Gallery - Images by Janet Simpson

Comet 103/p Hartley

Spectra - P Cygni and two Wolf Rayet stars

The North American and Pelican nebula

M31 (Andromeda galaxy). M32 and M110 can also be seen. F1.8,ISO 200, exp. 162 secs.

Orion Nebula

Orion Nebula

Orion Nebula

Orion Nebula

Planetary nebula NGC7027

Planetary nebula NGC 7027

Planetary nebula NGC7027

Planetary nebula NGC 7027- enlargement

Planetary nebula NGC7027

Spectral imaging set-up

 

Janet's typical equipment set up is:

A homemade cardboard mount to fit the StarAnalyser grating immediately in front of the 85mm lens. The camera is a Canon 350D which is driven by AstroTrac. The same setup is used for the other photos, minus the StarAnalyser.