Submission: 2019 February

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LuigiF
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Re: Submission: 2019 February

Post by LuigiF » Tue Feb 19, 2019 9:55 pm

Supermoon from the Castle of "The Name of the Rose". Feb 19 2019 17:05 UT
Castel del Monte (Andria-Italy)
HiRes here:

https://flic.kr/p/SGnezm


Author: Luigi Fiorentino
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Efrain Morales
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Moon - Perigee

Post by Efrain Morales » Wed Feb 20, 2019 4:37 am

The Moon at Perigee on February 19th, 21:31 ( ES ED80 APO, ASI290mm Cmos, CGE Mount.)
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FrancescoLandi
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Re: Submission: 2019 February

Post by FrancescoLandi » Thu Feb 21, 2019 6:43 am

Comet C2018 Y1 Iwamoto and Galaxy NGC2903
Copyright: Francesco Landi Explanation: Comet C2018 Y1 Iwamoto and the Galaxy NGC2903
The Comet it's very fast! Estimated speed is 238.099 km / h !!
On February 7th the C2018 reached its maximum proximity from the sun (Perielio),
February 14 reached the point closest to the earth, only 54.4 million Km
The Galaxy NGC2903, a spiral galaxy with a strand in the constellation of Leo about 20.5 million light years from us.
It was discovered by William Herschel and cataloged on November 16, 1784.
This is a galaxy in many ways similar to the Milky Way. Its size is only slightly smaller than ours, with an area of around 80,000 light years.
Comet C2018 Y1 is a peridic comet, from the Solar System, and was discovered on December 18, 2018 by amateur astronomer Masayuki Iwamoto, will come back to visit us in 1363 years.

astrosirius
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Re: Submission: 2019 February

Post by astrosirius » Thu Feb 21, 2019 12:07 pm

Castle of Cardona with Fully Moon

The Castle of Cardona is one of the most important medievales fortress in Catalonia and one of the most important in Spain! It is located on a hill overlooking the river valley of the Cardener and the town of Cardona!
Photo planned one month before to know the exactly location where The Moonset.

Sony A7S, tamron 100-400 contemporary! (1.4 km). The photo has been planned one month before!. The total composition are five photos for each moon passing behind the castle, one photo with long exposure to get the enough lights around the ground as well as to get details finally five more with long exposure to get the startrail!. So this is composition but all the photos was made in the same session from 4:15 am to 6:30 am on Sunday 17- Feb meantime family were sleeping.

I hope you enjoy the result!


Copyright by: Lluís Romero
http://astrophotographysirius.com/
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Re: Submission: 2019 February

Post by ccoop974 » Fri Feb 22, 2019 2:39 am

RZ_CALIFORNIA_CLONECROPCW50%.JPG
NGC 1499, the California Nebula
https://pbase.com/image/168845345
Copyright: Steve R Cooper
QSI 683wsg Camera and Borg 55 FL telescope at f/3.6. AP 900 mount. SX Loadstar autoguiding camera. Astrodon LRGBHa filter set.
9 X 30 min Ha, plus 6 X 15 R, 6 X 15 min G, and 6 X 15 B. Bin 1X1.
Sensor temp @ -20 deg. Frames acquired with MaxIm DL 6, calibrated in CCD Stack2, and processed using PixInsight.
Stardust Ranch, Okeechobee FL
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pablo22
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Re: Submission: 2019 February

Post by pablo22 » Sat Feb 23, 2019 5:08 pm

The Baby Eagle Nebula (LBN777)
http://astrofotky.cz/~Konihlav
Copyright: Pavel Pech
Image
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PatrickWinkler
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Re: Submission: 2019 February

Post by PatrickWinkler » Mon Feb 25, 2019 9:34 am

Rosette Nebula
(c) Patrick Winkler

lager Version: http://www.celestialobjects.net/ngc2244.html
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Kinch
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Re: Submission: 2019 February

Post by Kinch » Mon Feb 25, 2019 4:04 pm

The Spider & The Fly (IC 417 & NGC 1931)

ImageSpider & Fly (IC 417 & NGC 1931) by Brendan Kinch, on Flickr

Kinch (Info @: www.kinchastro.com/ic-410-tadpoles.html)

Maicon Germiniani
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Re: Submission: 2019 February

Post by Maicon Germiniani » Tue Feb 26, 2019 11:53 am

Humunculus Nebula - Eta Carinae

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ETA_HUMUNCULUS by maicon germiniani, no Flickr
Last edited by bystander on Tue Feb 26, 2019 4:48 pm, edited 1 time in total.
Reason: Please no hotlinks to images > 500Kb. Substituted smaller image.

TommiR

Re: Submission: 2019 February

Post by TommiR » Tue Feb 26, 2019 4:36 pm

Composite image for solar work done during summers 2016 and 2017. Different H-alpha subimages show reflect different seeings, post processing and equipment tuning. CaK is imaged as a full disc and half of it is incorporated into the composite. Details available via clicking the image.

ImageH-alpha and CaK collage by Tommi R, on Flickr

pablo22
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Re: Submission: 2019 February

Post by pablo22 » Wed Feb 27, 2019 8:32 am

van den Bergh - vdB9, vdB8, vdB7
http://blog.astrofotky.cz/pavelpech
Copyright: Pavel Pech
Image
:)

vehnae

Re: Submission: 2019 February

Post by vehnae » Wed Feb 27, 2019 10:21 pm

SH2-132, the Lion Nebula in Cepheus

Over 17 hours of exposures in SHO (nebula) and RGB (stars) were collected to produce this image.

Copyright: Jari Saukkonen
https://instagram.com/jarisaukkonen

Image

Large image: https://www.dropbox.com/s/8evof8igrnsbi ... 2.jpg?dl=1

sydney
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Re: Submission: 2019 February

Post by sydney » Fri Mar 01, 2019 12:02 am

M82
LHaRGB

Nick Pavelchak
http://www.astrobin.com/393233/
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Re: Submission: 2019 February

Post by IO_12 » Fri Mar 01, 2019 12:27 pm

Comet C/2018 Y1 Iwamoto between nebulae and star clusters
C/2018 Y1 Iwamoto on 28.02.2019 between IC 417 and open clusters M 38 and NGC 1907
Copyright: Velimir Popov, Emil Ivanov Irida Observatory
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