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Gorgeous photo captured by @evankokoska be sure to check out his page!🌌
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Gorgeous photo captured by @evankokoska be sure to check out his page!🌌 ▪ ▪ ▪ ⬇️Check out these awesome pages!⬇️ ✨@hoovisyo✨ 💮@north_star_nation💮 • • • 📸Image credit & copyright: @evankokoska 📸 ➡️Follow @nightskape for more!⬅️ ______________________________________________________________ #milkyway #milkywaychasers #stars #astrophotography #nightphotography #milkywaygalaxy #night #longexposure #milkywayhair #milkywaystars #galaxy #milkyways #milkywayphoto #nightsky #photography #milkywaycases #astronomy #milkywaycake #milkywaypics #milkywaychaser #canon #milkywaymonday #milkywayfarm #astrophoto #landscape #nikon #sky #nightscaper #goodvibes #amazing

Will Vrbasso on Lake Brown
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Will Vrbasso on Lake Brown --- REPOST: @wvrbasso from facebook.com/groups/milkywaychasers chosen by @tracyleephotos --- Milky Way Chasers Admin: @tracyleephotos --- #milkywaychasers to be featured or post on Facebook.com/groups/milkywaychasers. Tag a friend who might enjoy this Milky Way image and journey! --- From William about this image: --- "Alone" - PANO / TRACKED stellaraustralis.com Fb.com/stellaraustralis instagram.com/wvrbasso —- There is nothing quite like being alone in the empty dark landscape under a night filled with stars and the faint glow of the milkyway. The gentle breeze seems to accentuate the loneliness of the dry salt lake as it lies in silent reflection of the dark sea of space above. —- Here on Lake Brown / Campion, Western Australia I sent forth my brother with a camera flash out onto the lake whilst I scrambled up a rocky ridge to gain altiude and distance. This way I could capture the expanse of the dry lake and better contrast its emptiness with that of the small, solitary figure that wanders in the middle. —- I used an iOptron sky tracking mount to take this 3 x 7 panel mosaic. A Canon EOS6d (modified) was used through a Canon 85mm f/1.2 lens stopped down to f/3.2. All camera and lens settings were kept the same for all panels, and all shots were taken one immediately after the other. The iOptron tracking mount was used for the sky and turned off for the foreground panels. Stitching in PTGui, colour balance and background neutralisation in Pixinsight, noise reduction, saturation and some brightness / contrast adjustment in Photoshop. Details below. —- Enjoy, Will Vrbasso. —- | 2018-04-14 | Lake Brown / Campion, Western Australia | EOS6D modified | Canon 85mm f1.2 | f/3.2 | UV/IR cut-filter | iOptron mount | ISO3200 | 30sec | 21 x panels | —— . . . . . #wonderfulplaces #wonderful_places #beautifuldestinations #ig_worldclub #thegreatoutdoors #worldbestshot #longexposureoftheday #worldcaptures #ic_longexposure #earthofficial #special_shots #artofvisuals #main_vision #naturerad #worldspotz #worldbestshot_ig #earthdeluxe #jaw_dropping_shots #destination_wow #nightscaper #nightscape #longexpoelite #longexposhots

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📷 @chappell_shots __ Reposted from our Facebook group. Join and post in our group to get a feature! Link in bio. __ SINGLE “I am waiting in the dark Waiting for a dark light To show me the way I'm hiding from the world.” (Gary Numan: Bed of Thorns) Old dilapidated shack. Walls full of splinters. Dirt floor covered with old clothes, left behind. So much litter, now made into a filthy mattress, perhaps used for young passion’s whims and hot desires. Young lovers meet under skies full of stars. Here, you can forget the pain, for one hot minute at least. Empty liquor bottles and burned cigarettes abound. A light in dark realms. Here, under the bright, star-filled sky that rolls on. Taking all the passion that ascends. Single image. 30 seconds, 14mm. f/1.8, ISO 6400, Canon 1DX mark II. instagram.com/chappell_shots www.tysonchappell.com — in Castle Dale, Utah.

