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Bernard 33 (The Horsehead Nebula)
by Richard Jacobs AstroPhysics 130mm F/6 apochromat, SBIG ST8XE CCD, RGB: 30 minutes, unbinned. Gamma histogram stretch.
Tue, Jan 20 2009
B72 (The Snake Nebula)
by Jim Lafferty Imaged on May 3, 2008 from Red Cloud Road dark sky site in Southern California. LRGB of 60-40-40-40 minutes respectively. The L was unbinned, the RGB was binned. Takahashi FSQ106N, ST-2000, and EM200 mount.
Tue, Jan 20 2009
IC 1396 (Elephant’s Trunk)
by Robert Lockwood IC 1396 (Elephant’s Trunk) Imaged on Oct 25th 2008 from San Diego County Mountains. Exposures: Start Time 7pm. Ha 8 @ 15 min. LRGB 4 ea. @10 min, ea filter. Total exposure time, 4 hr 40 min. Equipment: TEC 140 @ f/7 980mm SBIG-ST10XME Astrodon 1.25” LRGB E-Series Filters Astrodon 1...
Fri, Apr 17 2009
Barnard 33: Horsehead nebula
by Richard Crisp Taken on January 19 and 28, 2008 from my backyard in Castro Valley California, a light polluted suburb of the San Francisco bay area. the telescope was the Stinger 450, an 18" f/12.6 classical cassegrain with focal reducer for a final focal length of 3366mm (f7.4). It was...
Tue, Jul 21 2009
B 72 - The Snake
B 72 - The Snake Nebula by Larry Van Vleet Telescope: Takahashi BRC 250 Camera: FLI Proline 16803 Location: Sierra Remote Observatory, Shaver Lake, CA Date: 6/24/09 Exposure: 5hrs Lum, 9hrs RGB
Fri, Jul 24 2009
by Jon Talbot Area around Antares taken from my backyard Observatory in Ocean Springs, MS. Data aquired in Jun 09 with a Stellarvue SV105 Raptor, Stellarvue SFF105-3 field flattener and SBIG STL-11K camera. 2hrs of luminance and 1 hr each of RGB
Wed, Aug 5 2009
B133 - Dark Nebula in Aquila
Dark nebula B133 is one of various notable such nebulae in Aquila. It lies in the southern portion of the constellation and near the border with Scutum. Other Barnard dark nebulae within the immediate vicinity include B127, B129, B130 and B134 as well as the bright carbon star V Aql. This nebula is elongated...
Wed, Aug 12 2009
Barnard 143 (B143) - Dark Nebula in Aquila
by Anthony Ayiomamitis The dark nebula B143 is located within three degrees northwest of Altair (α-Aql, mag 0.93) and is accompanied by a large number of other Barnard dark nebulae in the immediate vicinity including B142, B340, B334, B336 and B337 all within a two-degree circumference of B143. As noted...
Fri, Aug 14 2009
Antares and Rho Ophiuchi region
Jose Carlos Diniz
by Jose Carlos Diniz This photo was took at Alto Paraiso , Goias, Brasil last july 12 at 21pm . Canon 350D modded type 1 by Hutech , 20 x 3min use an old 85mm 1,8 @ f/4 Nikon lens. 10 Darks and flats. Adquire DSLRFocus, Process ImagesPlus 2,75 and PSCS2 Carboni tools. Astrotrack mount. Unguided.
Sat, Sep 5 2009
Barnard 33 "The Horsehead Nebula"
By: Mike McCarville Date: 1/3 - 1/4/10 Location: Mazon River Observatory Telescope: Imagaed with 6" Orion Newtonion on an EQ-G Atlas mount giuded with an 80mm WO doublet with a DSI. Giuding with PHD and mount controlled by EQMOD and Skytools 3 Camera: SBIG ST-7 xme thru Astrodon 5nm...
Fri, Jan 8 2010
Barnard's Loop (Sh 2-276)
by Robert Vohlidka The time was between 7 and 10pm, on 1-9-2010. Back yard of Long Island New York. Hutech Mod Canon 40D with a Hutech LPS-P2-FF1 filter and a Canon 50mm f/1.4 @ f/2.0. Piggybacked on a Meade LX200 8" GPS used for guiding. Orion StarShoot Autoguider and PhD Guiding 1.10. Flats, Flatdarks...
Sat, Jan 23 2010
By Neil Heacock Date: 2010-06-14 Location: Indian Trail Spring, OR Scope: William Optics ZenithStar 66 SD with WO Flat 2 0.8x FR/FF Mount: Orion Sirius EQ-G with GoTo Guiding: Meade DSI Pro and PHD Guiding Guide Scope: Vixen ED103S Camera: Canon EOS 1000D (Modified) Special Settings: None ISO: 800...
