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Conditions

A table below gives the conditions used to obtain each astrophoto.

 


Solar System

 

Photo Active Sun
Location Grayson County, TX
Local Date and Time 5/9/2012 11:20 am
Telescope Lunt LS35T Ha Solar Telescope
Focal Length 207 mm
Focal Ratio f/5.9
Camera Point Grey Flea 3 Color
Exposure per Frame not recorded
Frames Used 10
Total Exposure Time not recorded
Tracked Yes
Guided No

 

 

Photo Transit of Venus
Location Grayson County, TX
Local Date and Time 6/5/2012 5:29 pm
Telescope Lunt LS35T Ha Solar Telescope
Focal Length 207 mm
Focal Ratio f/5.9
Camera Point Grey Flea 3 Color
Exposure per Frame 15 ms
Frames 50
Total Exposure Time 0.75 sec
Tracked Yes
Guided No

 

 

Photo Transit of Venus
Location Grayson County, TX
Local Date and Time 6/5/2012 5:07 pm
Telescope Lunt LS35T Ha Solar Telescope
Focal Length 207 mm
Focal Ratio f/5.9
Camera Point Grey Flea 3 Color
Exposure per Frame 13-15 ms
Frames 800
Total Exposure Time ~12 sec
Tracked Yes
Guided No

 

 

Photo One Hour Before Solar Eclipse Maximum
Location Grayson County, TX
Local Date and Time 8/21/2017 12:05 pm
Telescope Lunt LS35T Ha Solar Telescope
Focal Length 207 mm
Focal Ratio f/5.9
Camera Point Grey Flea 3 Monochrome
Exposure per Frame 1.35 ms
Frames Used 14
Total Exposure Time 18.9 ms
Tracked Yes
Guided No

 

 

Photo Eclipse Maximum at Observation Location
Location Grayson County, TX
Local Date and Time 8/21/2017 1:09 pm
Telescope Lunt LS35T Ha Solar Telescope
Focal Length 207 mm
Focal Ratio f/5.9
Camera Point Grey Flea 3 Monochrome
Exposure per Frame 1.35 ms
Frames Used 14
Total Exposure Time 18.9 ms
Tracked Yes
Guided No

 

 

Photo One Hour After Solar Eclipse Maximum
Location Grayson County, TX
Local Date and Time 8/21/2017 2:16 pm
Telescope Lunt LS35T Ha Solar Telescope
Focal Length 207 mm
Focal Ratio f/5.9
Camera Point Grey Flea 3 Monochrome
Exposure per Frame 1.35 ms
Frames Used 14
Total Exposure Time 18.9 ms
Tracked Yes
Guided No

 

 

Photo First Quarter Moon
Location Grayson County, TX
Local Date and Time 11/24/2009 7:35 pm
Telescope None: Canon on tripod
Focal Length 250 mm
Focal Ratio f/5.6
Camera Canon EOS 450D
Exposure per Frame 1/500 sec ISO 800
Frames 1
Total Exposure Time 1/500 sec
Tracked No
Guided No

 

 

Photo Full Moon
Location Grayson County, TX
Local Date and Time 1/18/2011 6:18 pm
Telescope None: Canon handheld
Focal Length 250 mm
Focal Ratio f/6.3
Camera Canon EOS 450D
Exposure per Frame 1/1000 sec ISO 800
Frames 1
Total Exposure Time 1/1000 sec
Tracked No
Guided No

 

 

Photo Moon Two Days after Third Quarter
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 1/28/2011 5:11 am
Telescope 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Orion SS Deep Space Color Imager Pro V2
Exposure per Frame 5/1000 sec
Frames 1
Total Exposure Time 5/1000 sec
Tracked Yes
Guided No

 

 

Photo Moon Three Hours Before Occulting Venus
Location Grayson County, TX
Local Date and Time 12/7/2015 8:09 am
Telescope None: Canon handheld
Focal Length 250 mm
Focal Ratio f/9
Camera Canon EOS 450D
Exposure per Frame 1/200 sec ISO 800
Frames 1
Total Exposure Time 1/200 sec
Tracked No
Guided No

 

 

Photo Lunar Eclipse
Location Grayson County, TX
Local Date and Time 12/21/2010 2:13 am
Telescope None: Canon on mount
Focal Length 250 mm
Focal Ratio f/6.3
Camera Canon EOS 450D
Exposure per Frame 6 sec ISO 800
Frames 1
Total Exposure Time 6 sec
Tracked Yes
Guided No

 

 

Photo Mars
Location Grayson County, TX
Local Date and Time 6/6/2016 9:51 pm
Telescope Celestron 11" Edge HD Schmidt Cassegrain
Barlow 2x
Focal Length 2800 mm (5600 mm with Barlow)
Focal Ratio f/10.0 (f/20.0 with Barlow)
Camera Point Grey Flea 3 Color
Exposure per Frame 33 ms
Frames Used 55
Total Exposure Time 1.8 sec
Tracked Yes
Guided No

 

 

Photo Venus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 4/17/2012 9:11 pm
Telescope Orion Apex 90 mm Maksutov-Cassegrain
Barlow 2x
Focal Length 1250 mm (2500 mm with Barlow)
Focal Ratio f/13.9 (f/27.8 with Barlow)
Camera Philips SPC900NC Webcam
Exposure per Frame 1/500 sec
Frames 10
Total Exposure Time 0.02 sec
Tracked Yes
Guided No

 

 

Photo Jupiter and Crescent Venus
Location Grayson County, TX
Local Date and Time 6/30/2015 9:24 pm (0.34° Separation)
Telescope None: Canon on Tripod
Focal Length 250 mm
Focal Ratio f/9
Camera Canon EOS 450D
Exposure per Frame 1/60 sec ISO 800
Frames 1
Total Exposure Time 1/60 sec
Tracked No
Guided No

 

 

Photo Jupiter
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 10/5/2010 12:43 am
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Philips SPC900NC Webcam
Exposure per Frame 1/1000 sec
Frames 100
Total Exposure Time 0.1 sec
Tracked Yes
Guided No

 

 

Photo Jupiter and Galilean Moons
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 4/3/2016 11:27 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Starlight Xpress SX25C
Exposure per Frame 10 ms
Frames 8
Total Exposure Time 80 ms
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo Jupiter and Europa
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 12/13/2012 9:06 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Barlow 2x
Focal Length 1600 mm (3200 mm with Barlow)
Focal Ratio f/8.0 (f/16.0 with Barlow)
Camera Point Grey Flea 3 Color
Exposure per Frame 120 ms
Frames Used 16
Total Exposure Time 1.9 sec
Tracked Yes
Guided No

 

 

Photo Saturn
Location Grayson County, TX
Local Date and Time 6/6/2016 10:52 pm
Telescope Celestron 11" Edge HD Schmidt Cassegrain
Barlow 2x
Focal Length 2800 mm (5600 mm with Barlow)
Focal Ratio f/10.0 (f/20.0 with Barlow)
Camera Point Grey Flea 3 Color
Exposure per Frame 266 ms
Frames Used 15
Total Exposure Time 3.99 sec
Tracked Yes
Guided No

 


Starry Night

 

Photo Vega in Lyra
Location Grayson County, TX
Local Date and Time 11/9/2009 10:25 pm
Telescope Canon piggyback on 8" Newtonian
Focal Length 30 mm
Focal Ratio f/5.0
Camera Canon EOS 450D
Exposure per Frame 240 sec ISO 800
Frames 1
Total Exposure Time 4.0 min
Tracked Yes
Guided No

 

 

Photo Schedar in Cassiopeia
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 10/24/2016 11:14 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Starlight Xpress SX25C
Exposure per Frame 300 sec
Frames 2
Total Exposure Time 10 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo Double Star Winnecke 4 (M40) in Ursa Major
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 6/29/2016 11:17 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Starlight Xpress SX25C
Exposure per Frame 150 sec
Frames 6
Total Exposure Time 15 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo Mizar Alcor Double Double in Ursa Major
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 9/2/2016 9:19 pm
Telescope Celestron 11" Edge HD Schmidt Cassegrain
Focal Length 2800 mm
Focal Ratio f/10.0
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 0.5 sec
Frames 10
Total Exposure Time 5 sec
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo Epsilon 1-2 Lyrae Double Double
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 8/9/2016 10:51 pm
Telescope Celestron 11" Edge HD Schmidt Cassegrain
Focal Reducer 0.7x
Focal Length 2800 mm (1960 mm with reducer)
Focal Ratio f/10.0 (f/7.0 with reducer)
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 1 sec
Frames 10
Total Exposure Time 10 sec
Tracked Yes
Guided No

 

 

