Sep 19, 2023

Sh2-129 and Ou4 the Squid Nebula.

Since 2011, when the French amateur astrophotographer Nicolas Outters discovered Ou4, the Squid Nebula, I have wanted to photograph it, but until this summer I had not had the chance to do so. 

The image covers a field of almost two degrees... Read more,

Sep 4, 2023

Cefeus widefield with Sh2-129 and Ou4

This image started out as an auxiliary image to be taken with my FSQ-106 N to get just some RGB data for the stars for my narrowband image of Sh2-129 and Ou4... 

But, as stated in my previous image, the FSQ is such a nice instrument that I quickly saw that this field deserved an image of its own... Read more