Messier 8/ NGC 6523

  Esperimenti nella Laguna  While surfing the web a long time ago I came across an image of this very subject, which struck me a lot. The author, Fred Vanderhaven, who received a well-deserved APOD for this job on June …

Solar System

  Although I do not normally devote myself to planetary recovery, I have recently approached it. Indeed, in the past, there have been many experiments and shootings, although I have recently given new impetus to this fascinating astronomical image branch. …

NGC 7023 – IRIS nebula

    The Iris Nebula, also NGC 7023 and Caldwell 4, is a bright reflection nebula and Caldwell object in the constellation Cepheus. NGC 7023 is actually the cluster within the nebula, LBN 487, and the nebula is lit by a magnitude +7 star, SAO 19158.[1] It shines at magnitude +6.8. It is located near the Mira-type …

NIR Experience

  Near Infrared Experience I have always found it fascinating to explore the universe at different wavelengths ever since the first digital reflexes came out. With such low quantum and low-resolution sensors, images in the hydrogen band but above all …

NGC 6946 regio

    By attenuating the star component and putting the image in white version is more of the large amount of dust in the region.   Explanation : NGC 6946 (also tentatively known as the Fireworks Galaxy) is an intermediate spiral galaxy about 22 …

Messier 15 regio

  Explanation: The image shows a region around globular cluster Messier 15 in Pegasus. 40,000 light-years away in the constellation Pegasus, M15 also cataloged as NGC 7078 is one of the most densely packed globular star clusters in our Milky …

Barnard 152

  Explanation: The emission nebula part of the new complex nebula IC 1396, the top and far northern hemisphere constellation Cepheus, is the backdrop to the imposing material column, long more than 20 light years and placed at about 3,000 light …

Messier 63 / NGC 5055

  Explanation: Messier 63 NGC 5055) larger galaxy about 100,000 A.L. a diameter of about 25 million light-years away in the constellation Canes Venatici, also known as Sunflower due to the peculiar structure of its arms wide to the rich spiral …

Messier 16 Multiband Experience

  Multiband Experience In a special set of articles (which will be able to create a real section in the future), experiences, multi-band travels and, naturally, near infrared, will be collected on some of the well-known objects of the northern …

NGC 6992 – 6995 Veil nebula

Explanation: terrible forms carved into the cosmos by powerful stellar explosions, catastrophic events that mark the end of a fair Sun at the end of their evolutionary cycle. The image depict a portion of the eastern region (NGC 6992-5) of the …