Messier 51 Whirlpool AD2019

I have already imaged M51 galaxy several times. I think it is actually my most often imaged galaxy (though it may be M82 as well :) ) But it is no…


CMOS gain settings part I

Once we start to image with CMOS cameras, then we need to deal with more settings than with CCD cameras. I described some of them before, but now I…


Mixed location Whirlpool

160 minutes of luminance made in Zatom. 120 minutes of RGB made in Nieborowice. Some time for processing, and here it is - M51 - Whirlpool galaxy.…


Whirlpool galaxy now and two centuries ago

M51 Whirpool galaxy Whirlpool Galaxy already has been presented in my blog (see Space interactions) but it was B&W image of luminance only…


Space interactions

  Whirlpool Galaxy (M51) was one of my birthday night targets. It it placed in Canes Venatici (Hunting Dogs) constellation about 23 mln light years…


Astromay

There were a few starry nights in the May, so I had a chance to test my complete astrohpotography setup including guiding. The common truth is - we…