Wed, Jul 14 2010
Dark Horse Nebula Wide Field
By Neil Heacock Date: 2010-06-14 Location: Indian Trail Spring, OR Scope: Nikon 50mm Manual focus f/1.4 stopped to f/4 Mount: Orion Sirius EQ-G with GoTo Guiding: Meade DSI Pro and PHD Guiding Guide Scope: Vixen ED103S Camera: Canon EOS 1000D (Stock/ Un-modified) Special Settings: None ISO: 800 Exposure...
Wed, Jul 14 2010
Horsehead (B33) and Flame (IC 434) Nebulae
by Shawn Nielsen This represents 3.5 hours of data acquired November 9th, 2010 from our local Astronomy club's dark site NW of Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. A CPC800 8in SCT with a 6.3 reducer was used along with a modified Canon 350XT. 5min subs were taken using Nebulosity and autoguiding...
Sat, Nov 13 2010
Alnitak Area - HaRGB Image
Alnitak (Zeta Orionis) area including the Horsehead and Flame nebulae. 9.3 hours total exposure with STL-11000M through FSQ-106EDX (530nm FL) on Paramount ME. Taken November 2010 at Sierra Skies Observatory in El Dorado Hills, CA.
Sun, Jan 2 2011
Central Zone Constellation Orion
by Alfonso Carreño Image of the central zone of Orion's constellation, which contains the "Orion Nebula" M42, the popular "Horsehead Nebula" IC434 and B33, the "Flame Nebula" NGC2024. - 3 hours @ ISO800 RGB (300") - 3 hours @ ISO800 HALPHA (1200"...
Tue, Jan 18 2011
Emission nebula IC 1396 in Cepheus
by John Ebersole Includes the Elephant Trunk Nebula Taken through LB-0003: 14.5-inch (0.37-meter) RC Optical Systems Ritchey-Chretien reflector with ion-milled optics at f/9.0 on a Software Bisque Paramount ME German Equatorial mount, Apogee Alta U16M CCD camera
Wed, Mar 23 2011
Elephant's Trunk Nebula (IC1396 region) widefield
Image 8-23-11, from Long Island, New York. Camera is a Canon 40D Hutech Mod. Lens is a Canon 200mm f/2.8 @ f/3.5, Hoya Intensifier Filter, ISO 800, total 2 hour Exposure. Camera piggybacked on Meade LX200 GPS 8". Guided with Orion StarShoot autoguider, and PhD Guiding. Processed with ImagePlus,...
Wed, Sep 7 2011
An Image of the B32 Nebula taken with a Takahashi TOA-130 and STL-11000M
Sat, Sep 10 2011
Cone Nebula & Christmas Tree Cluster (NGC 2264)
A total of 26.1 hours of Ha and RGB exposures through an FSQ-106EDX scope using an STL-11000M camera at Sierra Skies Observatory in northern California early October 2011. It's almost winter!
Mon, Oct 17 2011
Herschel's Garnet Star (Mu Cephei) and dark nebulae in HST palette
Two-panel mosaic Palette: HST Optics: Vixen R200SS 8" f/4 MPCC Camera: QSI 583wsg Guideing: DSI II via OAG Mount: EM-200 Temma 2m Exposures: Ha: 32h, OIII:12,5h, SII:28h, 30 minute subs +Darks, Flats Filters: Astrodon 5nm Ha, OIII, SIIShot from Holmlia/Oslo, spring/fall 2011
Wed, Oct 26 2011
Herschel's Garnet Star (Mu Cephei) and dark nebulae in narrowband
Two-panel mosaic Palette: R=Ha, G=(60%ha+20%SII+20%OIII), B=OIII Optics: Vixen R200SS 8" f/4 MPCC Camera: QSI 583wsg Guideing: DSI II via OAG Mount: EM-200 Temma 2m Exposures: Ha: 32h, OIII:12,5h, SII:28h, 30 minute subs +Darks, Flats Filters: Astrodon 5nm Ha, OIII, SIIShot...
Wed, Oct 26 2011
Gamma Cygni Nebula and the Milky Way
Jonathan Talbot The Gamma Cygni region of the Milky Way. Taken from Likely Calif Jun 12. Canon 60Da and Canon 70-200mm f4 L lens at 70mm and f5.6. 10 subexposures of 3min each. Astrotrac mount and Astrotrac portable pier. Processed with Photoshop CS 5 and PixInsight.
Thu, Jul 5 2012
From Rho Ophiuchi to Antares
Hi guys Decided to add another panel to the Rho Ophiuchus shot from last month and expand out to Antares. Exposures: Total 204 minutes /2 Panels mosaic camera: QHY8 Telescope: BabyQ/Reducer Mount: GPDX/SSK2/Guided Software: AA5/CS4 Hope you enjoy. Cheers Louie
Sun, Jul 29 2012
CG4 in Puppis: The hand that grabs the galaxy?
Well not really... These two objects are not even related and are separated by 118 Million light years. The galaxy on top is ESO 257-19 a Spiral Galaxy that appears smaller but in fact it is far larger that Cometary Globule CG4. Nevertheless both objects are showing a curious picture which can only be...
Mon, Feb 4 2013
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