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The Wall NGC7000 in SHO

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Optics/mount : 12″ACF 2.7m AP-Reduzer Alt-5 Camera/filters: Atik 11002 AstrodonHa/OIII/SII Exposure:125×600 Ha, 10×600 OIII/SII all2bin 02 September 2014 The North America Nebula (NGC 7000 or Caldwell 20) is an emission nebula in the constellation Cygnus, close to Deneb (the tail of the swan and its brightest star). The remarkable shape […]

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Pelican Nebula SHO

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Optics/mount : 12″ACF 2.7m AP-Reduzer Alt-5 Camera/filters: Atik 11002 AstrodonHa/OIII/SII Exposure:12×600 Ha, 7×600 OIII/SII all2bin 28 August 2014 The Pelican Nebula (also known as IC 5070 and IC 5067) is an H II region associated with the North America Nebula in the constellation Cygnus. The gaseous contortions of this emission […]

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Crescent Nebula

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Optics/mount : 12″ACF 2.7m AP-Reduzer Alt-5 Camera/filters: Atik 11002 AstrodonHa/OIII Exposure:35x900sec Ha, 27x600sec 18 August 2013 The Crescent Nebula (also known as NGC 6888, Caldwell 27, Sharpless 105) is an emission nebula in the constellation Cygnus, about 5000 light-years away. It was discovered by Friedrich Wilhelm Herschel in 1792. It […]

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Cocoon Nebula 2014

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Optics/mount : 12″ACF 2.7m AP-Reduzer Alt-5 Camera/filters: Atik 11002 AstrodonLRGB Exposure: 10×600 sec Lum/7×300 sec RGB 2xbin 18 August 2014 IC 5146 (also Caldwell 19, Sh 2-125, and the Cocoon Nebula) is a reflection/emission nebula and Caldwell object in the constellation Cygnus. The NGC description refers to IC 5146 as […]

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Soap Bubble Nebula

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Optics/mount : 12″ACF 2.7m AP-Reduzer Alt-5 Camera/filters: Atik 11002 Astrodon HA OIII Exposure: 10×600 sec Ha/OIII 2bin 22 August 2014 The Soap bubble nebula, or PN G75.5+1.7, is a planetary nebula in the constellation Cygnus, near the Crescent Nebula (NGC 6888). It was discovered by amateur astronomer Dave Jurasevich using […]

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Snapshot of the Orion Nebula

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Optics/mount: 180 Epsilon f2,8 Takahashi Alt-5 Camera/filters: QHY12 OSC Exposure:10x600sec and 9x10sec , 9 January 2013 The Orion Nebula (also known as Messier 42, M42, or NGC1976) is a diffuse nebula situated south[b] of Orion’s Belt in the constellation of Orion. It is one of the brightest nebulae, and is […]

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vdB152 Reflection Nebula in Cepheus

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Optics/mount: 180 Epsilon f2,8 Takahashi Alt-5 Camera/filters: QHY12 OSC Exposure: 24x900sec / 6.00 h, 16 October 2012 Described as a “dusty curtain” or “ghostly apparition”, mysterious reflection nebula vdB 152 really is very faint. It lies about 1400 light-years away, along the northern Milky Way in the royal constellation Cepheus. […]

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Iris Nebula Widefield

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Optics/mount: 180 Epsilon f2,8 Takahashi Alt-5 Camera/filters: QHY12 OSC exposure: 38×1200 sec / 12,6h The Iris Nebula, also NGC 7023 and Caldwell 4, is a bright reflection nebula and Caldwell object in the constellation Cepheus. NGC 7023 is actually the cluster within the nebula, LBN 487, and the nebula is […]