One week in the Provence, France

From August 31st to September 8th I spent a full week in the Provence (South of France) with mainly 1 purpose: having a night sky with only very little traces of light pollution. Together with 16 other members of the public observatories Mira and Urania we enjoyed 6 nights of clear skies (out of 8 in total). It was an experience I really enjoyed.
Here you can see the pictures I captured that week:
NGC7331

NGC7331

Setup:

Telescope: Astrosib RC250 @ f/6 f=1500mm
Camera: QHY9
Mount: Mesumount 2
Guiding: OAG with Lodestar
Exposure: 11x20min L + 3 times 4x20min RGB
Date: September 1st & 4th, 2013
Location: Montlaux, France

NGC891

NGC891

Setup:

Telescope: Astrosib RC250 @ f/6 f=1500mm
Camera: QHY9
Mount: Mesumount 2
Guiding: OAG with Lodestar
Exposure: 10x20min L + 3 times 4x20min RGB
Date: September 1st, 3rd & 5th, 2013
Location: Montlaux, France

VDB141, the Ghost Nebula

VDB141

Setup:

Telescope: Astrosib RC250 @ f/6 f=1500mm
Camera: QHY9
Mount: Mesumount 2
Guiding: OAG with Lodestar
Exposure: 13x20min L + 3 times 4x20min RGB
Date: September 2nd & 3rd, 2013
Location: Montlaux, France

M74, with supernova SN2013ej

M74_SN2013ej

Setup:

Telescope: Astrosib RC250 @ f/6 f=1500mm
Camera: QHY9
Mount: Mesumount 2
Guiding: OAG with Lodestar
Exposure: 7x20min L + 3 times 3x20min RGB
Date: September 4th & 7th, 2013
Location: Montlaux, France

Star trails above the local red light district

Startrails_01

Setup:

Camera: Canon 7D @ f/4 l=17mm
Exposure: 494x30s @ ISO800 (about 4 hours in total)
Date: September 3rd
Location: Montlaux, France

My gear all set up

20130903_190538

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