M101 deep field, 100 hours with a small telescope

M101 deep field, 100 hours with a small telescope

The M101 galaxy, also known as the Pinwheel galaxy, is a face-on spiral galaxy located in the constellation of Ursa Major, some 21 million light-years away from Earth. This image is the result of a 2 year scientific project between professional and amateur astronomers...
Nebulae in the Spiral Arms of the Triangulum galaxy

Nebulae in the Spiral Arms of the Triangulum galaxy

Can we spot nebulae in another galaxy? Yes, with the use of Ha filters we can detect those star forming regions in our neighbour galaxies. The Triangulum galaxy, M33, is located in the northern constellation Triangulum. As seen from Earth it has a really wide angular...
The Triangulum galaxy

The Triangulum galaxy

The Triangulum galaxy, M33, is located in the northern constellation Triangulum. As seen from Earth it has a really wide angular size thanks to its proximity to our Milky Way. M33 is over 50,000 light-years in diameter, and it’s located some 3 million...
The Silver Coin galaxy, NGC 253

The Silver Coin galaxy, NGC 253

The Silver Coin galaxy, NGC253, was discovered by the astronomer and mathematician Caroline Herschel in 1783. It can be located in the southern constellation of Sculptor some 11.4 million light-years from Earth. It has a great star rate formation. It’s the...
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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