Amazing! 
Aurora by @andre.brandt .
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Amazing! Aurora by @andre.brandt . #ig_auroraborealis For more magic, check the artist! _________ Selection by @torivarnaess

15 Degrees 🌟⭐😍 We can promote your photos on our account. Check the instructions in our bio: @astrography_
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15 Degrees 🌟⭐😍 We can promote your photos on our account. Check the instructions in our bio: @astrography_ To also submit Astro Photography use #Astrography_ Photo credits:@flawvius

Not sure if I could live in this grist mill turned house, might be too creepy. 🤔 What do you guys think? 
But okay, last Milkyway pic for a bit. M...

Not sure if I could live in this grist mill turned house, might be too creepy. 🤔 What do you guys think? But okay, last Milkyway pic for a bit. Maybe. Composite - 2 of my photos blended. Tutorial video coming soon to show how this was created!

Combinando imagens em longa e curta exposição, trilhas de estrelas e a Via Láctea embelezam o sítio dos telescópios do ESO em La Silla, Chile.
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Combinando imagens em longa e curta exposição, trilhas de estrelas e a Via Láctea embelezam o sítio dos telescópios do ESO em La Silla, Chile. . Combining long and short exposure images, star trails and the Milky Way compose the beautiful scenario for the ESO site in La Silla, Chile. . Credit: Petr Horálek . #eso #lasilla #chile #andes #astronomy #astronomia #astrogram #astrophoto #astrophotography #astrofoto #astrofotografia #milkyway #vialactea #startrails #trilhas #night #noite

Lunar and Solar Eclipse Comparison.
Image Credit: @Astrofalls

Lunar and Solar Eclipse Comparison. Image Credit: @Astrofalls

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"Accept, Don't Expect" RC 🌔🌌🌟 April 26, 2018 20:11 EDT, waxing gibbous 90% illumination • • • [ISO2200 f/11 1/200s 200mm handheld] #moon #moonlovers #moonlight #moonshine #moonlit #stargazer #astrophotography #moonphotography #bluesky #astronomy #astrophoto #space #lunar #luna #nature #space #natgeospace #spaceshooters #astronomynerd #astronomyfacts #universe #science #solarsystem #sky #super #astrovibes #onelove

Nathan Goncalves at Stockton Sand Dunes
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Nathan Goncalves at Stockton Sand Dunes — REPOST: @scenicdreamsphotography from facebook.com/groups/milkywaychasers chosen by @tracyleephotos — MWC Admin: @tracyleephotos --- #milkywaychasers to be featured or post on Facebook.com/groups/milkywaychasers. Tag a friend who might enjoy this Milky Way image and journey! --- From Nathan about this image: --- PANO SOCIAL fb.com/scenicdreams instagram.com/scenicdreamsphotography STORY Stockton sand dunes is a 40km stretch of sand about 2.5 hours north of Sydney, Australia. I hold a few workshops there each year and luckily a mate decided to bring a tent as a prop. Unfortunately you can't camp on there anymore due to a few bad eggs not respecting the area well enough. I found this spot last year as I didn't have a 4wd to get onto the beach. Definitely my favourite spot for astro in my area. EXIF 3 shot vertical pano Nikon d750, tamron 15-30mm @ 15mm. ISO 4000, 20 sec f/2.8. Stitched in LR and edited in both LR and photoshop. --- . . . . . #longexposure_shots  #nightimages  #nightshooterz  #nightshooters  #nightpics  #milkywaygalaxy  #astrophotography  #astrophoto  #astro_photography_  #astro_photography  #longexposure  #longexpohunter  #longexpo  #amazing_longexpo  #amazingearth  #natgeospace  #milkyway #nightphotography #night_excl #photopills #amazingphotohunter #fantasticuniverse

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T exceptional image of the Horsehead nebula was taken at the National Science Foundation's 0.9-meter teles...

