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LocationPisa, Toscany, Italy
DateSeptember 10th, 2011
EquipmentCanon EOS 5DMKII + Ef 300L IS f/4
DescriptionAngel seems to look at the beautiful Moon
LocationBuena Vista, GA
Date9-13-11 7:14 and 7:41 UT
EquipmentC14@f/27 Paramount ME DMK 21AU618.AS
DescriptionSeeing was indeed excellent when these images were taken!
EquipmentSTL 4020 Takahashi Epsilon 180
DescriptionIC 5146 Ha:OIII:RGB 180:120:60:60:60 min
LocationFranklin, Tn., USA
DateAug. 20, 2011 at 10:00pm
EquipmentCaptured image with 8",f/4 newtonian and Canon 350 XT all on Celestron CI 700 GEM.
DescriptionImage show Barnard 91 and 303 as well as IC 1274 and IC 1275, NGC 6559 and GN 18.06.6.01.
LocationValea Frumoasei, Romania
EquipmentCelestron 9.25" with a focal reducer and an astrobaader photographic filter. Canon 40D.
DescriptionI'm really lucky to shot this image because the sky was cloudy and just before it started to set behind the fir trees it cleared up.
LocationKilcoy, Queensland, Australia
DateAround mid night 4th of August
EquipmentHEQ5Pro ED80 Canon 550D
DescriptionComet Garradd in a stunning conjunction with globular cluster M15.
DateJuly 12-14, 2011
EquipmentTEC 140 @f7, FLI ML8300 camera with Baader filters, Takahashi NJP mount.
DescriptionElephant's Trunk Nebula in IC1396. Done in Hubble palette with narrowband filters to highlight emissions of Hydrogen, ionized Sulphur and ionized Oxygen. Ha binned 1x1 12x20m, SII binned 2x2 10x30m, OIII binned 2x2 10x 30m. Total of 14 hours of exposure. Taken by Lynn Hilborn WhistleStop Obs,Grafton, Ontario in July 2011. TEC 140 @f7 and FLI ML 8300 camera with Baader filters, Tak NJP mount.
DateJuly 25th 12:42 am
EquipmentCanon 40D camera with a 140mm lens.
DescriptionWas out to capture the Moon and Pleiades conjunction when as I was setting up and Aurora arrived as well. Breath taking to see this all happen live.
LocationRancho Hidalgo, NM
DateMay 28 - June 1, 2011
EquipmentTelescope: TEC-140 (F7) Camera: SBIG ST-8300M Mount: AP900 GTO Luminance: 15x10 minutes Red: 6x10 minutes Green: 6x10 minutes Blue: 6x10 minutes
DescriptionHere is a picture of M64, also known as the Black Eye Galaxy and the Sleeping Beauty Galaxy. It is a spiral galaxy about 20 million light years away in the constellation Coma Berenices. It is about 45,000 light years in diameter, and the inner part of the galaxy (about 3000 light years in diameter) is rotating in the opposite direction from the outer part of the galaxy (about 40,000 light years in diameter).
EquipmentTEC 140 @f7 and FLI ML8300 camera with Baader filters. Mount is a Tak NJP with Temma2.
DescriptionYoung star forming region and reflection nebula contrasted against dust clouds of the Milky Way. Also seen are small compact emission clouds (Herbig-Haro objects) commonly seen in star forming regions.