Monthly Archives: December 2021

M1: The Crab Nebula in Taurus in SHO

I first imaged this supernova remnant back in 2005 using a modified web-cam. I tried again is 2012 with a DSLR: I was very pleased with the results then but my recent efforts (Dec 2021) are significantly better as they … Continue reading

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The Horsehead nebula in Orion – (Barnard 33, in the region of IC 434)

This is a tricky target from my back yard, I only have about a 50-minute window between some trees to capture this. Imaged on a windy night the stars are not a great shape but I can live with that. … Continue reading

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7-Sisters, The Pleiades Cluster, Messier 45

This is the bright 7-Sisters star cluster in Taurus visible high in the winter northern skies. This is a target that has been long on my list of failures – results have previously been poor with not having the right … Continue reading

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