Emission Nebulae – DSLR (450D)

Emission Nebulae – DSLR (450D)

 

Orion Belt Star Alnitak, B33 - Horsehead Nebula, IC434 - Emission Nebula surrounding Horsehead, NGC2024 - Flame Nebula, NGC2023 - Reflection Nebula; in Orion

Orion Belt Star Alnitak, B33 – Horsehead Nebula, IC434 – Emission Nebula surrounding Horsehead, NGC2024 – Flame Nebula, NGC2023 – Reflection Nebula; in Orion

 

IC1318 - Gamma Cygnus Nebula in Cygnus

IC1318 – Gamma Cygnus Nebula in Cygnus

 

NGC6559 – Emission Nebula in Sagittarius

 

IC2177 – Seagull Nebula in Canis Major and Monoceros

 

NGC2264 - Christmas Tree Cluster and Nebula in Monoceros

NGC2264 – Christmas Tree Cluster and Nebula in Monoceros

 

M17 - Swan Nebula in Sagittarius

M17 – Swan Nebula in Sagittarius

 

IC434 – Horsehead Nebula, and NGC2024 Flame Nebula in Orion

 

NGC7000 – North American Nebula in Cygnus

 

IC5070 – Pelican Nebula in Cygnus

 

Caldwell 9 – Cave Nebula in Cepheus

 

 

 

The first images that were taken with a modified Canon XSi / 450D camera are shown below.  Here is the link to additional information about the modifications done to the Canon 450D camera.

http://www.holland-observatory.net/astrophotography/cameras/canon-xsi-450d-mod/

The telescope was a 200mm f/5 Newtonian with a Baader multipurpose coma corrector (MPCC) used to address the coma inherent in the Newtonian design.  An Astronomik CLS clip in filter was used to combat light pollution.  The telescope mount was a Losmandy G-11 guided with PHD Guiding. 

 

IC434 – Horsehead Nebula, and NGC2024 – Flame Nebula in Orion

 

NGC2174 – Monkey Head Nebula in Orion

 

IC410 – Tadpole Nebula in Auriga

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