Space Journal

Sh2-86 in the constellation Vulpecula

Sh2-86  is an emission nebula in the constellation Vulpecula. NGC6823 is about 50 light years across, and is about 6000 light years from Earth. Imaging telescopes or lenses: Vixen VSD Imaging cameras: Starlight Express SXVR-H18 Guiding telescopes or lenses: Vixen VSD Guiding cameras: sx loadstar Software: PixInsight 1.8,  Photoshop CS5,  Sequence Generator Pro,  PHD,  Main Sequence Software Filters: Baader H-alpha 3.5 Nm,  Baader SII 8.5nm,  Baader O III 8.5nm

Sh2-86 is an emission nebula in the constellation Vulpecula. NGC6823 is about 50 light years across, and is about 6000 light years from Earth.
Imaging telescopes or lenses: Vixen VSD
Imaging cameras: Starlight Express SXVR-H18
Guiding telescopes or lenses: Vixen VSD
Guiding cameras: sx loadstar
Software: PixInsight 1.8, Photoshop CS5, Sequence Generator Pro, PHD, Main Sequence Software
Filters: Baader H-alpha 3.5 Nm, Baader SII 8.5nm, Baader O III 8.5nm

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Space flower Sh2-112

Sh2-112

Sh2 -112 is an emission nebula visible in the constellation of Cygnus 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 SII 3nm, Chroma OIII 3nm, Chroma Ha 3nm Frames:12×1800″x3 Integration: 18 hours Locations: Home observatory, Valencia, Spain

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Extracting elements in Cygnus

Mapping in a Painterly Hubble Mode This is a two panel mosaic in narrow-band with an integration of around 50 hours of photography over six clear nights. The processing work was done using Pixinsight and Photoshop.extracting-elements-in-cygnus

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The cosmic question mark.

The cosmic question mark panarama A turbulent ring of dust and gas frozen in time like some fossilized explosion, hovers motionless in Cepheus. A memory of a dying star spanning some 80 light-Years.  Cederblad and the surrounding nebula clouds begin to emerge through the gloom of Valencia's urban skies. This is a three panel mosaic revealing the cosmic question mark. NGC 7822 can be found at the edge of a giant molecular cloud in Cepheus and lies approximately 3,000 light-years away from our home planet.

The cosmic question mark panarama A turbulent ring of dust and gas frozen in time like some fossilized explosion, hovers motionless in Cepheus. A memory of a dying star spanning some 80 light-Years. Cederblad and the surrounding nebula clouds begin to emerge through the gloom of Valencia’s urban skies. This is a three panel mosaic revealing the cosmic question mark. NGC 7822 can be found at the edge of a giant molecular cloud in Cepheus and lies approximately 3,000 light-years away from our home planet.

Imaging telescope or lens: Vixen VSD 100 f/3
Imaging camera: Sony ICX814
Mount: Software Bisque Paramount MX
Guiding telescope or lens: Vixen VSD
Guiding camera: sx loadstar
Software: Sequence Generator Pro,  Photoshop CS5,  PixInsight 1.8,  PHD
Filters:  Chroma OIII 3nm,  Chroma Ha 3nm
Locations: Home observatory, Valencia, Spain
Integration: 86.0 hours

 

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Constellation: Auriga

This pair of large, faint emission nebulae are located in the Constellation: Auriga  : lies 12,000 light years away.  Imaging telescopes or lenses: Vixen VSD  Imaging cameras: Starlight Express SXVR-H18 Mounts: Sky-Watcher MX Guiding telescopes or lenses:Vixen VSD Guiding cameras: sx loadstar Software: Sequence Generator Pro, PHD, Photoshop CS5

This pair of large, faint emission nebulae are located in the Constellation: Auriga : lies 12,000 light years away.
Imaging telescopes or lenses:
Vixen VSD
Imaging cameras: Starlight Express SXVR-H18
Mounts: Sky-Watcher MX
Guiding telescopes or lenses:Vixen VSD
Guiding cameras: sx loadstar
Software: Sequence Generator Pro, PHD, Photoshop CS5

This pair of large, faint emission nebulae are located in the Constellation: Auriga

Imaging telescopes or lenses:
Vixen VSD
Imaging cameras: Starlight Express SXVR-H18
Mounts: Sky-Watcher MX
Guiding telescopes or lenses:Vixen VSD

 

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Cosmic Light and the delta source.

Cosmic Light and the delta source. Sh 2-132 is a very faint emission nebula 10,000 light-years away from Earth spanning around 270 light-years. Sh2-132 lies in Cepheus.  Hubble Palette SII Ha OIII with an integration of around 30 hours at f3

Cosmic Light and the delta source.
Sh 2-132 is a very faint emission nebula 10,000 light-years away from Earth spanning around 270 light-years. Sh2-132 lies in Cepheus.
Hubble Palette SII Ha OIII with an integration of around 30 hours at f3

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Strings of complication and the lost balloon nebula.

 

This is one of the more unusual structures, I found on my journey across the constellation of Cygnus. July and August 2016. I suspect this is the delicate imprint of an ancient supernova at work. This structure may well be a new discovery as I can find no reference to it existence anywhere. Any Planetary Nebula experts out there, please chime in. :)

This cosmic bubble is one of the more unusual structures, I found on my journey across the constellation of Cygnus. July and August 2016. I suspect this is the delicate imprint of an ancient supernova at work. This structure may well be a new discovery as I can find no reference to it existence anywhere.  Any Planetary Nebula experts out there, please chime in. 🙂

It is visible only in the OIII band and extremely faint.

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“Unfolding Space”

In the undulating mountainous nebula of Cygnus lies the forgotten Weinberger Planetary Nebula. This is a Bi-colour image is made up of Ha and SII. 30x1800. Weinberger PN is located mid center.

In the undulating mountainous nebula of Cygnus lies the forgotten Weinberger Planetary Nebula. This is a Bi-colour image is made up of Ha and SII. 30×1800. Weinberger PN is located mid center.

Weinberger

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