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Posts Made By: Maciej Kapkowski

October 1, 2009 11:26 PM Forum: CCD Imaging and Processing/Deep Sky

M31 2 pane mosaic

Posted By Maciej Kapkowski

As my setup's FOV could not cover all of this galaxy I decided to make my first mosaic picture.
Setup: FSQ 106 N, ST 2000 XM, CCD LRGB Baader Planetarium filtres. HEQ5 Pro SynScan.
L:R:G:B: 2x ( 4x15 min each )
How do you like it guys? grin

Bigger size: http://img22.imageshack.us/img22/7568/brok31.jpg

October 1, 2009 11:54 PM Forum: CCD Imaging and Processing/Solar System

Mak 182/2700 and Jupiter

Posted By Maciej Kapkowski

This is my first photo published here.
How do you like it ? grin
Maksutov 182/2700, Televue Barlow 2x, DFK 21 camera, stack of 725/1000 pictures, processed by Registax and PhotoShop.Seeing 3/10

October 2, 2009 08:50 AM Forum: CCD Imaging and Processing/Deep Sky

IC 1396 and VdB 142

Posted By Maciej Kapkowski

This is result of my first attempt to this beautifull structure.
Setp:FSQ-106 N,ST 2000 XM, CCD Baader filters, 7 nm Ha Baader filter, HEQ5 SynScan.
Where?: Warsaw, Poland and countryside.
How long?:Ha:24x10 min, L:R:G:B:12x10 min each.

Full res: http://img2.imageshack.us/img2/9930/fintg.jpg

October 4, 2009 01:43 AM Forum: CCD Imaging and Processing/Deep Sky

My California- NGC 1499 in Ha

Posted By Maciej Kapkowski

Ha b/w version.
Setup: FSQ 106 N, ST 2000 XM with 7nm Ha Baader filter,HEQ5 SynScan.
Warsaw,22.09.-2.10.2009.
2 pane mosaic: 2 x( 26 x 10 min)
Color version will come soon grin
Full res:http://img80.imageshack.us/img80/5305/hacombobr.jpg

October 14, 2009 02:27 AM Forum: CCD Imaging and Processing/Deep Sky

IC 1396 Full of stars

Posted By Maciej Kapkowski

In the time of processing IC 1396 I found out that RGB only picture gives an interesting view reminds me famous Bowman's " My God, its full of stars".
Just have a look grin

Full res: http://img126.imageshack.us/img126/6213/full2192.jpg

December 30, 2009 03:21 AM Forum: CCD Imaging and Processing/Deep Sky

IC 410 HST Palette

Posted By Maciej Kapkowski

Well, this is not good time for shooting in Central Europe. Anyway grin total exposure 15 hours between havy snow and showers looks nice to me.
Full res: http://img63.imageshack.us/img63/610/410finae.jpg
Setup: FSQ 106 N, ST 2000 XM with Baader Planetarium narrowband filter set, HQ5 SynScan.
Clear skies in 2010 guys!
Matt Kapkowski


January 25, 2010 01:58 AM Forum: CCD Imaging and Processing/Deep Sky

NGC 2024 and IC 434 Narrowband

Posted By Maciej Kapkowski

Well, I spent few nights to collect raw material. But I like the effect grin
Setup :FSQ-106N, ST 2000 XM with Baader filter set Ha, SII and OIII CCD.SBIG Remote Guide Head with SW 80/400.
Ha: 6 h, SII: 12 h, OIII 12h all bin 1/1.
Site: Warsaw, Poland, Europe.
Sensor temp. -40 C, outside temp - 20 C. grin
Higher res you can see: http://img189.imageshack.us/img189/7656/newae.jpg

March 17, 2010 11:43 PM Forum: CCD Imaging and Processing/Deep Sky

Without sense...

Posted By Maciej Kapkowski

One of the things without any sense is to shoot DS object from the city...but sometimes people are doing things like that grin
Galaxy M 101 Ursa Major.
Location: Warsaw, Poland
Setup: FSQ-106 N, ST 2000 XM, Baader CCD LRGB filters, HEQ5 SynScan Pro.
L:4,5 h, R:1,5 h, G:1,5 h, B:1,5 h.
17.03.2010.
Hi res: http://img704.imageshack.us/img704/5359/finalcc.jpg

April 11, 2010 03:37 AM Forum: CCD Imaging and Processing/Deep Sky

M 13

Posted By Maciej Kapkowski

M 13 in Hercules
Site: Warsaw, Poland
Setup: FSQ 106 N, ST 2000 XM, HEQ5 Pro SynScan.
L:3h, R:G:B: 1h each.

Hires: http://img28.imageshack.us/img28/9788/finalfu.jpg

April 27, 2010 02:23 AM Forum: CCD Imaging and Processing/Deep Sky

Virgo Cluster - Markarian's Chain

Posted By Maciej Kapkowski

Well, two beautiful nights and it's ready!
Setup: FSQ 106 N, ST 2000 XM and HEQ5 SynScan.
L:R:G:B - 260:90:90:90
Poland, Brok Village.
April 2010.
Enjoy! grin
Hi res : http://img682.imageshack.us/img682/4727/finalcq.jpg