Follow @scienceoftheuniverse for more🔭 T exceptional image of the Horsehead nebula was taken at the National Science Foundation's 0.9-meter telescope on Kitt Peak with the NOAO Mosaic CCD camera. Located in the constellation of Orion, the Hunter, the Horsehead is part of a dense cloud of gas in front of an active star-forming nebula known as IC434. The nebulosity of the Horsehead is believed to be excited by the bright star Sigma Orionis, which is located above the top of the image. Just off the left side of the image is the bright star Zeta Orionis, which is the easternmost of the three stars that form Orion's belt. Zeta Orionis is a foreground star, and is not related to the nebula. The streaks in the nebulosity that extend above the Horsehead are likely due to magnetic fields within the nebula. Close study reveals that many more stars are visible in the top half of the image. Stars in the lower half of the image are obscured by a dark cloud of hydrogen gas. The edge of this large cloud is the horizontal strip of glowing gas that bisects the image. The Horsehead is located about 1,600 light-years away from Earth. The area shown in this image is quite large on the sky, covering about five times the area of the full Moon. This false-color image was created by combining emission-line images taken in hydrogen-alpha (red), oxygen [OIII] (green) and sulfur [SII] (blue). Image Credit: T.A.Rector (NOAO/AURA/NSF) and Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA/NASA) # Follow us fore more . . via @scienceoftheuniverse . . . #darkskyshots #astronomia #space #nightsky #galaxy #cosmos #nasa #astrophotography #astrophoto #thedailycosmos #liftoff #photography #milkywaypics #longexposure #milkywaychasers #wotn_milkyway #night #interstellar #astro_photography_ #amazing #milkywayphoto #timelessuniverse #super_longexpo #Spacegram #fullmoon

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Alone ~ Lake Brown / Campion, Western Australia. Congratulations to William ...

presents the N I G H T S C A P E R Photo Award to ... . @wvrbasso . Alone ~ Lake Brown / Campion, Western Australia. Congratulations to William Vrbasso. “There is nothing quite like being alone in the empty dark landscape under a night filled with stars and the faint glow of the milkyway. The gentle breeze seems to accentuate the loneliness of the dry salt lake as it lies in silent reflection of the dark sea of space above,” says William. || Please show support to our guest artists by visiting their IG gallery. - MORE from William: Here on the lake bed I sent forth my brother with a camera flash out onto the lake whilst I scrambled up a rocky ridge to gain altitiude and distance. This way I could capture the expanse of the dry lake and better contrast its emptiness with that of the small, solitary figure that wanders in the middle. - I used an iOptron sky tracking mount to take this 3 x 7 panel mosaic. A Canon EOS6d (modified) was used through a Canon 85mm f/1.2 lens stopped down to f/3.2. All camera and lens settings were kept the same for all panels, and all shots were taken one immediately after the other. The iOptron tracking mount was used for the sky and turned off for the foreground panels. Stitching in PTGui, colour balance and background neutralisation in Pixinsight, noise reduction, saturation and some brightness / contrast adjustment in Photoshop. Details below. - EXIF: EOS6D modified | Canon 85mm f1.2 | f/3.2 | UV/IR cut-filter | iOptron mount | ISO3200 | 30sec | 21 x panels. - SOCIAL: www.stellaraustralis.com fb.com/stellaraustralis . . SHOWCASE Your Photo Here: Follow and tag with to be considered for a feature. - JOIN our NightScaper Facebook group (use the link in our bio) to see more great night images and to increase your chances for a gallery feature . . # Follow us if you liked this. . . via @roycebairphoto . . . #astronomy #telescope #hubble #galaxy #astrophoto #universetoday #milkywaychasers #spacestation #rocket #ig_astrophotography #milkywaycases #milkywaygalaxy #milkywayhair #Spacegram #interstellar #fantastic_universe #nightphotography

Clouds of Andromeda.

The beautiful Andromeda Galaxy is often imaged by planet Earth-based astronomers. Also known as M31, the nearest large spiral...

