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Submissions: 2013 August

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Post by photonjunkie » Thu Aug 01, 2013 6:52 am

Rho Ophiuchi Cloud Complex

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Copyright: Euan Murray
Location: Siding Spring Observatory, Australia
Equipment: Takahashi FSQ-106ED (F5), SBIG STL-11000M CCD, Paramount ME
Exposures: 4 frame mosaic, 6 hours over 6 nights, 116 LRGB sub exposures (5 mins 1x1 Lum, 2.5mins 2x2 RGB)
Processing: Deep Sky Stacker, PixInsight
Larger version: http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5516/9411 ... 2618_k.jpg

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M16 Eagle

Post by IanP » Thu Aug 01, 2013 8:30 am

M16 – Eagle
I had only one good session this year with M16, so this is a blend of this year and last year efforts, total of about 3h.
Equipment:
CPC925 EQ-South, guided
60Da, ISO1600-3200
Processed in PixInsight, final touch in LT4

Higher res @
http://www.westcoastpics23.blogspot.com ... w=flipcard
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Post by vi100 » Thu Aug 01, 2013 10:36 am

The well know Crescent Nebula with the beautifull and delicated Soap Bubble Nebula.

Image took from mid light polluted sky at the mediterranean coast of Spain.

Location: Santa Pola, Spain
Telescope: ES ED127CF
Camera and Mount: QHY9 Mono on EQ6 mount
Full data: http://www.astrobin.com/48638/
Blog entry with H-alpha data: http://buscandocometas.blogspot.com.es/ ... jabon.html
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NLC in 3D

Post by PeterR » Thu Aug 01, 2013 11:44 am

NLC_0748-2Leng.jpg
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On July 30 we got some very bright and beautifull NLCs upp here in Stockholm.
I work on an extended timelapse to study the intricate way the NLCs suddenly appear, evolve and dissapear.
Whenever possible I use the proper motion of the clouds in subsequent images to extrude the 3D effect. The stereoscopic images and the timelapses help to understand this evolution
In this case it was quite complicated as there are 2 lower layers of clouds moving in opposite directions and the NLCs themselves moved slowly in a rotational way, a little bit like a cyclone.

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Post by astrosirius » Thu Aug 01, 2013 4:48 pm

A circumpolar star is a star that, as viewed from a given latitude on Earth, never sets (that is, never disappears below the horizon), due to its proximity to one of the celestial poles. Circumpolar stars are therefore visible from said location towards nearest pole for the entire night on every night of the year (and would be continuously visible throughout the day too, were they not overwhelmed by the Sun's glare).

All circumpolar stars are within the circumpolar circle. This was in fact the original meaning of "Arctic Circle", before the current geographical meaning, meaning "Circle of the Bears" (Ursa Major, the Great Bear; and Ursa Minor, the Little Bear), from Greek αρκτικός (arktikos), "near the Bear", from the word άρκτος (arktos) bear.

Circumpolar Windmills
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http://www.flickr.com/photos/llromero/

Copyright: Lluis Romero Ventura (Barcelona-Spain)
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Post by marion165 » Thu Aug 01, 2013 10:41 pm

The Path of Jupiter from December 13 2012 to March 4 2013
http://www.flickr.com/photos/radicalret ... 415912041/
Copyright: Marion Haligowski

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The Path of Jupiter from December 13 2012 to March 4 2013 by Radical Retinoscopy, on Flickr

The apparent motion of Jupiter can be seen in Taurus from December 13, 2012 to March 4, 2013. The sequence was started shortly following Jupiter's opposition on December 3, 2012. The planet was stationary on January 30, 2013 with retrograde motion shortly afterward. The sequence was made of seventeen images using a Canon T2i and aligned using Images Plus and combined in StarStaX. Varying exposure lengths were utilized depending on atmospheric and meteorological conditions.

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Re: Submissions: 2013 August

Post by ftherrmann » Thu Aug 01, 2013 11:20 pm

Quartet in Sagittarius
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This image contains the Messier trio consisting of M8 (The Lagoon), M20 (Trifid), M21 star cluster to the upper left of the Trifid and to the upper left of the Lagoon is the star forming region known as NGC6559.
Copyright: Fred Herrmann, All rights reserved 2013

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Post by stephen63 » Fri Aug 02, 2013 1:36 am

SSTGBSJ110824.1-774407
http://www.flickr.com/photos/stephen63/ ... otostream/
Proposal http://archive.stsci.edu/proposal_searc ... ission=hst

This is a protoplanetary nebula in the constellation Chamaeleon.
Hubble Legacy Archive Data set:
SSTGBSJ110824.1-774407 ACS/WFC F606W;CLEAR2L(Green)
SSTGBSJ110824.1-774407 ACS/WFC CLEAR1L;F814W(Red)

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SAC DO5 Cygnus Hubble Palette

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IC1396 Hubble Palette

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Post by Florian Kainz » Fri Aug 02, 2013 6:53 am

Clouds, the Southern Cross and a Meteor on a Moonlit Night

Seen out of an airplane window on a flight across the Pacific Ocean, about 1,500 miles south of Hawaii. The picture was taken on December 13, 2011. I got lucky, and this hand-held 1.3 second exposure came out reasonably sharp, except for some motion blur on the clouds in the foreground. Judging from the its direction the meteor was probably part of the Geminid shower. (To see the meteor, click on the picture for a high-resolution version.)