Photo Delta 1-2 Lyrae Double Multiple
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 8/9/2016 11:01 pm
Telescope Celestron 11" Edge HD Schmidt Cassegrain
Focal Reducer 0.7x
Focal Length 2800 mm (1960 mm with reducer)
Focal Ratio f/10.0 (f/7.0 with reducer)
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 2 sec
Frames 10
Total Exposure Time 20 sec
Tracked Yes
Guided No

 

 

Photo Dabih Double Double in Capricornus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 8/9/2016 11:49 pm
Telescope Celestron 11" Edge HD Schmidt Cassegrain
Focal Reducer 0.7x
Focal Length 2800 mm (1960 mm with reducer)
Focal Ratio f/10.0 (f/7.0 with reducer)
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 3 sec
Frames 10
Total Exposure Time 30 sec
Tracked Yes
Guided No

 

 

Photo Albireo Double Double in Cygnus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 8/9/2016 11:35 pm
Telescope Celestron 11" Edge HD Schmidt Cassegrain
Focal Reducer 0.7x
Focal Length 2800 mm (1960 mm with reducer)
Focal Ratio f/10.0 (f/7.0 with reducer)
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 3 sec
Frames 10
Total Exposure Time 30 sec
Tracked Yes
Guided No

 

 

Photo Omicron 1 Cygni Double Double Multiple
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 8/9/2016 11:50 pm
Telescope Celestron 11" Edge HD Schmidt Cassegrain
Focal Reducer 0.7x
Focal Length 2800 mm (1960 mm with reducer)
Focal Ratio f/10.0 (f/7.0 with reducer)
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 3 sec
Frames 10
Total Exposure Time 30 sec
Tracked Yes
Guided No

 

 

Photo M45 Pleiades in Taurus
Location Grayson County, TX
Local Date and Time 11/9/2009 10:44 pm
Telescope Canon piggyback on 8" Newtonian
Focal Length 30 mm
Focal Ratio f/5.0
Camera Canon EOS 450D
Exposure per Frame 180 sec ISO 800
Frames 1
Total Exposure Time 3.0 min
Tracked Yes
Guided No

 

 

Photo Milky Way and M31 Andromeda Galaxy
Location Grayson County, TX
Local Date and Time 11/9/2009 10:53 pm
Telescope Canon piggyback on 8" Newtonian
Focal Length 30 mm
Focal Ratio f/5.0
Camera Canon EOS 450D
Exposure per Frame 360 sec ISO 800
Frames 1
Total Exposure Time 6 min
Tracked Yes
Guided No

 


Asteroids and Comets

 

Photo Motion of an Asteroid
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 10/8/2010 10:53 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Orion SS Deep Space Color Imager Pro V2
Exposure per Frame 300 sec
Frames 2
Time Between Frames 1 hr 15 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo Comet Hartley 2 (103P)
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 11/7/2010 2:40 am
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Orion SS Deep Space Color Imager Pro V2
Exposure per Frame 180 sec
Frames 1
Total Exposure Time 3 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo Comet Garradd (2009 P1) Approaching
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 8/26/2011 1:16 am
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Orion SS Deep Space Color Imager Pro V2
Exposure per Frame 180 sec
Frames 1
Total Exposure Time 3 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo Comet Garradd (2009 P1) Moving Away
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 9/20/2011 1:10 am
Telescope Orion 10" Newtonian Astrograph
Focal Length 1000 mm
Focal Ratio f/3.9
Camera Orion SS Deep Space Color Imager Pro V2
Exposure per Frame 120 sec
Frames 2
Total Exposure Time 4 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo Comet PanSTARRS (2011 L4)
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 3/13/2013 7:38 pm
Telescope None: Canon on tripod
Focal Length 79 mm
Focal Ratio f/5.6
Camera Canon EOS 450D
Exposure per Frame 6 sec ISO 800
Frames 1
Total Exposure Time 6 sec
Tracked No
Guided No

 

 

Photo Comet Lovejoy (2014 Q2)
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 1/17/2015 7:54 pm
Telescope William Optics 71 mm STAR71 Refractor
Focal Length 348 mm
Focal Ratio f/4.9
Camera Celestron Nightscape 8300C
Exposure per Frame 300 sec
Frames 1
Total Exposure Time 5 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo Comet Catalina (2013 US10)
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 1/31/2016 8:07 pm
Telescope William Optics 71 mm STAR71 Refractor
Focal Length 348 mm
Focal Ratio f/4.9
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 300 sec
Frames 3
Total Exposure Time 15 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo Comet Tuttle-Giacobini-Kresak (41P)
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 5/1/2017 11:22 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Celestron Nightscape 8300C
Exposure per Frame 300 sec
Frames 1
Total Exposure Time 5 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo Comet Johnson (2015 V2)
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 5/1/2017 10:56 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Celestron Nightscape 8300C
Exposure per Frame 300 sec
Frames 1
Total Exposure Time 5 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo Comet ASASSN (2017 O1) 40 Billion Miles Out
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 10/14/2017 12:15 am
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Celestron Nightscape 8300C
Exposure per Frame 150 sec
Frames 1
Total Exposure Time 2.5 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 


Open Clusters

 

Photo M52 Open Cluster and Bubble Nebula in Cassiopeia
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 10/17/2012 9:25 pm
Telescope Astro-Tech 72 mm ED Refractor
Focal Length 430 mm
Focal Ratio f/6.0
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 1200 sec
Frames 4
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 20 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC7789 Open Cluster in Cassiopeia
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 12/2/2010 10:36 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Orion SS Deep Space Color Imager Pro V2
Exposure per Frame 60 sec
Frames 13
Total Exposure Time 13 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC457 Owl Cluster in Cassiopeia
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 10/5/2015 10:26 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Celestron Nightscape 8300C
Exposure per Frame 120 sec
Frames 8
Total Exposure Time 16 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M103 Open Cluster in Cassiopeia
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 10/5/2015 10:51 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Celestron Nightscape 8300C
Exposure per Frame 120 sec
Frames 8
Total Exposure Time 16 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC869 and NGC884 Double Cluster in Perseus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 9/20/2011 12:03 am
Telescope Orion 10" Newtonian Astrograph
Focal Length 1000 mm
Focal Ratio f/3.9
Camera Orion SS Deep Space Color Imager Pro V2
Exposure per Frame 180 sec
Frames 5
Total Exposure Time 15 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M34 Open Cluster in Perseus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 10/28/2016 9:44 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Starlight Xpress SX25C
Exposure per Frame 150 sec
Frames 12
Total Exposure Time 30 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M38 Open Cluster in Auriga
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 2/13/2015 9:04 pm
Telescope Orion 10" Newtonian Astrograph
Focal Length 1000 mm
Focal Ratio f/3.9
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 120 sec
Frames 10
Total Exposure Time 20 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M36 Pinwheel Cluster in Auriga
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 2/13/2015 9:38 pm
Telescope Orion 10" Newtonian Astrograph
Focal Length 1000 mm
Focal Ratio f/3.9
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 120 sec
Frames 10
Total Exposure Time 20 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M37 Open Cluster in Auriga
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 11/8/2012 12:37 am
Telescope Orion 10" Newtonian Astrograph
Focal Length 1000 mm
Focal Ratio f/3.9
Camera Orion SS Deep Space Color Imager Pro V2
Exposure per Frame 120 sec
Frames 5
Total Exposure Time 10 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M35 Open Cluster in Gemini
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 2/13/2015 10:12 pm
Telescope Orion 10" Newtonian Astrograph
Focal Length 1000 mm
Focal Ratio f/3.9
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 120 sec
Frames 10
Total Exposure Time 20 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M41 Little Beehive Cluster in Canis Major
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 3/25/2017 8:54 pm
Telescope William Optics 71 mm STAR71 Refractor
Focal Length 348 mm
Focal Ratio f/4.9
Camera Orion Parsec 10100C
Exposure per Frame 150 sec
Frames 6
Total Exposure Time 15 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M46, M47, and NGC2423 in Puppis
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 3/31/2017 9:26 pm
Telescope William Optics 71 mm STAR71 Refractor
Focal Length 348 mm
Focal Ratio f/4.9
Camera Orion Parsec 10100C
Exposure per Frame 300 sec
Frames 5
Total Exposure Time 25 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M47 Open Cluster in Puppis
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 4/3/2016 11:04 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Starlight Xpress SX25C
Exposure per Frame 60 sec
Frames 8
Total Exposure Time 8 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M44 Beehive Cluster in Cancer
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 1/28/2011 2:53 am
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Orion SS Deep Space Color Imager Pro V2
Exposure per Frame 180 sec
Frames 4
Total Exposure Time 12 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M67 King Cobra Cluster in Cancer
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 1/28/2011 3:12 am
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Orion SS Deep Space Color Imager Pro V2
Exposure per Frame 180 sec
Frames 4
Total Exposure Time 12 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M21 Open Cluster in Sagittarius
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 8/10/2016 12:51 am
Telescope Celestron 11" Edge HD Schmidt Cassegrain
Focal Reducer 0.7x
Focal Length 2800 mm (1960 mm with reducer)
Focal Ratio f/10.0 (f/7.0 with reducer)
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 10 sec
Frames 10
Total Exposure Time 1 min 40 sec
Tracked Yes
Guided No

