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Deep-Sky images GSTAR-EX3 and GSTAR-EX4

Deep-Sky images with G2-8300C camera here

Below is a small selection of basic deep sky pictures using monochrome GSTAR-EX and GSTAR-EX2 video cameras.
Silver Coin Galaxy NGC253 with GSTAR-EX2 camera
Above: Silver Coin Galaxy NGC253 in Sculptor taken with 12-inch Sky Watcher Newtonian and GSTAR-EX2 camera fitted ProStar 0.5X focal reducer. L(400) RGB(200)
 

NGC 5128 - LRGB 12-inch Sky-Watcher Newtonian GSTAR-EX2
 

M1 Crab Nebula - Stack LRGB 12-inch Sky-Watcher Newtonian

M1 Crab Nebula - LRGB 12-inch Sky-Watcher Newtonian GSTAR-EX2

 

M83 Galaxy in Hydra - LRGB 12-inch Sky-Watcher Newtonian GSTAR-EX2

 

M66 Galaxy in Leo - 600(L) 200 (RGB) 12-inch Sky-Watcher Newtonian GSTAR-EX2

 

M8 Lagoon Nebula - 600(L) 200 (RGB) 12-inch Sky-Watcher Newtonian GSTAR-EX2

 

M20 Trifid Nebula - 400(L) 200 (RGB) 12-inch Sky-Watcher Newtonian GSTAR-EX2

 

Above: M104 Spmbrero Galaxy - 600 unfiltered with GSTAR-EX mono and 120 colour images from GSTAR-EX colour camera using 12-inch Newtonian. Globular clusters associated with this system identified and circled courtesy of Steve Quirk.
 

NGC 4565 Galaxy

Above: NGC 4565 - Stack of 1200 unfiltered 12-inch Sky-Watcher Newtonian GSTAR-EX

 

M16 Eagle Nebula - no filters - 12-inch Sky-Watcher Newtonian GSTAR-EX2

 

M17  - no filters - 12-inch Sky-Watcher Newtonian GSTAR-EX2

 

M27 Dumbbell Nebula - no filters - 12-inch Sky-Watcher Newtonian GSTAR-EX2

 

M57 Ring Nebula - no filters - 12-inch Sky-Watcher Newtonian + Vixen 2.4X nosepiece barlow

 

Shapley1 with GSTAR-EX

Shapley - 1 with 12-inch Sky-Watcher and GSTAR-EX camera

 

NGC4725 Galaxy in Coma B

Above: NGC4725 - Stack of 450 L with - 10-inch Sky-Watcher Newtonian GSTAR-EX2

 

Above: M64 - Stack of 600 L with - 12-inch Sky-Watcher Newtonian GSTAR-EX2

NGC 5897 Globular Cluster - no filters - 12-inch Sky-Watcher Newtonian GSTAR-EX2

NGC 5694 Globular Cluster - no filters - 12-inch Sky-Watcher Newtonian
 

Above: M51 - Stack of 600 L and 100 R(G)B - 10-inch Sky-Watcher Newtonian
GSTAR-EX CCD camera

NGC891
Above: Low northern object NGC891 - 200mm f/4 newt 300 (L) 125 R(G)B GSTAR-EX2 @ X265
 

Above: NGC3521 - Stack of 1200 L and 300 RGB - 5-inch ProStar 127WPF refractor
GSTAR-EX CCD camera during quarter Moon.

NGC1365 - sprial galaxy

NGC1365 - Stack of 300 L 200 RGB - GSTAR-EX2 with 0.5X reducer and 12 inch Newtonian

 

Helix Nebula with ProStar 127mm Refractor

M57 Ring Nebula

NGC 3918 in Centaurus
NGC 3918 Blue Planetary Nebula (Ghost of Neptune)
in Centaurus - RGB exposures with 180mm Maksutov

NGC 5882 Planetary Nebula

NGC 5882 Planetary Nebula -12" Newtonian & GSTAR-EX unfiltered
 

NGC5307
NGC 5307 Planetary Nebula -12" Newtonian & GSTAR-EX unfiltered
 

Homunculus Nebula (Eta Carina) 12" Newtonian & GSTAR-EX

Homunculus Nebula (Eta Carina) 12" Newtonian & GSTAR-EX

 

M42 Mintron Video image

M42 (Orion Nebula) GSTAR-EX video camera. Telescope: 254mm Newtonian @ f/5.


Ghost of Jupiter

NGC3242 - Ghost of Jupiter

GSTAR-EX video camera and RGB filters. Telescope: 254mm Newtonian @ f/10

DEEP SKY IMAGES  GSTAR-EX and GSTAR-EX2 - Steve Massey Astronomy