Orion - January 6th 2022

HDR Orion
40x5sec + 40x10sec + 20x20sec + 10x30sec RAW, ISO 1600, 10x dark (each exposure), 10x flat, processed with easyHDR (RAW development with dark and flat frame calibration, auto alignment, noise filtering, stacking, color correction and tone mapping). Cropped roughly 90% of the full frame. Post processing with Affinity Photo (noise filtering, background removal due to uneven light pollution, curve adjustmentment). Tracked with Star Adventurer Mini.
Canon 650D astro-mod, Samyang 135mm f2.0 @ f2.0.
Step outside of Pakosław, Poland (rural sky)
© Bartłomiej Okonek

M31 Andromeda Galaxy - January 6th 2022

Andromeda Galaxy M31
6x50sec + 60x30sec + 15x15sec RAW, ISO 1600, 10x dark (each exposure), 10x flat, processed with easyHDR (RAW development with dark and flat frame calibration, auto alignment, noise filtering, stacking, color correction and tone mapping). Cropped roughly 90% of the full frame. Post processing with Affinity Photo (mostly noise filtering and some further curve adjustment). Tracked with Star Adventurer Mini.
Canon 650D astro-mod, Samyang 135mm f2.0 @ f2.0.
Step outside of Pakosław, Poland (rural sky)
© Bartłomiej Okonek

M45 Pleiades - January 6th 2022

Pleiades M45
60x15sec RAW, ISO 3200, 10x dark, 10x flat, processed with easyHDR (RAW development with dark and flat frame calibration, auto alignment, noise filtering, stacking, color correction and tone mapping). Cropped roughly 90% of the full frame. Post processing with Affinity Photo (just some noise filtering and further curve adjustment). Tracked with Star Adventurer Mini.
Canon 650D astro-mod, Samyang 135mm f2.0 @ f2.0.
Step outside of Pakosław, Poland (rural sky)
© Bartłomiej Okonek

Orion and surroundings ultra wide view - January 6th 2022

Ultra wide sky - Orion
25x30sec RAW, ISO 3200, 10x dark, processed with easyHDR (RAW development with dark frame calibration, noise filtering, stacking, color correction and tone mapping). Further color tone and denoising with Affinity Photo. Tracked with Star Adventurer Mini.
Canon 650D astro-mod, Samyang 8mm @ f8.0.
Step outside of Pakosław, Poland (rural sky)
© Bartłomiej Okonek

North America Nebula - December 25th 2021

North America Nebula
41x30sec RAW, ISO 3200, 15x dark, processed with easyHDR (RAW development with dark and flat frame calibration, auto alignment, noise filtering, stacking, color correction and tone mapping), post processed with Affinity Photo (additional noise filtering and curve adjustment). Tracked with Star Adventurer Mini.
Canon 650D astro-mod, Astronomik UHC clip filter, Samyang 135mm f2.0 @ f2.0.
Pakosław, Poland (rural sky)
© Bartłomiej Okonek

California Nebula - October 30th 2021

California Nebula
45x45sec ISO 6400, 24x dark, processed with easyHDR (RAW development with dark frame calibration, auto alignment, noise filtering, stacking, color correction and tone mapping), post processed with Affinity Photo (additional noise filtering). Cropped roughly half of the frame. Tracked with Star Adventurer Mini.
Canon 650D astro-mod, Astronomik UHC clip filter, Tair 135mm f2.8 @ f4.
Pakosław, Poland (rural sky)
© Bartłomiej Okonek

M27 Dumbbell Nebula - October 24th 2021

M27 Dumbbell Nebula
RGB - modified Canon 650D, with 0.63x Celestron reducer and Astronomik UHC clip filter (40x20 sec, ISO 3200)
L - ZWO ASI178MM, Celestron C9.25 with x0.63 Celestron reducer, Moon & Skyglow filter (20x20 sec, 20x darks, no flats), aligned and stacked with Affinity Photo
Outskirts of Wrocław, Poland (suburban sky)
© Bartłomiej Okonek

M57 Ring Nebula - October 10th 2021

M57 Ring Nebula
R 40x12sec, G 40x12sec, B 40x12sec, L 40x12sec, 20x dark, no flats. FITS stacked with easyHDR, further processing with Affinity Photo.
ZWO ASI178MM, Celestron C9.25 @ f10.
Outskirts of Wrocław, Poland (suburban sky)
© Bartłomiej Okonek
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