Messier 16, a new, wider view

Hi all, A new, wider view of Messier 16, The Eagle Nebula, has been added to the web site. It is an image taken in narrowband and enriched by blending the core region with a previous higher resolution image taken with the 20″. This image is part of a series of wide field images blended …

A tiny Planetary Nebula has been added! (Shapley-1)

Hi all, The activity has been recovered, after a three month period (we moved to a new location not far away from Philadelphia). A Planetary Nebula has been added to the web site. This time it is the tiny Shapley-1, a Nebula about which there is still some debate around its structure and distance. The …