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July 30: Hubbletime

Willa and I are having “outer space” parties this week, watching awesome lectures about the 10 best images taken by Hubble under the “bear cave” blanket.

Eagle Nebula

So here is the second of my images taken using itelescope.net. This one is M16, the Eagle Nebula…

If you click to get the big version and look just below centre you will see some dark nebulosity obscuring the glow from behind. 57 more words


Messier 16, Eagle Nebula in narrowband

Frames : 12 x Ha x 15 min , 8 x SII x 20 min, 8 x OIII x 20 min (3 consecutive days of imaging) 13 more words


2014 July 1st

No trace of cloud at all tonight and quite still.  All very peaceful apart from the occasional grumbling sheep and hooting owl.

Earlier today I received in the post a UHC (Ultra High Contrast) filter which I bought second-hand from AstroBuySell. 207 more words


Big Is Beautiful, Too!

This is an iconic photo by the Hubble Space Telescope called the “Pillars of Creation”, the Eagle Nebula picture taken many years ago and always worth sharing.