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NGC5907 – Spiral galaxy seen from the edge “The Knife Blade Galaxy”

Welcome to the Le Ciel Astro - CCD website. The site is dedicated to the astrophotography of deep sky objects and the solar system (planets, Moon and Sun). The purpose of the site is to share technical experiences in the field of astrophotography. 

Several images of objects from the deep sky and the solar system are exhibited on the site. There is the presentation of the equipment as well as the technique used to take the photos. 

The site presents the software used to acquire and process the images with an Internet link to help you obtain this software. Several other Internet links in the field of astronomy are also presented.

Hoping that the site will be of use to you for the realization of your images of objects of the deep sky and the solar system.

Richard Beauregard
The Sky Astro-CCD

IMAGES MADE IN EXTREME LIGHT POLLUTION

The site presents the techniques used to produce very beautiful images of the deep sky in a site with significant light pollution.
IC1805 – The Heart NebulaM31 – The Great Andromeda Galaxy NGC2237 – The Rosette Nebula
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The different sources of noise in astrophotography of deep sky objectsSuggested exposure times
Surface brightness of deep sky objectsAstronomical calculations
Setting up the mount with PoleMasterMaximum exposure time per photo depending on light pollution
Use of narrow band filters to combat light pollutionChoosing equipment for astrophotography
LRVB techniqueProcessing deep sky images
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Richard Beauregard
The Sky Astro-CCD

Last update 2024/07/10

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