Submissions: 2022 January

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BryanGoffPhoto
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Re: Submissions: 2022 January

Post by BryanGoffPhoto » Wed Jan 05, 2022 6:00 pm

APOD Submission

Hello,

I would like to submit my photo of the sun's Aphelion to Perihelion for APOD consideration.

Location details:

Aphelion: Oceanside, California
Perihelion: Oceanside, California

Date/Time:

Aphelion: July 5th, 2021
Perihelion: Jan 4th 2022

Equipment:

Telescope: Coronado Solarmax III Double Stack
Mount: iOptron CEM60
Camera: ZWO ASI 174MM


Image acquisition and processing:

I used sharpcap to acquire videos of the sun on both days.

I ran both programs through AutoStakerrt3! and stacked the 100 best frames for each. I loaded each file into ImPPG and processed them to my liking. I then loaded them up into photoshop to blend the two images together.

You have my permission to use this wherever you want.

If selected please link to this:
https://www.instagram.com/bryangoffphoto/

Thank you for your consideration,

Bryan
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Re: Submissions: 2022 January

Post by BryanGoffPhoto » Wed Jan 05, 2022 6:01 pm

mdieterich wrote:
Sun Jan 02, 2022 11:40 pm
Comet Leonard
www.mattdieterich.com
Copyright: Matt Dieterich Comet Leonard as seen through a PlaneWave CDK600 telescope at El Sauce Observatory in Chile.
Nice Matt!

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Re: Submissions: 2022 January

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Re: Submissions: 2022 January

Post by Kinch » Wed Jan 05, 2022 8:42 pm

IC 410 - Tadpoles.

​IC 410 is a faint and dusty emission nebula of more than 100 light-years across, located near the Flaming Star Nebula (IC 405) in a large star forming (HII) region about 12,000 light-years away from Earth in the northern constellation of Auriga.
The cloud of glowing gas is sculpted by stellar winds and radiation from the embedded open star cluster catalogued as NGC 1893, which is just about 4 million years old.
IC 410 (1508 x 1064).jpg
Click on above to enlarge.

Full info and higher resolution @: https://www.kinchastro.com/ic-410-tadpoles---2022.html
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Re: Submissions: 2022 January

Post by abariltur » Thu Jan 06, 2022 10:37 am

Heart and Soul Nebulae
http://mipagina.moneda-hispanica.com/as ... grafia.htm

http://mipagina.moneda-hispanica.com/as ... %20SHO.jpg

A classical view in Hubble palette in the Northern skies.
Taken in Sitges (Spain).

Copyright: Alberto Lopez
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It's gassy out there Casper

Post by MrRat » Thu Jan 06, 2022 3:53 pm

Casper Nebula, M78, with a bit of Barnard's Loop
Taken January 4th, 2022 from my backyard.
80 shots at 300 seconds each for 6:40 hours of exposure.
Shot with a ZWO ASI2600MC camera, William Optics GT81 telescope, and Losmandy GM811G equatorial mount.

220104 M78 UHC 80x300 full.jpg
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Re: Submissions: 2022 January

Post by Abdulmohsen Alreesh » Thu Jan 06, 2022 9:30 pm

https://cdn.astrobin.com/thumbs/26bTvdw ... wMX-gx.jpg


Target : IC443 - Jellyfish Nebula

Location:
Kuwait - Alhejen Farms - Camel Hangars

Description: 

~ from Wikipedia
IC 443 is a galactic supernova remnant in the constellation Gemini. On the plane of the sky, it is located near the star Eta Geminorum. Its distance is roughly 5,000 light years from Earth. IC 443 may be the remains of a supernova that occurred 3,000 - 30,000 years ago.

this was interesting! the jellyfish is such a huge target with very strong signal in hydrogen alpha so processing the image was difficult. especially as I lost almost one hour of data due to a laptop crash and focus problems. but I knew the data was there and it was clean so I worked hard to get as much information as I could. It was truly a pleasure to work with.

while I wish I had more time on the target I'm moving on to another interesting project and I might revisit the jellyfish sometime next month.

equipment
skywatcher esprit 100
Zwo asi2600mm
baader SHO filters
Ioptron cem40

Integration:

HA - 20 x 300s - 0°c - Gain 100 - Offset 15
Oiii - 20 x 300s - 0°c - Gain 100 - Offset 15
Sii - 20 x 300s - 0°C - Gain 100 - Offset 15

