First Night at Anza (Part 2)

IC1805 - The Heart Nebula
24 x 2min @ ISO1600 f/5 400 mm

I generally keep a log of what all my photos were throughout the night, so when I get home with a 16gb memcard full of images I know what I'm looking at. The imaging log for this trip looks something like the following.

19:40 - 20:05 NGC 281 - Balance issues
20:10 - 20:20 Rebalanced
20:20 - 20:50 NGC 281 again
21:00 - 21:20 A few Darks
21:30 - 22:20 IC5146
22:30 - 23:22 M31
23:50 - 00:20 wasted misframed IC1805 @ 500mm
00:40 - 01:24 IC805 @ 400mm
01:37 - 02:22 M42 2min exposures
02:24 - 02:40 M42 30sec exposures
03:00 - 03:56 IC2118 (wind, laptop rebooted)
04:05 - 04:55 IC434 (wind)
05:00 - 05:50 NGC2237 (no wind!)
05:52 - 06:30 2 minute dark frames

Horsehead and Flame Nebula
19 x 2min @ ISO1600 f/5 400 mm
IC2118 - Witch Head Nebula
14 x 2min @ ISO1600 f/5 400 mm
IC5146 - Cocoon Nebula
23 x 2min @ ISO1600 f/6.25 500 mm

2009-11-19

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52x60 @ ISO800 f/5 750 mm

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33x60 @ ISO800 f/5 750 mm

sky conditions

Anaheim


Lake Elsinore


Anza