An image of Ou4, the Giant Squid Nebula, has been uploaded

Hi all, An image of the Squid Nebula has been uploaded. This is a very special nebula. Because of its faintness, and despite its large size, it was not discovered until June 2011 by amateur astronomer Nicolas Outters. The image shows the central region and needed more than 40 hours to show the best part […]

An image of Messier 10, a globular Cluster, has been uploaded

Hi all, An image of Messier 10, a globular cluster very close to Messier 12, has been uploaded. This cluster is clearly more compact than M12 and is notable because it has a high number of blue stragglers in its core. You can find the image and some more information at: Messier 10. NGC 6254 […]

Two reprocessed images of Messier galaxies M51 and M83 have been uploaded

Hi all, Working in the preparation of the complete (still a year to go) Messier catalog taken with high resolution telescopes, I have reprocessed and uploaded two iconic galaxies: M51 and M83. The original images were taken with the 24″ and 20″ respectively. The new ones can be found at: Messier 51. NGC 5194 Messier […]

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