30 x 2s flats HA 30,000 ADU
30 x 0.9s flats Oii 30,000 ADU
30 x 4s flats sii 30,000 ADU

50 x 300s - Gain 100 - Offset 15 Darks
200 x 0.00035s - Gain 100 - Offset 15 Bias

total integration:  5 hours

Software:


Pixinsight
Adobe Photoshop
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Re: Submissions: 2022 January

Post by astrojoetography » Thu Jan 06, 2022 11:03 pm

This is a 3 panel mosaic of the Auriga Nebulae, The Flaming Star (IC 405), The Tadpole Nebula (NGC 1893), and The Spider and the Fly Nebula (IC 417). It was captured and integrated in HaGO.

Image data collected in Michigan in November/December. This image represents ~48 hours of integration time.

Full resolution of mosaic over at Astrobin: https://astrob.in/full/kb4dlq/0/?real=

Photographer: Joe Schlaf
@astrojoetography

ImageThe Nebulae of Auriga by Joe Schlaf, on Flickr

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Re: Submissions: 2022 January

Post by Sebastian Voltmer » Fri Jan 07, 2022 7:20 am

Phases of Venus captured 2020/21
Venus between sun and Earth - the Inferior conjunction is on January 8-9!
Venus2020-2021_Voltmer.jpg
Venus2020-2021Voltmer.jpg
Instruments: Astro-Physics Traveler, C11 EdgeHD
Location: France/Germany

Clear skies!
Sebastian

e-mail: sebastian@voltmer.de
www.weltraum.com
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Re: Submissions: 2022 January

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Re: Submissions: 2022 January

Post by Wolfgang » Fri Jan 07, 2022 6:20 pm


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SH2-132 Lion Nebula

Post by cfm2004 » Fri Jan 07, 2022 9:57 pm

Novembre 2020/Dicembre 2021
Località: San Romualdo - Ravenna
Tecnosky AG 70/350 - CCD QSI 583ws raffreddato -15
Avalon M1 - Celestron OAG - QHY5III 174M
Filtri RGB Astrodon Gen2 E-series e Narrowband 3nm
HA-OIII-RGB: HA 32x15min, OIII 29x15min, R 30x5min, G 30x5min, B 30x5min.
Acquisizione: MaximDL5 - Calibrata con Dark, Bias e Flat
Elaborazione: MaximDL5, Astroart8, Paint Shop Pro2021, plug-in Topaz e Nik
sh2-132_20211213.jpg
Cristina Cellini
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Re: Submissions: 2022 January

Post by Jarmo Ruuth » Fri Jan 07, 2022 10:50 pm

Here is an image of a Dark Nebula Complex showing nice dark nebulosity. I have been unable to find a name for this area, the only known object in the image is a small galaxy IC 3104. This image is from Telescope Live telescopes in Heaven’s Mirror Observatory, Australia. Image is from three sets of LRGB images taken between 28 Dec 2021 and 02 Jan 2022.

ImageDark Nebula Complex by Jarmo Ruuth, on Flickr

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Re: Submissions: 2022 January

Post by Tom Glenn » Sat Jan 08, 2022 8:56 am

The Horns of Venus
ImageThe Horns of Venus by Tom Glenn, on Flickr

The "horns" of Venus are evident here as it approaches inferior conjunction with the Sun. This image was captured on January 6, 2022 at 23:44UT, from San Diego, CA. Elongation is just over 5 degrees from the Sun, and the crescent Venus is 0.4% illuminated. The horns (or cusps) extend approximately 270 degrees around the globe of Venus, and exhibit asymmetries in length and brightness. Inferior conjunctions of Venus occur every 584 days and exhibit cycles of 8 years in which each conjunction of a given cycle has similar characteristics. Although this conjunction is limited to about 5 degrees elongation, and therefore a complete 360 degree atmospheric ring is not observed, it is the closest inferior conjunction of Venus until 2028.

