12 Aug 2010

M 16 - The Eagle Nebula in Ha_RBG

M 16 - The Eagle Nebula in Ha_RBG

M16 (NGC 6611), the Eagle Nebula is both an open star cluster and a large bright area of emission nebulosity. This photograph shows the nebula in HaRGB combination (30-20-20-20 min respectively)

IC 1805 - The Heart Nebula

IC 1805 - The Heart Nebula

The Heart Nebula, IC 1805, Sh2-190, lies some 7500 light years away from Earth and is located in the Perseus arm of the Galaxy in the constellation Cassiopeia. HaRGB Image. H alpha = 30 min, R = 15 min, G = 15 min, B = 15 min,

NGC 6914

NGC 6914

NGC 6194 is the blue reflection nebula left, vdB 132 the one in the middle and the right one of the three reflection nebulae has no well known name. LRGB image - 20 min in each filter

Perseids 2010

Perseids 2010

This is a combination of 21 two minute exposures, taken with Canon 40D digital camera mounted on Meade LX75 mount for tracking. The images were taken between 22:00 on 12 Aug and 05:00 on 13 Aug 2010 (LST).

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