Canon Rebel T3 (EOS 1100D) Galaxy Gallery
                                                             

M51 Whirlpool Galaxy (18 March 2017)

Canon Digital Rebel T3 (EOS 1100D), Unmodified
1979
Celestron C8 on a Celestron AVX Mount
Orion
ShortTube 80 Guidescope with Mead DSI Pro 1 Guide Camera
Autoguiding  with PHD Guiding 2.2.2a, ShoeString Astronomy GPUSB
Acquisition with Backyard EOS 3.1.8
6
Subs (600 sec., ISO 1600) Dark Frame and Flats Frame Subtraction using Registax

Stacking, Histogram Streatched, Levels Adjusted, and Colors Balanced in Photoshop

18 March 2017  Viewing Conditions: Very Good, -2 C

 

 



M101, NGC 5457 Pinwheel Galaxy (18 March 2017)

Canon Digital Rebel T3 (EOS 1100D), Unmodified
1979
Celestron C8 on a Celestron AVX Mount
Orion
ShortTube 80 Guidescope with Mead DSI Pro 1 Guide Camera
Autoguiding  with PHD Guiding 2.2.2a, ShoeString Astronomy GPUSB
Acquisition with Backyard EOS 3.1.8
3
Subs (600 sec., ISO 1600) Dark Frame and Flats Frame Subtraction using Registax

Stacking, Histogram Streatched, Levels Adjusted, and Colors Balanced in Photoshop

18 March 2017  Viewing Conditions: Very Good, -2 C



 




M32 Andromeda Galaxy (4 October 2014) 

Canon Digital Rebel T3 (EOS 1100D), Unmodified
EF75-300mm f/4-5.6 Lens at f/5.4 and ISO1600
Piggyback on a 1979 Celestron C8 on a Celestar 8 Mount
Drift Alignment, Tracking without Guiding
Acquisition with Backyard EOS 2.0.9
3 Raw subs (180 sec., ISO 1600) Converted to 16 bit TIFFs and Stacked using Deep Sky Stacker
Dark Frame Subtraction, Processing in Photo Shop: Histogram Streatched, Levels Adjusted
4 October 2014, Viewing Conditions: Poor,
10 C, Slight Wind, Near Full Moon (82% Disk Illumination)



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