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Veil Nebula Mosaic in H-Alpha
06-29-06 to 07-07-06 Fountain Valley, CA
Losmandy GM-8 Gemini, Celestron
80ED,  SBIG ST-2000 XCM, Astrodon
Schuler 9nm Hydrogen Alpha filter
6.5 hours total acquired in CCDOPS,
self-guided
Dark subtraction in CCDOPS and
processing done in Photoshop CS2
M16 - Eagle Nebula in H-Alpha
07-10-06 Fountain Valley, CA
Losmandy GM-8 Gemini, Takahashi
TSA-102 at f/8,  SBIG ST-2000 XCM,
Schuler 9nm Hydrogen Alpha filter
5 x 20 min acquired in CCDOPS at -5 C
Dark subtraction in CCDOPS and
processing done in Photoshop CS2
M27 - Dumbell Nebula
06-03-06 Mount Laguna, CA
Losmandy GM-8 Gemini, Celestron
80ED,  SBIG ST-2000 XCM, UV/IR filter
20 min acquired in CCDOPS at -10 C,
self-guided
Dark subtraction in CCDOPS and
processing done in Photoshop CS2
M8 - Lagoon Nebula in H-Alpha
08-04-06 Fountain Valley, CA
Losmandy GM-8 Gemini, Takahashi
TSA-102 at f/6,  SBIG ST-2000 XCM,
Schuler 9nm Hydrogen Alpha filter
3 x 20 min acquired in CCDOPS at -5 C,
self-guided
Dark subtraction in CCDOPS and
processing done in Photoshop CS2
NGC 7635 - Bubble Nebula in H Alpha
09-27-06 Silverado Canyon, CA
Losmandy GM-8 Gemini, Takahashi  
TSA-102 at f/6, SBIG ST-2000 XCM,
Astrodon Schuler 9nm HA filter
6 x 15 min acquired in CCDOPS at -10 C
Dark subtraction in CCDOPS and
processing done in Photoshop CS2
M42 - Orion Nebula
10-21-06 Mount Laguna, CA
Losmandy GM-8 Gemini, Takahashi  
TSA-102 at f/6, SBIG ST-2000 XCM
3 x 15 min and 10 x 30 sec acquired in
CCDOPS at -15 C
Dark subtraction in CCDOPS
Processing done in Photoshop CS2
NGC 7293 - Helix Nebula
10-21-06 Mount Laguna, CA
Losmandy GM-8 Gemini, Takahashi  
TSA-102 at f/6, SBIG ST-2000 XCM
4 x 15 min acquired in CCDOPS at -15 C
Dark subtraction in CCDOPS
Processing done in Photoshop CS2
Horsehead and Flame Nebulae in Ha
11-15-06 Ortega Highway, CA
Losmandy GM-8 Gemini, Takahashi  
TSA-102 at f/6, SBIG ST-2000 XCM
Schuler 9nm Ha filter
6 x 15 min acquired in CCDOPS at -15 C
Dark subtraction in CCDOPS
Processing done in Photoshop CS2
M1 - Crab Nebula
11-20-06 Ortega Highway, CA
Losmandy GM-8 Gemini, Takahashi  
TSA-102 at f/6, SBIG ST-2000 XCM
4 x 10 min acquired in CCDOPS at -15 C
Dark subtraction in CCDOPS
Processing done in Photoshop CS2
Horsehead / Flame Nebulae in HaLRGB
11-20-06 Ortega Highway, CA
Losmandy GM-8 Gemini, Takahashi  
TSA-102 at f/6, SBIG ST-2000 XCM
4 x 10 min RGB added to 6 x 15 min Ha
Acquired in CCDOPS at -15 C
Dark subtraction in CCDOPS
Processing done in Photoshop CS2
Sword of Orion - Pentax 75
12-24-06 Desert Center, CA
Losmandy GM-8 Gemini, Pentax 75 SDF,
SBIG ST-2000 XCM
3 x 15 min and 30 x 15 sec acquired in
CCDOPS at -20 C
Dark subtraction in CCDOPS
Processing done in Photoshop CS2
M78 and NGC 2071
12-23-06 Desert Center, CA
Losmandy GM-8 Gemini, Takahashi  
TSA-102 at f/6, SBIG ST-2000 XCM
5 x 15 min acquired in CCDOPS at -20 C
Dark subtraction in CCDOPS
Processing done in Photoshop CS2
Nebulae - 2006 Images