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Post by owlice » Sat Jul 02, 2011 10:41 am

Milky Way from Aquila to Ara
Copyright: Tunç Tezel
[attachment=5]teideaqlsgrara.jpg[/attachment]

Close Encounter with Asteroid 2011 MD
Copyright: Gianluca Masi An animated gif is available here.

IC 1848: Soul Nebula in Cassiopeia
http://stern-fan.de/Seiten/galerie_Bild ... l-RGB.html
Copyright: Rolf Geissinger
[attachment=4]soul.jpg[/attachment]

Saturn's Retrograde Motion and Porrima
http://www.astrosurf.com/pixiel
Copyright: Robert Cazilhac
[attachment=0]animationretrosaturnporrima.gif[/attachment]

Jupiter Rises in the Summer Sky
http://www.Parssky.com
Copyright: Mohammad Rahimi
[attachment=3]IMG_9850-edit-APOD.jpg[/attachment]

Early Summer Night Dream
https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/9 ... directlink
Copyright: Ale Marchini Llightning over Paris
Copyright: Bertrand Kulik
[attachment=2]light2.jpg[/attachment]

Watching the Sky
Copyright: Tunç Tezel
[attachment=1]teiderqgarciapan.jpg[/attachment]
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Post by owlice » Sat Jul 02, 2011 1:19 pm

Star Trails under Light Pollution
Copyright: Alfred Lee
[attachment=5]Startrails_060911_3.jpg[/attachment]

NGC 7023: Iris Nebula in Cepheus
http://www.astromodelismo.es/index.htm
Copyright: Máximo Ruiz
[attachment=4]Iris_Ruiz.jpg[/attachment]

Pelican Nebula in SHO Narrowband
http://www.tvdavisastropics.com/astroim ... 0000d5.htm
Copyright: Tom Davis
[attachment=3]IC5067-70-SHO.jpg[/attachment]

Pelican Nebula in Deep Hydrogen Alpha
http://jpgleason.zenfolio.com/img/v6/p203119959.jpg
Copyright: John Gleason
[attachment=2]pelican_greyscale.jpg[/attachment]

Noctilucent Clouds & Crescent Moon
Copyright: Chris Harvey
[attachment=0]chris.jpg[/attachment]

NGC 6992: Veil Nebula (East)
http://www.starkeeper.it/NGC6992_C.htm
Copyright: Leonardo Orazi
[attachment=1]Veil_Orazi.jpg[/attachment]
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Post by sternklar » Sat Jul 02, 2011 1:20 pm

NGC 3372 - Eta Carinae Nebula, May 30 - June 8 2011
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Copyright: Manuel Jung
[attachment=0]jung.jpg[/attachment]
http://www.sternklar.ch/images/FotosAst ... uni-11.jpg
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Post by owlice » Sat Jul 02, 2011 1:49 pm

NGC 5189: Planetary Nebula in Musca
http://www.robgendlerastropics.com/NGC5 ... ndler.html
Credit: Gemini Observatory, T. A. Rector, and R. Gendler (color data and additional processing) Starry Starry Night
http://500px.com/photo/1015993
Copyright: Jeffrey McGrath Star Trails over Kern River
http://www.drunkreddragon.com/images/ad ... Trails.jpg
Copyright: Eric Holden
[attachment=0]Kern Star Trails Mid.jpg[/attachment]
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Post by owlice » Sat Jul 02, 2011 1:58 pm

Abell 426: Perseus Cluster
http://bf-astro.com/abell426/abell426.htm
Copyright: Bob Franke IC 410: Tadpole Nebula in Auriga
http://www.stern-fan.de/Seiten/galerie_ ... dpole.html
Copyright: Rolf Geissinger
[attachment=0]tadpole_rolf.jpg[/attachment]
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Post by owlice » Sat Jul 02, 2011 9:14 pm

Milky Way above the Pic du Midi
http://www.astrosurf.com/lecureuil
Copyright: Patrick Lécureuil
[attachment=1]MWPic.jpg[/attachment]

Ink Spot Nebula and Open Cluster NGC 6520
http://www.astro-cabinet.com/showimage. ... ng=english#
Copyright: Dieter Willasch
[attachment=0]inkspot.jpg[/attachment]

Noctilucent Clouds over Edmonton on Canada Day
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Copyright: Arnold Rivera
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Post by lvanvlee » Sat Jul 02, 2011 11:39 pm

M63 - The Sunflower Galaxy with Tidal Streamers
http://www.lvvastro.com/wordpress
Copyright: Larry Van Vleet
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http://www.lvvastro.com/lvvastro_images ... GB_med.jpg
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Post by ashtree » Sun Jul 03, 2011 10:05 am

DWB 111: The Propeller Nebula
http://blog.jesion.pl
Copyright: Adam Jesionkiewicz
[attachment=0]propeller.jpg[/attachment]
http://www.jesion.pl/blog/wp-content/up ... w_1200.jpg

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Moon Craters Babbage, Robinson-6 Panel Mosaic

Post by Efrain Morales » Sun Jul 03, 2011 1:15 pm

Craters Babbage (Large center) and Robinson (Center mid size) are located on a lava filled basin at the north/west region of the moon and its fill with many craterlets on its surroundings. This image was reduced due to its six panels (Mosaic) of 640x480 ea. at high magnification (frame lines left intentionally).

