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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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California Nebula

Optik / Mount: Tak Epsilon 180ED, Alt-5 TeenAstroCamera / Filter: ZWO ASI 6200 MM Pro MonoMosaik 2 panels: Astrodon SII, Ha, OIII, 3h all 2binDate 13.01.2024 The California Nebula (NGC 1499/Sh2-220) is an emission nebula located in the constellation Perseus. Its name comes from its resemblance to the outline of […]

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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 […]

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Soul Nebula

Optik / Mount: Tak Epsilon 180ED, Alt-5 TeenAstroCamera / Filter: ZWO ASI 6200 MM Pro MonoAstrodon SII, Ha, OIII 5h30min all 2bin and RGB for the starsDate 08.10.2023 IC 1848, also known as Soul Nebula, is an emission nebula and open cluster in the constellation Cassiopeia. IC 1848, √©galement connue […]

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IC 63, the Ghost of Cassiopeia

Optik / Mount: Tak Epsilon 180ED, Alt-5 TeenAstroCamera / Filter: ZWO ASI 6200 MM Pro MonoAstrodon SII, Ha, OIII 5h30min all 2bin and RGB for the starsDate 10.10.2023 IC 63 is an emission nebula in the constellation Cassiopeia. Close to the bright star Gamma Cassiopeiae this nebula is located as […]

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The Heart Nebula

Optik / Mount: Tak Epsilon 180ED, Alt-5 TeenAstroCamera / Filter: ZWO ASI 6200 MM Pro MonoAstrodon SII, Ha, OIII 8h30min all 2bin and RGB for the starsDate 05-06.10.2023 IC 1805, nicknamed the Heart Nebula, is an emission nebula located around 6,500 light-years away in the constellation Cassiopeia. It covers a […]

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The Cassiopeia OB2 region

5 min Optik / Mount: Tak Epsilon 180ED, Alt-5 TeenAstroCamera / Filter: ZWO ASI 6200 MM Pro MonoAstrodon SII, Ha, OIII 5h30min all 2bin and RGB for the starsDate 26.09.2023 The Cassiopeia OB2 region includes a long, bright H II region linked to a large association of young, hot stars, […]

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IC 1396

Optik / Mount: Tak Epsilon 180ED, Alt-5 TeenAstroCamera / Filter: ZWO ASI 6200 MM Pro MonoAstrodon SII, Ha, OIII 5h30min all 2bin and RGB for the starsDate 25.09.2023 The Elephant’s Trunk Nebula is a concentration of interstellar gas and dust within the much larger ionized gas region IC 1396 located […]

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Iris Nebula

Optik / Mount: Tak Epsilon 180 f2.8, Alt-5 TeenAstroCamera / Filter: ZWO ASI 6200 MM Pro MonoAstrodon LRGB true colors 5h 30min ( 3min sub)Date 20.09.2023 The Iris Nebula (also known as NGC 7023 and Caldwell 4) is a bright reflection nebula in the constellation Cepheus. The designation NGC 7023 […]

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Cocoon Nebula

Optik / Mount: Tak Epsilon 180 f2.8, Alt-5 TeenAstroCamera / Filter: ZWO ASI 6200 MM Pro MonoAstrodon Ha et LRGB true colors 4 .5h ( 3min sub)Date 15.09.2023 IC 5146, also known as the Cocoon Nebula, is an astronomical nebula with an embedded open star cluster in the constellation of […]