag 8.8; size 27 sec; ISO 1600; exp 5 min (15x20sec); LX200 10 @f/7.7; 9-30-05; Coyle

NGC 891; mag 10; size 14x2'; 27 min (55x30sec); LX200 10 @f/2.4; ISO 1600; 9-17-07; Cherry Springs

IC 434 Horsehead neb; mag 11; size 50x8 min; exp 30 min (18x50s,16x60s); LX200 10 @f/2.4; ISO 1600; IDAS; 12-23-06; Coyle

NGC2359 Thor's Helmet; mag ?; size 10'; 22 min (26x50s); LX200 10 @f/2.4; ISO 1600; IDAS; 12-23-06; Coyle

M1; mag 8.4; size 8'; exp 36 min (72x30); LX200 10 @f/2.4; ISO 1600; 11-30-05 reprocessed; Coyle

Flame neb (NGC2024); mag ?; size 20'; exp 10 min (20x30sec); LX200 10 @f/2.4; ISO 1600; 11-30-05; Coyle

NGC2237 Rosette neb; mag 5.2; size 29'; exp 39 min (47x50sec); Canon 200mm f/2.8 lens; ISO 1600; IDAS; 1-22-09; Coyle

M51; mag 8.9; size 9.8x6.8'; 33 min (66x30sec);LX200 10 @f/2.4; ISO 1600; 3-30-06; Coyle

M81 mag 7.8; size 22.4x11.5'; 51 min (102x30sec)(DSLR and CCD); LX200 10 @f/2.4; ISO 1600; 3-30-06; Coyle

M82 mag 9.2; size 10.5x4.4'; 64 min(85 x 45sec); LX200 @f/7.7; Canon 20Da; ISO1600, 1-16-10; Voorhees

NGC2403; mag 8.4; size 18 x 10'; 22 min (44x30sec);LX200 10 @f/2.4; ISO 1600; 4-29-06; Stokes

M97 Owl Neb; mag 12; size 2.8'; 31 min (62x30sec); LX200 10 @f/2.4; ISO 1600; 4-29-06; Stokes

M104 Sombrero; mag 9.1; size 8.3x4.1'; 14 min (28x30sec); LX200 10 @f/2.4; ISO 1600; 4-30-06; Stokes

M42; mag 4; size 40x20'; exp 4 min (8x30sec); ISO 1600; 20Da/C5 @f/2.4 piggybacked on LX200 for guiding; 12-27-05; Rte 206

M17 Swan Neb; Mag 7.3; size 11'; 10 min (20x30sec); LX200 10 @f/2.4; ISO 1600; 6-18-06; Coyle

M16 Eagle Neb; Mag 6.5; Size 6';17 min (34x30sec); LX200 10 @f/2.4; ISO 1600; 6-18-06; Coyle

M8 Lagoon Neb; Mag 5; size 45'; 10 min (20 x 30sec); LX200 10 @f/7.7; ISO 1600; 8-22-06; Cherry Springs

M13 Mag 5.8; size 20'; 4 min (8 x 30sec); LX200 10 @f/7.7; ISO 1600; 8-22-06; Cherry Springs

NGC 884; Double Cluster in Per; 5min; Sigma lens @190mm; f/4.8; ISO 3400; 9-21-06; Coyle

North American neb (NGC 7000); mag 4; size 120'; exp 56min (84x40sec); Canon 200mm f/2.8 lens; ISO1600, IDAS; Coyle; 8-7-10

M11 (Wild Duck Cluster); mag 6.1; size 32'; exp 5 min (12x25sec); LX200 10 @f/7.7; ISO 1600; non-linear proc; Coyle 10-16-06

Helix neb (NGC7293); mag 6.3; size 16'; exp 25 min (50x30sec); LX200 10 @f/2.4; ISO 1600; Coyle 11-24-06

Calif neb (NGC1499); mag 5; size 120x41'; 32 min (32x60sec); Sigma lens @108mm, f/4.2; ISO 1600; Coyle; 12-10-06

