Barnard 150 (B150 in Cephus
IC348 in Perseus
Emission Nebula Sh2-264, Dark Nebula B 30-32, 225 & Blue Reflection Nebula Cederblad 51, Orion
Flaming Star Nebula, IC 405, Aur, transit 3:00 a.m.
NGC 281 Narrowband, pac man in Cas http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap081210.html, transit 22:27
1. Cocoon trans 19:32, Cygnus
2. Helix, NGC 7293, trans 20:42, Aquarius: Helix nebula (NGC7293) taken with H-alpha and Oxygen III is nice
3. M31, 22:17, TOA with reducer, framing is tight with QHY, Baby Q f5 8300 is fine
4. NGC 253 22:21, galaxy transit
5. Heart/Soul, Transit midnight to 12:30, NGC 896, Simeis 114 in Cas - Narrow (IC 1805, IC 1848) Reducers not necessary (though wide), Framing
6. M33 transit 23:08, M33 TOA with reducer, framing is tight with QHY, Baby Q f5 8300 is fine
7. Flaming Star, IC405, 3:02 a.m., Flaming star in Auriga,
8. IC 348 reflection Nebula, transit 1:18 a.m., wide is good but F5 BabyQ OK
9. M45 transit 1:20: TOA with reducer and framing is tight with QHY, Baby Q f5 8300 is fine; have 84 min DSLR
10. Taurus: Sh2-240 (Sharpless 240, Simeis 147, lots of O3, Don Ts image here. About 3 degrees in size Taurus transits around 3:24 am
11. Witch Head (IC 2118, NGC 1909) Baby Q f5 with 8300 OK but barely, transit 2:50 a.m
12. Rosette, transit 4:09, have 3.5 hours CCD color Baby Q f5 OK with 8300. TOA either way.
13. IC 410, spider/fly, M38, and related transit 3:00 am
14. Horsehead transit 3:14, could use more, reducer, have 2 hr DSLR
15. M42 TOA with reducer, framing is tight with QHY, Baby Q f5 8300 is fine; transit 3:09
16. NGC 2170 from astro book reflection, Monoc., transit 3:49
Barnard Dump Review Best of Barnard in Skyhound
Barnard 7 labels
Transit Early: B 103, B 104, B 108, B 112, B 133, B 142, B 343, B 346, B 347, B 150, B 352, B 163, B 168, B 169,
Narrowband Targets (Crisp)
IC 1396, IC 1805 (Heart), Rosette, Cederblad 214 (CED214) + NGC7822 Nebulae, IC 410, Horsehead Flame area, IC 1795
Seagull - reducer, IC 2177. NGC 2327 would be the bright, head area with reducer. What I have is pretty good Good wide, transit 4:46
M42, NGC2174, NGC 7380, Bubble NGC 7635,
7380 NGC7380 in Cephus have 152 DSLR/warm not good is OK, larger, transit 18:49, set 6:09. VDB 152 near transit 18:05. LDN 1185 & others near by.
dim stuff in cephus
1. The bright red area shows the Elephant Trunk Nebula and IC 1396. Barnard 169 is the dark area below right while Barnard 160 (Dec transit 5:50) is the most prominent dust lane above and LDN 1109 is the area to the right around a bright star.
2. Cephus NGC 6946, Fireworks galaxy transit 20:08, NGC 6939 in flattener frame better for smaller chip Dec transit 4:33 p.m.
3. Sharpless 150 and 140 in area, see bottom.
4. NGC 7023: The Iris Nebula , Cephus Dust in area so can go wide, transit 5:03
5. IC 1396 Area, Elephant Trunk, Dec transit 5:13 p.m.
a. Have 72 min CCD, more better, framing/mosaic, reducer
1. IC 348, Barnard 4, NGC1333, quite dim [2015 link removed]
2. SH2-232 - you also capture SH2-235 - pretty dim good size.
3. NGC 1931 and IC 417, 2009: Spider & Fly Nebula , NGC 1931 and IC 417 could use more but are OK, spider and fly, Dec transit 1:36
4. NGC 2359, "Thor's Helmet" is good choice, Dec Transit 3:23 - small
a. IC 1396 Area, Elephant Trunk, Dec transit 5:13 p.m.
i. Have 72 min CCD, more better, framing/mosaic, reducer
ii. Dark Nebula Cephus Barnard 169 is the dark area below right while Barnard 160 is the most prominent dust lane above and LDN 1109
b. IC405, Flaming star in Auriga, Dec transit 1:17 a.m., have 96min DSLR and 1 hour QHY as of 9/2011.
c. Heart & Soul Nebula (IC 1805, IC 1848) Reducer, Framing, Dec transit 22:45, have 3 & 2 hours from 2010.
d. another target ic410 , have 44 frames DSLR
clusters M35 (2exp only) and
M36 (only wide)
Sharpless 132 in Cephus Dec transit 6:09 p.m. set 4:28 a.m.
