A new image uploaded: IC 4628

Hi all, A new image has been uploaded. This is the last one of the images taken, in this season, with the wonderful TOA 130 (wide field). Now, we have connected back the (also wonderful) CDK 20″ and the new images will be taken with it. Meanwhile, please enjoy this often overlooked nebula: the Prawn …

NGC 6188 has been reprocessed

Hi all, Just after I uploaded the wide field image including NGC 6188 (the Fighting Dragons of Ara), I saw that the original image, higher resolution, taken with the CDK 20″, needed a reprocessing, because it was clear that the OIII emission had not received enough attention from me. You can find the new version …

A special image has been uploaded…

Hi all,   Today, I have uploaded a very special image (at least for me). It is a new image of the Eagle Nebula (M16). This image has been the result of a wide cross-institutional collaboration. The “Luminance” was taken in Halpha with the Liverpool Telescope (2 meters), as well as the “Luminance” of the …

Two new images uploaded!

Hi all, Two new images have been uploaded. On one side, NGC 6357, an emission nebula in the constellation Scorpius. This image was taken with the 20″, but it had not yet been processed, because it had to be part of the high resolution enhancement of a wide field image that had to be taken …

A new image has been uploaded. An unusual SMC

Hi all, A new image has been uploaded. This time, it is a mosaic of the Small Magellanic Cloud (NGC 292, a well known star birth place). The novelty in this image has been the thorough use of narrowband filters (complementing the LRGB), in order to better stress the huge amount of HII clouds (signaling …

Another enhanced wide field image. IC 2948

Hi all, I have just uploaded another wide field image, This time, it’s IC 2948, also known as the Running Chicken Nebula. This image has been enhanced with a higher resolution image of its core, showing many details as well as the Bok globules (stellar birthplace). The image and its info can be found at: …