M78 and Barnard’s Loop

M78 and Barnard’s Loop

The M78 Nebula or NGC2068 is a reflection nebula that can be found in the Orion constellation. This constellation is well known to have huge HII regions with strong emissions. In this image we can see part of the Orion Molecular Cloud Complex: the Barnard’S...
NGC 1788 and the Cosmic Bat

NGC 1788 and the Cosmic Bat

The Orion constellation is full of amazing nebulae such as the Great Orion Nebula (M42), the Horsehead Nebula and IC434, or the M78 nebula (see this recent wide field image of this area https://astrocat.info/orion-nebulae-and-barnards-loop/ ). Hidden in the outskirts...
The Pleiades star cluster

The Pleiades star cluster

The Seven Sisters, or The Pleiades (Messier 45), is one of those celestial objects that most people can recognize in the autumn and winter northern night sky. Easily distinguishable at naked eye in the Taurus constellation, this star cluster shows its Seven Sisters...
The Pleiades wide field

The Pleiades wide field

The Pleiades open cluster, also known as M45, are slowly destroying part of a huge cloud of gas and dust. This young cloud of gas is thought to be the part of Gpuld’s belt. An active star forming region close to our Solar System. Not being part of the open...
Clouds of Andromeda

Clouds of Andromeda

A deep integration time on a wide field image of Andromeda Galaxy (M31), using an Ha filter, shows an amazing view that has been recently called the Clouds of Andromeda. A faint structure of Galactic Cirrus, part of our Milky Way. The image covers a diagonal that...
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