Nebulas

Iris Nebula

Optics/mount: 180 Epsilon f2,8 Takahashi Alt-5 Camera/filters: QHY12 OSC Exposure: 34x600sec 12 August 2018 New version with 12h exposure time Exposure: 34x600sec 12 August 2018 plus 26x600sec 15 August 2018 = 12h These cosmic clouds were formed 1,300 light years away in the constellation of Cepheus. NGC 7023, however, is […]

Nebulas

Snake Nebula

The Snake Nebula (also known as Barnard 72) is a dark nebula in the Ophiuchus constellation. It is a small but readily apparent S-shaped dust lane that snakes out in front of the Milky Way star clouds from the north-north-west edge of the bowl of the Pipe Nebula La n├ębuleuse […]

Nebulas

M8/M20 Widefield

Sony alph6000 70mm zoom f4 30x200sec. The Lagoon Nebula (Messier 8, on the left side ) is a giant interstellar cloud in the constellation Sagittarius. It is classified as an emission nebula and as an H II region. The Trifid Nebula ( Messier 20, on thie right side) is a […]

Galaxies

Leo Triplet

Optics/mount: 180 Epsilon f2,8 Takahashi Alt-5 Camera/filters: QHY12 OSC Exposure: 43x600sec 20/21 april 2018 The Leo Triplet (also known as the M66 Group) is a small group of galaxies about 35 million light-years away in the constellation Leo. This galaxy group consists of the spiral galaxies M65, M66, and NGC […]

Galaxies

M33 Triangulum Galaxy

Optics/mount: 180 Epsilon f2,8 Takahashi Alt-5 Camera/filters: QHY12 OSC Exposure: 10x600sec 09 january 2018 The Triangulum Galaxy is a spiral galaxy approximately 3 million light-years (ly) from Earth in the constellation Triangulum. It is catalogued as Messier 33 or NGC 598. The Triangulum Galaxy is the third-largest member of the […]

Nebulas

Orion Nebula

Optics/mount: 180 Epsilon f2,8 Takahashi Alt-5 Camera/filters: QHY12 OSC Exposure: 15x600sec 15x40sec 25 december 2017 The Orion Nebula (also known as Messier 42, M42, or NGC 1976) is a diffuse nebula situated in the Milky Way, being south of Orion’s Belt in the constellation of Orion. It is one of […]

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SH2 157 Claw Nebula

Optics/mount : 12″ACF 2.7m AP-Reduzer Alt-5 Camera/filters: Atik 11002 AstrodonHa/OIII/SII Exposure:4x15x600 Ha / OIII / SII all 2bin 14-17 october 2017 Sh2-157 is a weak emission nebula, but of considerable visible extension in the constellation of Cassiopea; it is located by the arm of Perseo . The northern part of […]

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NGC281 Pacman Nebula

Optics/mount : 12″ACF 2.7m AP-Reduzer Alt-5 Camera/filters: Atik 11002 AstrodonHa/OIII/SII Exposure:20×600 Ha / OIII / SII all 2bin 12 october 2017 NGC 281, IC 11 or Sh2-184 is a bright emission nebula and part of an H II region in the northern constellation of Cassiopeia and is part of the […]

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Dumbbell Nebula M27

Optics/mount : 12″ACF 2.7m AP-Reduzer Alt-5 Camera/filters: Atik 11002 Astrodon LRGB Exposure:20×300 L,R,G,B all 2bin 20 September 2017 The Dumbbell Nebula appears to be shaped like an prolate spheroid and is viewed from our perspective along the plane of its equator. In 1992, Moreno-Corral et al. computed that its rate […]