Images from SkyPi

Virgo Cluster

Bob Rieger

16″ Hyperion Astrograph
Apogee U16M CCD
Paramount MEll equatorial mount
August 2017

IC444

Bob Rieger

16″ Hyperion Astrograph
Apogee U16M CCD
Paramount MEll equatorial mount
July 2017

M27

Ross Salinger

MX+ Planewave 12.5
SBIG 8300STF
June 2017

 

M104

Bob Rieger

16″ Hyperion Astrograph
Apogee U16M CCD
Paramount MEll equatorial mount
June 2017

M42

Bob Rieger

16″ Hyperion Astrograph
Apogee U16M CCD
Paramount MEll equatorial mount
March 2017

M77

Bob Rieger

16″ Hyperion Astrograph
Apogee U16M CCD
Paramount MEll equatorial mount
March 2017

Double Cluster

Bob Rieger

16″ Hyperion Astrograph
Apogee U16M CCD
Paramount MEll equatorial mount
February 2017

M45

Bob Rieger

16″ Hyperion Astrograph
Apogee U16M CCD
Paramount MEll equatorial mount
February 2017

IC 1795

Bob Rieger

16″ Hyperion Astrograph
Apogee U16M CCD
Paramount MEll equatorial mount
January 2017

Venus-Neptune

Bob Rieger

16″ Hyperion Astrograph
Apogee U16M CCD
Paramount MEll equatorial mount
January 12, 2017

Helix Nebula

Bob Rieger

16″ Hyperion Astrograph
Apogee U16M CCD
Paramount MEll equatorial mount
December 2016

NGC 1499

Bob Rieger

16″ Hyperion Astrograph
Apogee U16M CCD
Paramount MEll equatorial mount
December 2016

NGC 7479

ngc-7479

Bob Rieger

16″ Hyperion Astrograph
Apogee U16M CCD
Paramount MEll equatorial mount
October 2016

NGC 6992

ngc-6992-eastern-veil

Bob Rieger

16″ Hyperion Astrograph
Apogee U16M CCD
Paramount MEll equatorial mount
October 2016

NGC 6960

ngc-6960

 Bob Rieger

16″ Hyperion Astrograph
Apogee U16M CCD
Paramount MEll equatorial mount

First light image; October 2016

Cocoon Nebula

IC5146_web edition

Bob Birket

Optics 12-inch RCOS Astrograph
Camera SBIG STL11000M
Filters Blaader LRGB
Dates August 31st and Sept 1st, 2014
Exposures time LRGB = 90:40:50:50
Processing CCDStack. PhotoshopCS5.5, Pixinsight

Wizard Nebula

Wizard Nebula_Felber

Tom Felber

William Optics FLT 132
Paramount GT-1100S
ATIK 460EX Mono
Date: September 21, 2015
10x300sec L, 5x300sec R, 5x300sec G,
5x300sec B, 5x300sec Halpha,5x300sec UHC

 

M51

m51_forwebsite

Bob Birket

Optics 12-inch RCOS Astrograph
Camera SBIG STL11000M
Filters Baader LRGB
Dates March 14 and 15 2015…
Exposures time LRGB = 270:90:90:90
Processing CCDStack. PhotoshopCS5.5, Pixinsight
Location: SkyPi Remote Observatories, Pie town New Mexico

M1

m1_final for web 2_15_15
 
Bob Birket
Optics 12-inch RCOS Astrograph
Camera SBIG STL11000M
Filters Blaader LRGB
Dates Dec 29, 2013 – Jan 1, 2014; Jan 3, 2014
Exposures time LRGB = 120 100: 90 90
Processing CCDStack. PhotoshopCS5.5, Pixinsight

NGC2403

n2403_web copy (1)

Bob Birket
Optics 12-inch RCOS Astrograph
Camera SBIG STL11000M
Filters Blaader LRGB
Dates Jan 16th, 17th, and 19th 2015
Exposures time LRGB = 230 100: 100: 100
Processing CCDStack. PhotoshopCS5.5, Pixinsight

