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Galaxies - 2005-2006 Images
M33 - Canon 300D
M33 - Triangulum Galaxy
09-03-05 Mt. Laguna, CA
LXD55, Celestron 80ED and Canon
300D
32 x 2 min at ISO 1600, unguided
All processing done in Photoshop 7
NGC 253 - Canon 300D
NGC 253 - Sculptor Galaxy
09-04-05 Mt. Laguna, CA
LXD55, Celestron 80ED and Canon 300D
20 x 90 sec at ISO 1600, unguided
All processing done in Photoshop 7
M31 - Mt. Laguna
M31 - Andromeda from Mt. Laguna
10-01-05 Mt. Laguna, CA
LXD55, Celestron 80ED and Canon 300D
26 x 2 min at ISO 1600, unguided
All processing done in Photoshop 7 and
Neat Image
M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy
M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy
01-29-06 Red Cloud Road, CA
Losmandy GM-8 Gemini, Celestron 80ED
and Canon 300D
8 x 5 and 12 x 3 min at ISO 1600, unguided
All processing done in Photoshop CS2 and
Neat Image
M82
M82
02-01-06 Fountain Valley, CA
Losmandy GM-8 Gemini, Celestron 80ED
and SBIG ST10 XME CCD camera
32 x 30 sec in Track and Accumulate mode
with CCDOPS 5
All processing done in Photoshop CS2
M106
Spiral Galaxy M106 and NGC 4217, 4220,
4231, 4232, and 4248
02-20-06 Corona Del Mar, CA
Losmandy GM-8 Gemini, Celestron
80ED,  Canon 300D and IDAS LPS filter
16 x 3 min at ISO 800, unguided
All processing done in Photoshop CS2
M64
M64 - the Black Eye Galaxy
02-21-06 Corona Del Mar, CA
Losmandy GM-8 Gemini, Celestron
80ED,  Canon 300D and IDAS LPS filter
15 x 2 min at ISO 800, unguided
All processing done in Photoshop CS2
NGC 253 Reprocessed
NGC 253 - Reprocessed
02-27-06            
Originally taken 09-04-05, Mt. Laguna
Meade LXD55 mount, Celestron 80ED,
and Canon 300D
20 x 90 sec at ISO 1600, unguided
All processing done in Photoshop 7, CS2
and PixInsight
M100
M100 and Supernova 2006X
03-02-06 Black Star Canyon, CA
Losmandy GM-8 Gemini, Celestron
80ED,  Canon 300D and IDAS LPS filter
13 x 2 min at ISO 1600, unguided
All processing done in Photoshop CS2 and
Neat Image
M83 - ST-2000 XCM
M83 - Southern Pinwheel Galaxy
04-01-06 Mt. Laguna, CA
Losmandy GM-8 Gemini, Celestron
80ED,  and SBIG ST-2000 XCM
16 x 2 min acquired in CCDOPS,
unguided
All processing done in Photoshop CS2
M104 - ST-2000
M104 - Sombrero Galaxy
04-08-06 Fountain Valley, CA
Losmandy GM-8 Gemini, Celestron
80ED,  SBIG ST-2000 XCM, and IDAS
LPS
3 x 5 min acquired in CCDOPS at -10 C,
self-guided
Dark subtraction in CCDOPS and
processing done in Photoshop CS2
M94 - ST-2000 XCM
M94
04-16-06 Fountain Valley, CA
Losmandy GM-8 Gemini, Celestron
80ED,  SBIG ST-2000 XCM, and IDAS
LPS
6 x 5 min acquired in CCDOPS at -15 C,
self-guided
Dark subtraction in CCDOPS and
processing done in Photoshop CS2
M61 - ST-2000 XCM
M61 - Spiral Galaxy in Virgo
04-18-06 Fountain Valley, CA
