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Submissions: 2020 February

Post by bystander » Sat Feb 01, 2020 3:26 pm

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Post by KuriousGeorge » Sat Feb 01, 2020 11:53 pm

When a supernova was discovered in NGC 1637 in 1999, it immediately became the focus of very large telescopes...

https://www.eso.org/public/usa/images/eso1315a/

Today NGC 1637 is rarely imaged. Here's one from the Liverpool Telescope on Astrobin...

https://www.astrobin.com/108959/

And from Adam Block in a 16" RC...

http://www.caelumobservatory.com/obs/n1637.html

I was hoping to get somewhere between ESO's VLT and Adam. (-; FWHM on 15 minute subs was around 2.5" these nights, so not the best resolution. But I'm please to be able to extract the very faint spiral arms.


"NGC 1637 is a barred spiral galaxy that lies about 38 million light-years away in the southern constellation of Eridanus (the River). The galaxy is lit by the glow of about fifty billion stars. In its center lurks a supermassive black hole.

In 1999 scientists discovered a Type II supernova in this galaxy and followed its slow fading over the following years. Because of its relative proximity, SN 1999em got bright enough to be seen even with small telescopes, and it became one of the best observed supernovae of its day."

https://www.astrobin.com/k0vhzx/
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Post by Wu Zhuoqun » Sun Feb 02, 2020 2:06 am

RCW 37 Pencil Nebula

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Copyright: Zhuoqun Wu, Wei Zhang

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Post by Paulee97 » Sun Feb 02, 2020 6:04 pm

Stargazing in Canyonlands
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Copyright: Pavel Váňa
It is a mozaic made of 35 single pics with exposure 13 s and ISO 8000. Canon EOS 6D + Tamron 24-70 f/2.8.
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Post by KuriousGeorge » Sun Feb 02, 2020 7:01 pm

Cropped version of January posting. KG Observatory, Julian CA.

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Re: Submissions: 2020 February

Post by jldauvergne » Sun Feb 02, 2020 9:11 pm

Aurora from an A380
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Auroras seen from an Airbus A380 (Air France) few nights ago (january 27th to 28th 2020). We were between Canada and Greenland.
Copyright: JL Dauvergne I also have made a short video : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AMRHbYM ... e=youtu.be

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Re: Submissions: 2020 February

Post by litobrit » Mon Feb 03, 2020 8:38 am

Hello,
A 9 hours SHORVB of 2018 reprocessed.
ASA10, Moravian16200, AZEQ6.
The full is here https://www.astrobin.com/full/338747/C/?real=&mod=

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Re: Submissions: 2020 February

Post by zema88 » Mon Feb 03, 2020 5:49 pm

Orion's Belt [DSLR]
Copyright: Paolo Demaria

Telescope: Tecnosky 80 Apo Triplet reduced @ f/4.8
Camera: modified Canon Eos 6D
Mount: 36x240s @1600ISO
Location: Frise (Cn, Italy)
Orion belt elab 2 red.jpg
Full resolution: https://www.astrobin.com/full/0z55aq/B/

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Paolo Demaria
Ass. Astrofili Bisalta (Cn, Italy)
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Re: Submissions: 2020 February

Post by markh@tds.net » Tue Feb 04, 2020 2:17 am

NGC 2020 and Friends as well as Puppis A

Copyright: Mark Hanson

These were taken from El Sauce, Chile with Maritn Pugh's 17" Planewave.
NGC2020areasmallapod.jpg
PupAsmall.jpg
I will have them up soon on my website so you can see the full versions. Quite impressive.

www.hansonastronomy.com

Thank you,

Mark Hanson
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Orion

Post by alcarreño » Tue Feb 04, 2020 8:55 am

Copyrights: Raul Villaverde Fraile
ImageOrion by Raul Villaverde, en Flickr

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Post by Sebastian Voltmer » Tue Feb 04, 2020 3:37 pm

Total Solar Eclipse and the red giant Betelgeuse

July 2, 2019 over the ESO La Silla Observatory in Chile.
New processing of 78 HDR exposures.
Nikon D800 (ISO 160), 24mm 1:4


Eclipse2019_deepHDR_Voltmer_betelgeuse.jpg


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Credit: @sebastianvoltmer / www.weltraum.com

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Sebastian
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Re: Submissions: 2020 February

Post by markh@tds.net » Wed Feb 05, 2020 10:52 pm

NGC 3628 Mosaic with Tail

Copyright: Mark Hanson
NGC3628FinalsmallThumb.jpg
This has been a project from 3 different telescopes over the last 5 years.