 

 

Photo NGC6633 Open Cluster in Ophiuchus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 8/10/2016 1:01 am
Telescope Celestron 11" Edge HD Schmidt Cassegrain
Focal Reducer 0.7x
Focal Length 2800 mm (1960 mm with reducer)
Focal Ratio f/10.0 (f/7.0 with reducer)
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 10 sec
Frames 10
Total Exposure Time 1 min 40 sec
Tracked Yes
Guided No

 

 

Photo M26 Open Cluster in Scutum
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 10/13/2017 8:07 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Celestron Nightscape 8300C
Exposure per Frame 150 sec
Frames 7
Total Exposure Time 17.5 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M11 Wild Duck Cluster and Dark Nebulae in Scutum
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 9/8/2013 9:33 pm
Telescope Astro-Tech 72 mm ED Refractor
Focal Length 430 mm
Focal Ratio f/6.0
Camera Orion Parsec 10100C
Exposure per Frame 300 sec
Frames 8
Total Exposure Time 40 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M73 Open Cluster in Aquarius
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 10/5/2015 9:36 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Celestron Nightscape 8300C
Exposure per Frame 120 sec
Frames 8
Total Exposure Time 16 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC6910 Open Cluster in Cygnus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 10/11/2015 11:49 pm
Telescope Astro-Tech 10" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 2000 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Starlight Xpress SX25C
Exposure per Frame 120 sec
Frames 8
Total Exposure Time 16 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M29 Cooling Tower Cluster in Cygnus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 11/14/2012 6:45 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 120 sec
Frames 8
Total Exposure Time 16 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M39 Open Cluster in Cygnus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 10/14/2012 10:55 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 150 sec
Frames 7
Total Exposure Time 17.5 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC7160 Open Cluster in Cepheus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 11/30/2016 8:15 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 120 sec
Frames 6
Total Exposure Time 15 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC7510 Open Cluster in Cepheus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 10/5/2015 10:00 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Celestron Nightscape 8300C
Exposure per Frame 120 sec
Frames 8
Total Exposure Time 16 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 


Globular Clusters

 

Photo NGC5139 Omega Centauri
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 3/26/2012 2:21 am (8 degrees above the horizon)
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Orion SS Deep Space Color Imager Pro V2
Exposure per Frame 180 sec
Frames 5
Total Exposure Time 15 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M53 Globular Cluster in Coma Berenices
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 5/17/2012 12:01 am
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 300 sec
Frames 5
Total Exposure Time 25 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M3 Globular Cluster in Canes Venatici
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 4/21/2012 11:21 pm
Telescope Orion 10" Newtonian Astrograph
Focal Length 1000 mm
Focal Ratio f/3.9
Camera Orion SS Deep Space Color Imager Pro V2
Exposure per Frame 180 sec
Frames 7
Total Exposure Time 21 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M5 Globular Cluster in Serpens Caput
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 4/23/2012 12:42 am
Telescope Orion 10" Newtonian Astrograph
Focal Length 1000 mm
Focal Ratio f/3.9
Camera Orion SS Deep Space Color Imager Pro V2
Exposure per Frame 180 sec
Frames 7
Total Exposure Time 21 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M13 Great Hercules Cluster
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 5/17/2012 12:36 am
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 300 sec
Frames 5
Total Exposure Time 25 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC6229 Globular Cluster in Hercules
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 5/3/2014 1:15 am
Telescope Celestron 11" Edge HD Schmidt Cassegrain
Focal Reducer 0.7x
Focal Length 2800 mm (1960 mm with reducer)
Focal Ratio f/10.0 (f/7.0 with reducer)
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 150 sec
Frames 7
Total Exposure Time 17.5 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M92 Globular Cluster in Hercules
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 10/5/2010 10:38 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Orion SS Deep Space Color Imager Pro V2
Exposure per Frame 20 sec
Frames 20
Total Exposure Time 6.6 min
Tracked Yes
Guided No

 

 

Photo M80 Globular Cluster in Scorpius
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 5/24/2017 11:44 pm
Telescope Celestron 11" Edge HD Schmidt Cassegrain
Focal Reducer 0.7x
Focal Length 2800 mm (1960 mm with reducer)
Focal Ratio f/10.0 (f/7.0 with reducer)
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 120 sec
Frames 8
Total Exposure Time 16 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M4 Cat's Eye Cluster in Scorpius
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 6/29/2016 11:43 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Starlight Xpress SX25C
Exposure per Frame 150 sec
Frames 6
Total Exposure Time 15 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M107 Globular Cluster in Ophiuchus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 6/30/2016 12:53 am
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Starlight Xpress SX25C
Exposure per Frame 150 sec
Frames 6
Total Exposure Time 15 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M12 Gumball Cluster in Ophiuchus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 5/3/2014 1:45 am
Telescope Celestron 11" Edge HD Schmidt Cassegrain
Focal Reducer 0.7x
Focal Length 2800 mm (1960 mm with reducer)
Focal Ratio f/10.0 (f/7.0 with reducer)
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 120 sec
Frames 7
Total Exposure Time 14 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M10 Globular Cluster in Ophiuchus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 5/3/2014 2:10 am
Telescope Celestron 11" Edge HD Schmidt Cassegrain
Focal Reducer 0.7x
Focal Length 2800 mm (1960 mm with reducer)
Focal Ratio f/10.0 (f/7.0 with reducer)
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 120 sec
Frames 7
Total Exposure Time 14 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M62 Flickering Globular in Ophiuchus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 6/30/2016 12:06 am
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Starlight Xpress SX25C
Exposure per Frame 150 sec
Frames 6
Total Exposure Time 15 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M14 Globular Cluster in Ophiuchus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 6/30/2016 1:18 am
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Starlight Xpress SX25C
Exposure per Frame 150 sec
Frames 6
Total Exposure Time 15 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M22 Sagittarius Cluster
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 9/27/2016 9:10 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 150 sec
Frames 7
Total Exposure Time 17 min 30 sec
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M75 Globular Cluster in Sagittarius
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 10/13/2017 8:59 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Celestron Nightscape 8300C
Exposure per Frame 300 sec
Frames 6
Total Exposure Time 30 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M56 Globular Cluster in Lyra
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 9/28/2011 8:45 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Orion Parsec 8300M
Filters Orion LRGB
Luminance Frames 5
Total Luminance Exposure 25 min
Color Frames 12, binned 2x2
Total Color Exposure 30 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M71 Globular Cluster in Sagitta
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 11/7/2015 6:45 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Orion Parsec 10100C
Exposure per Frame 150 sec
Frames 6
Total Exposure Time 15 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC6934 Globular Cluster in Delphinus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 10/18/2014 8:16 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 300 sec
Frames 5
Total Exposure Time 25 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M15 Great Pegasus Cluster
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 9/11/12 12:31 am
Telescope Celestron 11" Edge HD Schmidt Cassegrain
Focal Length 2800 mm
Focal Ratio f/10.0
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 150 sec
Frames 6
Total Exposure Time 15 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M72 Globular Cluster in Aquarius
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 9/15/2017 12:08 am
Telescope Celestron 11" Edge HD Schmidt Cassegrain
Focal Length 2800 mm
Focal Ratio f/10.0
Camera Starlight Xpress SX25C
Exposure per Frame 150 sec
Frames 9
Total Exposure Time 22 min 30 sec
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M2 Globular Cluster in Aquarius
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 10/14/2012 9:21 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 150 sec
Frames 10
Total Exposure Time 25 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M30 Globular Cluster in Capricornus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 11/7/2015 7:10 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Orion Parsec 10100C
Exposure per Frame 300 sec
Frames 6
Total Exposure Time 30 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC2419 Intergalactic Wanderer in Lynx
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 4/10/2015 9:32 pm
Telescope Celestron 11" Edge HD Schmidt Cassegrain
Focal Reducer 0.7x
Focal Length 2800 mm (1960 mm with reducer)
Focal Ratio f/10.0 (f/7.0 with reducer)
Camera Starlight Xpress SX25C
Exposure per Frame 300 sec
Frames 12
Total Exposure Time 1 hr
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 


Gas and Dust Clouds

 

