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Submissions: 2017 August

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Re: Submissions: 2017 August

Postby markh@tds.net » Tue Aug 01, 2017 4:58 pm

Copyright: Mark Hanson, S. Mazlin, W. Keller, R. Parker, T. Tse, P. Proulx, D. Plesko; SSRO/PROMPT/CTIO

NGC 6726 in Corona Australis

NGC6726-6727NewAPOD.jpg


This beautiful star forming region in the constellation Corona Australis has so much to offer, with many outstanding nebula and unusual objects. One of the more dynamic and colorful areas in the southern sky.
It features NGC 2726-27 a blue reflection nebula which are clouds of interstellar dust lit up by the bright nearby stars and IC 4812 is another.
NGC 6729 is the diamond shaped object which is an Emission/Reflection nebula object that is also a variable nebula.
Bernes 157 and SL 41 are areas called Dark Nebula interstellar clouds that are dense enough to obscure the light from behind.
Herbig-Haro or HH objects are small patches of nebulosity linked to new born stars. Stars that are or have ejected gas and that gas collides with nearby clouds of gas at enormous speeds. There are many of these objects in this image.

Taken at SSRO in CTIO, Chile
Telescope: 16" RCOS, FLI 16803, Planewave 200HR CTIO Chile.
21 Hours Luminance, 14.5 Red, 13.5 Green, 13.5 Blue
62 Hours Total

Larger version and annotated image can be see here: https://www.hansonastronomy.com/ngc-6726

Thanks for looking,

Mark Hanson
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Re: Submissions: 2017 August

Postby c3dr1c » Tue Aug 01, 2017 5:45 pm

Hello :)

The “iTelescope – Portugal” group is a portuguese group made up of several amateur astronomers, who contribute to the acquisition of data through a remote service, provided by an observatory located in Siding Spring, Australia. Using this observatory, it is possible to photograph astronomical objects that are only visible in the southern hemisphere. The data obtained are distributed by the elements of the group for further processing. The photos published here result from my post-processing of the acquired data.

http://www.itelescope.net/

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M83 - Southern Pinwheel Galaxy

ImageM83 - Southern Pinwheel Galaxy by Cédric Pereira, no Flickr

Acquisiton: iTelescope-Portugal
Processing: Cédric Pereira - http://www.cedricpereira.space

Telescope: Planewave 17'' CDK
Sensor: FLI Proline 16803
Mount: Planewave Ascesion 200HR
Frames: Ha: 5x600”; Lum: 5x600”; RGB: 6x300”
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NGC6357 - The Lobster Nebula

ImageNGC6357 - The Lobster Nebula by Cédric Pereira, no Flickr

Acquisiton: iTelescope-Portugal
Processing: Cédric Pereira - http://www.cedricpereira.space

Telescope: Takahashi FSQ 106ED
Sensor: FLI Microline 16803
Mount: Paramount ME
Frames: Ha: 6x600”; SII: 6x600”; OIII: 6x600”
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NGC5128 - Centaurus A

ImageNGC5128 - Centaurus A by Cédric Pereira, no Flickr

Acquisiton: iTelescope-Portugal
Processing: Cédric Pereira - http://www.cedricpereira.space

Telescope: Planewave 17'' CDK
Sensor: FLI Proline 16803
Mount: Planewave Ascesion 200HR
Frames: Lum: 11x600”; R: 3x300"; G: 3x300"; B: 3x300”
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NGC3372 - Carina Nebula

ImageNGC3372 - Carina Nebula by Cédric Pereira, no Flickr

Acquisiton: iTelescope-Portugal
Processing: Cédric Pereira - http://www.cedricpereira.space

Telescope: Takahashi FSQ 106ED
Sensor: FLI Microline 16803
Mount: Paramount ME
Frames: Ha: 8x600”; Lum: 6x600”; R: 6x300"; G: 3x300"; B: 3x300”
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NGC346 - @ Small Magellanic Cloud

ImageNGC346 - @ Small Magellanic Cloud by Cédric Pereira, no Flickr

Acquisiton: iTelescope-Portugal
Processing: Cédric Pereira - http://www.cedricpereira.space