Equipment:
6" Newtonian telescope at f/6
ASI183mm camera with 742nm long pass IR filter
The image is pseudo colored (image was captured during daylight), raw data is monochrome, the original grayscale image is posted below:
https://twitter.com/thomasdglenn/status ... 5234968577

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Re: Submissions: 2022 January

Post by Ann » Sat Jan 08, 2022 9:43 am

Jarmo Ruuth wrote:
Fri Jan 07, 2022 10:50 pm
Here is an image of a Dark Nebula Complex showing nice dark nebulosity. I have been unable to find a name for this area, the only known object in the image is a small galaxy IC 3104. This image is from Telescope Live telescopes in Heaven’s Mirror Observatory, Australia. Image is from three sets of LRGB images taken between 28 Dec 2021 and 02 Jan 2022.

ImageDark Nebula Complex by Jarmo Ruuth, on Flickr
I really like your image! :D By the way, the bright blue star near the center of the image is Beta Chameleon, and the double star surrounded by an obvious blue halo to the upper right of it is Epsilon Chameleon.

Ann
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Re: Submissions: 2022 January

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Re: Submissions: 2022 January

Post by tommasostella » Sat Jan 08, 2022 12:46 pm

The Rosette nebula NGC 2237
https://www.facebook.com/tommaso.m.stella
Copyright: Tommaso Stella
From: Taranto-Italy

Lights: 93x300s @ 11 Gain (-20°C), 45 Dark, 63 Flat
Telescope: Apocromatic TS PhotoLine 102 f/5.6 Triplet FPL53
Camera: QHY 168c
Mount: Skywatcher AZ-EQ6 GT
Autoguide: ZWO ASI 224mc & Takahashi FS60-CB
Filters: Optolong Astronomy Filter L-Enhance
Processing: DeepSkyStacker, Photoshop CC, PixInsight, AstraImage
NGC2237-RosetteNebulaTommasoStella2022Web.jpg
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Re: Submissions: 2022 January

Post by Davor » Sat Jan 08, 2022 1:17 pm

SwordLESS

In the last night of 2021 from the Maniva Pass (Italy) I took nearly 7 hour of the “sword” of Orion, the nebulae between the Orion belt and M42.
Using a small telescope (Askar FMA180 on a AZ-GTi), a cooled camera (QHY163C) and a L-Enhance filter, this image show only the H-Alpha band of 138 shot (180” @ 90 Gain, guided) combined, with the stars removed by the StarNet process of Pixinsight, data of M42 taken by another session of 60” shot, for the “HDR” result added in Photoshop and, as finishing touch, the incredible ML Noise Reduction of Pixelmator Photo, applied by an iPhone 13 mini!!!
What do you see in the clouds?
SwordLESS.jpg
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Re: Submissions: 2022 January

Post by vanamonde81 » Sat Jan 08, 2022 4:03 pm

Conjunction of Venus
Copyright: György Soponyai

Today planet Venus passed by above the Northern solar pole so it's completed yet another 17-month-long orbit around our Sun -- as seen from Earth. In fact, the Venus needs only 225 days for a completing an orbit but meanwhile the Earth proceeding on it's orbit as well.
From June to December in 2020 I captured the smaller and smaller crescent and disk of Venus on the morning sky in every ~10 days. The 600 mm focal length of my telephoto lens looked like barely enough for photographing the details of the planet shape, therfore last year I went on taking photos with 1200 mm focal length by using a 2x lens extender.
Image
2020.06.28.-2020.12.09. + 2021.05.11.-2021.12.31.
Canon EOS 5D Mark II + Tamron EF 150-600 @600mm (+ 2x Extender @1200mm)

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Re: Submissions: 2022 January

Post by markh@tds.net » Sat Jan 08, 2022 4:16 pm

NGC 2090 in Columba

Copyright: Mark Hanson - Mike Selby
NGC 2090-Selby HansonsmallApod.jpg
NGC 2090 is an infrequently imaged spiral galaxy located 40 million light years away in Columba. The structure of NGC 2090 is an SC type of spiral, the arms are quite faint and required considerable integration time to properly resolve. NGC 2090 was one of 18 galaxies that were part of the HST Extragalactic Distance Scale Key Project to better define the value of the Hubble constant. The sparse nature of the galaxy’s arms allowed The Hubble Space Telescope to resolve stars leading to a more accurate red shift calculation.

Imaged in LRGB at Observatorio El Sauce, Chile on our CDK 1000 telescope.