Photo NGC7635 Bubble Nebula in Cassiopeia
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 10/19/2012 1:10 am
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 900 sec
Frames 6
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 30 min
Local Date and Time 10/17/2017 8:30 pm
Camera SBIG STF-8300M
Filter Hydrogen Alpha
Exposure per Ha Frame 900 sec
Ha Frames 6
Total Ha Exposure Time 1 hr 30 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC7635 Bubble Nebula Group in Cassiopeia
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 10/9/2015 8:40 pm
Telescope William Optics 71 mm STAR71 Refractor
Focal Length 348 mm
Focal Ratio f/4.9
Camera Orion Parsec 10100C
Exposure per Frame 900 sec
Frames 6
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 30 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC281 Pacman Nebula in Cassiopeia
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 9/4/2016 11:22 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Starlight Xpress SX25C
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 12
Total Exposure Time 2 hr
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC896 Heart Nebula in Cassiopeia
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 11/7/2012 9:59 pm
Telescope Orion 10" Newtonian Astrograph
Focal Length 1000 mm
Focal Ratio f/3.9
Camera Orion SS Deep Space Color Imager Pro V2
Exposure per Frame 600
Frames 8
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 20 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo IC1805 Diffuse Nebula in Cassiopeia
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 9/23/2014 11:01 pm
Telescope William Optics 71 mm STAR71 Refractor
Focal Length 348 mm
Focal Ratio f/4.9
Camera Orion Parsec 10100C
Exposure per Frame 900
Frames 7
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 45 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo IC1985 Nebula and Omicron Persei in Perseus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 11/15/2012 9:50 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 900 sec
Frames 5
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 15 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC1499 California Nebula in Perseus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 11/28/2011 9:42 pm
Telescope Astro-Tech 72 mm ED Refractor
Focal Length 430 mm
Focal Ratio f/6.0
Camera Orion SS Deep Space Color Imager Pro V2
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 6
Total Exposure Time 1 hr
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M45 Pleiades in Taurus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 1/23/2012 9:12 pm
Telescope Astro-Tech 72 mm ED Refractor
Focal Length 430 mm
Focal Ratio f/6.0
Camera Orion Parsec 10100C
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 3
Total Exposure Time 30 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC1435 Merope Nebula in Taurus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 10/11/2015 1:50 am
Telescope Astro-Tech 10" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 2000 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Starlight Xpress SX25C
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 5
Total Exposure Time 50 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo IC2118 Witch Head Nebula in Eridanus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 2/10/2016 8:52 pm
Telescope William Optics 71 mm STAR71 Refractor
Focal Length 348 mm
Focal Ratio f/4.9
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 9
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 30 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo IC405 Flaming Star Nebula in Auriga
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 2/13/2013 9:15 pm
Telescope Astro-Tech 72 mm ED Refractor
Focal Reducer 0.8x
Focal Length 430 mm (344 with reducer)
Focal Ratio f/6.0 (f/4.8 with reducer)
Camera Orion Parsec 10100C
Exposure per Frame 900 sec
Frames 5
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 15 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo IC405 Flaming Star Nebula in Auriga
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 3/13/2013 9:01 pm
Telescope Orion 10" Newtonian Astrograph
Focal Length 1000 mm
Focal Ratio f/3.9
Camera Orion SS Deep Space Color Imager Pro V2
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 10
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 40 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo IC410 Diffuse Nebula in Auriga
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 2/13/2015 7:22 pm
Telescope Orion 10" Newtonian Astrograph
Focal Length 1000 mm
Focal Ratio f/3.9
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 8
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 20 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC1931 Diffuse Nebula in Auriga
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 3/30/2014 9:29 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 900 sec
Frames 6
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 30 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M42, M43, and NGC1977 in Orion
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 3/20/2017 9:19 pm
Telescope William Optics 71 mm STAR71 Refractor
Focal Length 348 mm
Focal Ratio f/4.9
Camera Orion Parsec 10100C
Exposure per Frame 150 sec
Frames 20
Total Exposure Time 50 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M42 Orion Nebula and M43
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 1/19/2013 11:26 pm
Telescope Celestron 11" Edge HD Schmidt Cassegrain
Focal Reducer 0.7x
Focal Length 2800 mm (1960 mm with reducer)
Focal Ratio f/10.0 (f/7.0 with reducer)
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 300 sec
Frames 5
Total Exposure Time 25 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo Trapezium Cluster in M42 Orion Nebula
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 1/19/2013 10:57 pm
Telescope Celestron 11" Edge HD Schmidt Cassegrain
Focal Reducer 0.7x
Focal Length 2800 mm (1960 mm with reducer)
Focal Ratio f/10.0 (f/7.0 with reducer)
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 10 sec
Frames 7
Total Exposure Time 1 min 10 sec
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC1977 The Runninng Man Nebula in Orion
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 11/30/2011 11:55 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Orion Parsec 8300M
Filters Orion LRGB
Luminance Frames 4
Total Luminance Exposure 40 min
Color Frames 9, binned 2x2
Total Color Exposure 1 hr 7.5 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC2024 Flame Nebula and Alnatik in Orion
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 1/25/2017 7:32 pm
Telescope Third Planet Optics 6" Newtonian Astrograph
Focal Length 600 mm
Focal Ratio f/4.0
Camera Orion Parsec 10100C
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 9
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 30 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo IC434 Horsehead Nebula in Orion
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 1/18/2015 8:24 pm
Telescope William Optics 71mm STAR71 Refractor
Focal Length 348 mm
Focal Ratio f/4.9
Camera Celestron Nightscape 8300C
Exposure per Frame 900 sec
Frames 6
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 30 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo IC434 Horsehead Nebula in Orion
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 3/23/2012 9:26 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Orion SS Deep Space Color Imager Pro V2
Exposure per Frame 900 sec
Frames 5
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 15 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo B35 Dark Nebula in Orion
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 1/28/2017 10:49 pm
Telescope Third Planet Optics 6" Newtonian Astrograph
Focal Length 600 mm
Focal Ratio f/4.0
Camera Orion Parsec 10100C
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 12
Total Exposure Time 2 hr
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M78 and NGC2071 Reflection Nebulae in Orion
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 1/30/2017 10:08 pm
Telescope Third Planet Optics 6" Newtonian Astrograph
Focal Length 600 mm
Focal Ratio f/4.0
Camera Orion Parsec 10100C
Exposure per Frame 900 sec
Frames 8
Total Exposure Time 2 hr
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M78 Reflection Nebula in Orion
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 11/30/2016 11:53 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 7
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 10 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC2174 Monkey Head Nebula in Orion
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 3/11/2013 9:07 pm
Telescope Orion 10" Newtonian Astrograph
Focal Length 1000 mm
Focal Ratio f/3.9
Camera Orion SS Deep Space Color Imager Pro V2
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 10
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 40 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC2237 Rosette Nebula in Monoceros
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 11/28/2011 11:07 pm
Telescope Astro-Tech 72 mm ED Refractor
Focal Length 430 mm
Focal Ratio f/6.0
Camera Orion SS Deep Space Color Imager Pro V2
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 6
Total Exposure Time 1 hr
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo Center of NGC2237 Rosette Nebula in Monoceros
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 2/13/2015 11:00 pm
Telescope Orion 10" Newtonian Astrograph
Focal Length 1000 mm
Focal Ratio f/3.9
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 900 sec
Frames 3
Total Exposure Time 45 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo Nebulae at B37 in Monoceros
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 2/10/2016 10:38 pm
Telescope William Optics 71mm STAR71 Refractor
Focal Length 348 mm
Focal Ratio f/4.9
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 900 sec
Frames 8
Total Exposure Time 2 hr
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC2264(oc) Christmas Tree Cluster in Monoceros
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 1/28/2017 7:57 pm
Telescope Third Planet Optics 6" Newtonian Astrograph
Focal Length 600 mm
Focal Ratio f/4.0
Camera Orion Parsec 10100C
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 12
Total Exposure Time 2 hr
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo Cone Nebula at NGC2264 in Monoceros
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 3/24/2012 10:18 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Orion SS Deep Space Color Imager Pro V2
Exposure per Frame 900 sec
Frames 6
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 30 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo IC2177 Seagull Nebula in Monoceros
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 1/17/2015 10:17 pm
Telescope William Optics 71mm STAR71 Refractor
Focal Length 348 mm
Focal Ratio f/4.9
Camera Celestron Nightscape 8300C
Exposure per Frame 900 sec
Frames 5
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 15 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo Sh2-292 Head of Seagull in Monoceros
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 4/6/2016 9:16 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Starlight Xpress SX25C
Exposure per Frame 900 sec
Frames 6
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 30 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC2359 Thor's Helmet in Canis Major
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 4/3/2016 9:19 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Starlight Xpress SX25C
Exposure per Frame 900 sec
Frames 6
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 30 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo B289 Dark Nebula in Sagittarius
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 8/1/2016 11:16 pm
Telescope TPO 6" Newtonian Astrograph
Focal Length 600 mm
Focal Ratio f/4.0
Camera Celestron Nightscape 8300C
Exposure per Frame 300 sec
Frames 10
Total Exposure Time 50 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M20 Trifid Nebula in Sagittarius
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 7/28/2011 1:48 am
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Orion Parsec 8300M
Filters Orion LRGB
Luminance Frames 5
Total Luminance Exposure 25 min
Color Frames 9, binned 2x2
Total Color Exposure 30 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M8 Lagoon Nebula in Sagittarius
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 8/2/2016 12:27 am
Telescope TPO 6" Newtonian Astrograph
Focal Length 600 mm
Focal Ratio f/4.0
Camera Celestron Nightscape 8300C
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 9
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 30 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC6559 Diffuse Nebula in Sagittarius
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 7/22/2017 12:03 am
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Orion SS Deep Space Color Imager Pro V2
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 9
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 30 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo Location of NGC6559 Diffuse Nebula
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 7/22/2017 12:03 am
Software Starry Night Pro Plus 6