Telescope: Planewave 17'' CDK
Sensor: FLI Proline 16803
Mount: Planewave Ascesion 200HR
Frames: Ha: 6x600”; OIII: 6x600”
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Re: Submissions: 2017 August

Postby Sandgirl » Tue Aug 01, 2017 7:10 pm

Near and Far
Copyrights: Stephen Voss
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M12
Copyrights: Madhup Rathi
M12_small.jpg


Sunspots
Copyrights: Syd Bates
Sunspots1a_jpg.jpg


The Moon at daytime
Copyrights: Jhon Harold
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Lightening beam
Copyrights: Alicia MCCollum
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Seagull & Sunspot AR2665
Copyrights: Ian Griffin
bird-h-alpha_small.jpg


AR2665
Copyrights: David Searles
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Fireflies and the summer Milky Way
Copyrights: Jeff Dai
Fireflies and the summer Milky way_small.jpg


NGC 6188
Copyrights: Lucas Becroft
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Lunar fogbow and Milky Way
Copyrights: James Li
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Pinching The North Star - Syracuse - Unesco World Heritage Site
Copyrights: Dario Giannobile
Pinching The North Star - Syracuse - Unesco World Heritage Site - Apod_small.jpg


Mammatus over Central Greece
Copyrights: Alexandros Maragos
Mammatus_Panorama_1_small.jpg


Million years of amazing
Copyrights: Hower Ji
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Mosaic of the Wall and details
Copyrights: Juan I. Jimenez
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The Elephant's Trunk Nebula -IC 1396
Copyrights: Eric Coles
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Milky Way @ Acadia National Park, Maine July 4th 2017
Copyrights: Joseph Guilbeau
Joseph Allen Ravens Nest Low Res JPEG_small.jpg


Paranal (VLT) Observatory with Orion, Rosetta and Barnard's Loop and Sirius
Copyrights: Carlos Eduardo Fairbairn
Carlos Fairbairn - VLT Paranal May 2017 - Assinatura V2 - APOD Red_jpg.jpg


The Puszta at Night
Copyrights: György Soponyai
The Puszta at Night_small.jpg


Light Scattering in Moonrise over US Capitol
Copyrights: Christopher Becke
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Solar Halo, Contrails and Shadow of Contrails
Copyrights: Vijay Kapoor
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Night sky over chestnut trunk in South Corsica
Copyrights: Patrick Nicolaï
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ISS over Acadia National Park
Copyrights: Ray Yeager
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Galactic centre from La Palma, Canary Islands
Copyrights: Ondrej Kralik
GalacticCenter_small.jpg


Milky Way and faint Aurora Borealis from Grand ballon" in Alsace country, France
Copyrights: Arnaud Besancon
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Postby Sandgirl » Tue Aug 01, 2017 8:13 pm

Mammatus over Greece
Copyrights: Alexandros Maragos
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The Milky Way over West Greece
Copyrights: Alexandros Maragos
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Climbing Moon
Copyrights: Giorgia Hofer
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Milky Way over Volcán San Pedro
Copyrights: Sergio Montúfar
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Cosmic meeting
Copyrights: Sergio Montúfar
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Space Lights...
Copyrights: Fabrizio Guerrini
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Chilean Volcanic Landscape with Milky Way's southern perspective, accompanied by Gum Nebula
Copyrights: Carlos Eduardo Fairbairn
Carlos Fairbairn - Atacama Altiplano - Chile - APOD V3_jpg.jpg


Perseids fireball and reflection
Copyrights: Haitong Yu
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1m telescope surrounded by stars
Copyrights: Kevin Baillie
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Full rotation of Earth
Copyrights: Ferenc Szémár
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Centaurus cluster
Copyrights: Delberson Tiago
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Pelican Nebula
Copyrights: Steve Milne
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Milky Way from Melgar de Arriba, Spain
Copyrights: José Antonio Martínez
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'Cosmic Horseshoe' Einstein Ring
Copyrights: Rolf Wahl Olsen
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Swan Constellation
Copyrights: Edoardo Dusina
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Cloak and Wizard
Copyrights: Bryan Cogdell
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Moon Green Flash
Copyrights: Gerhard Hüdepohl
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Technological era with Sun
Copyrights: Oscsar Jhon Harold Acosta Méndez
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DSCN9418_small.jpg


