Canon Rebel T3 (EOS 1100D) Nebula Gallery
                                                             

Alnitak and Horsehead Nebula (Barnard 33 in Emission Nebula IC 434)  (24 February 2017)

Canon Digital Rebel T3 (EOS 1100D), Unmodified
1979 Celestron C8
with Celestron f/6.3 reducer corrector 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) 

Stacking, Dark Frame Subtraction, and Flats Subtraction using Deep Sky Stacker
Histogram Streatched, Levels Adjusted, and Colors Balanced in Photoshop



M27, NGC 6853 Dumbbell Nebula (10 October 2015)


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 2.0.9
3 subs (300 sec., ISO 1600) Stacking and Dark Frame Subtraction using Deep Sky Stacker
Histogram Streatched, Levels Adjusted, and Colors Balanced in Photoshop
10 October 2015, Viewing Conditions: Very Good, 8 C


 


M42, NGC 1976 Orion Nebula (15 February 2016)

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 2.0.9
3 Faint subs (300 sec., ISO 1600) and 3 Core Subs (25
sec., ISO 1600)
Stacking and Dark Frame Subtraction using Deep Sky Stacker
Faint and Core Subs Composited in Photoshop
Histogram Streatched, Levels Adjusted, and Colors Balanced in Photoshop
15 February 2016, Viewing Conditions: Very Good, -6 C



M42, NGC 1973, NGC 1975 and NGC 1977 (25 December 2014)

Orion and Running Man Nebulas

M42, NGC 1973, NGC 1975 and NGC 1977
25 December 2014  
4 x 1 min. Faint Subs and 3x10 sec. Core Subs
RAW files converted to 16 bit TIFFs, Stacking and Dark Subs Subtracted using Deep Sky Stacker
Faint and Core subs Composited using Photoshop
Conditions Very Good, -5 C, No Wind, Very Clear
Canon f5.6 Lens EF75-300mm f/4-5.6 ISO1600 Piggyback on 1979 C8


NGC 2024, Sh2-277, Barnard 33 in IC 434  (25 December 2014)

Alnitak, Flame Nebula (NGC 2024 and Sh2-277), Horsehead Nebula (Barnard 33 in emission nebula IC 434)

25 December 2014  
4 x 1 min. Subs, RAW files converted to 16 bit TIFFs,
Stacking and Dark Subs Subtracted using Deep Sky Stacker
Processing using Photoshop
Conditions Very Good, -5 C, No Wind, Very Clear
Canon f5.6 Lens EF75-300mm f/4-5.6 ISO1600 Piggyback on 1979 C8



Barnard 33 in IC 434 (26 Feb. 2016)

Horsehead Nebula

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 2.0.9
7 subs (300 sec., ISO 1600) Stacking and Dark Frame Subtraction using Deep Sky Stacker
Histogram Streatched, Levels Adjusted, and Colors Balanced in Photoshop
26 Feb. 2016, Viewing Conditions: Very Good, -4 C




NGC 1973, NGC 1975 and NGC 1977 (26 Feb. 2016)

Running Man Nebula

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 2.0.9
8 subs (300 sec., ISO 1600) Stacking and Dark Frame Subtraction using Deep Sky Stacker
Histogram Streatched, Levels Adjusted, and Colors Balanced in Photoshop
26 Feb. 2016, Viewing Conditions: Very Good, -4 C


NGC 7000 or Caldwell 20 (7 October 2016)

North America Nebula

Canon Digital Rebel T3 (EOS 1100D), Unmodified
1979 Celestron C8 on a Celestron AVX Mount, Celestron f/6.3 Reducer Corrector
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 2.0.9
14 subs (300 sec., ISO 1600) Stacking, Flat and Dark Frame Subtraction using Deep Sky Stacker
Histogram Streatched, Levels Adjusted, and Colors Balanced in Photoshop
7 Oct. 2016, Viewing Conditions: Very Good, 10 C


NGC 2024, Sh2-277, Barnard 33 in IC 434, M42, NGC 1973, NGC 1975, NGC 1977  (21 March 2014)

Alnitak, Alnilam, Flame Nebula, Horsehead Nebula; Great Orion Nebula, and Running Man Nebula

Canon Digital Rebel T3 (EOS 1100D), Unmodified
EF75-300mm f/4-5.6 Lens at 180mm 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 subs (3 min., ISO 1600) Raw Images Converted to 16 bit TIFFs and Stacked using Deep Sky Stacker
No Dark Frame Subtraction, Histogram Streatched, RGB Auto Balanced, Brightness Decreased -9% and Contrast Decreased -6%
21 March 2014, Viewing Conditions: Good,
2 C


 

M1 (5 April 2013)

Crab Nebula

Canon Digital Rebel T3 (EOS 1100D)
1979 Celestron C8 on a Celestar 8 Mount
Drift Alignment, Tracking without Guiding
Acquisition with Backyard EOS 2.0.9
18 subs (60 sec., ISO 1600, Raw Format)
Raw subs converted to 16 bit TIFFs and Stacked using Registax
Minimal Processing: No Dark Frame Subtraction, Histogram Streatched, RGB Auto Balanced, Brightness Decreased -4%
5 april 2013, Viewing Conditions: Very Good, -1 C, No Wind, Clear, No Moon



M42, NGC 1973, NGC 1975 and NGC 1977 (11 March 2013)

Orion and Running Man Nebulas

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
Rough Alignment, Tracking without Guiding
Acquisition with Backyard EOS 2.0.9
6 Raw subs (60 sec., ISO 1600) Converted to 16 bit TIFFs and Stacked using 
Deep Sky Stacker
No Dark Frame Subtraction, Histogram Streatched, RGB Auto Balanced, Brightness Decreased -11%
11 March 2013, Viewing Conditions: Fair,
0 C, No Wind, Near Full Moon



Alnitak, NGC 2024, Sh2-277, and Barnard 33 in Emission Nebula IC 434 (12 March 2013)

Alnitak, Flame Nebula, and Horsehead Nebula

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
Rough Alignment, Tracking without Guiding
Acquisition with Backyard EOS 2.0.9
3 subs (3 min., ISO 1600) Stacked using 
Deep Sky Stacker
Dark Frame Subtraction, Histogram Streatched, RGB Auto Balanced, Brightness Decreased -12%
12 March 2013, Viewing Conditions: Fair,
-1 C, No Wind, Near Full Moon



M57 (26 April 2014)

Ring Nebula
Canon Digital Rebel T3 (EOS 1100D), Unmodified
1979 Celestron C8 on a Celestar 8 Mount
1978 Celestron C90 Guidescope with Mead DSI Pro 1 Guide Camera
Drift Alignment, Tracking with Autoguiding (PHD Guiding 2.2.2a, ShoeString Astronomy GPUSB)
Acquisition with Backyard EOS 2.0.9
3 subs (300 sec., ISO 1600) Stacked using Deep Sky Stacker
Dark Frame Subtraction, Histogram Streatched, RGB Auto Balanced
26 April 2014, Viewing Conditions: Very Good, 12 C