The Ophiuchus constellation lies in the southern sky, near the celestial equator. Its name means “the serpent bearer” in Greek. If you only observe in the first half of the night, Ophiuchus is not soContinue reading
Category: Emission nebula
Parts of the Veil nebula – NGC 6960 and NGC 6979 in hα
The Veil Nebula is a collection of emission and reflection nebulae located in the constellation Cygnus around 2400 light years away from Earth.
Deep sky image: IC 1805, the heart nebula in Hα :
IC 1805 is a huge emission nebula in Cassiopeia.is emission nebulae in Cassiopeia. The exposure time was about 4 hours using a Takahashi FSQ106ED refractor @ f/5 and an ATIK 383L+.
Deep sky image: IC 1848, the Soul Nebula in Hα
IC 1848 is a huge emission nebula in Cassiopeia.is emission nebulae in Cassiopeia. Several small open clusters are embedded in the nebula: CR 34, 632, and 634 (in the head) and IC1848 (in the body).Continue reading
Deep sky image of August 2013: B361, IC1369, PK89-0.1 and some LDNs in Cygnus
This interesting region full of dark nebulae is situated in Cygnus, to the northeast of NGC 7000, the North American Nebula. The exposure time was about 4 hours using a Takahashi FSQ106ED refractor @ f/5Continue reading