Submissions: 2014 December

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Re: Submissions: 2014 December

Post by Deep-Sky-Astroteam » Fri Dec 26, 2014 11:28 pm

NGC4038/4039 The Antennae Galaxies

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Based on observations made with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope,
and obtained from the Hubble Legacy Archive, which is a collaboration
between the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI/NASA), the Space
Telescope European Coordinating Facility (ST-ECF/ESA) and the Canadian
Astronomy Data Centre (CADC/NRC/CSA).


Image processing: by Frank Iwaszkiewicz & Nico Geisler


Best Regards Deep-Sky-Astro Team

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Post by mexhunter » Sat Dec 27, 2014 4:31 am

Orion in the Desert.
Sotol (dasylirion miquihuanensis) blooming in the cold desert night of the Dunas de Yeso (Gypsum Dunes) in Cuatrociénegas, Coahuila, México.
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Post by wbphelps » Sat Dec 27, 2014 8:20 am

An HDR image of M42

Imagem42 hdr2 12-23-14 by wbphelps, on Flickr

Equipment: Fujifilm XT-1, Stellarvue SV102T LOMO, iOptron CEM60-EC. HDR compilation of 6 images, 4 to 60 seconds, at ISO1600.

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Post by nicola montecchiari » Sat Dec 27, 2014 3:31 pm

Sh2-216
http://skymonsters.net/personal/immagin ... h2-216.jpg
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Re: Submissions: 2014 December

Post by conor » Sat Dec 27, 2014 4:09 pm

NGC 253 taken from Siding Springs Observatory.

Higher resolution versions available at

https://500px.com/photo/93765291/ngc-25 ... cunningham
http://www.conorcunningham.net/astronomy

Clear skies!

Cheers,

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Post by AdirondackAstro » Sat Dec 27, 2014 6:40 pm

M45/Pleiades/Seven Sisters/Subaru taken December 19, 2014 from Plattsburgh, NY taken by Michael Rector, blog http://www.adirondackastro.com

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M45 12-19-14 02 by Michael Rector, on Flickr

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Post by arun289 » Sun Dec 28, 2014 6:50 am

PSLV-C26 Lifting off
A very successful and eventful year for the Indian space program.
PSLV-C26 lifting off from ISRO's Sriharikota launch complex.
http://wondroussky.blogspot.in/2014/10/ ... aunch.html
Copyright: Arun Venkataswamy

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Comet C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy with trusty old Epsilon 160

Post by philhart » Sun Dec 28, 2014 9:34 am

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2014-12-27 1445 UT
Takahashi Epsilon 160 530mm f3.3
CDS-5DIII (Central DS modified Canon 5D Mark III)
A sequence of five exposures each 2 mins at ISO2500 was used to create this image, using Adobe After Effects, PixInsight and Lightroom.

http://philhart.smugmug.com/CometsAndMe ... /i-CLkDqcM

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Re: Submissions: 2014 December

Post by jerry10137 » Mon Dec 29, 2014 8:08 pm

Orion in H-Alpha
AstroTech AT65EDQ 420mm f6.5
Baader 7nm HA filter
Hutech Modified canon 6D
38 exposures 10 minutes each at ISO1600 were used to create the base image
42 exposures 10 seconds each at ISO800 were used to tone the core of M42

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Reason: Changed img tag to img2 tag; thanks for sharing!

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Comet C/2014 Q2, M79 at its closest

Post by Efrain Morales » Mon Dec 29, 2014 9:42 pm

Comet C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy in Conjunction with M79 on December 29th, 05:31ut. at its closest to M79 (NGC 1904) is a globular cluster in the Lepus constellation. (RGB-Filters)
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Re: Submissions: 2014 December

Post by gregbradley » Mon Dec 29, 2014 10:16 pm

A 6 panel mosaic of the Milky Way in Ha. Taken in Sydney Australia.

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http://www.pbase.com/gregbradley/image/ ... 4/original

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Re: Submissions: 2014 December

Post by jerry10137 » Tue Dec 30, 2014 2:34 am

Orion in Color

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Sky Watcher Esprit 100 550mm f5.5
Honis Modified Canon T3i
35 exposures 5 minutes each at ISO800 were used to create the base image
42 exposures 10 seconds each at ISO800 were used to tone the core of M42

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Post by mexhunter » Tue Dec 30, 2014 5:24 am

Clouds, sand and stars in Coahuila desert.
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Post by Astromontufar » Tue Dec 30, 2014 5:53 am

Astronomical Sunset

Mercury and Venus planetary conjunction. This typical and beautifull afternoon of Guatemala's capital, Guatemala City. The planetary conjunction next to the power of nature, the volcanoes (left to right), Agua, Fuego & Acatenango.

Urban Astrophotography.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/m_acubens/
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By: Sergio Montúfar
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Re: Submissions: 2014 December

Post by marion165 » Wed Dec 31, 2014 1:38 am

Rise Above the Clouds
https://flic.kr/p/qjAFrL
Copyright: Marion Haligowski

ImageRise Above the Clouds by Radical Retinoscopy, on Flickr

Comet C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy) is seen slowly rising above a layer of clouds on December 29, 2014. Moonlight and tungsten white balance added an eerie bluish cast to the scene.

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Re: Submissions: 2014 December

Post by francescodib » Wed Dec 31, 2014 8:24 am

ImageM1 Crab Nebula by Francescodb, on Flickr

Copyright: Francesco di Biase
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Re: Submissions: 2014 December

Post by gianni » Wed Dec 31, 2014 1:21 pm

12h All Sky Startrail
(Nikon D800 - Sigma 8mm fisheye @ f/3.5 - ISO800 - 724x60sec - Total time 12h 15min - Forca Canapine, Italy)

Copyright: Gianni Fardelli
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More resolution here: http://bit.ly/12h-startrail
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