The Swimming Fox and the Galactic stars

Paul C Swift
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Taken on May 3, 2017
Imaging telescope: AG14 astrograph Imaging camera: SX 9.2mp Sony SX814 Mount: Software Bisque Paramount MX Filters: Chroma narrow-band filters #Astrophotography #Space
Thank you for looking at the strange and amazing textures of the Fox Fur Nebula. It is located in Monoceros and included in the Christmas Tree cluster. The brownish red colour is caused by emission from ionized hydrogen gas. This image is the result of a rework of narrowband data from my AG14 Newtonian telescope, photographed earlier this year.. Hope you enjoy it.
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Paul Swift

About Paul C Swift

Having had a background in the arts and worked professionally as a cinematographer and lighting cameraman, astrophotography made for a natural change in focus. I had always wanted to turn my camera to the skies. A move away from London to Valencia, Spain presented me with the perfect opportunity to do just that. The art work you see on this site was produced using basic equipment from a modest home observatory.
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