Archive for September, 2008

Interior of the Heart Nebula

Sunday, September 28th, 2008

The Heart Nebula (IC 1805) is approximately 6000 light years from earth and appears in the constellation of Cassiopeia. The following image is composed of 60 10-minute Ha-filtered exposures, taken between September 20th and September 26th, 2008. Interior of the Heart Nebula (IC 1805) – Ha Filter Click on the above image to see the […]

Eagle Nebula in Ha

Sunday, September 28th, 2008

The Eagle Nebula (M 16) is approximately 7000 light years from earth. The following image is composed of 69 10-minute Ha-filtered exposures, taken between September 20th and September 26th, 2008. Eagle Nebula (M 16) – Ha Filter Click on the above image to see the full size original. Image Details: Imaging Equipment: WO ZS 80 […]

Western Veil and Pickering’s Triangle

Sunday, September 28th, 2008

The Veil Nebula (or Cygnus Loop) appears in the constellation of Cygnus and is approximately 1500 light years from earth. It is the result of a supernova that occurred 5000 to 10000 years ago. The mosaic below shows only a portion of the entire nebular complex, including the Western Veil Nebula (NGC 6960), also known […]