Dan's Deep Sky Photos

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Thumbnail Subject Date Film Exposure Comments
BIG DIPPER Big Dipper of Ursa Major May 5, 1997 Kodak
Ektachrome P1600
15 sec
f/2.8
45mm lens on fixed tripod
ORION NEBULA M42
Orion Nebula
February 3, 1998 Kodak
Ektachrome P1600
30 sec
f/11
Cassegrain focus of 14" SCT uncorrected
PLEIADES M45
Pleiades open cluster
August 16, 1999
Astrofest
Kodak
PMZ1000
60 sec
f/5.6
135mm telephoto piggyback on uncorrected 4" SCT
LAGOON NEBULA M8
Lagoon Nebula
August 18, 2000 Fuji
Superia 800
10 min
f/5.6
135 mm telephoto lens piggyback on hand-corrected 4" SCT
N.A. NEBULA North American Nebula September 29, 2000 Kodak
Elite Chrome 200
10 min
f/4
135 mm telephoto lens piggyback on hand-corrected 4" SCT
M31 M31
Andromeda Galaxy
September 30, 2000 Kodak
Elite Chrome 200
15 min
f/4
135 mm telephoto lens piggyback on hand-corrected 4" SCT
CENTRAL ORION Orion
Belt and Sword Regions
September 30, 2000 Kodak
Elite Chrome 200
10 min
f/4
135 mm telephoto lens piggyback on hand-corrected 4" SCT
M13 M13
Globular star cluster in Hercules
April 30, 2001 Kodak
Elite Chrome 200
10 min
f/10
Cassegrain focus of 9.25" SCT/G-11 guided with SBIG ST-4
M57 M57
Ring Nebula in Lyra
April 30, 2001 Kodak
Elite Chrome 200
10 min
f/10
Cassegrain focus of 9.25" SCT/G-11 guided with SBIG ST-4
LYRA Lyra July 14, 2001 Kodak
Elite Chrome 200
10 min
f/5.6
200 mm telephoto lens piggyback on 9.25" SCT/G-11 guided with SBIG ST-4
DELPHINUS Delphinus July 15, 2001 Kodak
Elite Chrome 200
15 min
f/5.6
200 mm telephoto lens piggyback on 9.25" SCT/G-11 guided with SBIG ST-4
PLEIADES M45
Pleiades open cluster
February 16, 2002 Kodak
Elite Chrome 200
15 min
f/5.6
300mm telephoto lens piggyback on 9.25" SCT/G-11 guided with SBIG ST-4
PLEIADES M45
Orion Belt and Sword
September 8, 2002 Kodak
Elite Chrome 200
20 min
f/10
200mm telephoto lens piggyback on 9.25" SCT/G-11 guided with SBIG ST-4

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