Images from Calstar 2005

All images taken with a Canon Rebel XT, with lens/scope per below, mounted on an AP900GTO mount. Either guided with an ST-4 through an orion Short-Tube 80 (for the Stellarvue images), or unguided. All 3 minute exposures at ISO's of between 200 and 800 depending on the situation. Click on the images to see the full resolution shots.

M31, taken with a Stellarvue AT1010 Nighthawk. About 3 hours exposure.


M45, Stellarvue Nighthawk. About 1 hour's exposure.

North America Nebula. Nikkor 105 f2.5 lens. About 1 hour's exposure

M33 wide field. Nikkor 80-200mm zoo, f4.5, 1 hour exposure

Double cluster in perseus. Stellarvue Nighthawk, 1 hour exposure

M31, 1 hour exposure, Nikkor 80-200 F4.5 zoom

North America nebula area of Cygnus. Nikkor 55mm f1.2, stopped down to f2, 1 hour exposure

Flame and horsehead nebula's. Nikkor 80-200mm zoom at f4.5, 1 hour exposure

Constellation of Orion, Nikkor 55mm F1.2, 1 hour