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Clouds, the Southern Cross and a Meteor on a Moonlit Night by fksr, on Flickr

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Re: Submissions: 2013 August

Post by tango33 » Fri Aug 02, 2013 1:35 pm

The Fornax cluster of galaxies.
Larger versions:

Widefield image:
http://www.pbase.com/tango33/image/151629225

NGC 1365:
http://www.pbase.com/tango33/image/151629693

Cheers,

Kfir Simon

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Moon from Spaceship Earth!

Post by conemmil » Fri Aug 02, 2013 3:25 pm

Many times we don't realize that we are living aboard a fast moving spaceship and sometimes we need to remind ourselves about that, since its the only one we've got! I think this image depicts nicely the fact that we are standing on a very rare place on the galaxy and we are blessed on having such a big and beautiful partner!

The image was made with a Takahashi TSA102 refracting telescope and a Canon 5D DSLR camera.
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Constantine Emmanouilidi

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Post by dakotalapse » Fri Aug 02, 2013 4:38 pm

Bolide Meteor - A real bright meteor, to the left of the Milky Way, over a Corn field in South Dakota on 8-1-13 Canon 6D Rokinon 24, 25 sec., ISO 3200 F2.
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Re: Submissions: 2013 August

Post by colmic » Fri Aug 02, 2013 5:44 pm

High-resolution full-disc solar halpha from 2 august 2013 at 09h40 TU.

Copyright: Michel Collart
Location: Eygalayes, Drôme, France
Equipment: Takahashi TOA-130, EM200, Coronado Solarmax 90 double stacked, BF15, Barlow Televue 1.8x, camera Point Grey Grasshopper3 ICX674
Exposures: 14 frames mosaic, 64 images stacked per frame
Processing: Autostakkert 2, Registax 6, Photoshop CS5, Photomerge

Full-res images here:
http://www.astrosurf.com/colmic/FullDisc020813col.jpg
http://www.astrosurf.com/colmic/FullDisc020813.jpg

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Post by Sandgirl » Fri Aug 02, 2013 10:40 pm

Close-up view of Andromeda Galaxy (M31)
Copyrights: NAOJ
An article and larger version of the image: http://www.naoj.org/Pressrelease/2001/09/07/index.html
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Andromeda Galaxy (M31) - a new view on origins of Dark Matter and Dark Energy
Credit: HSC Project/NAOJ
An article and larger version of the image: http://www.ipmu.jp/ja/node/1663
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NASA's Chandra Sees Eclipsing Planet in X-rays for First Time
Image Credit: X-ray: NASA/CXC/SAO/K.Poppenhaeger et al; Illustration: NASA
An article and larger version of the image:
http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/chand ... 9733b.html
http://asterisk.apod.com/viewtopic.php?f=31&t=31831
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Spitzer Discovers Young Stars with a 'Hula Hoop'
Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
An article can be found here: http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?release=2013-236
http://asterisk.apod.com/viewtopic.php?f=31&t=31849
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Post by Sandgirl » Fri Aug 02, 2013 11:25 pm

Mega-Mosaic of the Cone nebula Region
Copyrights: Robert Gendler, Subaru Telescope (NAOJ), DSS
Cone-Subaru-DSS-SS.jpg
Supernowa SN2013ej in M74, July 31 2013, New Mexico
Copyrights: Ian Sharp
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Supernova SN2013ej in M74, July 30 2013, Nernio, Spain
Copyrights: Ian Sharp
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M74: SN 2013ej (PSN J01364816+1545310)
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NGC5139
Copyrights: Fényes Lóránd
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Ursa Major
Copyrights: Jerry Lodriguss
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Rainbows
Copyrights: Robert.Maiman
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Post by rwright4930 » Sat Aug 03, 2013 3:10 am

Orions Belt and Sword
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Copyright: Richard S. Wright Jr. This is a wide field image of Orion's belt and Sword region. I won first place at the Winter Star Party's wide field category with this data (2013), but this is cropped down, and reprocessed from that entry (and it's much better I think). This was an hours worth of exposure time with a modified Canon 5D Mark II and a 200mm Canon lens @ f/2.8.

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Post by ftherrmann » Sat Aug 03, 2013 4:22 am

Amateur Backyard Image of the Christmas Tree and Cone Nebula
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Taken with a FSQ-106 and STL11K
Copyright: Fred Herrmann, All rights reserved 2013

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Post by Lorenzo Comolli » Sat Aug 03, 2013 6:25 am

Galactic arch
Credit and Copyright: Lorenzo Comolli
http://www.astrosurf.com/comolli/index2.htm

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Post by francescodib » Sat Aug 03, 2013 6:19 pm

M8 - Lagoon Nebula
Copyright: Francesco di Biase

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Post by Sandgirl » Sat Aug 03, 2013 7:52 pm

When galaxies switch off — Hubble's COSMOS survey solves "quenched" galaxy mystery
Credits: NASA, ESA, M. Carollo (ETH Zurich)
Sample of non-star-forming galaxies from the COSMOS survey - more about: http://www.spacetelescope.org/news/heic1313/
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A Reflection Nebula in Scorpius
Copyrights: Scott Rosen
Larger image: http://www.astronomersdoitinthedark.com ... c=17&p=496
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Castle under the stars
Copyrights: Jose Manuel Sanchez
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Supernova 2013cj in M74 - July 31st
Copyrights: Damian Peach
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Supernova SN2013ej - 01/08
Copyrights: Ian Sharp
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Supernova SN2013ej - 02/08
Copyrights: Ian Sharp
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Post by Sandgirl » Sat Aug 03, 2013 8:54 pm

M16 and M17 mosaic
Copyrights: Jose Mtanous
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NASA's Curiosity Nearing First Anniversary on Mars
Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Malin Space Science Systems
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Cave Nebula
Copyrights: Albert Barr
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