Another image has been uploaded

Hi all, Another image has been uploaded. This time, it’s a quite peculiar nebula, N70, located in the Large Magellanic Cloud. This nebula is often considered as a supernova remnant, but its shape has been also affected by the presence of a tight group of hot O and B stars (LH114). It is quite bright …

An image of M33 has been uploaded

Hi all, An image of Messier 33, taken with the RC500 has been uploaded. Of course, the field of view (30x29arcmin) is smaller than the complete galaxy (69×42 arcmin) and, therefore, what is shown is the central region. It includes the large HII regions, NGC 604, NGC 595 and IC 142. This image is the …

A new image (of a nebula) has been uploaded

Hi all,   A new image has been uploaded to the web site. This time, it’s a nebula: NGC 2467. This is a rather interesting nebula, because it is an active star nursery. It has many (45) YSOs (Young Stellar Objects) and five of them have been labelled in the annotated copy. One remarkable feature …