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Markarian’s Chain in the Virgo Cluster

Optik / Mount: Tak Epsilon 180 f2.8, Alt-5 TeenAstroCamera / Filter: ZWO ASI 6200 MM Pro MonoAstrodon LRGB true colors 7h30 ( 3min sub)Date 11 – 12.05.2024 The Markarian chain is a group of galaxies belonging to the Virgo cluster. It owes its name to Benjamin Markarian, who discovered that […]

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M33 Triangulum Galaxy

Optik / Mount: Tak Epsilon 180 f2.8, Alt-5 TeenAstroCamera / Filter: ZWO ASI 6200 MM Pro MonoAstrodon LRGB true colors 7h ( 3min sub)Date 18 – 19.12.2023 Like our own galaxy, or M 31, the Andromeda galaxy, M 33 is part of the “Local Group”, “our” galactic group.Located 3 million […]

Gallery, Nebulas, Uncategorized

Jellyfish Nebula

Optik / Mount: 180 Epsilon f2.8 , Alt-5 TeenAstroCamera / Filter: ZWO ASI 6200 MM Pro MonoAstrodon Ha, SII, OIII 1,5hours12.01.2021 IC 443 (also known as the Jellyfish Nebula and Sharpless 248 (Sh2-248)) is a galactic supernova remnant (SNR) in the constellation Gemini. On the plane of the sky, it […]

Gallery, Nebulas, Uncategorized

Flaming Star

Optik / Mount: 180 Epsilon f2.8 , Alt-5 TeenAstroCamera / Filter: ZWO ASI 6200 MM Pro MonoAstrodon Ha, SII, OIII 5 hoursRGB Stars 3x20x30secDate 05.01.2022 IC 405 (also known as the Flaming Star Nebula, SH 2-229, or Caldwell 31) is an emission and reflection nebula in the constellation Auriga north […]

Nebulas, Uncategorized

Cat’s Eye Nebula

Optik / Mount: 12 ″ ACF 2,7 m AP-Reduzer Alt-5 Camera / Filter: ZWO ASI 6200 MM Pro Mono, Astrodon Ha,OIII ca. 2 hours Date 29. Mai 2020 The Cat’s Eye Nebula (NGC 6543) is a planetary nebula in the constellation of the Dragon with an estimated age of 1,000 […]

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M13

Optik / Mount: 12 ″ ACF 2,7 m AP-Reduzer Alt-5 Kamera / Filter: ZWO ASI 6200 MM Pro Mono, Astrodon L, RGB ca. 5 hours Date 18. Mai 2020 Messier 13 and sometimes called the Hercules Globular Cluster, is a globular cluster of several hundred thousand stars in the constellation […]

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Messier 3

Optik / Mount: 12 ″ ACF 2,7 m AP-Reduzer Alt-5 Kamera / Filter: ZWO ASI 6200 MM Pro Mono, Astrodon L, RGB ca. 4 hours Date 8. Mai 2020 Messier 3 (M3 or NGC 5272) is a globular cluster of stars in the northern constellation of Canes Venatici. This cluster […]

Galaxies, Uncategorized

NGC 4216 in the Virgo Cluster

    NGC 4216 is one of the largest and brightest spiral galaxies of the Virgo Cluster, with an absolute magnitude that has been estimated to be −22 (i.e.: brighter than the Andromeda Galaxy), and like most spiral galaxies of this cluster shows a deficiency of neutral hydrogen that’s concentrated […]