M24 Cloud
Copyrights: Leonardo Orazi
M24Cloud_small.jpg


M104
Copyrights: Luciano Gomes
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Re: Submissions: 2017 August

Postby sydney » Tue Aug 01, 2017 9:22 pm

M16
Ha/OIII/RGB
Larger images and info:
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Re: Submissions: 2017 August

Postby shtutik » Wed Aug 02, 2017 11:11 am

Morning sky of Atacama.

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Author's site: http://www.astroadventures.ru/
Copyright: Yuri Zvezdny

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Re: Submissions: 2017 August

Postby Thirteen » Thu Aug 03, 2017 4:48 am

Hello all,
One of my favorites ....

Attached is my view of the Ghost Nebula, a beautiful and intricate dark nebula in the constellation Cepheus.

VdB 141 - The Ghost Nebula
Copyright: Jason Guenzel
Ghost_LRGB_v1.3_CN.jpg


Higher resolution image with capture details can be seen in the following link....
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Enjoy!!
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Postby vanamonde81 » Thu Aug 03, 2017 10:00 am

Moonset in 15 Minutes
copyright: György Soponyai

Europe is recently suffering the extreme heat coming from the South. Besides warm air the winds have blown a lot of Saharan dust that makes the moonsets very colorful.

This is some kind of experimental photo as using long exposure times I have always been preferring star stacking instead of one long shot.
With a telephoto lens the 1 - 1.5 second gaps between the frames would have been causing ugly discontinuity. On the third night of the project I finally figured out the perfect camera settings and this photo is the result:

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Photo details:
2017.08.03. Dunakeszi, Hungary
Canon EOS 5D Mark II + Canon EF 200/2.8L
900sec, F13, ISO 50

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Postby remidone » Thu Aug 03, 2017 10:32 am

NGC 7635 Bubble Nebula Narrowband
Copyright: Luca Moretti



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Postby Petr H. » Thu Aug 03, 2017 8:01 pm

Perseids 2016 over Slovakia
Copyright: Petr Horálek
More and image in higher res: http://www.astronom.cz/horalek/?p=2516


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Postby Petr H. » Thu Aug 03, 2017 8:02 pm

Cloudy Total solar eclipse 2016
Copyright: Petr Horálek
More and image in higher res: http://www.astronom.cz/horalek/?p=2316


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Postby philto » Thu Aug 03, 2017 10:16 pm

Solar sunset from France 3rd of August
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Green ray from Pic du Midi observatory
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[img2]ImageNGC 6334 Cats Paw Nebula by maicon germiniani, no Flickr[/img2]

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[img2]ImageNGC 6559 by maicon germiniani, no Flickr[/img2]

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[img2]ImageNGC 2070 by maicon germiniani, no Flickr[/img2]
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Postby zonalunar » Fri Aug 04, 2017 9:12 am

M16: The Eagle Nebula

Copyright: Alfonso Carreño (Observatorio Zonalunar)
M16-SHO-FIN-BR.jpg

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Postby Petr H. » Fri Aug 04, 2017 10:04 am

Wonderful diamond ring of 2013 eclipse
Copyright: Petr Horálek, Jan Sládeček, Miloslav Druckmüller
More info and images: http://www.zam.fme.vutbr.cz/~druck/eclipse/Ecl2013u/0-info.htm

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Postby donwaid » Fri Aug 04, 2017 9:33 pm

The Veil Nebula - Hubble Palette Colors

Imaging Information and Object Description:
http://www.waid-observatory.com/Veil-2017-07-26-NB.html
(Click on the displayed images to progress to higher resolution.)

