Submissions: 2018 January

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astronut2007
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Re: Submissions: 2018 January

Postby astronut2007 » Mon Jan 08, 2018 10:24 pm

JUPITER AND MARS
https://www.flickr.com/photos/7776810@N07/24695579307/

Copyright: Alan C Tough

It was worth getting up early to see Jupiter and Mars less than quarter of a degree apart. This photo was taken at 7 a.m. on January 7, 2018 from Duffus Castle in Moray, Scotland.


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Re: Submissions: 2018 January

Postby markh@tds.net » Tue Jan 09, 2018 1:42 am

PuWe1 (PNG 158.9 + 17.8), in Lynx

Copyright: Mark Hanson

PuWe1Apodfluxsmall.jpg


Here is a new image of Planetary Nebula PuWe1 (PNG 158.9 + 17.8), in Lynx , this is one of the highest resolution images of this object to date from an amateur. Is one of the largest PN, that has an apparent diameter of 20'. It has been discovered by Purgathofer & Weinberger in 1980 on a Palomar sky survey print. As almost all this kind of old diluted PN, it is very faint and requires long exposures to get details. The Halpha signal is the strongest and draws a ring with several details in the structure while the OIII signal is extremely faint with a disc shape and no visible structure.
I was looking for an outer halo that was thought to be possible in this object. From my observations I don't see any O3 data past the disk itself. In LRGB data it looks like the extended data is IFN flux nebula. Thanks Sakib Rasool for another fine target!
Exposure Details:
Telescope: Planewave 17" f6.7 on a Planewave HD Mount Camera: SBIG 16803
Location: Stellar Winds Observatory at DSNM, Animas, New Mexico
Exposure: L,R,G,B,HA,03 320,320,320,320,900,900 54 Hours of exposure.

Full Resolution and info here: https://www.hansonastronomy.com/puwe1-png-1589178

Thank you,

Mark Hanson
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Supernova remnant CTA 1

Postby rickstevenson » Tue Jan 09, 2018 10:58 am

Acquisition credit: Scott Johnson, Augusto Hernandez, John Kasianowicz, Daniele Malleo, Jose Mtanous and Rick Stevenson
Processing credit & copyright: Rick Stevenson
Web site: http://rickstevenson.space

A large but very dim target captured in HaOiiiRGB (approx 70 hours.)


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Re: Submissions: 2018 January

Postby jijc76 » Thu Jan 11, 2018 7:34 am

Tadpoles nebula in narrowband


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Juan ignacio Jimenez
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Re: Submissions: 2018 January

Postby Deep-Sky-Astroteam » Thu Jan 11, 2018 1:55 pm

Planetary Nebula HDW2 - Hartl-Dengl-Weinberger2

Copyrights: Jens Zippel & Frank Iwaszkiewicz
HDW2_Final_Crop.jpg

FullRes: https://www.deep-sky-astroteam.de/en/Nebula/hdw2
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Re: Submissions: 2018 January

Postby Rothkko » Thu Jan 11, 2018 10:34 pm

foam universe
600r2.jpg

I have an idea, only approximate, of why there are four colors in the star more centered. polarized filter, macro lens equiv 288 mm. digital enlargement
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Re: Submissions: 2018 January

Postby Maicon Germiniani » Fri Jan 12, 2018 6:44 pm

[img2]ImageNGC 6334 Cats Paw Nebula by maicon germiniani, no Flickr[/img2]

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Re: Submissions: 2018 January

Postby Maicon Germiniani » Fri Jan 12, 2018 6:45 pm

[img2]ImageOmega Centauri by maicon germiniani, no Flickr[/img2]

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Re: Submissions: 2018 January

Postby Maicon Germiniani » Fri Jan 12, 2018 6:45 pm

[img2]ImageNGC 3324 by maicon germiniani, no Flickr[/img2]

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Re: Submissions: 2018 January

Postby Maicon Germiniani » Fri Jan 12, 2018 6:46 pm

[img2]Image4603 + PS by maicon germiniani, no Flickr[/img2]

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Re: Submissions: 2018 January

Postby Maicon Germiniani » Fri Jan 12, 2018 6:52 pm

[img2]ImageSNAKE NEBULA by maicon germiniani, no Flickr[/img2]

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Re: Submissions: 2018 January

Postby Rothkko » Sat Jan 13, 2018 11:13 am

Rothkko wrote:I have an idea, only approximate, of why there are four colors in the star more centered

no one knows exactly?

