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Introduksjon til astrofotografering.

Foredrag holdt i Bergen Astronomiske Forening høsten 2019. PDF format (6MB)

Introduksjon til bildebehandling for astrofoto.

Foredrag holdt i Bergen Astronomiske Forening høsten 2019. PDF format (9MB)


Horsehead Nebula and Flame Nebula

Horsehead Nebula

Picture taken at Sandsli (Bortle class 6), Norway. February 11-12, 2021
Camera: Camera: ASI 1600MM-Pro with EFW filterwheel and ZWO filters.
Telescope: Borg ED 101 refractor with 7704 f4 reducer on Vixen GPDX mount
Capture and autoguiding by N.I.N.A. and PHD2
Exposure: 40*30s Red, 40*30s Green, 40*30s Blue, 22*600s H-alpha, f4.0, Gain 200, Offset 50, Cooling at -20.
Darks, Bias and Flats
Processing: Astro Pixel Processor, Adobe Photoshop 2021, Lightroom Classic and Topaz DeNoise AI.

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Leo Triplet

Leo Triplet

Picture taken at Mjølfjell (Bortle class 2-3), Norway. February 6, 2021
Camera: Camera: ASI 1600MM-Pro with EFW filterwheel and ZWO filters.
Telescope: Vixen R200SS Newton reflector with Vixen Coma Corrector PH on Skywatcher AZ-EQ6 mount
Capture and autoguiding by N.I.N.A. and PHD2
Exposure: 20*60s Lum, 30*60s Red, 30*60s Green, 30*60s Blue, 10*300s H-alpha, f4.0, Gain 200, Offset 50, Cooling at -30.
Darks, Bias and Flats
Processing: Astro Pixel Processor, Adobe Photoshop 2021, Lightroom Classic and Topaz DeNoise AI.

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M81 and M82

M81 and M82

Picture taken at Sandsli (Bortle class 6), Norway. FMarch 15-16, 2021
Camera: Camera: ASI 1600MM-Pro with EFW filterwheel and ZWO filters.
Telescope: Borg ED 101 refractor with 7704 f4 reducer on Vixen GPDX mount
Capture and autoguiding by N.I.N.A. and PHD2
Exposure: 27*60s Lum, 30*60s Red, 29*60s Green, 29*60s Blue, 23*300s H-alpha, f4.0, Gain 200, Offset 50, Cooling at -20.
Darks, Bias and Flats
Processing: Astro Pixel Processor, Adobe Photoshop 2021, Lightroom Classic and Topaz DeNoise AI.

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Markarians Chain

IC 1805 Heart Nebula

Picture taken at Mjølfjell, Norway. March 11, 2019
Camera: Camera: ASI 1600MM-Pro with EFW filterwheel and ZWO filters.
Telescope: Borg ED 101 refractor on Skywatcher AZ-EQ6 mount
Capture and autoguiding by Stellarmate
Exposure: 60*60s Red, 60*60s Green, 60*60s Blue, 20*300s H-alpha, f4.0, Gain 200, Offset 50, Cooling at -15.
Darks, Bias and Flats
Processing: Astro Pixel Processor, Adobe Photoshop 2020 and Topaz DeNoise AI.

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NGC 2239 (Sh2-275) Rosette Nebula in Monoceros

NGC2239 Rosette Nebula

Picture taken at Mjølfjell, Norway. March 10, 2019
Camera: Camera: ASI 1600MM-Pro with EFW filterwheel and ZWO filters.
Telescope: Borg ED 101 refractor on Skywatcher AZ-EQ6 mount
Capture and autoguiding by Stellarmate
Exposure: 15*60s Red, 15*60s Green, 15*60s Blue, 15*300s H-alpha, f4.0, Gain 200, Offset 50, Cooling at -30.
Darks, Bias and Flats
Processing: Astro Pixel Processor and Adobe Lightroom.


