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The Crab Nebula

This is a narrowband image of M1. The Crab Nebula or Messier object 1 is a supernova remnant and pulsar wind nebula in the constellation of Taurus. The common name comes from William Parsons, 3rd Earl of Rosse, who observed… Read More »The Crab Nebula

the Rosetta nebula

This is my very first narrowband image. This is the Rosetta nebula presented in the Hubble color palette. What that means is each of the RGB colors in this image comes from a small part of the spectrum of light… Read More »the Rosetta nebula

The Orion Nebula

My yearly tribute to Orion. The Orion Nebula aka M42 is a diffuse nebula. It is the closest region of massive star formation to Earth and is around 1,350 light-years away. It’s a very bright object and is visible to… Read More »The Orion Nebula

NGC 2264

This is a narrowband image of NGC 2264. In the Hubble Palette. NGC 2264 is the location where the Cone Nebula, the Stellar Snowflake Cluster, and the Christmas Tree Cluster have formed in this emission nebula. They are located 2,700… Read More »NGC 2264

the Seagull Nebula

This is a narrowband image of the Seagull Nebula, IC2177. The object is bigger than the field of view of my telescope. It extends at least two times wider than what is shown here. IC 2177 is a region of… Read More »the Seagull Nebula