 

 

Photo NGC6589 Diffuse Nebula in Sagittarius
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 8/12/2015 10:39 pm
Telescope Explore Scientific 102 mm Refractor
Focal Length 417 mm
Focal Ratio f/7.0
Camera Starlight Xpress SX25C
Exposure per Frame 900 sec
Frames 3
Total Exposure Time 45 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M17 Swan Nebula in Sagittarius
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 9/8/2013 10:23 pm
Telescope Astro-Tech 72 mm ED Refractor
Focal Length 430 mm
Focal Ratio f/6.0
Camera Orion Parsec 10100C
Exposure per Frame 900 sec
Frames 6
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 30 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M17 Swan Nebula in Sagittarius
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 7/2/2011 1:43 am
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Orion Parsec 8300M
Filters Orion LRGB
Luminance Frames 4, binned 2x2
Total Luminance Exposure 20 min
Color Frames 9, binned 2x2
Total Color Exposure 45 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M16 Eagle Nebula in Serpens Cauda
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 6/30/2011 12:37 am
Telescope Astro-Tech 72 mm ED Refractor
Focal Length 430 mm
Focal Ratio f/6.0
Camera Orion SS Deep Space Color Imager Pro V2
Exposure per Frame 900 sec x 3 + 600 sec x 4
Frames 7
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 25 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M16 Eagle Nebula in Serpens Cauda
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 10/7/2010 9:07 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Orion SS Deep Space Color Imager Pro V2
Exposure per Frame 300 sec
Frames 12
Total Exposure Time 1 hr
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M16 Eagle Nebula in Serpens Cauda
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 9/21/2017 10:00 pm, 9/22/2017 10:30 pm
Telescope Celestron 11" Edge HD Schmidt Cassegrain
Focal Reducer 0.7x
Focal Length 2800 mm (1960 mm with reducer)
Focal Ratio f/10.0 (f/7.0 with reducer)
Camera SBIG STF8300M
Luminance Frames 12
Total Luminance Exposure 1 hr
Color Frames 18, binned 2x2
Total Color Exposure 1 hr 30 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo B140 Dark Nebula in Aquila
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 10/13/2015 8:12 pm
Telescope William Optics 71 mm STAR71 Refractor
Focal Length 348 mm
Focal Ratio f/4.9
Camera QSI683cs
Exposure per Frame 900 sec
Frames 6
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 30 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo B142/B143 Barnard's E Nebula in Aquila
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 8/1/2016 10:19 pm
Telescope TPO 6" Newtonian Astrograph
Focal Length 600 mm
Focal Ratio f/4.0
Camera Celestron Nightscape 8300C
Exposure per Frame 300 sec
Frames 10
Total Exposure Time 50 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC6823 Diffuse Nebula in Vulpecula
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 10/25/2014 7:48 pm
Telescope William Optics 71 mm STAR71 Refractor
Focal Length 348 mm
Focal Ratio f/4.9
Camera Celestron Nightscape 8300C
Exposure per Frame 900 sec
Frames 6
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 30 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo Sh2-101 Diffuse Nebula in Cygnus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 10/24/2014 8:20 pm
Telescope William Optics 71 mm STAR71 Refractor
Focal Length 348 mm
Focal Ratio f/4.9
Camera Celestron Nightscape 8300C
Exposure per Frame 900 sec
Frames 6
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 30 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo B147 Dark Nebula in Cygnus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 10/18/2014 8:54 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 900 sec
Frames 6
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 30 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC6888 Crescent Nebula in Cygnus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 9/4/2016 12:00 am
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Starlight Xpress SX25C
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 16
Total Exposure Time 2 hr 40 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo IC1318 (W) Nebula in Cygnus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 11/7/2012 8:25 pm
Telescope Orion 10" Newtonian Astrograph
Focal Length 1000 mm
Focal Ratio f/3.9
Camera Orion SS Deep Space Color Imager Pro V2
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 8
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 20 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo IC1318 (E) Nebula in Cygnus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 8/13/2012 11:29 pm
Telescope Astro-Tech 72 mm ED Refractor
Focal Length 430 mm
Focal Ratio f/6.0
Camera Orion Parsec 10100C
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 5, binned 2x2
Total Exposure Time 50 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo Gamma Cygni Nebula in Cygnus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 11/7/2012 6:42 pm
Telescope Orion 10" Newtonian Astrograph
Focal Length 1000 mm
Focal Ratio f/3.9
Camera Orion SS Deep Space Color Imager Pro V2
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 9
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 30 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo vdB131 Dust and Gas in Cygnus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 9/5/2013 11:42 pm
Telescope Astro-Tech 72 mm ED Refractor
Focal Length 430 mm
Focal Ratio f/6.0
Camera Orion Parsec 10100C
Exposure per Frame 1200 sec
Frames 6
Total Exposure Time 2 hr
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo IC5067 Pelican Nebula in Cygnus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 9/26/2014 9:06 pm
Telescope William Optics 71 mm STAR71 Refractor
Focal Length 348 mm
Focal Ratio f/4.9
Camera Celestron Nightscape 8300C
Exposure per Frame 900 sec
Frames 7
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 45 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo IC5070 Head of Pelican Nebula in Cygnus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 10/14/2012 11:48 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 600 sec x 3, 900 sec x 5
Frames 8
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 45 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo IC5068 North of Pelican Nebula in Cygnus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 10/24/2014 10:05 pm
Telescope William Optics 71 mm STAR71 Refractor
Focal Length 348 mm
Focal Ratio f/4.9
Camera Celestron Nightscape 8300C
Exposure per Frame 900 sec
Frames 6
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 30 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo IC5076 Reflection Nebula in Cygnus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 9/28/2016 8:48 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 7
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 10 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC7000 North American Nebula in Cygnus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 6/25/2011 10:49 pm
Telescope Astro-Tech 72 mm ED Refractor
Focal Length 430 mm
Focal Ratio f/6.0
Camera Orion SS Deep Space Color Imager Pro V2
Exposure per Frame 900 sec
Frames 4
Total Exposure Time 1 hr
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo Central America in NGC7000 in Cygnus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 9/29/2016 8:07 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 900 sec
Frames 8
Total Exposure Time 2 hr
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo B168 Dark Nebula in Cygnus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 8/2/2016 2:09 am
Telescope TPO 6" Newtonian Astrograph
Focal Length 600 mm
Focal Ratio f/4.0
Camera Celestron Nightscape 8300C
Exposure per Frame 300 sec
Frames 12
Total Exposure Time 1 hr
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo IC5146 Cocoon Nebula in Cygnus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 11/14/2012 9:23 pm, 11/7/2015 8:18 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera QSI 683cs, Orion Parsec 10100C
Exposure per Frame 900 sec
Frames 8 with QSI in 2012, 9 with Parsec in 2015
Total Exposure Time 4 hr 15 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo B150 Dark Nebula in Cepheus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 9/9/2013 12:55 am
Telescope Astro-Tech 72 mm ED Refractor
Focal Length 430 mm
Focal Ratio f/6.0
Camera Orion Parsec 10100C
Exposure per Frame 1200 sec
Frames 5
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 40 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC7023 Iris Nebula in Cepheus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 11/30/2016 8:39 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 300 sec
Frames 16
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 20 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo IC1396 Elephant Trunk Nebula in Cepheus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 10/13/2017 10:02 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Celestron Nightscape 8300C
Exposure per Frame 900 sec
Frames 6
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 30 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo IC1396 Gas and Dust in Cepheus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 9/23/2014 9:00 pm
Telescope William Optics 71 mm STAR71 Refractor
Focal Length 348 mm
Focal Ratio f/4.9
Camera Orion Parsec 10100C
Exposure per Frame 900 sec
Frames 6
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 30 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo IC5134 Reflection Nebula in Cepheus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 9/6/2016 11:29 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Starlight Xpress SX25C
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 8
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 20 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo B175 Dark Nebula in Cepheus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 10/25/2014 9:32 pm
Telescope William Optics 71 mm STAR71 Refractor
Focal Length 348 mm
Focal Ratio f/4.9
Camera Celestron Nightscape 8300C
Exposure per Frame 1200 sec
Frames 6
Total Exposure Time 2 hr
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC7380 Gas and Dust in Cepheus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 9/5/2013 9:51 pm
Telescope Astro-Tech 72 mm ED Refractor
Focal Length 430 mm
Focal Ratio f/6.0
Camera Orion Parsec 10100C
Exposure per Frame 1200 sec
Frames 5
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 40 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC7380(en) Wizard Nebula in Cepheus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 9/29/2016 10:24 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 900 sec
Frames 8
Total Exposure Time 2 hr
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC7538 Emission at Two Stars in Cepheus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 9/4/2016 8:48 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Starlight Xpress SX25C
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 9
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 30 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo Sh2-157 Diffuse Nebula in Cepheus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 2/10/2016 7:06 pm
Telescope William Optics 71 mm STAR71 Refractor
Focal Length 348 mm
Focal Ratio f/4.9
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 9
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 30 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC7822 Diffuse Nebulae in Cepheus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 8/13/2013 2:40 am
Telescope Explore Scientific 102 mm Refractor
Focal Length 714 mm
Focal Ratio f/6.0
Camera Starlight Xpress SX25C
Exposure per Frame 900 sec
Frames 8 (2x1 mosaic)
Total Exposure Time 2 hr
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 