High resolution image (1800 X 1202) link:
http://www.waid-observatory.com/images/ngc/Veil-2017-08-02-NB-RGB-1800.jpg

Copyright: Donald Waid and Preston Starr

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Postby donwaid » Fri Aug 04, 2017 10:24 pm

The Veil Nebula - Bi-Color Ha/OIII/OIII

Imaging Information and Object Description:
http://www.waid-observatory.com/Veil-2017-07-26-HOO.html
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High resolution image (1500 X 993):
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Copyright: Donald Waid and Preston Starr

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Postby keesscherer » Sat Aug 05, 2017 12:10 pm

The Red, Orange and Blue of the Cave Nebula region, a 46 hr HaRGB image from Portugal.


ImageThe Red, Orange and Blue of the Cave Nebula region. by Kees Scherer, on Flickr


The Cave Nebula (Sh2-155) is a Hydrogen cloud (in the center) with a brighter rim and a star forming region in the large molecular cloud known as Cepheus B. The stars of the Cepheus OB3 association are less than 100,000 years old. Low mass star formation is occurring at a high rate within the dust clouds of Sh2-155. The blue reflection nebula (lower left) is VDB-155.
Just south (in this image to the left) of the Cave nebula we can see some strange orange Nebulosity, the home of some Herbig Haro Objects. HH168, HH169 and HH174 are locations, where a star is born, still surrounded by dust and nebulosity, already shaped into a rotating disk. This material blocks the light of the new-born stars and the pressure can be released only at the disk poles and Jets of material are escaping from their northern and southern poles.

RGB: 72,71,70 x 600 sec bin 1x1: 22,23,24,25,26,27,28,29,30 July 2017
Ha: 63x 600 sec bin 1x1: 31 Jul, 2,3,4 aug 2017

Total integration time: 46 hrs.
QHY16200 CCD camera/ Esprit 100 f5.5/ 10 Micron GM2000 HPS
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Crepuscular Rainbow at Sunset
Copyrights: Misty Carty
Crepuscular Rainbow at Sunset-mistycarty_small.jpg


A new eruption for the national celebration (14/07) at Reunion
Copyrights: Luc Perrot
322_UCP_6259 Panorama.jpg


Tiger Moon from Guernsey, Channel Islands, UK
Copyrights: Trevor Mahy
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North America and Pelican Nebulae
Copyrights: Sébastien Gozé
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nord america HaOO_seb_goze_small.jpg


The Moon & Venus Dance In The Clouds Under the Pleiades Along Skyline Drive
Copyrights: Greg Redfern
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Low tide at sunrise - Bahia, Brazil
Copyrights: Roberto Colombari
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IC1805 the Heart Nebula
Copyrights: Peter Jenkins
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The Wall Nebula
Copyrights: Juan Ignacio Jimenez
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M8 Lagoon Nebula
Copyrights: Francesco Badalotti
M8 Lagoon Nebula send to APOD.jpg


Cocoon on a string
Credits and copyrights: Robert Fields; LRGB data from Howell, MI
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NGC 7635: The Bubble Nebula
Copyrights: Christopher Sullivan
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Night sky from Reserva Dark Sky, near Monsaraz, Portugal
Copyrights: Pedro Galamarra
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IC405
Copyrights: Quico Hernández
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Little Girl — Big Telescope — Infinite Universe
Copyrights: Gabor Furesz
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Moon and Aldebaran above Venus
Copyrights: Martin Marthadinata
DSC_0345-apod.jpg


M33 - NGC598
Copyrights: Bijan Moravej
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A Midsummer Night's Dream
Copyrights: Juan Carlos Casado
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The setting of Jupiter and Venus behind the Castle of Sarre (Aosta Valley, Italy) (June 2016)
Copyrights: Guido Cossard
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The Messier 8
Copyrights: Josep Drudis
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NGC 7380 - Wizard Nebula
Copyrights: Fran Cuevas
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Winter sky rising over Hajali Gholy desert in Damghan
Copyrights: Omid Ghiasoddin
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Battle of Salamis (480 BC)
Copyrights: Anthony Ayiomamitis
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Crescent and Soap Bubble Nebulae
Copyrights: Bill Long
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