December: Test shots with new scopes/mounts
Dec 21: TMB 80/480 Arrives!
Dec 3: AP1200 Arrives!
Nov 30: TMB 152/1200 Arrives!
This is NGC 2174, aka, the “Monkey Nebula”, an emission nebula and open cluster (NGC 2175) in the constellation of Orion. This is the first image that I scripted entirely with CCD Commander. In fact, I actually left to go play hockey on the first of the two nights I shot this target, thanks to CCD Commander.
Mousing off the image reveals a “Hubble Palette” narrowband image, with
I'm still fighting some star trailing/smearing in my images with the new camera/scope/mount, as yet undiagnosed. Thanks much to Neil Flemming's Trick, I was able to reduce that smearing. A higher resolution image is also available. North is up.