Losmandy GM-8 Gemini, Celestron
80ED,  SBIG ST-2000 XCM, and IDAS
LPS
5 x 10 min acquired in CCDOPS at -15 C,
self-guided
Dark subtraction in CCDOPS and
processing done in Photoshop CS2
M91 - ST-2000 XCM
M91 and NGC 4571
04-19-06 Black Star Canyon, CA
Losmandy GM-8 Gemini, Celestron
80ED,  SBIG ST-2000 XCM, and IDAS
LPS
6 x 10 min acquired in CCDOPS at -15 C,
self-guided
Dark subtraction in CCDOPS and
processing done in Photoshop CS2
Spiral Galaxy M88
04-28-06 Mt. Laguna, CA
Losmandy GM-8 Gemini, Celestron 80ED,
and SBIG ST-2000 XCM
2 x 10 min acquired in CCDOPS at -15 C,
self-guided
Dark subtraction in CCDOPS and
processing done in Photoshop CS2
Heart of the Virgo Cluster
04-28-06 Mt. Laguna, CA
Losmandy GM-8 Gemini, Celestron 80ED,
and SBIG ST-2000 XCM
6 x 10 min acquired in CCDOPS at -15 C,
self-guided
Dark subtraction in CCDOPS and
processing done in Photoshop CS2
M101
04-29-06 Mt. Laguna, CA
Losmandy GM-8 Gemini, Celestron 80ED,
and SBIG ST-2000 XCM
6 x 10 min acquired in CCDOPS at -15 C,
self-guided
Dark subtraction in CCDOPS and
processing done in Photoshop CS2
Centaurus A
Radio Galaxy Centaurus A - NGC 5128
04-30-06 Mt. Laguna, CA
Losmandy GM-8 Gemini, Celestron 80ED,
and SBIG ST-2000 XCM
2.5 min acquired in CCDOPS at -15 C,
self-guided
Dark subtraction in CCDOPS and
processing done in Photoshop CS2
M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy
05-20-06 Mt. Laguna, CA
Losmandy GM-8 Gemini, Celestron 80ED,
and SBIG ST-2000 XCM, SBIG UV/IR
3 x 20 min acquired in CCDOPS at -10 C,
self-guided
Dark subtraction in CCDOPS and
processing done in Photoshop CS2
NGC 7331 and Stephan's Quintet
08-20-06 Mt. Laguna, CA
Losmandy GM-8 Gemini, Takahashi  
TSA-102 at f/8, SBIG ST-2000 XCM
4 x 15 min acquired in CCDOPS at -10 C,
self-guided
Dark subtraction in CCDOPS and
processing done in Photoshop CS2
M33 - Triangulum Galaxy
08-20-06 Mt. Laguna, CA
Losmandy GM-8 Gemini, Takahashi  
TSA-102 at f/8, SBIG ST-2000 XCM
4 x 15 min acquired in CCDOPS at -10 C,
self-guided
Dark subtraction in CCDOPS and
processing done in Photoshop CS2
NGC 891 - The Outer Limits Galaxy
08-27-06 OPTAS San Pasqual site, CA
Losmandy GM-8 Gemini, Takahashi  
TSA-102 at f/6, SBIG ST-2000 XCM
3 x 15 min acquired in CCDOPS at -10 C
Dark subtraction in CCDOPS and
processing done in Photoshop CS2
M31 - Andromeda Galaxy - 4 Frame
Mosaic
09-16-06 OPTAS San Pasqual site, CA
Losmandy GM-8 Gemini, Takahashi  
TSA-102 at f/6, SBIG ST-2000 XCM
12 x 15 min acquired in CCDOPS at -10 C
Dark subtraction in CCDOPS and
processing done in Photoshop CS2
NGC 253 - Sculptor Galaxy
08-27-06 OPTAS San Pasqual site, CA
Losmandy GM-8 Gemini, Takahashi  
TSA-102 at f/6, SBIG ST-2000 XCM
3 x 15 min acquired in CCDOPS at -10 C
Dark subtraction in CCDOPS and
processing done in Photoshop CS2