Supernova Remnants

 

Photo M1 Crab Nebula in Taurus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 1/27/2011 11:19 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Orion SS Deep Space Color Imager Pro V2
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 8
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 20 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo IC443 Jellyfish Nebula in Gemini
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 3/12/2013 9:10 pm
Telescope Orion 10" Newtonian Astrograph
Focal Length 1000 mm
Focal Ratio f/3.9
Camera Orion SS Deep Space Color Imager Pro V2
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 10
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 40 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo Supernova 2011dh in M51 Whirlpool Galaxy
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 6/1/2011 10:52 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Orion SS Deep Space Color Imager Pro V2
Exposure per Frame 9 x 600 sec + 2 x 1200 sec
Frames 11
Total Exposure Time 2 hr 10 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo Supernova 2014j in M82 Cigar Galaxy
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 4/30/2014 11:24 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Celestron Nightscape 8300C
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 8
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 20 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo Supernova PTF11kly in M101 Pinwheel Galaxy
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 8/27/2011 12:40 am
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Orion Parsec 8300M
Filters Orion LRGB
Luminance Frames 1
Total Luminance Exposure 10 min
Color Frames 0
Total Color Exposure 0 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC6960 Veil Nebula (W) in Cygnus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 6/26/2011 1:22 am
Telescope Astro-Tech 72 mm ED Refractor
Focal Length 430 mm
Focal Ratio f/6.0
Camera Orion SS Deep Space Color Imager Pro V2
Exposure per Frame 900 sec
Frames 5
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 15 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC6992 Veil Nebula (E) in Cygnus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 6/26/2011 2:49 am
Telescope Astro-Tech 72 mm ED Refractor
Focal Length 430 mm
Focal Ratio f/6.0
Camera Orion SS Deep Space Color Imager Pro V2
Exposure per Frame 900 sec
Frames 4
Total Exposure Time 1 hr
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC6992 Veil Nebula (E) in Cygnus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 11/7/2010 10:01 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Orion SS Deep Space Color Imager Pro V2
Exposure per Frame 900 sec
Frames 5
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 15 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC6995 Veil Nebula (E) in Cygnus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 9/6/2016 8:49 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Starlight Xpress SX25C
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 12
Total Exposure Time 2 hr
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 


Planetary Nebulae

 

Photo NGC40 Planetary Nebula in Cepheus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 9/2/2016 11:59 pm
Telescope Celestron 11" Edge HD Schmidt Cassegrain
Focal Length 2800 mm
Focal Ratio f/10.0
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 300 sec
Frames 12
Total Exposure Time 1 hr
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC246 Planetary Nebula in Cetus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 11/6/2010 9:52 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Orion SS Deep Space Color Imager Pro V2
Exposure per Frame 500 sec
Frames 10
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 23 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M76 Little Dumbbell in Perseus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 10/18/2012 10:54 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 6
Total Exposure Time 1 hr
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC1514 Crystal Ball Nebula in Taurus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 3/1/2017 8:39 pm
Telescope Celestron 11" Edge HD Schmidt Cassegrain
Focal Length 2800 mm
Focal Ratio f/10.0
Camera Starlight Xpress SX25C
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 10
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 40 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC2371/2372 Planetary Nebula in Gemini
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 3/3/2016 10:25 pm
Telescope Astro-Tech 10" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 2000 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Celestron Nightscape 8300C
Exposure per Frame 900 sec
Frames 8
Total Exposure Time 2 hr
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC2392 Eskimo Nebula in Gemini
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 3/2/2017 7:23 pm
Telescope Celestron 11" Edge HD Schmidt Cassegrain
Focal Length 2800 mm
Focal Ratio f/10.0
Camera Starlight Xpress SX25C
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 6
Total Exposure Time 1 hr
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo A21 Medusa Nebula in Gemini
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 3/11/2013 11:00 pm
Telescope Orion 10" Newtonian Astrograph
Focal Length 1000 mm
Focal Ratio f/3.9
Camera Orion SS Deep Space Color Imager Pro V2
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 7
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 10 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo A24 Planetary Nebula in Canis Minor
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 3/12/2013 11:04 pm
Telescope Orion 10" Newtonian Astrograph
Focal Length 1000 mm
Focal Ratio f/3.9
Camera Orion SS Deep Space Color Imager Pro V2
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 10
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 40 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M97 Owl Nebula in Ursa Major
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 3/14/2013 11:10 pm
Telescope Celestron 11" Edge HD Schmidt Cassegrain
Focal Reducer 0.7x
Focal Length 2800 mm (1960 mm with reducer)
Focal Ratio f/10.0 (f/7.0 with reducer)
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 10
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 40 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC6210 Turtle Nebula in Hercules
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 9/2/2016 10:59 pm
Telescope Celestron 11" Edge HD Schmidt Cassegrain
Focal Length 2800 mm
Focal Ratio f/10.0
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 300 sec
Frames 9
Total Exposure Time 45 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC6543 Cat Eye Nebula in Draco
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 10/7/2013 9:41 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 5
Total Exposure Time 50 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M57 Ring Nebula in Lyra
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 8/20/2012 10:48 pm
Telescope Celestron 11" Edge HD Schmidt Cassegrain
Focal Length 2800 mm
Focal Ratio f/10.0
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 2
Total Exposure Time 20 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC6826 Blinking Planetary in Cygnus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 10/6/2013 11:15 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 900 sec
Frames 6
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 30 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M27 Dumbbell Nebula in Vulpecula
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 9/18/2012 10:50 pm
Telescope Celestron 11" Edge HD Schmidt Cassegrain
Focal Length 2800 mm
Focal Ratio f/10.0
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 300 sec x 6, 600 sec x 4
Frames 10
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 10 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC7293 Helix Nebula in Aquarius
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 10/20/2011 10:18 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Orion Parsec 8300M
Filters Orion LRGB
Luminance Frames 5
Total Luminance Exposure 50 min
Color Frames 9, binned 2x2
Total Color Exposure 1 hr 7.5 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC7662 Blue Snowball in Andromeda
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 9/27/2011 10:23 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Orion Parsec 8300M
Filters Orion LRGB
Luminance Frames 4
Total Luminance Exposure 40 min
Color Frames 12, binned 2x2
Total Color Exposure 1 hr
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 


Galaxies

 

