Our Small Telescope - a first glimpse



Some OST pictures - taken by N. Giese and F. Krause

Update: We now collect and organize our pics in a new gallery. Have a look :-)

OST Pictures: 13-08-2009

NGC 6946 - spiral galaxy in the constellation of Cygnus (composite picture, total exposure approximately 30 min)

OST Pictures: 05-08-2009

UGC 1810 - interacting galaxies in the constellation of Andromeda (composite picture, total exposure approximately 41 min)

OST Pictures: 31-07-2009

NGC 4088 - a barred spiral galaxy in the constellation Ursa Major (composite picture, total exposure approximately 63 min)

OST Pictures: 19-07-2009

NGC 7317-20 - Stephan's Quintet - galaxy group (composite picture, total exposure approximately 38 min)
UGC 10214 - Tadpole Galaxy (composite picture, total exposure approximately 90 min)

OST Pictures: 16-07-2009

NGC 5544 - interacting galaxies (composite picture, total exposure approximately 70 min)

OST Pictures: 23-06-2009

NGC 5394 - interacting galaxies (composite picture, total exposure approximately 58 min)
NGC 3718 - a barred spiral galaxy in the constellation Ursa Major (composite picture, total exposure approximately 11 min)

OST Pictures: 10-06-2009

M 29 - open star cluster - RGB composite (20, 19, 16 x 1 minute exposure)

OST Pictures: 21-04-2009 - no filter day :-)

M 51 - the whirlpool galaxy (composite picture, total exposure approximately 35 min)
M 109 - a barred spiral galaxy in the constellation Ursa Major. This picture is a composite of 33 pictures (1 minute exposure each).
M 63 - the Sunflower Galaxy. This picture is a composite of 40 pictures (1 minute exposure each).

OST Pictures: 15-04-2009

NGC 4676 - the Mice Galaxies - a pair of interacting galaxies. 3x3 binning was used. Improvements are in order here as well.

OST Pictures: 14-04-2009

NGC 4038 - the Antennae Galaxies - a pair of interacting galaxies. 3x3 binning, improvements are in order.

OST Pictures: 13-04-2009

M 13 - a globular cluster
M 51 - the whirlpool galaxy (again)

OST Pictures: 12-04-2009

M 100 - a spiral galaxy.

OST Pictures: 11-04-2009

coming soon

OST Pictures: 31-03-2009

M 53 - globular cluster IrRG composite
M 101 - the pinwheel galaxy RGB composite

OST Pictures: 30-03-2009

M 57 - the ring nebula - again :-) - RGB composite (24, 26, 31 x 1 minute exposure)
M 57 - the ring nebula - red filter ( 24 x 1 minute exposure)
M 109 - a barred spiral galaxy - RGB composite (27, 40, 28 x 1 minute exposure)
M 109 - a barred spiral galaxy - red filter ( 27 x 1 minute exposure)

OST Pictures: 24-03-2009

M 104 - the sombrero galaxy RGB composite
M 104 - the sombrero galaxy IrRG composite
M 104 - the sombrero galaxy - combination of RVB and IRV

OST Pictures: 03-03-2009

comet Lulin
la lune - a composite of 20 single pictures

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OST Pictures: 22-01-2009

M 1 - the crab nebula

OST Pictures: 11-01-2009

M 77 - a barred spiral galaxy

OST Pictures: 10-01-2009

M 104 - the sombrero galaxy

OST Pictures: 02-01-2009

M 51 - the whirlpool galaxy (H-alpha only)
M 51 - the whirlpool galaxy (R,G,B)
M 51 - the whirlpool galaxy (IR,R,V)
M 82 - the cigar galaxy (IR,R,H-alpha)
M 82 - the cigar galaxy (H-alpha,V,B)
M 82 - the cigar galaxy (R,G,B)

OST Pictures: 30-12-2008

M 63 - the sunflower galaxy (R,G,B)

OST Pictures: 29-12-2008

M 1 - the crab nebula (R,G,B)

OST Pictures: 25-12-2008

M 82 - the cigar galaxy (R,G,B)
M 81 - bode's galaxy (R,G,B)

OST Pictures: 29-11-2008

M 43 - de mairan's nebula (IR,R,G)
M 43 - de mairan's nebula (R,G,B)

OST Pictures: 18-10-2008

M 27 - planetary nebula

OST Pictures: 25-09-2008

M 57 - the ring nebula (again)
M 27 - planetary nebula

OST Pictures: 09-09-2008

M 51 - the whirlpool galaxy
M 43 - de mairan's nebula
M 31 - andromeda galaxy
M 27 - planetary nebula
M 101 - pinwheel galaxy
M 109 - barred spiral galaxy
M 110 - dwarf elliptical galaxy
M 110 - dwarf elliptical galaxy

OST Pictures: 08-09-2008

M 57 - the ring nebula