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CCD Images by Doug Askew

Doug Askew took these images using his 15" Obsession on an Equatorial Platform. An HX9 CCD camera was used at prime focus to take multiple short exposures (typically 10-15 seconds). These exposures were then stacked to get the final image. Note that all exposures were UNGUIDED. While Doug used a Dual-axis Platform for these images, similar results can be achieved with a Compact or Single-axis Platform using the same technique -- stacking a series of short (10-30 second) unguided exposures." The images of M81 and M82 both were 15 15second exposures stacked, using the same equipment as was used for the others.


M79

M108

M81

M82

M109

NGC2903

M51

M65

M66

NGC2681

M101

NGC4568

Abell 1367
12 images 30 seconds each, summed.

NGC4565
9 images 30 seconds each, summed.

M106
29 images 30 seconds each, summed.

NGC3628
6 images 30 seconds each, summed.

NGC3753
10 images 30 seconds each, summed.

M65
45 seconds.

Seyfert's Sextet
9 unguided images 20 seconds each, summed.

NGC4762
17 unguided images 30 seconds each, summed.

M88
15 unguided images 20 seconds each, summed.

M91
15 unguided images 20 seconds each, summed.

M99
15 unguided images 20 seconds each, summed.

M100
15 unguided images 20 seconds each, summed.

M17
17 unguided images 15 seconds each, summed.

M20
10 unguided images 20 seconds each, summed.

M16
6 unguided images 20 seconds each, summed.

M15
35 unguided images of 8 seconds each, summed.

M8
19 unguided images 15 seconds each, summed.

NGC7023
15 unguided images 20 seconds each, summed.

NGC7635
24 unguided images of 10 seconds each, H-Alpha summed.

M16
26 unguided images 15 seconds each, summed.

M27
26 unguided images 10 seconds each, H-Alpha summed.

NGC891
30 unguided images of 10 seconds each, summed.

NGC925
12 unguided images of 30 seconds each, summed.

M22
18 unguided images 15 seconds each, summed.

NGC7331
15 unguided images of 15 seconds each, summed.

NGC7479
8 unguided images 30 seconds each, summed.

M33
8 unguided images 30 seconds each, summed.