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Gallery - Rik McRae
  
Last update: 2012/04/02

All rights are held by the images author!
 
  
Scope: SW 250PX f/4.7 with MPCC; NEQ6 Pro; QHY5 on 50mm f/4 finder-guider
Camera: Canon 1000D unmodified + LPR filter
Exposures: 4h 45min (38x 450sec @ ISO1600)
Acquisition: APT 1.93
Processing: DSS, Photoshop CS3
Comments: PHD (with dithering)
  
Object: M51
Author: Rik McRae
Location/Date: 2012/03/23, SGL7, Lucksall, UK
 



  
Scope: SW 250PX f/4.7 with MPCC; NEQ6 Pro; QHY5 on 50mm f/4 finder-guider
Camera: Canon 1000D unmodified + LPR filter
Exposures: 1h 24min (28 x 180sec @ ISO1600)
Acquisition: APT 1.93
Processing: DSS, Photoshop CS3
Comments: PHD (with dithering)
  
Object: M97
Author: Rik McRae
Location/Date: 2012/03/29, Gloucestershire, UK
 



  
Scope: SW 250PX f/4.7 with MPCC; NEQ6 Pro; QHY5 on 50mm f/4 finder-guider
Camera: Canon 1000D unmodified + LPR filter
Exposures: 3h 33min (71 x 180sec @ ISO800)
Acquisition: APT 1.93
Processing: DSS, Photoshop CS3
Comments: PHD (with dithering)
  
Object: C/2009 P1 Garradd
Author: Rik McRae
Location/Date: 2012/03/28, Gloucestershire, UK
 



  
Scope: Skyliner 250PX manual Dobsonian
Camera: Canon 1000D unmodified + LPR filter
Exposures: 1/100sec @ ISO200, in live view mode with shoot button
Acquisition: APT 1.92
Processing: Photoshop CS3
Comments:
  
Object: Moon
Author: Rik McRae
Location/Date: 2012/03/03, Gloucestershire, UK
 



  
Scope: SW Explorer 150P f/5 with MPCC; NEQ6 Pro, QHY5 on 50mm f/4 finder-guider
Camera: Canon 1000D unmodified + LPR filter
Exposures: 4h 25min (30x 300sec @ ISO800, 23x 300sec @ ISO1600 with Darks, Flats and Bias)
Acquisition: APT 1.71
Processing: DSS, Photoshop CS3
Comments: PHD (with dithering)
  
Object: NGC 2174, Monkey Head nebula
Author: Rik McRae
Location/Date: 2012/02/25, Gloucestershire, UK
 



  
Scope: SW Explorer 150P f/5 with MPCC; NEQ6 Pro, QHY5 on 50mm f/4 finder-guider
Camera: Canon 1000D unmodified + LPR filter
Exposures: 4h 44min (71x 240sec @ ISO800 with Darks, Flats and Bias)
Acquisition: APT 1.71
Processing: DSS, Photoshop CS3
Comments: PHD (with dithering)
  
Object: Rosette Nebula
Author: Rik McRae
Location/Date: 2012/02/18, Gloucestershire, UK
 



  
Scope: SW Explorer 150P f/5 with MPCC; NEQ6 Pro, QHY5 on 50mm f/4 finder-guider
Camera: Canon 1000D unmodified + LPR filter
Exposures: 36 min (12x 180sec @ ISO800 with Darks, Flats and Bias)
Acquisition: APT 1.71
Processing: DSS, Photoshop CS3
Comments:
  
Object: Double cluster; h&x Persei
Author: Rik McRae
Location/Date: 2012/01/10, Gloucestershire, UK
 



  
Scope: SW Explorer 150P f/5 with MPCC; NEQ6 Pro, QHY5 on 50mm f/4 finder-guider
Camera: Canon 1000D unmodified + LPR filter
Exposures: 2h 33 min (51x 180sec @ ISO800 with Darks, Flats and Bias)
Acquisition: APT 1.71
Processing: DSS, Photoshop CS3
Comments:
  
Object: M45 - Pleiades
Author: Rik McRae
Location/Date: 2011/11/27, Gloucestershire, UK
 



  
Scope: SW Explorer 150P f/5 with MPCC; NEQ6 Pro, QHY5 on 50mm f/4 finder-guider
Camera: Canon 1000D unmodified + LPR filter
Exposures: 3h 22 min (30x 180sec + 14x 480sec @ ISO800 with Darks, Flats and Bias)
Acquisition: APT 1.60
Processing: DSS, Photoshop CS3
Comments:
  
Object: NGC6888 the Crescent Nebula
Author: Rik McRae
Location/Date: Oct 2011, Gloucestershire, UK
 



  
Scope: SW Explorer 150P; EQ3-2
Camera: Canon 1000D unmodified + LPR filter
Exposures: 1h 30 min (60x 90sec, 30x Darks, 30x Bias, 30x Flats, ISO800)
Acquisition: APT 1.51
Processing: DSS, Photoshop CS3
Comments:
  
Object: M27
Author: Rik McRae
Location/Date: Aug 2011, Gloucestershire, UK
 



  
Scope: SW Explorer 150P; EQ3-2
Camera: Canon 1000D unmodified + LPR filter
Exposures: 1h 27 min (58x90sec; 30 Darks, 30 Bias; 30 Flats)
Acquisition: APT 1.51
Processing: DSS, Photoshop Elements, Canon Photo Pro
Comments:
  
Object: M51
Author: Rik McRae
Location/Date: 08 Apr 2011, Gloucestershire, UK
 



  
Scope: SW Explorer 150P; EQ3-2
Camera: Canon 1000D unmodified + LPR filter
Exposures: 15 min (30x30sec; 30 Darks, 30 Bias; no flats)
Acquisition: APT 1.51
Processing: DSS, Photoshop Elements, Canon Photo Pro
Comments:
  
Object: M13
Author: Rik McRae
Location/Date: 07 Apr 2011, Gloucestershire, UK
 



  
Scope: SW Explorer 150P; EQ3-2
Camera: Canon 1000D unmodified + LPR filter
Exposures: 67.5 min (45x90sec; 30 Darks, 30 Bias; no flats)
Acquisition: APT 1.51
Processing: DSS, Photoshop Elements, Canon Photo Pro
Comments:
  
Object: M81 and M82
Author: Rik McRae
Location/Date: 02 Apr 2011, Gloucestershire, UK
 



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