NGC 3576 uploaded!

Hi all,   A wonderful nebula has been uploaded. NGC 3576 is an emission nebula in the constellation Carina. This image has been taken in narrowband (Ha, OIII and SII), by my telescope partner Don Goldman, whom I am thankful for allowing me to use and process this image. The processing has been, as usual, …

Another image posted: NGC 6188

Hi All, An image of NGC 6188 (together with its associated open cluster, NGC 6193) has been already uploaded. This narrowband image (only Ha and OIII, no SII this time) shows extraordinary detail in the “rim” area. This nebula is usually processed in the Hubble Color Palette (HCP) rather than in natural color, but I …

A remarkable nebula: IC 4685

Hi all,   Another image has been uploaded! It is IC 4685, an image containing several nebulae (emission/reflection/dark) in it. The image has been taken in narrowband and combined so as to reproduce the nebula’s natural colors. The presence of IC 1274 (a blue reflection nebula) has been solved by taking broadband blue subframes and …