6. SH2-232 - you also capture SH2-235 - pretty dim good size.
7. another target ic410 , have 44 frames DSLR
8. NGC 1931 and IC 417, 2009: Spider & Fly Nebula , NGC 1931 and IC 417 could use more but are OK, spider and fly, Dec transit 1:36
9. NGC 2359, "Thor's Helmet" is good choice, Dec Transit 3:23
a. Christmas Tree area, have 80 minutes, Dec. transit 2:46 a.m., reducer cone area including ic2169 blue reflection
b. Rosette, have 3.5 hours CCD color
c. Horsehead, could use more, reducer, have 2 hr DSLR
d. M42 framing, have 85 minutes DSLR
1. SH2-249, 80, OK, same as IC 443, done.
2. Sharpless 205 and NGC 1491, wide, challenging framing
1. M74 galaxy pisces, 1.6x transit 1:30
2. Lynd's Dark Nebula 1221 (crazy dim challenge)
4. PGC3589, transits 12:21 a.m. with flattener, look for pix
5. M77 another galaxy in field, Cetus, with flattener best for 2
6. NGC 1999
7. NGC 300 (1.6x) way south,
8. NGC 1360 (1.6x)
9. NGC 2403
10. Maybe more cocoon Cocoon, IC5146 and B168 in the hood
a. M52 Bubble 1.6x
b. M1 (only with 1.6x)
c. M55 test shot
12. Late The Whale and the Hockey Stick Galaxy Pictures
NGC4656 (hockey), NGC4631 (Whale, right)
1. Done- NGC 0055 flattener
2. NGC 1365, NGC 1399, wide (lots of galaxies
3. Done -Christmas Tree reducer cone area including ic2169 blue reflection, Christmas Tree reducer cone area including ic2169 blue reflection
4. Bubble nebula M52 NGC7635, flat or 1.6x,
5. M33 early fallback
6. Done - IC59 & 63 in Cassiopeia challenge (wide),
7. NGC7822 I have 250 minutes! Cederblad 214 also Sh2-171
Early Fall Objects
1. B72, Snake, and nearby (wide) (68, 69, 70, 71, 74) sets at 10:00 pm
2. LDN 673, Aquila, <http://www.astrophoton.com/LDN0673.htm>
3. NGC 6946, Fireworks galaxy transit 20:08, NGC 6939 in flattener frame
4. Tulip Nebula, Sharpless 101 in Cygnus, middle
Small Chip Targets
5. Helix in Capricorn set 23:41 better for smaller chip
6. M27 Dumbell in Vulpecula set 23:01 better for smaller
Late Fall Objects
1. M77 another galaxy in field, Cetus, with flattener best for 2, transit 2:23
2. NGC 1999 - near orion nebula and is good choice
3. NGC 1977 is running man
4. NGC 300 (1.6x) way south, transit 12:30 a.m
5. NGC 1360 (1.6x)
6. NGC 2403 transits 7 a.m., 1.6x OK
Maybe more cocoon, which is in Cygnus, have 100min dslr
Barnard 336, 337 near, no images
LDN 684 no images
B135, 136 (no web images)
B110 OK, < http://astrophotography.aa6g.org/Astrophotos/b110.html> B106, 107, 104
B276, (B79) < http://astrophotography.aa6g.org/Astrophotos/b276.html>
B312 too big? (no images)
NGC7331 & Stephan's Quintet in Pegasus
NGC7626/19 Galaxy Group in Pegasus
NGC 2467 in Puppis
M1 (only with 1.6x)
M55 test shot
Cocoon, IC5146 and B168 in the hood
North American Nebula
NGC6188 and NGC 6193 (end of night and only 10 degrees up)
Late Challenges NGC 6823 in Saggita, near M27 and M71
Part of 95, in field with 96, M95, truncated
Alnilam (Epsilon Orion) Nebula, IC 426, NGC 1990
Leo trio more exposure etc.
ngc 7023, iris nebula
Auriga Items NGC 1931 and IC 417 could use more but are OK, another target ic410 ngc 1893, similar area in auriga, IC410, IC405, Flaming Star has been shot but could use more with or without flattener NGC 1983 (the open cluster) and IC 410 (the nebula) in Auriga
M48 hydra (cluster)
Not Good Fall Targets, but to do
1. M40 - don't have, galaxies in frame
Reference: Related equipment
FW8-8300 - 8-Position 36mm Filter Wheel for ST-8300 & ST-4000 Cameras