Please take a look at my website with nice description, full rez file and a link to look at a paper by David Martinez-Delgado on Ultra Deep imaging with amateur telescopes.

https://www.hansonastronomy.com/ngc-3628-mosaic

Thank you,
Mark Hanson
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Re: Submissions: 2020 February

Post by Ann » Thu Feb 06, 2020 7:00 am

markh@tds.net wrote:
Wed Feb 05, 2020 10:52 pm
NGC 3628 Mosaic with Tail

Copyright: Mark Hanson

NGC3628FinalsmallThumb.jpg

This has been a project from 3 different telescopes over the last 5 years.

Please take a look at my website with nice description, full rez file and a link to look at a paper by David Martinez-Delgado on Ultra Deep imaging with amateur telescopes.

https://www.hansonastronomy.com/ngc-3628-mosaic

Thank you,
Mark Hanson

That's an amazing image, particularly the full size, of course!

Thank you! :D

Ann
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Re: Submissions: 2020 February

Post by AlessandroCantarelli » Thu Feb 06, 2020 11:28 am

"Solar Storm"

This is a 180° Panoramic Photo with a strong Northern Light, M31, and the Pleiades on the left and Ursa Mayor on the right, the photo was taken during my trip to the Lofoten Islands in February 2019 with a temperature of -16 degrees. Excellent aurora forecasts, intense aurora predicted during late night, perfect for having dinner and leave calmly to take some shots.
With the sun just setting we left our accommodations, we make the first kilometers and we begin to see a green glow that pierced the sky, just started the blue hour, it was obvious that the apps we use for predictions (always very accurate) had missed the timing ... The solar storm was stronger and faster than expected, the sky was literally exploding. Luckily we were driving along one side of a very nice fjord, I quickly found a rest area and got out of the car, 
I have reached the shore of the sea, I thought quickly on the first floor, I saw the mirror on the water and choose 30 seconds of exposure at 1600 iso f2.8 (using my Canon 5d Mark4 with Samyang 12mm f2.8) ... There was so much light that I could read a newspaper quietly, never seen such strong aurora during the blue hour's ending, I was so impressed. Here is also a link to my photo on the website: https://alexwides.com/#iLightbox[gallery_image_1]/4
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Post by AlessandroCantarelli » Thu Feb 06, 2020 11:35 am

"The New Year"

This is a 360° Panoramic Photo which I captured during a solo trip to Corse looking for the dark sky of this beautiful island. It is a composite of two different 360° panoramas: one for the sky made during the deep dark with a 6d astromod and an astrotracker, are 8 photographs of 300 seconds, 800iso f/4. The foreground was shot during the daylight at 1/10 of a second, 400 iso, f4. In the editing I did also digital art (bonfire is forbidden in that area, so during the shooting I placed the stones and then I rebuilt it on photoshop). The sky of Corse is really amazing, the cama has captured all the details of the Milky Way and the constellation of Orion, with Barnard's ring clearly visible, surely one of the darkest skies I've ever seen. Here is also a link to my photo on website: https://alexwides.com/#iLightbox[gallery_image_1]/16
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Re: Submissions: 2020 February

Post by markh@tds.net » Thu Feb 06, 2020 2:10 pm

Ann wrote:
Thu Feb 06, 2020 7:00 am
markh@tds.net wrote:
Wed Feb 05, 2020 10:52 pm
NGC 3628 Mosaic with Tail

Copyright: Mark Hanson

NGC3628FinalsmallThumb.jpg

This has been a project from 3 different telescopes over the last 5 years.

