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by Warren Keller and Martin Winder Winter, 2008 Linz, Austria 16" RCOS, SBIG ST-10XME
Wed, Jan 21 2009
NGC2903 - Barred Spiral Galaxy in Leo
by Craig & Tammy Temple NGC2903 is a young, barred spiral galaxy in Leo. At magnitude 8.9, it is remarkable that Messier didn't catalog this galaxy. This image is just over 3.5 hours total exposure time, taken over 2 nights, February 16 and 19, 2009 in Hendersonville, TN. The temperatures were...
Sun, Feb 22 2009
M95 - Spiral Galaxy in Leo
by Craig & Tammy Temple Messier 95, is a magnitude 11.00 barred spiral galaxy about 38 million light-years away in the constellation Leo. It is one of three galaxies that form the Leo Galaxy Group. This image is just over 5 hours of exposure time taken over 3 nights, February 14, 15 and 16, 2009...
Thu, Feb 26 2009
NGC 2903 Barred Spiral Galaxy in Leo
by David Held 3/10/09 Newtown PA Vixen102ED at f 6.5 ST2000 camera LRGB 4x20min ea.
Sun, Apr 5 2009
M51 in Canes Venatici
by Bob Hughes Cave Creek, AZ Imaged March 30th, 2009 with a 10 inch Newtonian. 25 subs captured with MDL and processed with PSCS3
Fri, Apr 10 2009
NGC5907 in Draco - Wide Field
by John Chumack, Dayton, Ohio Here is my shot of the Draco Edge On Spiral Galaxy NGC-5907, and Friends, to the far right side of the galaxy is NGC-5905 a Face on Barred Spiral, and NGC-5908 small edge on Galaxy. There are many other galaxies at least a dozen in the background of this FOV. ...
Fri, May 22 2009
by Dave Cooper Avondale,AZ email@example.com Date:May 13, 2009 at 20:30 CONSTELLATION: Lynx MAIN SCOPE: LX200 10" Classic GUIDER: Orion ED80 GUIDE CAMERA: Orion Starshoot GUIDING SOFTWARE: PHD FILTER: Lumicon Deep Sky FOCAL RATIO: f/5 CAMERA: Starlight Express SXVFH9C SUBFRAMES: 8 x 5 minutes...
Fri, May 22 2009
The Sunflower Galaxy (M63)
by Marco STRA Date/Time: 07/25/2009 - 23:38 - Aosta Valley (Italy) Image of M63 Sunflower Galaxy, Meade 80mm APO (f/6) with CCD Meade DSI PRO, Stack of 43 Frames x 45sec.
Sat, Oct 31 2009
by Marco STRA Date/Time: 8/22/2009 - 23:30 - Aosta Valley (Italy) Image of NGC 891Galaxy (10 Mag.), Meade 80mm APO (f/6) with CCD Meade DSI PRO, Stack of 86 Frames x 45sec.
Sat, Oct 31 2009
The Andromeda Galaxy (M31)
by Tim Kerr Location: Hubert, North Carolina, USA. This image was taken the night of October 19, 2009 just one night after the October Full Moon.,, Camera: Canon EOS 50D with Canon EF 100-400mm IS USM lens @ 300 mm f/5.6, ISO 800. A stack of 25 x 180 second exposures. Camera was piggy backed on a Celestron...
Thu, Nov 19 2009
NGC 1365 is a Seyfert type galaxy in Fornax with a diameter of 200,000 light years. This image is an LRGB (180, 150, 135, and 105 minutes with 15 minute subexposures) using an Apogee U9 camera and a 16" RCOS telescope located at CTIO in Chile and used by the Star Shadows Remote Observatory group...
Wed, Feb 17 2010
M109 in Ursa Major
by Craig and Tammy Temple M109 (NGC3992) is a magnitude 10.60 barred spiral galaxy that is approximately 46 million light years distant in the constellation Ursa Major. It was discovered in 1781 by Pierre Méchain, and again in 1783 by Charles Messier when he added it as entry number 109 in his famous...
Thu, Mar 11 2010
M95, M96, M105, and NGC Galaxies in Leo
by Robert Vohlidka Time: 9-11pm Date: 3-8-2010 Location: New York Telescope: Orion 80ED with WO Flat Field FR x0.8, piggybacked on a Meade LX200 8" GPS with Orion Star Shooter Autoguider (x0.5 FR). Camera: Hutech Mod Canon 40D with Hutech FF Light Pollution Filter. Exposure: ISO 800, 1 hour 30 mins...
