....Oakland, California - Stargazing since 1924









Astrophotographer:

Richard Crisp


CED214, NGC7822. Backyard shot, total of 11.5hours over five nights. Used [SII], Ha and [OIII] filters with Pentax 150mm f/2.8 medium format lens connected to FLI CM10 camera.


IC410. Backyard shot, total of 8 hours 40 minutes over 4 nights from backyard in Castro Valley. Used [SII], Ha and [OIII] filters and AP180EDT with FLI IMG6303E camera.


IC1396. Backyard shot, total of 18hours over eight nights. Used [SII], Ha and [OIII] filters with Tak FSQ106 and FLI IMG6303E camera. published on the front cover of the Polish magazine "Astropis" in April of 2004.


IC1805. Heart and Soul Nebulae. Backyard shot, total of 6 hours 50 minutes over two nights. Used [SII], Ha and [OIII] filters with Pentax 200mm f/4 medium format lens, connected to FLI IMG6303E camera. Was selected as NASA Astronomy Picture of the Day for August 10, 2005.


Soul Nebula Lbn667/IC1848. Backyard shot, total of 12 hours over three nights. Used [SII], Ha and [OIII] filters with Tak FSQ106 and FLI IMG6303E camera. Published in S&T (AUG 2005) and also on the front page of Sternwarte German Publication in late 2005.


M8 Lagoon. Shot at Fremont Peak and my backyard in Castro Valley, total of 4 hours 40 minutes over three nights. Used [SII], Ha and [OIII] filters with AP180EDT and FLI IMG6303E camera.


M16. Backyard shot, total of 5hours on July 3, 2005 (UTC July 4). Used [SII], Ha and [OIII] filters with AP180EDT and FLI CM10 camera. Was taking this image in the backyard while watching the Live NASA internet feed of Deep Impact striking Comet Tempel 1 supplied over the internet via my WIFI system.


M17. Backyard shot, total of 8 hours over 3 nights from backyard in Castro Valley. Used [SII], Ha and [OIII] filters and AP180EDT with FLI IMG6303E camera.


M20 Trifid. Shot at Fremont Peak total of 4 hours 26 minutes over two nights. Used Ha, [OIII] and Blue filters with AP180EDT and FLI IMG6303E camera.


NGC281. Backyard shot, total of 10 hours over 3 nights from backyard in Castro Valley. Used [SII], Ha and [OIII] filters and AP180EDT with FLI IMG6303E camera.


NGC2174. Backyard shot, total of 7.5hours over two nights from backyard in Castro Valley. Used [SII], Ha and [OIII] filters and AP180EDT with FLI IMG6303E camera.


NGC7293. Helix Nebula. Shot at Fremont Peak total of 3 hours 15 minutes in one night. Used [NII] and [OIII] filters with AP155EDF and FLI IMG6303E camera. The wind was very strong and gusty that night: probably 20-25mph gusts. The AP1200 mount tracked beautifully despite the strong wind.

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