Please take a look at my website with nice description, full rez file and a link to look at a paper by David Martinez-Delgado on Ultra Deep imaging with amateur telescopes.

https://www.hansonastronomy.com/ngc-3628-mosaic

Thank you,
Mark Hanson

That's an amazing image, particularly the full size, of course!

Thank you! :D

Ann
Thank you Ann, its been a fun image to work on over the years.
Mark

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Re: Submissions: 2020 February

Post by Kinch » Thu Feb 06, 2020 10:20 pm

SH2-232
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Post by barretosmed » Thu Feb 06, 2020 10:30 pm

Lagoon Nebula (upper left), Trifid Nebula (lower corner) and Loreta Nebula (upper right)

Located about 3,500 light-years away in the constellation Sagittarius, the nebulae are clouds of interstellar dust and gas. Its red glow comes from ionized hydrogen gas and lit by young hot stars with nebulae. The blue part of the Trifid Nebula is a colder cloud of dust that reflects the blue light of the hot stars. Several small, round and dark areas are seen within the Lagoon Nebula. They are known as Bok globules and are clouds of interstellar gas and dust undergoing a contraction phase that can lead to star formation.

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Munhoz - MG - Brazil
June 20, 2019

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Re: Submissions: 2020 February

Post by astrodoc » Fri Feb 07, 2020 5:18 pm

ImageNGC 5128 by astrodoc171, on Flickr

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Post by asymon » Sat Feb 08, 2020 1:59 am

Horsehead and Orion Nebula in Narrowband
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Copyright: Alistair Symon This is a 4 image mosaic of the Horsehead and Orion Nebulae taken with a Takahashi 4 inch refractor and an SBIG STXL-11002 CCD camera. Approximately 50 hours of data was collected through H-alpha, SII and OIII filters. The data was combined using the Hubble palette. You can see a larger copy of the image here.
http://www.woodlandsobservatory.com/Hor ... ow2020.htm

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Post by Bobinius » Sat Feb 08, 2020 10:19 pm

M78 Nebula in LRGB

Full version and technical details: https://www.astrobin.com/full/rp2wyq/0/

Copyright: Bogdan Borz

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Post by mdieterich » Sun Feb 09, 2020 5:19 am

MIlky Way while flying 570mph
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Copyright: Matthew Dieterich Here's a single photo view of the Milky Way setting over the South Atlantic from 35,000ft in an United Boeing 777 when returning from Chile. I had some funny looks hunched over a tripod with a blanket covering myself to prevent glares on the window, but so worth the excitement! I used a Nikon D850 with 14mm lens at F2.8, 15 second, and ISO 20,000.

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Post by mdieterich » Sun Feb 09, 2020 5:23 am

Rosette Nebula
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Copyright: Matthew Dieterich https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/495 ... dc3c_h.jpg

Pictured here is the Rosette Nebula near the constellation Orion. The image is a combination of 3 separate filters that pass sulfur, hydrogen alpha, and oxygen wavelengths. Shooting through these very narrow bandpass filters is awesome because one can image during the full Moon with minimal impact to the photos. These filters also help cut through light pollution if you image near a bright city! I captured this image from ObsTech in Chile with a PlaneWave Instruments CDK24 and L-600 mount. Total exposure time through each filters was 8 x 10 minutes. Hope you enjoy the view!
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Re: Submissions: 2020 February

Post by mdieterich » Sun Feb 09, 2020 5:28 am

Centaurus A
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Copyright: Matt Dieterich I imaged the Centaurus A Galaxy from the pristine dark skies of Obstech in Chile. The galaxy is an estimated 10 to 16 million light years away. Amazing to think that the galaxy is also 60,000 light years across! So that means the light takes 60,000 years to travel from one end of the galaxy to the other end! Considering 1 light year is 5.8 trillion miles I can't even fathom that scale! Imaged in collaboration with Nick Dunckel and PlaneWave Instruments CDK24 with the L-600 mount. I used 10 x 5 minute exposures through LRGB filters.