Photo M31, M32, and M110 Galaxies in Andromeda
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 11/28/2011 8:25 pm
Telescope Astro-Tech 72 mm ED Refractor
Focal Length 430 mm
Focal Ratio f/6.0
Camera Orion SS Deep Space Color Imager Pro V2
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 6
Total Exposure Time 1 hr
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo Core of M31 Andromeda Galaxy
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 12/2/2010 7:51 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Orion SS Deep Space Color Imager Pro V2
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 7
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 10 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M32 Dwarf Elliptical Galaxy in Andromeda
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 12/8/2010 10:15 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Orion SS Deep Space Color Imager Pro V2
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 5
Total Exposure Time 50 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M110 Elliptical Galaxy in Andromeda
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 12/8/2010 7:38 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Orion SS Deep Space Color Imager Pro V2
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 7
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 10 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC891 Galaxy in Andromeda
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 9/28/2011 12:32 am
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Orion Parsec 8300M
Filters Orion LRGB
Luminance Frames 4
Total Luminance Exposure 1 hr
Color Frames 12, binned 2x2
Total Color Exposure 1 hr 30 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC147 Galaxy in Cassiopeia
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 11/14/2012 7:38 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 900 sec
Frames 6
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 30 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC185 Galaxy in Cassiopeia
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 9/28/2011 10:40 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Orion Parsec 8300M
Filters Orion LRGB
Luminance Frames 9
Total Luminance Exposure 1 hr 30 min
Color Frames 12, binned 2x2
Total Color Exposure 1 hr
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC253 Sculptor Galaxy
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 11/28/2014 9:09 pm
Telescope Celestron 11" Edge HD Schmidt Cassegrain
Focal Reducer 0.7x
Focal Length 2800 mm (1960 with focal reducer)
Focal Ratio f/10.0 (f/7.0 with focal reducer)
Camera Celestron Nightscape 8300C
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 9
Total Exposure 1 hr 30 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M74 Galaxy in Pisces
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 10/14/2015 10:56 pm
Telescope Celestron 11" Edge HD Schmidt Cassegrain
Focal Length 2800 mm
Focal Ratio f/10.0
Camera QSI683cs
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 8
Total Exposure 1 hr 20 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M33 Triangulum Galaxy
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 11/18/2014 6:30 pm
Telescope William Optics 71 mm STAR71 Refractor
Focal Length 348 mm
Focal Ratio f/4.9
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 900 sec
Frames 8
Total Exposure Time 2 hr
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo Core of M33 Triangulum Galaxy
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 2/24/2012 7:34 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Orion SS Deep Space Color Imager Pro V2
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 6
Total Exposure Time 1 hr
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC925 Galaxy in Triangulum
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 11/14/2012 11:38 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 900 sec
Frames 6
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 30 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC772 Galaxy in Aries
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 11/13/2015 6:50 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Orion SS Deep Space Color Imager Pro V2
Exposure per Frame 900 sec
Frames 8
Total Exposure Time 2 hr
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC1055 Galaxy in Cetus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 11/13/2015 9:09 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Orion SS Deep Space Color Imager Pro V2
Exposure per Frame 900 sec
Frames 8
Total Exposure Time 2 hr
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M77 Cetus A Galaxy
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 10/29/2016 12:57 am
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Starlight Xpress SX25C
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 9
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 30 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo IC342 Galaxy in Camelopardalis
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 11/15/2012 7:49 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 900 sec
Frames 7
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 45 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC2403 Galaxy in Camelopardalis
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 4/4/2011 11:40 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Orion Parsec 8300M
Filters Orion LRGB
Luminance Frames 7
Total Luminance Exposure 1 hr 45 min
Color Frames 9, binned 2x2
Total Color Exposure 1 hr 7.5 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC2683 Galaxy in Lynx
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 3/25/2012 11:35 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Orion Parsec 8300M
Filters Orion LRGB
Luminance Frames 4
Total Luminance Exposure 1 hr
Color Frames 9, binned 2x2
Total Color Exposure 1 hr 7.5 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC2841 Galaxy in Ursa Major
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 2/24/2012 8:44 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Orion SS Deep Space Color Imager Pro V2
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 6
Total Exposure Time 1 hr
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M81 Bode's Galaxy in Ursa Major
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 4/2/2011 2:58 am
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Orion Parsec 8300M
Filters Orion LRGB
Luminance Frames 4
Total Luminance Exposure 1 hr 20 min
Color Frames 9, binned 2x2
Total Color Exposure 45 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M82 Cigar Galaxy in Ursa Major
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 5/5/2016 11:26 pm, 5/6/2016 9:43 pm
Telescope Celestron 11" Edge HD Schmidt Cassegrain
Focal Reducer 0.7x
Focal Length 2800 mm (1960 with focal reducer)
Focal Ratio f/10.0 (f/7.0 with focal reducer)
Camera SBIG STF8300M
Luminance Frames 8
Total Luminance Exposure 1 hr 20 min
Color Frames 12, binned 2x2
Total Color Exposure 1 hr
Hydrogen Alpha Frames 10
Total Ha Exposure 1 hr 40 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M108 Galaxy in Ursa Major
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 3/25/2012 12:19 am
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Orion SS Deep Space Color Imager Pro V2
Exposure per Frame 900 sec
Frames 6
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 30 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M109 Galaxy in Ursa Major
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 3/24/2012 2:54 am
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Orion SS Deep Space Color Imager Pro V2
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 7
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 10 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M101 Pinwheel Galaxy in Ursa Major
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 4/11/2013 11:39 pm
Telescope Celestron 11" Edge HD Schmidt Cassegrain
Focal Reducer 0.7x
Focal Length 2800 mm (1960 with focal reducer)
Focal Ratio f/10.0 (f/7.0 with focal reducer)
Camera QHY8PRO
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 9
Total Exposure 1 hr 30 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC2903 Galaxy in Leo
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 3/24/2012 11:03 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Orion SS Deep Space Color Imager Pro V2
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 5
Total Exposure Time 50 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M96 Galaxy Group in Leo
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 3/25/2017 9:36 pm
Telescope William Optics 71 mm STAR71 Refractor
Focal Length 348 mm
Focal Ratio f/4.9
Camera Orion Parsec 10100C
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 12
Total Exposure Time 2 hr
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M95 Galaxy in Leo
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 2/24/2012 10:57 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Orion SS Deep Space Color Imager Pro V2
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 6
Total Exposure Time 1 hr
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M96 Galaxy in Leo
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 3/24/2012 12:55 am
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Orion SS Deep Space Color Imager Pro V2
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 5
Total Exposure Time 50 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M105, NGC3371, and NGC3389 Galaxies in Leo
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 4/11/2013 10:25 pm
Telescope Celestron 11" Edge HD Schmidt Cassegrain
Focal Reducer 0.7x
Focal Length 2800 mm (1960 with focal reducer)
Focal Ratio f/10.0 (f/7.0 with focal reducer)
Camera QHY8PRO
Exposure per Frame 300 sec
Frames 12
Total Exposure 1 hr
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC 3521 Galaxy in Leo
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 5/4/2014 12:06 am
Telescope Celestron 11" Edge HD Schmidt Cassegrain
Focal Reducer 0.7x
Focal Length 2800 mm (1960 with focal reducer)
Focal Ratio f/10.0 (f/7.0 with focal reducer)
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 8
Total Exposure 1 hr 20 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo Leo Triplets
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 3/20/2017 10:40 pm
Telescope William Optics 71 mm STAR71 Refractor
Focal Length 348 mm
Focal Ratio f/4.9
Camera Orion Parsec 10100C
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 12
Total Exposure Time 2 hr
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M66 and M65 Leo Triplets 2 and 1
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 3/2/2011 12:01 am
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Orion SS Deep Space Color Imager Pro V2
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 6
Total Exposure Time 60 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M65 Leo Triplet 1
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 5/24/2017 9:30 pm
Telescope Celestron 11" Edge HD Schmidt Cassegrain
Focal Reducer 0.7x
Focal Length 2800 mm (1960 with focal reducer)
Focal Ratio f/10.0 (f/7.0 with focal reducer)
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 11
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 50 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M66 Leo Triplet 2
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 3/2/2017 8:54 pm
Telescope Celestron 11" Edge HD Schmidt Cassegrain
Focal Length 2800 mm
Focal Ratio f/10.0
Camera Starlight Xpress SX25C
Exposure per Frame 900 sec
Frames 6
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 30 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC3628 Leo Triplet 3
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 6/2/2011 10:17 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Orion Parsec 8300M
Filters Orion LRGB
Luminance Frames 6
Total Luminance Exposure 1 hr 30 min
Color Frames 12, binned 2x2
Total Color Exposure 1 hr 40 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo Antennae Galaxies in Corvus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 4/30/2013 9:42 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 900 sec
Frames 8
