August 2017

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Thank you for viewing the Soap Bubble Nebula. This well known planetary nebula is located in the constellation Cygnus, near the Crescent Nebula.
This image was photographed under northern skies, at my home in Valencia.
Viewing in full screen is recommended.
Optolong filters – narrowband
Chroma Filter NB filters
AG14 Newtonian astrograph.
camera: Starlight Xpress Trius SX-814
Chroma Filter NB
#Astrophotography #Space #narrowband #Optolong. This well known planetary nebula is located in the constellation Cygnus, near the Crescent Nebula.
This image was photographed under northern skies, at my home in Valencia.
Viewing in full screen is recommended.
Optolong filters – narrowband
Chroma Filter NB filters
AG14 Newtonian astrograph.
camera: Starlight Xpress Trius SX-814
Chroma Filter NB

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The Giant Squid & Flying Bat Nebula

The Giant Squid & Flying Bat Nebula

This Hybrid broadband- Narrow-band image of the Sh2-129 Nebula region was brought to you through the collaborative efforts of European astrophotographers Maurizio Cabibbo and Paul C. Swift.

Swift:
Imaging telescope: Vixen VSD 100 f/3
Imaging camera: 9.2mp Sony SX814
Mount: Software Bisque Paramount MX
Guiding telescope or lens: Vixen VSD 100 f/3
Filters: Chroma OIII 3nm, Chroma Ha 3nm and Chroma SII 3nm
Frames: 44×1800″ at F3
Integration: 42.0 hours
Avg. Moon age: 1.81 days
Avg. Moon phase: 3.67%
Locations: Home observatory, Valencia, Spain

Cabibbo
Imaging telescope:Takahashi Fsq 106 EDXIII f/3,6
Imaging cameraSbig Stl11000
Mount: Losmandy G11
Guiding telescope or lens: Orion SSAG on Orion Short Tube 80/400
Filters: Astrodon Ha 6nm, Astronomik CLS CCD and
Astronomik DeepSky RGB
Frames: Ha 24x900sec, L 12x600sec,
and RGB 11x600sec
Location Casole d’Elsa Italy

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Soul Nebular

This image of Soul Nebula was photographed under northern skies, at my home in Valencia.

The Soul Nebula is an emission nebulae in Cassiopeia. This is a close-up of a small section of the larger complex. This image is a two panel mosaic having an total Integration 60 hours of exposure.

Imaging telescope: AG14 astrograph
Imaging camera: 9.2mp Sony SX814
Mount: Software Bisque Paramount MX
Filters: Chroma SII 3nm, Chroma OIII 3nm, Chroma Ha 3nm

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