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Submissions: 2013 December

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Re: Submissions: 2013 December

Post by MaPa » Sun Dec 01, 2013 9:37 am

Cat's Paw Nebula NGC 6334
Copyright: Marcin Paciorek http://www.astromarcin.pl
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C/2013 R1 Lovejoy

Post by ptes » Sun Dec 01, 2013 11:44 am

Hi,

latest high resolution image of the comet Lovejoy.
510/2280 Corrected Dall Khirkam
László Francsics

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Re: Submissions: 2013 December

Post by Sandgirl » Sun Dec 01, 2013 1:01 pm

A Fiery Drama of Star Birth and Death
Image credits: ESO
More about: http://www.eso.org/public/news/eso1348/
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Mach 1000 Shock Wave Lights Supernova Remnant
Image credits: X-ray: NASA/CXC/Rutgers/K. Eriksen et al.; Optical (starry background): DSS
More about: http://www.cfa.harvard.edu/news/2013-28
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Klyuchevskoy Eruption
Copyrights: Marc Szeglat
More about: http://epod.usra.edu/blog/2013/11/klyuc ... ption.html
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Green and Blue Flashes behind Kitt Peak
Copyrights: Robert Sparks
img_1573.jpg
The Barringer Meteor Crater
Copyrights: Bob Franke
BarringerMeteorCrater_small.jpg
WaterWorld: A Full Circle Rainbow
Copyrights: Francis Audet
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Re: Submissions: 2013 December

Post by Sandgirl » Sun Dec 01, 2013 1:49 pm

Sunrise over hikers on crater summit
Copyrights: Alex Dzierba, Jr.
kokosunrise 11-28-13 1_small.jpg
Star trails and Venus trail
Copyrights: Vince Farnsworth
Painted Wall Trails APOD.jpg
See you soon ISON!
Copyrights: José J. Chambó
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Comet ISON
Copyrights: Atish Aman
comet-ison-pokhra_small.jpg
C/2013 R1 (Lovejoy)-M51
Copyrights: Pierre-Alain Borgeaud
lovejoy C2013 R1-M51 -950_small.jpg
ISON and Encke
Copyrights: Carlos Vazquez
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Comet Lovejoy passes M63 (Nov 25th.)
Copyrights: Damian Peach
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Re: Submissions: 2013 December

Post by geckzilla » Sun Dec 01, 2013 3:34 pm

Decided to go ahead and cross-post this from the Flickr group. I thought it came out surprisingly well.

Seyfert's Sextet
Credit: Hubble Legacy Archive, processing by Judy Schmidt
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Re: Submissions: 2013 December

Post by jase » Sun Dec 01, 2013 7:19 pm

NGC2070 - Tarantula Nebula
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Copyright: Jason Jennings
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Wide field showing NGC2070 location in LMC also available here.

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Re: Submissions: 2013 December

Post by Rothkko » Sun Dec 01, 2013 8:01 pm

sun and bush. polarizing filter
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Post by mexhunter » Sun Dec 01, 2013 9:12 pm

Jellyfish Nebula and its neighborhood.
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Post by mexhunter » Sun Dec 01, 2013 9:28 pm

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Re: Submissions: 2013 December

Post by hbastro » Mon Dec 02, 2013 3:32 am

Sh2-240 SNR taken 11-1-2013 using a 3" F/4 astrograph Copyright: Dave Erickson
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Post by vanamonde81 » Mon Dec 02, 2013 11:00 am

Crescent Moon rising over Budapest
Copyright: György Soponyai

I photographed the rising Moon and Saturn from Fishermans Bastion situated on Buda Castle Hill.
In the foreground the Eastern pillar of the Chain Bridge is visible as standing in river Danube.

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http://www.flickr.com/photos/vanamonde81/11146764573/

Photo details: 2013.12.01. Budapest, Hungary
Canon EOS 5D Mk II + Canon EF 200/F2.8, 1s, F5.6, ISO640


Moonrise Without Comet ISON
Copyright: György Soponyai

After photographing the rising Moon and Saturn I created a startrails picture of the waking city and the phenomena of the Eastern sky. Since September I was planning to take this image using these settings and foreground: if comet ISON had survived its encounter with the Sun, it should have been visible at the left side of the picture. ISON is lost, however I kept it's empty place at the left side of the picture. Just use your imagination..

