1. Down Under ObservatoryStar Factories in SagittariusMy latest mosaic Featured in One Minute Astronomer thanks Brian Ventrudo . This is a 4 panel mosaic using the QHY11/TAK E-180, more to come soon together with color if the weather cooperates.http://oneminuteastronomer.com/10292/sagittarius-star-factories/ — in Fremont, Michigan.

    Down Under Observatory

    Star Factories in Sagittarius
    My latest mosaic Featured in One Minute Astronomer thanks Brian Ventrudo . This is a 4 panel mosaic using the QHY11/TAK E-180, more to come soon together with color if the weather cooperates.
    http://oneminuteastronomer.com/10292/sagittarius-star-factories/
    — in Fremont, Michigan.

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  2. Charlie Warren

    Charlie Warren

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  3. The European Southern Observatory has captured two dramatic star formation regions in the southern Milky Way — NGC 3603 and NGC 3576. Learn more athttp://goo.gl/L4fPLt

    The European Southern Observatory has captured two dramatic star formation regions in the southern Milky Way — NGC 3603 and NGC 3576. Learn more athttp://goo.gl/L4fPLt

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  4. NEBULA The Swan

    NEBULA The Swan

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  5. The Iris Nebula | Astronomy Picture of The Day 

    The Iris Nebula | Astronomy Picture of The Day 

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  7. The VLT Survey Telescope at Paranal Observatory in Chile has captured a beautifully detailed image of the Pinwheel Galaxy (M33).

    The VLT Survey Telescope at Paranal Observatory in Chile has captured a beautifully detailed image of the Pinwheel Galaxy (M33).

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  8. David RosenthalLast night I was able to shoot 3 hours in SII to complete this image. Here are the final stats:Ha : 9*1200 5nm Bin1OIII : 9*1200 3nm Bin 1SII : 9*1200 5nm Bin 1Takahashi FSQ-106ED, Takahashi EM-200Trius SX694, SX Wheel, SX OAG, LodestarShot over 3 nights 20 miles outside New York CityNot a huge difference between this and the Ha + OIII BiColor …

    David Rosenthal
    Last night I was able to shoot 3 hours in SII to complete this image. Here are the final stats:

    Ha : 9*1200 5nm Bin1
    OIII : 9*1200 3nm Bin 1
    SII : 9*1200 5nm Bin 1

    Takahashi FSQ-106ED, Takahashi EM-200
    Trius SX694, SX Wheel, SX OAG, Lodestar

    Shot over 3 nights 20 miles outside New York City
    Not a huge difference between this and the Ha + OIII BiColor …

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  10. Mariusz SzM31 Andromeda galaxy32,5min65x30 sec (ISO1000)Pentax K5 on SW150/750EQ3/2 motorised

    Mariusz Sz
    M31 Andromeda galaxy
    32,5min
    65x30 sec (ISO1000)
    Pentax K5 on SW150/750
    EQ3/2 motorised

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