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Post by Wolfgang » Sun Jul 03, 2011 5:11 pm

NGC3324
Copyright: Wolfgang Promper
[attachment=0]3324.jpg[/attachment]
http://www.astro-pics.com/3324plm.jpg
http://www.astro-pics.com/3324plm.htm
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Post by owlice » Mon Jul 04, 2011 2:40 pm

International Space Station and Yosemite Falls
Copyright: Kristall Leonard
[attachment=4]spae station and yosemite falls 6-13-2011.jpg[/attachment]

Supernova 1054 AD
Copyright: Paul Klauninger (montage); Kenneth Ingham (inset; used with permission)
[attachment=3]Paul Klauninger_Supernova 1054 AD.jpg[/attachment]
In the year 1054 AD, astronomers in many parts of the world recorded an extraordinary event … the appearance of a brilliant new star in the sky. The starlight was so intense that it could easily be seen in the daytime for over three weeks, with rays seemingly stemming in all directions, and it persisted in the night sky for over two years. Estimates of its brightness range from several times that of Venus to nearly that of the Full Moon. Unknown to these early sky watchers, they had witnessed a supernova … the colossal explosion of a massive star at the end of its life. The star lay over 6,000 light-years from Earth, and the still-expanding cloud of debris can be seen with a telescope today, known as the Crab Nebula. In the pre-dawn hours of July 05 in that year, a slender crescent Moon hung in the sky very close to this spectacle. A Native American Anasazi artist is believed to have captured the striking view by painting the scene on a rock face in the Chaco Canyon of New Mexico, shown here at the lower right.

NLC Display from Edmonton
http://vimeo.com/25918041
Copyright: Greg Scratchley
[attachment=2]July1-2011-EdmontonAB-NLC.jpg[/attachment]

Eastern Veil (NGC 6992/95) and Pickering's (Fleming's) Triangular Wisp
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Copyright: Immo Gerber
[attachment=1]veil_immo.jpg[/attachment]

Bolide!
Copyright: Bob Van Guick
[attachment=0]bolide_mod.jpg[/attachment]

NGC7635 - M52 Field and Sh2-162, Sh2-157, Sh2-151, NGC7538, NGC7510, LBN544, KjPn8
http://www.astrogades.es/index.php?nodo ... ure&id=521
Copyright: Jesús Vargas (Astrogades) & Maritxu Poyal (Maritxu)
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Post by owlice » Mon Jul 04, 2011 3:43 pm

NGC 7000: North America Nebula
http://www.philippemoussette.com
Copyright: Philippe Moussette
[attachment=2]ngc7000_26juin11.jpg[/attachment]

M20: Trifid Nebula
Copyright: Matt Dahl
[attachment=1]m20_070111_all_processed_widescreen.jpg[/attachment]

Noctilucent Clouds over (get this!) Kansas!
Copyright: Doug Zubenel
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Post by owlice » Mon Jul 04, 2011 10:05 pm

Fireball over the Netherlands
Copyright: Jos Nijland
[attachment=2]EN95_20110701_2224_Josnijland1.JPG[/attachment]

NGC 5908 and NGC 5905
http://www.caelumobservatory.com/gallery/n5908.shtml
Copyright: Adam Block/Mount Lemmon SkyCenter/University of Arizona IC 2944, IC 2948: Running Chicken Nebula
http://www.pbase.com/gbachmayer/image/1 ... 4/original
Copyright: Gerhard Bachmayer
[attachment=1]running_chicken.jpg[/attachment]

ISS Noontime Transit of the Crescent Moon
Copyright: Constantine Emmanouilidi
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An Electrical Storm Near the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest
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Copyright: Henry Jun Wah Lee, Evosia Studios

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Post by avdhoeven » Tue Jul 05, 2011 11:51 am

Daniel Verloop and myself have worked last month on the pelican nebula with the following result. In total about 27 h of image data was used.
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Post by templec » Tue Jul 05, 2011 6:33 pm

NGC 6992 - The Eastern Veil in Bi-color
http://cntastro.smugmug.com/Astrophotog ... ztzDv-A-LB
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Post by owlice » Tue Jul 05, 2011 7:04 pm