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http://www.flickr.com/photos/vanamonde81/11149040234

Photo details: 2013.12.01. Budapest, Hungary
Canon EOS 5D Mk II + Canon EF 100/F2.8, 50 x 37s, F29, ISO640


Conjunction of Moon, Saturn and Mercury
Copyright: György Soponyai

The bank of rive Danube in Budapest is a part of UNESCO World Heritage. This scene acts as foreground of the Moon-Saturn-Mercury conjunction on the Eastern sky.

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Photo details: 2013.12.01. Budapest, Hungary
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Re: Submissions: 2013 December

Post by starsurfer » Mon Dec 02, 2013 1:15 pm

hbastro wrote:Sh2-240 SNR taken 11-1-2013 using a 3" F/4 astrograph Copyright: Dave Erickson
Website:http://www.hbastro.com
Yet another incredibly deep amateur image! I don't think I've ever seen the HII region to the left in an amateur image. I know that it is part of a very obscure catalogue of HII regions, I'll find out its name when I have time later.

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Post by Meteocaravaca » Tue Dec 03, 2013 12:03 am

Milky way over Stakes
Copyright: Álvaro Pérez Alonso y Jose Manuel Pérez Alonso
Website: http://www.meteocaravaca.es

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Re: Submissions: 2013 December

Post by StevenMx » Tue Dec 03, 2013 6:54 am

Object: Melotte 15 - 19 Nov 2013
Imaging by: David Kopacz
Processing by: Steven Marx
(SHO Hubble Palette)
Frames:
S-II 3nm: 28x1200
H-Alpha 3nm: 24x1200
O-III 3 nm: 27x1200
Integration: 26.3 hours
Click to view Original FULL scale image (1460x1467)

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Post by Verio » Tue Dec 03, 2013 9:29 am

Title: The center of the Heart
Object: Melotte 15 / IC1805
Copyright: Andrés del Pozo Prieto
Technical data:
  • When: 2013/11/28
  • Where: Near Valladolid (Spain)
  • Exposure: 6.75 hours
  • Filters: H-alpha and O-III
  • Full technical data at: http://www.astrobin.com/66637/
Full resolution image: http://cdn.astrobin.com/images/thumbs/5 ... ermark.jpg

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Re: Submissions: 2013 December

Post by starsurfer » Tue Dec 03, 2013 6:37 pm

starsurfer wrote:
hbastro wrote:Sh2-240 SNR taken 11-1-2013 using a 3" F/4 astrograph Copyright: Dave Erickson
Website:http://www.hbastro.com
Yet another incredibly deep amateur image! I don't think I've ever seen the HII region to the left in an amateur image. I know that it is part of a very obscure catalogue of HII regions, I'll find out its name when I have time later.
The large nebula on the left is Du 77 in the neighbouring constellation of Auriga. The Du catalogue is very unknown and is a catalogue of 81 emission nebulae that was published in 1976 by R. Dubout-Crillon.

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Comet Lovejoy in High Resolution

Post by Infrared Vision » Tue Dec 03, 2013 7:19 pm

Comet Lovejoy C/2013 R1
LRGB image. Data acquisition and credits:
URL: http://www.elfirmamento.com
Copyright: Manuel Fernández Regards,
Manuel

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Re: Submissions: 2013 December

Post by hbastro » Wed Dec 04, 2013 1:30 am

starsurfer wrote:
starsurfer wrote:
hbastro wrote:Sh2-240 SNR taken 11-1-2013 using a 3" F/4 astrograph Copyright: Dave Erickson
Website:http://www.hbastro.com
Yet another incredibly deep amateur image! I don't think I've ever seen the HII region to the left in an amateur image. I know that it is part of a very obscure catalogue of HII regions, I'll find out its name when I have time later.
The large nebula on the left is Du 77 in the neighbouring constellation of Auriga. The Du catalogue is very unknown and is a catalogue of 81 emission nebulae that was published in 1976 by R. Dubout-Crillon.
from surf city USA, thanks for the research Starsurfer, I framed the image to capture the two nebula together... Thanks for the responses.

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Post by Bi2L » Wed Dec 04, 2013 12:37 pm

Hello, I've got in this capture hope you like it :)

Shooting Star, Milkyway & Aggelokastro, Corfu

A dark New Moon night at the Castle of the Angels(Angelokastro) a Byzantine castle on the island of Corfu, our Galaxy Milkyway was on his glory you could even see the dark nebulas with naked eye and suddenly a bright Sporadic Meteor -2mag light up the sky, you can see the reflection on the Ionian Sea.


