NGC 1435 Merope Nebula


Mark Griffith

Swindon, Wiltshire. UK

GSO 8″ Richey-Chretien Optical tube, Skywatcher NEQ6 pro mount,Atik 383L+ camera, motorised filter wheel and Astronomik LRGB filters.

Taurus starting to be well placed for imaging.

Trying a close-up shot of the reflection nebula around the star Merope.

Spider’s web in my optical tube. Managed to clean it out using a ruler. Image looks good so didn’t damage my tube.

LRGB image with 120 minutes worth of data.