November 2017

Starry Night Sky

Thank you for looking at this multi band image of  “Sh2-155: A wondrously star encrusted gem in Cepheus.

Photographed with a large Newtonian reflector at my home in Valencia. 
Single: with RGBL,OIII,SII&Ha
Size:32 x 25.6 arcmin
Pixel scale:1.14 arcsec/pixel

Wikipedia: Sh2-155 is a diffuse nebula in the constellation Cepheus, within a larger nebula complex containing emission, reflection, and dark nebulosity.
Magnitude: 7.7
Constellation: Cepheus

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Narrow-band excitement in Perseus

This is the NB version of our exploration of the California Nebula in Perseus.

Brought to you through the collaborative efforts of European  astrophotographers Maurizio Cabibbo and Paul C. Swift.  Processed by 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

Locations: Home observatory, Valencia, Spain

Cabibbo
Imaging telescope:Takahashi Fsq 106 EDXIII f/3,6
Imaging cameraSbig Stl11000

Filters: Baader RGB HA
Mount: Losmandy G11
Guiding telescope or lens: Orion SSAG on Orion Short Tube 80/400

 

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Lava Flow in Cepheus

This image was photographed under northern skies, at my home in Valencia.
Integration 8 nights
Chroma Filter NB filters
AG14 Newtonian astrograph.
camera: Starlight Xpress Trius SX-814
Chroma Filter NB

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North America Nebula in Cygnus.

This is a mosaic of american nebula complex showing “Mexico” and “Gulf of Mexico” regions of NGC 7000, the North America Nebula in Cygnus.
You are looking at a 9 panels mosaic.
This image was photographed under northern skies, at my home in Valencia.
Viewing in full screen is recommended.
Chroma Filter NB filters
AG14 Newtonian astrograph.
camera: Starlight Xpress Trius SX-814
Chroma Filter NB
#Astrophotography #Space #narrowband

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