Image Processing: Mark Hanson and Mike Selby

You can see the full version here: https://www.hansonastronomy.com/ngc2090

Enjoy,

Mark & Mike
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Re: Submissions: 2022 January

Post by jarmoruuth » Sat Jan 08, 2022 5:24 pm

Ann wrote:
Sat Jan 08, 2022 9:43 am
Jarmo Ruuth wrote:
Fri Jan 07, 2022 10:50 pm
Here is an image of a Dark Nebula Complex showing nice dark nebulosity. I have been unable to find a name for this area, the only known object in the image is a small galaxy IC 3104. This image is from Telescope Live telescopes in Heaven’s Mirror Observatory, Australia. Image is from three sets of LRGB images taken between 28 Dec 2021 and 02 Jan 2022.

ImageDark Nebula Complex by Jarmo Ruuth, on Flickr
I really like your image! :D By the way, the bright blue star near the center of the image is Beta Chameleon, and the double star surrounded by an obvious blue halo to the upper right of it is Epsilon Chameleon.

Ann
Thanks! Checking the stars was a good idea, I forgot to try that.

Jarmo

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Re: Submissions: 2022 January

Post by alaricvon » Sun Jan 09, 2022 3:24 am

Hello!
Here is NGC 2244, the Rosetta Nebula in SHO palette

https://astrob.in/z70kam/0/

24hrs integration
8hrs HA @300sec
8hrs OIII @120sec
8hr S2 @300sec

Celestron 8" Edge HD
Hyperstar
Baadder f/2 NB filters
Ioptron CEM 60
Zwo ASI Air
ZWO 1600MM Pro
ZWO 120mm mini guidecam

Processed in Pixinsight
Hyperstar
Baadder f/2 NB filters
Ioptron CEM 60
Zwo ASI Air
ZWO 1600MM Pro
ZWO 120mm mini guidecam

Processed in Pixinsight

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Re: Submissions: 2022 January

Post by Astroscapist » Sun Jan 09, 2022 1:20 pm

HDR Moon - Waxing Crescent 21% lit
So I finally made the moon shot I said I would do. It's been awhile I could do the shot since it has been too much clouds and I needed to wait to the right moon phase and time to do this, but here it is!
A moon with a true Earthshine and Moonglow with its true Starfield. Meaning these shots are from the same camera, lens at the same time (120 images used from the Timelapse shot between 18:07 and 18:09 2021-01-06)

EXIF:
Sony A7R4 + TS-Optics 115/800
800mm, f/7
ISO640
60*1/125 for the illuminated part
60*0.5s for the Earthshine, Moonglow and Starfield.

Image
foto online

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Re: Submissions: 2022 January

Post by afmolinam » Sun Jan 09, 2022 3:20 pm

Atlas and the Universe

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Atlas and the universe. by Andres Molina, en Flickr

Composite image 06/01/2022

The ancient story of the titan Atlas, who was forced to carry the sky on his shoulders by Zeus at the end of the great battle between Olympians and Titans. In this image, the Andromeda galaxy still visible on the skies of the beginning of the year is presented in a composition reminiscent of that mythological story, a view from the skies of the Tatacoa desert inside Colombia.

Gear:
Canon 7D Mark II
Lens Tamron SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC G2
Celestron Nexstar SE Mount

Image: 232x30s ISO 6400 for sky, 1x25s for foreground.
Calibration with Dark, Flat, Bias, on Pixinsight 1.8.2 and Photoshop CC 2022

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Re: Submissions: 2022 January

Post by jose » Sun Jan 09, 2022 3:30 pm

IC-443+444+H+O+S.jpg
Hola a todos, por aqui os dejo las nebulosas IC 443 y su compañera IC 444, espero que almenos os guste, estos son los datos
TOMAS:
H alfa: 21 Light de 900 segundos; 25 flats,21 darks y 40 bias
OIII: 13 Light de 900 segundos; 25 flats, 13 darks y 40 bias
SII: 22 Light de 900 segundos; 30 flats, 22 darks y 40bias
que hacen un total de 14 horas

PALETA:
HUBBLE
R= SII
G= H-alfa
B= OIII
L= H-alfa
TEMPERATURA: -10 GRADOS
TUBO: FSQ 106 ED
CCD: SBIG ST-8300M
MONTURA: CGEM
CCD guiar: QHY5II
LUGAR: TORREJÓN DE ARDOZ y LAS INVIERNAS (GUADALAJARA)
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