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Submissions: 2020 May

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Post by Kinch » Sat May 02, 2020 12:07 am

Yet again I find myself working on old data - like so many others, stuck in lock down due Covid 19 ....AND.... cloudy skies preventing any new images of late.

NGC 7293 - Helix Nebula - data from 2017 reprocessed .....
Helix (1202 x 908).jpg
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Post by remidone » Sat May 02, 2020 8:38 am

NGC 4372 and the Dark Doodad

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Post by NicolasLefaudeux » Sat May 02, 2020 9:16 am

Eclipsed sun and constellations
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more information on the image and full resolution: https://hdr-astrophotography.com/2019-e ... ellations/

Solar Eclipse above La Serena
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more information on the image and full resolution: https://hdr-astrophotography.com/2019-e ... d-of-view/

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Post by Lucadinoi » Sat May 02, 2020 12:22 pm

Rosette Nebula TS triplet apochromatic refractor 80/480 5 total hours of exposure with L-eNhance and l-pro filters

Author: Luca Dinoi

High resolution image: https://flic.kr/p/2iWvCz8
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Post by benjamin.csizi » Sat May 02, 2020 2:36 pm

Wide field view of M104, the Sombrero Galaxy, 4.3h total LRGB exposure with Telescope 3 of ChileScope

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Full resolution and techincal information: https://www.astrobin.com/lduc0b/D/?nc=user

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Post by Ilpool187 » Sat May 02, 2020 3:30 pm

Object: M51 Whirpool Galaxy
Date: March 2020
Site: 3z Observatory, Manciano, Italy (https://www.3zobservatory.com)
Observatory Code: L42
Author: Paolo Zampolini and Giorgio Mazzacurati
Bin2 LHRGB composition of about 15.6 h

Tools:
RC12 GSO on EQ8
CCD G24000
Astrodon Filter LRGB
34x600s - L
14x600s Ha
39x300s - R
21x300s - G
31x300s - B

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Full Resolution: https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/tWxe8 ... luNe=w1280

Other details on https://www.3zobservatory.com/immagini/ ... rpool-rc12

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Post by felopaul » Sat May 02, 2020 6:24 pm

Comet C/2020 F8 - SWAN

LRGB : full size : http://www.cielaustral.com/galerie/photo113f.jpg


done with TEC160, Moravian G4-16000 on Paramount MX+ near Actacama Desert in Chile, El Sauce Observatory

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Copyright: Team CielAustral with J.C CANONNE, N.OUTTERS, P. BERNHARD, D. CHAPLAIN & L. BOURGON

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Post by starsurfer » Sat May 02, 2020 10:51 pm

benjamin.csizi wrote:
Sat May 02, 2020 2:36 pm
Wide field view of M104, the Sombrero Galaxy, 4.3h total LRGB exposure with Telescope 3 of ChileScope

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Full resolution and techincal information: https://www.astrobin.com/lduc0b/D/?nc=user
Wow this is amazing, you can even see the rarely seen tidal tail!

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Beautiful fireworks galaxy in southern Virgo

Post by strongmanmike » Sun May 03, 2020 4:01 am

This lovely spiral galaxy NGC 5068, in southern Virgo, exhibits a good bit of star forming activity.
There is also a good spread of very faint galactic cirrus dust across the field, with the brightest section to the left of the galaxy and arcing up over to the right side of the image

See a bigger version here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/strongman ... ateposted/
Copyright: Michael Sidonio

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Post by Ann » Sun May 03, 2020 5:07 am

benjamin.csizi wrote:
Sat May 02, 2020 2:36 pm
Wide field view of M104, the Sombrero Galaxy, 4.3h total LRGB exposure with Telescope 3 of ChileScope

Image


Full resolution and techincal information: https://www.astrobin.com/lduc0b/D/?nc=user

Benjamin Csizi, this is your first post here, and it is a fine widefield image centered on M104, which shows off the huge halo of M104 impressively. Several small fluffy low-luminosity likely satellite galaxies of M104 can also be seen in the rich starry field, which also contains many background galaxies.

That's a very fine image and a great first post from you! Welcome to Starship Asterisk*!

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Post by AstroJae » Sun May 03, 2020 9:55 am

M101 - The Pinwheel Galaxy, a face-on spiral galaxy, around 21 million light-years away in the constellation Ursa Major. Discovered on the 27th of March in 1781 by Pierre Mechain.

HaLRGB Image taken in Melksham, United Kingdom on the 20th and 21st of April.

Equipment:
William Optics GT102
NEQ6
ASI1600MM.
Chroma Filters
15x 300s Ha,
30x 180s LRGB

Software:
Pixinsight
Photoshop.

22-23th April 2020
Jamie Sythes - Melksham - United Kingdom

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Larger Image: https://flic.kr/p/2iX298H

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Post by benjamin.csizi » Sun May 03, 2020 10:36 am

Ann wrote:
Sun May 03, 2020 5:07 am

Benjamin Csizi, this is your first post here, and it is a fine widefield image centered on M104, which shows off the huge halo of M104 impressively. Several small fluffy low-luminosity likely satellite galaxies of M104 can also be seen in the rich starry field, which also contains many background galaxies.

That's a very fine image and a great first post from you! Welcome to Starship Asterisk*!

Ann
Thank you very much Ann! I hope to add some more posts in the future :)
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Sat May 02, 2020 10:51 pm

Wow this is amazing, you can even see the rarely seen tidal tail!
Thank you starsurfer! I was surprised as well to see the tidal tail, it is amazing what one can get with only around 4h from the dark chilean sky!

