Author Archives: bramleyd

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The Witch’s Broom

Third clear night in a row. Amazing. Although I suspect I should be getting more data to clean up the Eastern Veil project I can’t resist a crack at the Witches Broom in the Western […]

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Complete Eastern Veil – first cut

Amazingly that is 2 clear nights in a row now – so I have been able to have another night capturing OIII and SII for the ‘head’ of the nebula. I have also had a […]

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An Eastern Veil Tail

Last night I managed to get 6*20mins of OIII and 4*20Min of SII of the Eastern veil tail and crudely mashed them together I am pretty pleased to see the colour result. The SII has […]

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First CCD Project – first real data.

So, time for the first project – and with Cygnus currently rising over the back of the house just after darkness (~22:30) I’m not short of options. Cygnus hosts a number of the sky’s most […]

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MaximDL TheSkyX and EQMOD

Well last night was the first attempt at using the Starlight Xpress camera – and it was predictably frustrating. First off – the sky was not clear by any stretch of the imagination – but […]

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Job Done

So todays trip to theĀ  International Astronomy show inevitably ended witht the purchase of a CCD camera. After much musing I settled on a 6MP mono camera from Starlight Xpress. I was touch and go […]

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Which CCD?

Retrospective post to follow…

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Galaxy Season

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EQMOD

Retrospective post to follow…

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field flattener iv – the need for speed

Retrospective post to follow…

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