N1579

n1579_final resized

Bob Birket
Optics 12-inch RCOS Astrograph
Camera SBIG STL11000M
Filters Blaader LRGB
Dates Nov 29, 30, Dec 23 and 27
Exposures time LRGB = 300:90:90:90
Processing CCDStack. PhotoshopCS5.5, Pixinsight

NGC 925

ngc925_final (1)

Bob Birket
Optics 12-inch RCOS Astrograph
Camera SBIG STL11000M
Filters Blaader LRGB
Dates Jan 26, 27 and Nov 27
Exposures time LRGB = 300:90:90:90
Processing CCDStack. PhotoshopCS5.5, Pixinsight
 
 

 M33 – Pinwheel Galaxy

m33_Sept 2014

Bob Birket
Luminance = 165 minutes, binned 1×1
RGB = 90 minutes, binned 2×2
Processed in CCDStack, Pixinsight and PhotoshopCS5.5
September 2, 2014

NGC3893

NGC 3893 _ final

Bob Birket
June 4, 2014
Luminance = 240 minutes
RGB = 70 minutes each channel, binned 2×2

M3

M3_compressed

Bob Birket
Luminance = 15 minutes
Red = 9 minutes
Green = 9 minutes
Blue = 9 minutes
Processed in CCDStack and PhotoshopCS5

Rosette Nebula

Rosette Final_compressed

Bob Birket
March 22, 2014

M82-Supernova

m82_final

Bob Birkett
 
Luminance = 105 minutes, binned 1×1
RGB = 50 minutes each channel, binned 2×2
Baader LRGB filter set
Processed in CCDStack anf PhotoshopCS5

NGC6946

 

n6946_final

Anacortes Image of the Day 
Bob Birkett
Optics 12-inch RCOS Astrograph…
Camera SBIG STL11000M
Filters Baader LRGB
Dates October 6th to November 11, 2013
Exposures time LRGB = 370:150:160:160
Processing CCDStack. PhotoshopCS5.5, Pixinsight
Location: SkyPi Remote Observatories, Pie town New Mexico

M22

m22 Final

 

Bob Birket
RCOS 12.5
SBIG STL 11000M

Eagle Nebula

Eagle Nebula

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Bob Birket
RCOS 12.5
SBIG STL 11000M
Baader Planetarium LRGB Filter Set

 

M11

m11_final_BOB

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bob Birket
RCOS 12.5
SBIG STL 11000M
Baader Planetarium LRGB Filter Set
Sub exposuree: L=25 RGB=15 each

M13

Messier-13-work-1024x783

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bob Birket
RCOS 12.5
SBIG STL 11000M
Baader Planetarium LRGB Filter Set
Sub exposuree: L=30 RGB=30 each
Processed without deconvolution

TRIFID NEBULA

Trifid Nebula final

 

 

 

 

 

Bob Birket
RCOS 12.5
SBIG STL 11000M
Baader Planetarium LRGB Filter Set
Accessories:Alnitak Flat screen
Date: May 18, 2013
 
 

NGC2903

ngc2903

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bob Birket
RCOS 12.5
SBIG STL 11000M
Baader Planetarium LRGB Filter Set
Accessories:Alnitak Flat screen
Resolution: 2500×1752
Date: May 4, 2013
Frames:
LRGB Filter Set: 15×600″ bin 2×2
LRGB Filter Set: 14×900″ -30C bin 1×1
Integration: 6.0 hours
Darks: ~8
Flats: ~6
Bias: ~30

LEO TRIO

The Leo Trio _final

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bob Birket
RCOS 12.5
SBIG STL11000M
Baader LRGB filters
Date: April 13 and 14, 2013
Luminance = 120 minutes, binned 1×1
RGB = 50 minutes each channel, binned 2×2
Lum = 15 minute sub-exp
RGB = 10 minute sub-exp