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Post by markh@tds.net » Sun May 03, 2020 1:37 pm

benjamin.csizi wrote:
Sat May 02, 2020 2:36 pm
Wide field view of M104, the Sombrero Galaxy, 4.3h total LRGB exposure with Telescope 3 of ChileScope

Image


Full resolution and techincal information: https://www.astrobin.com/lduc0b/D/?nc=user
Benjamin,

If you invert and do a very aggressive stretch to you see a tail at the top of the image as well? I would love to see a strongly stretched inverted image of this. Great Job.
Mark Hanson

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Post by cappellettiariel » Sun May 03, 2020 4:47 pm

Hi Everyone, good morning, I would like to share with you this image of NGC 3293 - Gems cluster and the surroundings HaRGB from bortle 9

6 h of total integration, from Córdoba, Argentina

Main Equipment: ZWO ASI 1600 mm-pro + SW Explorer 200p + SW Coma Corrector 0.9x + EQ6-R-Pro + Long Perng 2" Dual Speed Low Profile Crayford Focuser + ZWO EAF + ZWO 7x2" EFW

Guiding equipment: guidescope 60/240 mm, ZWO ASI 120mm mini

*Gain 139, -25 º C, Ha 7nm 2" Optolong, 90x180"
*Gain 100, -25 º C, R-CCD 2" Svbony, 120x15"
*Gain 100, -25 º C, G-CCD 2" Svbony, 120x15"
*Gain 100, -25 º C, B-CCD 2" Svbony, 120x15"

100 Darks
100 Flats / filter
100 DarkFlats

Polar Align: SharpCap 3.2
Adquisición: SGP 3.1
Procesado: Pixinsight 1.8.8, PS

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NGC 3293 - Gems cluster and surroundings HaRGB
by Ariel Cappelletti, en Flickr

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Post by asymon » Sun May 03, 2020 4:51 pm

Cygnus in False Color
http://www.woodlandsobservatory.com
Copyright: Alistair Symon This is an image of the nebulosity around Cygnus taken through Narrow Band filters. It was taken with a 35mm format CCD camera and 85mm camera lens. The main image is 14 hours of data taken through SII, OIII and H-alpha filters combined using the Hubble Palette. The North America, Pelican, Butterfly and Crescent Nebulae are other mosaics embedded within the main image. These mosaics were taken with a 35mm format CCD camera and a 4 inch refractor again using SII, OIII and H-alpha filters with the data combined using the Hubble Palette. The data for these mosaics was a total of 51 hours bringing the overall imaging time to 65 hours. For a higher resolution image click here
http://www.woodlandsobservatory.com/Cyg ... de2020.htm

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Post by benjamin.csizi » Sun May 03, 2020 8:01 pm

markh@tds.net wrote:
Sun May 03, 2020 1:37 pm
Benjamin,

If you invert and do a very aggressive stretch to you see a tail at the top of the image as well? I would love to see a strongly stretched inverted image of this. Great Job.
Mark Hanson
Thanks Mark! I added an overstreched and inverted version of the image on astrobin here: https://www.astrobin.com/lduc0b/E/
There does not seem to be a tail at the top as well... Should (or could) there be one too?

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Post by Ann » Sun May 03, 2020 8:53 pm

benjamin.csizi wrote:
Sun May 03, 2020 8:01 pm
markh@tds.net wrote:
Sun May 03, 2020 1:37 pm
Benjamin,

If you invert and do a very aggressive stretch to you see a tail at the top of the image as well? I would love to see a strongly stretched inverted image of this. Great Job.
Mark Hanson
Thanks Mark! I added an overstreched and inverted version of the image on astrobin here: https://www.astrobin.com/lduc0b/E/
There does not seem to be a tail at the top as well... Should (or could) there be one too?
There could definitely be one. I can't see one, but I'm not good at spotting very faint features.

On the other hand, and as for the southern tail (make that a loop), I think it appears to be connected to a faint fluffy obvious satellite galaxy of M104. I'm reminded of all the stellar streams of the Milky Way, which are thought to be the remnants of dwarf galaxies.

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Post by tommy_h » Sun May 03, 2020 10:28 pm

The Beehive Cluster - Messier 44
http://www.distant-lights.at/m44-2019_11_30.htm
Copyright: Thomas Henne

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Post by mikiclinic » Mon May 04, 2020 1:39 am

C/2020 F8 SWAN
This image was taken from Japan in Australia SSO remote observatory.
The great long tail was impressive on 4th May.
http://miki-hosp.or.jp/BIND/
Copyright: Nobuhiko Miki

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mikiclinic wrote:
Mon May 04, 2020 1:39 am
C/2020 F8 SWAN
This image was taken from Japan in Australia SSO remote observatory.
The great long tail was impressive on 4th May.
http://miki-hosp.or.jp/BIND/
Copyright: Nobuhiko Miki
Wow, that's a stunning picture! :shock: :D

Near an obvious "kink" in the tail, to the left of it, is a small "cloud" that is elongated in the same direction as the tail. Its color seems to be non-blue, unlike the tail. Can the "cloud" be produced by the comet?

Do you know what stars we see in the background? As a lover of blue things, I'm particularly interested in the bright blue star at upper center-right. Do you know the coordinates of your picture?

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Post by mikiclinic » Mon May 04, 2020 11:30 am

I think this cloud like image will be made by comet.
The end of tail we can see the same color region.
I will take picture in this morning to check this image again.