Fri, Mar 12 2010
The Whale Galaxy (NGC 4631)
by Dave Lassiter At a distance of 22 million light years, it has a true linear diameter of 94,000 light years and a mass of 50 billion suns. Photo taken from Harrisburg, Pa. on March 17, 2009. 14" LX 200 @ F 3.3 and DSI 3 camera. Companion galaxy NGC 4627 is to the lower right.
Fri, Mar 19 2010
M108 in Ursa Major
by Craig and Tammy Temple M108 (NGC3556) is a magnitude 10.20 barred spiral galaxy in the constellation Ursa Major. From Earth, we are viewing this galaxy edge-on. It was discovered in 1781 by Pierre Méchain. Telescope: Celestron C8 Schmidt-Cassegrain Accessories: Celestron f/6.3 reducer/corrector; Dew...
Sun, Mar 28 2010
by Efrain Morales Rivera Date: 03/17/10 05:01ut Loc.: Aguadilla, Puerto Rico Equipment: LX200ACF 12 in. OTA, F10, ST2000xm, AO8, CFW9, Astronomik LRGB filter set. Lum. 3hrs, RGB 34min. per channel.
Sat, Apr 24 2010
The Sombrero Galaxy (M104)
by Michael Deger www.galaxyphoto.de/m104acf_I.htm Telescope: Meade 12" ACF, f = 1500mm Mount: Vixen New Atlux Camera: SBIG ST2000XM Exposure: L:R:G:B 12x10min: 3x10min: 3x10min: 3x10min Location: 30km nw from Munich/Germany Date: 08./09.04.2010
Thu, May 13 2010
NGC 4725 / NGC 4747 / NGC 4712
by Herbert Walter Date: April 2010, Austria Telescope: FSQ106ED Camera: Atik314L+ Exposure: 5h30min Software: THELI, CCDStack, Photoshop CS3
Mon, May 31 2010
Grand spiral galaxy M83
This grand spiral galaxy was discovered by Lacaille in 1752. It is located on the Hydra-Centaurus border about 18 degrees south of Spica. This is one of the brightest galaxies of the southern sky, a magnificant system whose dynamic appearance conveys a strong impression of whirling motion. The two principal...
Tue, Mar 8 2011
M109 - Barred spiral galaxy
M109 - Barred spiral galaxy. 4 hours total LRGB exposure through 12" LX200R scope. Image train included Optec TCF-S focuser, Optec Pyxis rotator, SBIG AO-L adaptive optics system, and SBIG STL-11000M C1 camera with Custom Scientific filters. Mount includes Paramount ME on Bisque pier in a 2.3m Sirius...
Wed, Mar 9 2011
NGC 2903 in Leo - the one Messier Missed
This large and bright barred spiral galaxy in Leo didn't make it into the Messier catalog - go figure. It's listed at visual magnitude 9 and 12 arc-minutes in size, so it's easily visible in amateur scopes. This image shows the distinctive bar in the core, along with a suggestion of the "hot...
Thu, Mar 8 2012
Supernova SN 2012aw in M95
This 35-second-long image of the type IIP supernova SN 2012aw in the barred spiral galaxy M95 in Leo was captured remotely on 2012/5/22 using the Bradford Robotic Telescope's 14" f/11 Celestron C14 SCT and FLI MicroLine camera located on Tenerife in the Canary Islands. A Celestron focal reducer...
Tue, May 22 2012
M61 (NGC 4303) in Virgo
M61 is a barred spiral galaxy located in the nearby Virgo Cluster of Galaxies. Visible in M61 are a host of features common to spiral galaxies: bright spiral arms, a central bar, dust lanes, and bright knots of stars. M61, also known as NGC 4303, in similar to our own Milky Way Galaxy. M61 takes about...
Tue, Jun 12 2012
NGC 4725 and NGC 4712
NGC 4725 is a beautiful example of a single arm spiral galaxy in the constellation Coma Berenices. The smaller spiral galaxy on the right side of the image is NGC 4712. Telescope: DeepSky RC10C, f7.4 Mount: AP900; Camera: FLI PL16803; Exposure: L:R:G:B 375:180:180:270 minutes, 16.75 hrs total; Binning...
Wed, Oct 10 2012
NGC 986 in Fornax
Taken from my backyard observatory with a 12.5" RCOS Ritchey Chretien telescope at F9 and a SBIG STL6303E CCD camera. Exposure times L=180m, R=G=B=50m using Astrodon series 2 filters. Luminance unbinned, Colours binned 2x2.
Sun, Dec 2 2012
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