A new image of the Vela SuperNova Remnant has been uploaded

Hi all, A new image has been uploaded. This time it is the result of another joint project together with Don Goldman. This wide field view is a 6-panel mosaic taken with a TOA 130 refractor and encompasses about 7.8×5.2 degrees, grabbing most of the whole remnant, as well as the second SNR present in […]

A mosaic with NGC 3576 and NGC 3603 has been uploaded

Hi all, A new image, this time a 2-pane mosaic with NGC 3576 (the Statue of Liberty Nebula) and NGC 3603 has been uploaded. This region is a very active star formation area, and the open cluster fueling NGC 3603 is only 1 Million years old. This area hosts many interesting objects. The image, as […]

An image of NGC 261 and its companions has been uploaded

Hi all, The Small Magellanic Cloud is a region with a much higher rate of star formation, compared to the Milky Way. This image depicts NGC 261 and its immediate neighbors, all of them fueled by a close-by open cluster and forming stars at high rates. This is, as usual for nebulae, an image taken […]

An image of NGC 3242, the Ghost of Jupiter, has been uploaded

Hi all, Following the reprisal of uploading new images, an image of NGC 3242, a planetary nebula has been uploaded. This nebula shows two distinct nebulosities, the planetary itself and the surrounding nebula, the origin of which is not yet fully known. This is not an easy target, due to the very wide dynamic range […]

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