A meteor or "shooting star" is the visible streak of light from a meteoroid or micrometeoroid, heated and glowing from entering the Earth's atmosphere, as it sheds glowing material in its wake. Meteors typically occur in the mesosphere at altitudes between 76 km to 100 km (46–62 miles). The root word meteor comes from the Greek meteōros, meaning "suspended in the air".
Millions of meteors occur in the Earth's atmosphere daily. Most meteoroids that cause meteors are about the size of a pebble. Meteors may occur in showers, which arise when the Earth passes through a stream of debris left by a comet, or as "random" or "sporadic" meteors, not associated with a specific stream of space debris. A number of specific meteors have been observed, largely by members of the public and largely by accident, but with enough detail that orbits of the meteoroids producing the meteors have been calculated. All of the orbits passed through the asteroid belt. The atmospheric velocities of meteors result from the movement of Earth around the Sun at about 30 km/s (18 miles/second),the orbital speeds of meteoroids, and the gravity well of Earth.
Meteors become visible between about 75 to 120 km (34–70 miles) above the Earth. They usually disintegrate at altitudes of 50 to 95 km (31–51 miles). Meteors have roughly a fifty percent chance of a daylight (or near daylight) collision with the Earth. Most meteors are, however, observed at night, when darkness allows fainter objects to be recognised. For bodies with a size scale larger than (10 cm to several meters) meteor visibility is due to the atmospheric ram pressure (not friction) that heats the meteoroid so that it glows and creates a shining trail of gases and melted meteoroid particles. The gases include vaporized meteoroid material and atmospheric gases that heat up when the meteoroid passes through the atmosphere. Most meteors glow for about a second. A relatively small percentage of meteoroids hit the Earth's atmosphere and then pass out again: these are termed Earth-grazing fireballs (for example The Great Daylight 1972 Fireball). The visible light produced by a meteor may take on various hues, depending on the chemical composition of the meteoroid, and the speed of its movement through the atmosphere. As layers of the meteoroid abrade and ionize, the color of the light emitted may change according to the layering of minerals. Possible colors (and elements producing them) include:
Orange/yellow (sodium)
Yellow (iron)
Blue/green (copper)
Purple (potassium)
Red (silicate)
(text http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meteoroid#Meteor)


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Re: Submissions: 2013 December

Post by IO_12 » Wed Dec 04, 2013 2:45 pm

Gum 38a, Gum 38b (RCW 57, The Statue of Liberty) in Carina

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Copyright: [url=mailto://info@irida-observatory.org]Velimir Popov, Emil Ivanov[/url]

The RCW 57 complex (Rodgers, Campbell, & Whiteoak 1960) consists of several H II regions distributed over an area of -60' x 40' in Carina. The western and eastern parts were designated, respectively, 38a and 38b, in Gum's (1955) catalog. The fan-shaped complex Gum 38a contains several bright knots (NGC 3576, 3579, 3581, 3582, 3584, and 3586), which are embedded in a large system of diffuse emission, gas filaments, and dust patches. The central part of Gum 38b is NGC 3603, which designates also the rich star cluster embedded therein. Gum 38a and 38b are two idividual complexes of molecular clouds, at different radial velocities.

The images were taken in Namibia on May 2013 during our Southern Sky expedition.

Gum 38a: Ha - crop: Gum 38a: LHaRGOIIIB - crop: Gum 38a and Gum 38b: LHaRGOIIIB: More images with higher resolution, and information are avaliable HERE ...

Thank you for looking ...

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Comet Lovejoy C/2013 R1 - Montage

Post by Efrain Morales » Wed Dec 04, 2013 4:00 pm

Comet Lovejoy C/2013 R1, Some sessions taken to make this simple montage from september - november.
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Jupiter, Oval Ba - December 3rd

Post by Efrain Morales » Wed Dec 04, 2013 4:01 pm

Jupiter on December 3rd, 05:20ut. under above average condition but short lived the rain returned. Oval Ba (lower right) at the limb going to the dark side. (Equipment: LX200ACF 12 in. OTA, CGE mount, Flea3 Ccd, TeleVue 3x barlows, Astronomik RGB filter set. 55 sec. per channel.
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Post by mexhunter » Wed Dec 04, 2013 4:02 pm

Rosette Nebula is associated nebula or star cluster NGC2244.
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Re: Submissions: 2013 December

Post by astromazzo » Wed Dec 04, 2013 4:59 pm

CANON EF-L 200mm F/1.8 (4.3") ST-10XME 10 minutes LRGB bin 1x1 04DEC2013 04:30UT - By Dr Paolo Candy - Ci.A.O. Cimini Astronomical Observatory - Italy
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