An image of the core of the Heart Nebula has been uploaded!

Hi all, An image of the Heart Nebula (IC 1805) has been uploaded. This image has meant over 99 hours of exposures (a three panel mosaic) through narrowband filters and short RGB exposures to give the stars a more natural color. This area is creating stars at a high rate and, actually, nearly all bright […]

The nebula containing the Southern Tadpoles had been catalogued before…

Hi all, Once I published the image and description of the Southern Tadpoles, Sakib Rasool sent me an email correcting my description. The nebula had previously been catalogued by Colin Gum as Gum 37 and the “planetary nebula” that can be seen inside NGC 3572 has, very recently, been catalogued as a Photo-evaporating Globule, with […]

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