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Gerry Aarts

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Western Sydney Amateur Astronomy Group Inc

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Western Sydney Amateur Astronomy Group Inc

P.O. Box 400

Kingswood, New South Wales,2747

Australia

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The Western Sydney Amateur Astronomy Group (WSAAG) is a group of enthusiastic and dedicated amateur astronomers based in the western suburbs of Sydney, NSW, Australia. The club was founded in a meeting of 25 enthusiastic astronomers at UWS, Nepean (Kingswood) ...more

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wsaag - Past Speakers

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Gerry Aarts - WSAAG member


wsaag - Past Speakers

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Gerry Aarts - WSAAG member


Sydney Observatory – news and views on astronomy from Sydney » Amateur groups

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The spiral galaxy M33 the Triangulum Galaxy, imaged by Gerry Aarts
Gerry Aarts and his telescope, courtesy Gerry Aarts Gerry Aarts and his telescope, courtesy Gerry Aarts Gerry Aarts, president of Western Sydney Amateur Astronomy Group


Gerry sees a magnificent galaxy - the Sculptor Galaxy at Sydney Observatory - news and views on astronomy from Sydney

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The Sculptor Galaxy from Linden Observatory, image by Gerry AartsRecently Gerry Aarts, the president of the Western Sydney Amateur Astronomy Group (WSAAG), acquired a new lens for his Celestron GPS11 telescope.Called "Hyperstar", this lens fits to the front of the telescope and replaces the secondary mirror.This lens allows images to be taken with much shorter exposure times.Gerry Aarts with his telescope, courtesy Gerry AartsGerry Aarts with his telescope, courtesy Gerry AartsGerry tried out his new equipment at Linden Observatory in the Blue Mountains and took some magnificent images.He is kindly sharing these images with us - in previous posts we have seen the Helix Nebula and the Horsehead Nebula - this time we are going further afield to the Sculptor Galaxy.At a distance of 10 million light years it can be regarded as a relatively close neighbour to our own galaxy the Milky Way.Gerry provides the following details of his image:Sculptor Galaxy: Image by Gerry Aarts.WSAAG Linden Observatory 14 Oct 200720,42 seconds (total 14 minutes) exposure.Meade DSI Camera, Celestron GPS11 Telescope with Hyperstar f1.8.


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The galaxy NGC 1097, image Gerry AartsThe above spectacular image of galaxy NGC 1097 was taken by Gerry Aarts, the president of the Western Sydney Amateur Astronomy Group (WSAAG).Gerry took the image at Linden Observatory in the Blue Mountains on 18 November 2006.It is built up from four exposures each of 1.25 minutes.


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