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 …

Another image has been uploaded!

Hi all, Now that I’m back to normal activity, I have uploaded another image. This time, it is an emission nebula, very well known and that has a special significance to me: NGC 6888, the Crescent Nebula. It is the first image that I have taken with a new (for me) telescope. Since some months …

An image of NGC 6727 has been uploaded

Hi all,   A new image, again a reflection nebula, has been uploaded. This time, again and as with IC 2220, I have taken LRGB and Halpha for a reflection nebula. The goal here was to be able to capture as many as possible of the thirteen Herbig Haro objects in this field. The deep …

A Reflection Nebula has been added

Hi all, A “new” image has been uploaded. I say “new” (in quotes) because this image was started in 2015. For some reason, I had decided to put this image on hold and I had not taken all required subframes (Red and Blue filters were still missing, because the ones I had were not OK). …

A new image of a galaxy has been uploaded

Hi all, A new image has been uploaded. This time, a well known galaxy, NGC 300-Caldwell 70, a galaxy that, in spite of its “bland, boring and normal” appearance, hides some peculiarities. I started this image in 2016, but had abandoned it. I decided to finish it very recently… You can find the image and …

Another nebula uploaded!

Hi all, As the last upload for today, I published a very unusual planetary: HFG2. The original images were taken by my friend Don Goldman, who authorized me to process them and post the final result here. Thanks, Don! He was awarded, for his image, the Webb Deep-Sky Society Picture of the Month, in February …