Total Exposure Time 2 hr
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M61 Swelling Spiral Galaxy in Virgo
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 4/3/2016 11:39 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Starlight Xpress XS25C
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 8
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 20 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo Markarian's Chain in Virgo
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 4/22/2012 9:33 pm
Telescope Orion 10" Newtonian Astrograph
Focal Length 1000 mm
Focal Ratio f/3.9
Camera Orion SS Deep Space Color Imager Pro V2
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 8
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 20 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M87, M86, and M84 Galaxies in Virgo
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 4/19/2012 9:32 pm
Telescope Astro-Tech 72 mm ED Refractor
Focal Length 430 mm
Focal Ratio f/6.0
Camera Orion Parsec 10100C
Exposure per Frame 300 sec
Frames 10
Total Exposure Time 50 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M86, M84, and Other Galaxies in Virgo
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 5/1/2013 12:00 am
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 8
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 20 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M87 Virgo A Galaxy
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 4/21/2012 9:49 pm
Telescope Orion 10" Newtonian Astrograph
Focal Length 1000 mm
Focal Ratio f/3.9
Camera Orion SS Deep Space Color Imager Pro V2
Exposure per Frame 300 sec
Frames 10
Total Exposure Time 50 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M87, M58, M89, and M90 Galaxies in Virgo
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 3/31/2017 10:55 pm
Telescope William Optics 71 mm STAR71 Refractor
Focal Length 348 mm
Focal Ratio f/4.9
Camera Orion Parsec 10100C
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 10
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 40 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M49 Galaxy in Virgo
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 4/6/2016 11:10 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Starlight Xpress SX25C
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 8
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 20 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M90 Galaxy in Virgo
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 3/30/2014 11:17 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 900 sec
Frames 6
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 30 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M58 Galaxy in Virgo
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 6/10/2016 11:20 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Starlight Xpress SX25C
Exposure per Frame 900 sec
Frames 7
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 45 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M104 Sombrero Galaxy in Virgo
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time (1) 5/22/2012 12:24 am
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Color Camera Orion Parsec 10100C
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Color Frames 7, binned 2x2
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 10 min
Local Date and Time (2) 5/7/2016 11:55pm
Telescope Celestron 11" Edge HD Schmidt Cassegrain
Focal Reducer 0.7x
Focal Length 2800 mm (1960 with focal reducer)
Focal Ratio f/10.0 (f/7.0 with focal reducer)
Monochrome Camera SBIG STF8300M
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Luminance Frames 8
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 20 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M60 and M59 Galaxies in Virgo
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 4/22/2012 11:32 pm
Telescope Orion 10" Newtonian Astrograph
Focal Length 1000 mm
Focal Ratio f/3.9
Camera Orion SS Deep Space Color Imager Pro V2
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 6
Total Exposure Time 1 hr
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M106 and NGC4248 Galaxies in Canes Venatici
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 2/24/2012 11:41 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Orion SS Deep Space Color Imager Pro V2
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 7
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 10 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC 4631 and NGC4656 in Canes Venatici
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 3/30/2017 11:47 pm
Telescope William Optics 71 mm STAR71 Refractor
Focal Length 348 mm
Focal Ratio f/4.9
Camera Orion Parsec 10100C
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 9
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 30 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC4631 Whale Galaxy in Canes Venatici
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 5/1/2014 1:00 am
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Celestron Nightscape 8300C
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 8
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 20 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M94 Cat's Eye Galaxy in Canes Venatici
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 2/25/2012 1:05 am
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Orion SS Deep Space Color Imager Pro V2
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 6
Total Exposure Time 1 hr
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M63 Sunflower Galaxy in Canes Venatici
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 5/3/2014 2:50 am
Telescope Celestron 11" Edge HD Schmidt Cassegrain
Focal Reducer 0.7x
Focal Length 2800 mm (1960 with focal reducer)
Focal Ratio f/10.0 (f/7.0 with focal reducer)
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 900 sec
Frames 7
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 45 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M51 Whirlpool and NGC 5195 in Canes Venatici
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 6/4/2011 2:18 am
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Orion Parsec 8300M
Filters Orion LRGB
Luminance Frames 4
Total Luminance Exposure 1 hr
Color Frames 6, binned 2x2
Total Color Exposure 50 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M98 Galaxy in Coma Berenices
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 3/1/2017 11:18 pm
Telescope Celestron 11" Edge HD Schmidt Cassegrain
Focal Length 2800 mm
Focal Ratio f/10.0
Camera Starlight Xpress SX25C
Exposure per Frame 600 sec x 2, 900 sec x 2
Frames 4
Total Exposure Time 50 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M99 Coma Pinwheel Galaxy in Coma Berenices
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 4/4/2016 10:03 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Starlight Xpress SX25C
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 13
Total Exposure Time 2 hr 10 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M85 and NGC4394 Galaxies in Coma Berenices
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 5/3/2014 9:46 pm
Telescope Celestron 11" Edge HD Schmidt Cassegrain
Focal Reducer 0.7x
Focal Length 2800 mm (1960 with focal reducer)
Focal Ratio f/10.0 (f/7.0 with focal reducer)
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 8
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 20 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M88 Galaxy in Coma Berenices
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 4/23/2017 9:53 pm, 5/1/2017 9:22 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Celestron Nightscape 8300C
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 11
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 50 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC4565 and NGC4562 Galaxies in Coma Berenices
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 6/3/2011 10:18 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Orion Parsec 8300M
Filters Orion LRGB
Luminance Frames 6
Total Luminance Exposure 1 hr 30 min
Color Frames 12, binned 2x2
Total Color Exposure 1 hr 40 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M91 Galaxy in Coma Berenices
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 3/15/2013 1:11 am
Telescope Celestron 11" Edge HD Schmidt Cassegrain
Focal Reducer 0.7x
Focal Length 2800 mm (1960 with focal reducer)
Focal Ratio f/10.0 (f/7.0 with focal reducer)
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 8
Total Exposure 1 hr 20 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M100 and Other Galaxies in Coma Berenices
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 6/5/2011 11:04 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Orion Parsec 8300M
Filters Orion LRGB
Luminance Frames 6
Total Luminance Exposure 1 hr 30 min
Color Frames 9, binned 2x2
Total Color Exposure 1 hr 15 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo M64 Black Eye Galaxy in Coma Berenices
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 3/13/2013 11:38 pm
Telescope Orion 10" Newtonian Astrograph
Focal Length 1000 mm
Focal Ratio f/3.9
Camera Orion SS Deep Space Color Imager Pro V2
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 10
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 40 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC5907 Splinter Galaxy in Draco
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 9/12/2015 9:47 pm
Telescope Celestron 11" Edge HD Schmidt Cassegrain
Focal Reducer 0.7x
Focal Length 2800 mm (1960 with focal reducer)
Focal Ratio f/10.0 (f/7.0 with focal reducer)
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 9
Total Exposure 1 hr 30 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC6503 Galaxy in Draco
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 9/12/2015 11:26 pm
Telescope Celestron 11" Edge HD Schmidt Cassegrain
Focal Reducer 0.7x
Focal Length 2800 mm (1960 with focal reducer)
Focal Ratio f/10.0 (f/7.0 with focal reducer)
Camera QSI 683cs
Frames 7
Total Exposure 1 hr 10 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC6822 Banard's Galaxy in Sagittarius
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 8/12/2015 11:45 pm
Telescope Explore Scientific 102 mm Refaractor
Focal Length 714 mm
Focal Ratio f/7.0
Camera Starlight Xpress SX25C
Exposure per Frame 900 sec
Frames 6
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 30 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC6946 Galaxy in Cygnus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 10/18/2012 9:08 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 9
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 30 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC7217 Galaxy in Pegasus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 10/12/2015 10:52 pm
Telescope Astro-Tech 10" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 2000 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera Celestron Nightscape 8300C
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 8
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 20 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC7331 and Other Galaxies in Pegasus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 10/6/2013 9:25 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 8
Total Exposure Time 1 hr 20 min
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC7479 Galaxy in Pegasus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 9/28/2016 10:20 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 900 sec
Frames 8
Total Exposure Time 2 hr
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo NGC7814 Electric Arc Galaxy in Pegasus
Location Atoka County, OK
Local Date and Time 9/27/2016 9:45 pm
Telescope Orion 8" Ritchey-Chrétien Astrograph
Focal Length 1600 mm
Focal Ratio f/8.0
Camera QSI 683cs
Exposure per Frame 600 sec
Frames 12
Total Exposure Time 2 hr
Tracked Yes
Guided Yes

 

 

Photo Spring in Grayson County
Location Grayson County, TX
Local Date and Time 2/26/2017 1:53 pm
Telescope None: Canon handheld
Focal Length 46 mm
Focal Ratio f/7.1
Camera Canon EOS 450D
Exposure per Frame 1/100 sec ISO 200
Frames 1
Total Exposure Time 1/100 sec
Tracked No
Guided No