IC434 Horse Head neb; mag 11; size 50x8'; 48 min (48x50 sec) Canon 200mm f/2.8; ISO 1600; IDAS; Nexstar for tracking; 1-22-09; Coyle

Leo Triplet; 49min (59x50sec); Canon 200mm f/2.8 lens; IDAS; Coyle; 5-6-07

Markarian Chain; 48 min (64x45sec); Canon 200mm f/2.8 lens; ISO 1600; IDAS; LX200 tracked; 4-23-09; Belleplain

Markian Chain Map from SkyTools2

Markarian chain - Large view

NGC4449; mag 9.6; size 6.2x4.4'; 19 min (38x30sec); LX200 10 @f/2.4; ISO 1600; IDAS; 6-18-07; Coyle

NGC4490/4485 (Cocoon Galaxy); mag 9.8; size 6x3'; 19 min (38x30sec); LX200 10 @f/2.4; ISO 1600; IDAS; 6-18-07; Coyle

NGC4631/4627 (The Whale); mag 9.3; size 14x2'; 20 min (40x30sec); LX200 10 @f/2.4; ISO 1600; IDAS; 6-18-07; Coyle

NGC5850; mag 12; size 4.3x3.3';(w'ellipticle gal NGC5846 mag 11 lower right); 20 min (40x30sec); LX200 10 @f/2.4; ISO 1600; IDAS; 7-12-07; Coyle

NGC5746; mag 11.4; size 6.9x1.2'; 20 min (40x30sec); LX200 10 @f/2.4; ISO 1600; IDAS; 7-12-07; Coyle

NGC5775/5774/IC1070; mag 12.4/13.2/16; size 3.8x1.0'; 19 min (39x30sec); LX200 10 @f/2.4; ISO 1600; IDAS; 7-12-07; Coyle

NGC281 (Pac Man neb); mag 7.4; size 4'; 45 min (54x50sec); LX200@f/2.4; ISO 1600; IDAS; 9-5-10; Coyle

Jupiter, Uranus and Neptune composite showing relative visual sizes; LX200 @f/10; Canon 20Da; ISO 3200; 9-23-08; local site

M95; Mag 10.6; size 7.1 x 4.3'; exp 30-min (60x30s subs); LX200 @f/2.4; ISO 1600; 3-27-11; Coyle

Eskimo neb (NGC 2392); mag 9.9; size 47 sec; exp 340-sec (1/3sec subs); LX200 10 @f/10; ISO6400; Hainesport; 12-13-12

NGC 40; mag 10.9; size 48 sec; exp 12 min (36x20sec); LX200 10 @f/10; ISO 1600; Hainesport; 2-15-09

Cleopatra's Eye (NGC1535); mag 9.6; size 21 sec; exp 9 min (27x20sec); LX200 10 @f/10; ISO 1600; Hainesport; 2-15-09

IC2118 (Witch Head neb); size 90'; 60 min (31x60s,35x50s); 200mm f/2.8 lens; ISO 1600; IDAS; Nexstar for tracking; Coyle; 1-22-09

M42 Orion neb; mag 4; size 40x20'; exp 10 min (12x50 sec); Canon 200mm f/2.8 lens; ISO 1600; IDAS; Nexstar for tracking; 1-22-09; Coyle

Comet Lulin; 20-min exp; Canon 200mm f/2.8 lens; ISO 1600; IDAS; LX200 for tracking; 2-24-09; Coyle

NGC2174; mag 30, size 40'; 36 min (36x60sec); Canon 200mm f/2.8 lens; ISO 1600; IDAS; 2-24-09; Coyle

M 100; Mag 10; size 7.6x6.8'; 30 min (60x30sec); LX200 10 @f/2.4; Canon 550D; ISO 3200; IDAS; 4-30-11; Coyle

M 101; Mag 8.4; size 21.9x21.4'; 33 min (66x30sec); LX200 10 @f/2.4; ISO 1600; IDAS; 4-24-09; Belleplain

M81 widefield; 46 min (61x45sec); Canon 200mm f/2.8 lens; ISO 1600; IDAS; 4-17-09; Cheriton Va