NGC 6960 Veil Nebula wide field in Cygnus

NGC6960 Veil Nebula

Picture taken at Mjølfjell, Norway. October 16, 2015, 20:54 UT+2
Camera: Canon EOS6D with EF 70-200mm f 4 L IS-USM at 200mm (slightly cropped)
Exposure: 90 sec f4 at 3200 ISO, Processing in Lightroom CC.
No darks or flats


Andromeda Galaxy M31 wide field (with M32 and M110)

M31 Andromeda Galaxy

Pictures taken at Mjølfjell, Norway. October 16, 2015, 22:34 - 23:19 UT+2
Camera: Canon EOS6D with EF 70-200mm f 4 L IS-USM at 200mm (slightly cropped)
Exposures: 90 sec f4 at 3200 ISO, 29 exposures stackedwith Deep Sky Stacker. Curves and levels in Photoshop CC and fnal processing in Lightroom CC.
No darks or flats


Horsehead Nebula (Barnard 33) and Flame Nebula (NGC 2024) in Orion

Horsehead and Flame Nebula

Pictures taken at Fanafjell outside Bergen, Norway. February 14, 2015, 19:58 - 21:18 UT+1
Telescope: Borg ED 101 refractor on Skywatcher AZ-EQ6 mount (unguided)
Camera: Canon EOS40D (Hutech modified), Light Polution Filter: IDAS LPS-V4
Exposures: 120 sec f4 at 1600 ISO, 18 exposures stacked with Astro Pixel Processor. Final processing in Lightroom and Topaz DeNoise AI.


Andromeda Galaxy M31 (with M32 and M110)

M31 Andromeda Galaxy

Pictures taken at Sandsli outside Bergen, Norway. September 17, 2014, 21:35 - 22:23 UT+2
Telescope: Borg ED 101 refractor on Skywatcher AZ-EQ6 mount (unguided)
Camera: Canon EOS40D (Hutech modified), Light Polution Filter: IDAS LPS-V4
Exposures: 90 sec f4 at 800 ISO, 25 exposures stacked with Astro Pixel Processor. Fine tuned in PixInsight (ABE) and Adobe Lightroom.


 

Supernova SN2014J in M82

The supernova is 11,5 million lightyears avay, and shine with a magnitude of ca 10,8 according to other observers the same night.
It could easily be observed visually through the 8" Newtonian reflector.

Supernova in M82 SN2014J

Picture taken at Sandsli outside Bergen, Norway. January 28, 2014, 22:15 UT+1
Detail from image below.

Supernova in M82 SN2014J

M82 with supernova to the left, spiral galaxy M81 to the right

Pictures taken at Sandsli outside Bergen, Norway. January 28, 2014, 22:13-22:19 UT+1
Telescope: Vixen R200SS on GPDX mount (unguided)
Camera: Canon EOS5D MkII
Exposures: 10 sec f4 at 3200 ISO, 20 exposures stackedwith Deep Sky Stacker. Curves and levels in Photoshop CS5.

©2014 Odd Høydalsvik

Supernova SN2014J in M82

M82 with supernova to the left, spiral galaxy M81 to the right

Pictures taken at Sandsli outside Bergen, Norway. February 3, 2014, 19:50 - 21:00 UT+1
Telescope: Borg ED 101 refractor on GPDX mount (guided)
Camera: Canon EOS5D MkII
Exposures: 30 sec f4 at 3200 ISO, 100 exposures stackedwith Deep Sky Stacker. Curves and levels in Photoshop CS5.
Focus was not good enough.

©2014 Odd Høydalsvik


Orion Nebula (M42)

M42 Orion Nebula

Picture taken at Sandsli outside Bergen, Norway. February 3, 2014
Telescope: Vixen R200SS on GPDX mount (unguided)
Camera: Canon EOS5D MkII
Exposures: 95 x 20 sec + 8 x 10 sec at 1600 ISO

©2014 Odd Høydalsvik



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