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Re: Submissions: 2018 January

Postby sydney » Sun Jan 14, 2018 5:19 am

The Tadpoles of IC 410
Ha/OIII bi-color

Nick Pavelchak
Altamont, NY
https://www.astrobin.com/232676/?image_ ... 2&nc=&nce=
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Re: Submissions: 2018 January

Postby David_Forteza » Sun Jan 14, 2018 6:42 pm


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Re: Submissions: 2018 January

Postby mdieterich » Mon Jan 15, 2018 3:12 am

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Re: Submissions: 2018 January

Postby Rothkko » Mon Jan 15, 2018 3:25 pm

mercury below, the moon, saturn on the right and above stars of sagittarius (potro the brightest, at the vertex)
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Re: Submissions: 2018 January

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Re: Submissions: 2018 January

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Re: Submissions: 2018 January

Postby alcarreño » Tue Jan 16, 2018 12:43 pm

David_Forteza wrote:From my trip to Iceland,
Copyright David Forteza

Northern lights Iceland by David Forteza, en Flickr

Halo Lunar by David Forteza, en Flickr

Nothernligths, Aurora Boreal Islandia by David Forteza, en Flickr

Iceland nothernlights by David Forteza, en Flickr

Supermoon Volcán by David Forteza, en Flickr

Iceland nothern lights by David Forteza, en Flickr


Fantastics pictures¡¡¡

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Re: Submissions: 2018 January

Postby sixburg » Tue Jan 16, 2018 6:02 pm

M42, NGC1999 in context and with some depth ;-)

Taken at Deep Sky West Remote Observatory.
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Re: Submissions: 2018 January

Postby Oleg Bryzgalov » Wed Jan 17, 2018 8:16 am


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Simeis 147

Postby alcarreño » Thu Jan 18, 2018 10:44 pm

Copyrights: Raul Villaverde, Domingo Pestana and Nicolas Romo
ImageSimeis 147 RGB_Halfa_OIII by Raul Villaverde, en Flickr

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Re: Submissions: 2018 January

Postby sydney » Fri Jan 19, 2018 5:30 am

The Spider and Fly (IC417 and NGC 1931) in Auriga
Ha/OIII bi-color

Nick Pavelchak
Altamont, NY

Larger images and info:
https://www.astrobin.com/329953/0/?nc=user
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Re: Submissions: 2018 January

Postby Ann » Fri Jan 19, 2018 6:40 am

Oleg Bryzgalov wrote:Image
M78: Stardust and Starlight (ver.2018) by Oleg Bryzgalov, on Flickr


That's very, very beautiful! It's brilliant!

Ann
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NGC 1514 Crystal Ball Nebula

Postby cfm2004 » Fri Jan 19, 2018 9:43 pm

November 2015/November 2017
Location: San Romualdo - Ravenna (Italy)
LX200 12"GPS with Starizona reducer/coma corrector F/7.1
CCD QSI 540wsi cooled -20
RGB Baader CCD, Narrowband Baader H-alpha 7nm and OIII Astrodon 5nm Filters
Autoguide with ASI120MM and PHDguiding2 on ETX105
HA-OIII-RGB: HA 50x6min, OIII 24x5min, R 23x3', G 40x3', B 40x3'
Acquired with: MaximDL5
Calibrated with Dark, Bias and Flat
Processed with: MaximDL5, Astroart6, StarTools1.4, Photoshop CS, Paint Shop ProX9, Topaz E Nik Plug-in and StarSpikePro3

Cristina
ngc1514_20171101.jpg
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