Dippers Big and Little
http://www.galacticimages.com
Copyright: John Chumack
[attachment=1]thebig-little_dippers_chumackhrweb.jpg[/attachment]

Noctilucent Clouds over Dublin
http://s1191.photobucket.com/albums/z46 ... minLawlor/
Copyright: Benjamin Lawlor Golden Rain
http://www.high-iso.de
Copyright: Andreas Möller
[attachment=0]roter_regen_sunset.jpg[/attachment]

Milky Way Over Mont Blanc
http://www.nuitsacrees.fr
Copyright: Stephane Vetter
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Post by Beyond » Tue Jul 05, 2011 8:19 pm

avdhoeven wrote:Daniel Verloop and myself have worked last month on the pelican nebula with the following result. In total about 27 h of image data was used.
Fullres here
I'm curious as to whether the 'snakey' looking things in the upper center in the yellow area are from working with the images, or are actually seen in the telescopic pictures?
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Post by owlice » Wed Jul 06, 2011 8:26 am

Homunculus Nebula
Copyright: Stefan Buda
[attachment=5]WebcamHomunculus.jpg[/attachment]

North America and Pelican Nebulae Wide Field
http://astrophoto-sv.com/index.php?p=1_78
Copyright: Sergi Verdugo
[attachment=4]na&pelican.jpg[/attachment]

The Way of the Milky Way
http://miguelclaro.com
Copyright: Miguel Claro
[attachment=3]MilkywayVBoim2011andTrails-net.jpg[/attachment]

Sunrise at Torre dell'Orso
http://www.danilopivato.com
Copyright: Danilo Pivato
[attachment=2]sunrise_at_torre_dell'orso.jpg[/attachment]

Noctilucent Clouds over St. Albert
Copyright: Murray Paulson
[attachment=1]IMG_4317.JPG[/attachment]
[attachment=0]IMG_4310.JPG[/attachment]
NGC 7027: Planetary Nebula in Cygnus
http://www.caelumobservatory.com/gallery/n7027.shtml
Copyright: Adam Block/Mount Lemmon SkyCenter/University of Arizona
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Post by jesperg » Wed Jul 06, 2011 1:45 pm

Artificial NLC made by Russian rocket
Translated from Russian with Google Translate:
June 27, 2011 in 20 hours 00 minutes Moscow time from Plesetsk launch vehicle "Soyuz-U" successfully launched a spacecraft series "Cosmos" in the interests of national security. Launch vehicle "Soyuz-U" is designed and manufactured in the company Space Agency - the State Research and Production Space Rocket Center "TsSKB-Progress" (Samara). ----

Apparently the Russian rocket caused the formation of artificial Noctilucent Clouds in mesopause altitude 80-85 km. They had a normal speed for the hight (mesopause) about 7,5 hours from Russia to Denmark. In the time-lapse video, you can see how the artificial NLC ring came from east, followed by normal natural formed NLC.

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http://astrophoto.dk/gallery/displayimage.php?pid=1002

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http://astrophoto.dk/gallery/displayimage.php?pid=1003
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VRh9CmYbzbo

Thanks to The Swedish Institute of Space Physics, for help to explain the phenomenon.

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Post by jimk123456 » Wed Jul 06, 2011 4:44 pm

I would like to suggest any of the short videos on dakotalapse.com for APOD. Interesting in that they are time-lapse pictures of the stars but the camera also moves. I don't know if the owner would agree or not.

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Post by nuclearcat » Wed Jul 06, 2011 5:36 pm

Star trails over Turkish National Observatory located at 60km west of Antalya, Turkiye at 2500m elevation. This composite picture is a combination of 360 separate pictures which are 30s of exposures which makes totally 3 hours of exposure.

Copyright: M. Raşid Tuğral
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Post by lodrigj » Thu Jul 07, 2011 12:25 am

NGC 6946 - The Fireworks Galaxy
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Post by Ann » Sat Jul 09, 2011 5:36 pm

There are many nice images here! :D

I'm always happy to see a new galaxy picture by Adam Block. NGC 5905 and 5908 are an interesting pair. NGC 5905, the face-on one, looks much "wilder" and looser than NGC 5908, whose arms seem to be tightly wrapped around its bulge. My impression is that NGC 5905 is of a "later" type than NGC 5908, although of course I can't be sure. NGC 5908 is extremely dusty, and the light from its bulge is very strongly reddened. NGC 5905 has a fantastic long straight bar surouded by a perfect ring. Anyway, great picture, Adam! :D

I was glad to see the picture of NGC 3324, too. Did you know that the bright blue star, HD 92207, is a rare A-type supergiant star like Deneb?

There are many great pictures of noctilucent clouds here. My favorite is the picture of noctilucent clouds behind a Dublin bridge. The bridge looks like a giant harp making some fantastic music that makes even the sky and the water dance with color! :D

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