IC5146 Cocoon neb; Mag 10; size 20 min; 43 min (51x50sec); Canon 200mm f/2.8 lens; ISO 1600; IDAS; 8-14-09; Coyle

IC5146 (Cocoon neb); Mag 10; Size 20'; exp 30 min (60x30sec);ISO 1600; Celestron 5 @ f/2.4 9-16-09; Cherry Springs

NGC5907 Mag 11; size 11 x 1.4'; exp 32 min (42x45sec); LX200 10 @f/2.4; ISO 1600; 9-19-09; Cherry Springs

NGC6822 (Barnard's galaxy) mag 9.4; size 12.3'; exp 19 min (25x45sec); ISO1600; LX200 10 @f/2.4; 9-19-09; Cherry Springs

NGC7640 mag 11.9; size 8.7 x 1.7'; exp 41 min (54x45sec); ISO1600; LX200 10 @f/2.4; 9-19-09; Cherry Springs

NGC 6503; Mag 10.8; size 6.5 x 2.1'; Canon 20Da; LX200GPS 10 at f/2.4; ISO1600; exp 42-min (50x50sec subs); 10-8-10; Belleplain

NGC7789 Mag 6.7; Size 15'; exp 4 min (5x45sec); ISO1600; LX200 10 @f/2.4; 9-18-09; Cherry Springs

M76 Mag 10.1; Size 2.7'; exp 44 min (66x40sec); ISO1600; LX200 10 @f/2.4; 11-8-09; Coyle

NGC2841 Mag 10; size 7.8 x 3.7'; exp 38 min (76 x 30 sec); ISO1600; LX200 10 @ f/2.4; 1-10-10; Hainesport

NGC3718 Mag 11.5; size 5.4 x 2.6'; exp 60 min (72 x 50 sec); ISO1600; LX200 10 @ f/2.4; 3-17-10; Coyle

M106 Mag 9.1; size 16.6 x 6.3'; exp 39 min (47 x 50 sec); ISO1600; LX200 10 @ f/2.4; 3-17-10; Coyle

Mars and the Beehive (M44); exp 60 sec; ISO800; Canon 20Da w/ 50mm lens at f/3.2; 4-14-10; Cherry Stone Campground; Published in APOD April 30, 2010

Sunrise Silhouette taken with omnia smart phone camera while aboard boat at Castle Harbor Marina, MD 9-8-10

NGC6946 - Mag9.8; size 10'; exp 76-min (49x50,46x45sec subs); LX200 10 @f/2.4; Canon 20Da @ ISO 1600; Belleplain and Cherry Springs; 10-8-10

Comet Hartley; Canon 20Da w/Canon 200mm lens; atop LX200; ISO1600; exp 8-min (10x50sec subs); 10-8-10; Belleplain

NGC2903; mag 10; size 11.5 x 4.2'; 32 min (64x30s); LX200 10 @f/2.4; ISO 1600; IDAS; 3-27-11; Coyle

M96; Mag 10.1B; Size 7.6 x 5.0'; exp 30-min (60x30s subs); LX200 10 @f/2.4; ISO 1600; 3-27-11; Coyle

M36 Canon60Da; exp 6-min (12x30sec subs); ISO800/1600; LX200 10 @f/7.7 guided; 1-4-13; Hainesport

M37 Canon60Da; exp 7-min (14x30sec subs); ISO800; LX200 10 @f/7.7 guided; 1-4-13; Hainesport

M38 Canon60Da; exp 6-min (12x30sec subs); ISO3200; LX200 10 @f/7.7 guided; 1-4-13; Hainesport

NGC 1501; mag 12; size 56 sec;1-4-13; LX200 10 @f/7.7 guided; Canon 60Da; exp 13-min (45s subs); ISO 3200; 2-14-13; Hainesport

NGC 1514; mag 10.8; size 2'; LX200 10 @f/7.7 guided; Canon 60Da; exp 16-min (45s subs); ISO 3200; 2-14-13; Hainesport

NGC 2371; mag 11.2; size 1.2'; LX200 10 @f/7.7 guided; Canon 60Da; exp 15-min (45s subs); ISO 3200; 2-14-13; Hainesport



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