Clouds of Andromeda. The beautiful Andromeda Galaxy is often imaged by planet Earth-based astronomers. Also known as M31, the nearest large spiral galaxy is a familiar sight with dark dust lanes, bright yellowish core, and spiral arms traced by blue starlight. A mosaic of well-exposed broad and narrow-band image data, this colorful, premier portrait of our neighboring island universe offers strikingly unfamiliar features though, faint reddish clouds of glowing ionized hydrogen gas in the same wide field of view. Still, the ionized hydrogen clouds likely lie in the foreground of the scene, well within our Milky Way Galaxy. They could be associated with the pervasive, dusty interstellar cirrus clouds scattered hundreds of light-years above our own galactic plane. If they were located at the 2.5 million light-year distance of the Andromeda Galaxy they would be enormous, since the Andromeda Galaxy itself is 200,000 or so light-years across. Image Credit & Copyright: Rogelio Bernal Andreo (Deep Sky Colors) _______________________________________ # Follow us to be featured . . via @yourdailyuniverse . . . #milkyway #hubble #telescope #nightscaper #nasa #iss #astrophoto #milkyways #moon #universetoday #Spaceflight #milkywaypics #longexposure #planets #launch #ig_astrophotography #amazing #stargazing #solarsystem #milkywaystars #spacestation #photography #elitelongexposures #milkywaycases #super_longexpo

milky city nights 🌃

milky city nights 🌃

Big thanks to @gibsonpics and Peter Myers at #OPT for helping with the purchase of my new QHY16200A CCD camera. Great people to deal with! If you n...

Big thanks to @gibsonpics and Peter Myers at #OPT for helping with the purchase of my new QHY16200A CCD camera. Great people to deal with! If you need any astronomical equipment don’t hesitate to deal with these guys. AAA+ Service!

“Cuando nadie mira las estrellas, éstas dejan de ser estrellas. Quizá son diamantes, polvo de hadas, carcajadas de niños, reyes o esclavos. Son com...

“Cuando nadie mira las estrellas, éstas dejan de ser estrellas. Quizá son diamantes, polvo de hadas, carcajadas de niños, reyes o esclavos. Son como somos nosotros cuando nadie nos mira.” (Fabrizio Caramagna) . . . . #canon #canoncamera #canonphoto #canonphotography #longexposure #longexpo #largaexposicion #milkyway #milkywaychasers #astrophotography #astrophoto #vialactea #stars #estrellas #centrogalactico #sky #cielo #nocturno #luces #lights #colors #universe #nightphotography #night #colores #costarica #costaricaphotography

.Badin Lake star trails.

.Badin Lake star trails.

Comet Catalina (C/2013 US10) is a comet from the Oort Cloud. 
The comet was first discovered on October 31, 2013 by the Catalina Sky Survey. #catal...

Comet Catalina (C/2013 US10) is a comet from the Oort Cloud. The comet was first discovered on October 31, 2013 by the Catalina Sky Survey. #catalinaskysurvey

هلال رمضان ۱۴۳۸ – عکس از: بیژن مروج الاحکامی – 
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هلال رمضان ۱۴۳۸ – عکس از: بیژن مروج الاحکامی –  #astronomy #nightsky #astrophoto #astrophotography #sky #نجوم #عکاسی #آسمان_شب #آسمان #هلال_ماه

Rasi Orion (Waluku)
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Rasi Orion (Waluku) Credit : @hanif.ae Indonesia itu Indah Share dan upload hasil foto-foto kamu ke akun ig @astrophotographyind Foto-foto terbaik dari temen-temen akan kami repost di ig dan fanpage astrophotographyind jangan lupa berikan tagar #AstrophotographyInd yak 😊📷🔭👍👍 #tmol2017  #astrophotography  #astrophoto #astronomy  #astro  #orion  #nightsky #tawangmangu  #indonesia #bringingastronomytothepeople #AstrophotographyInd

Went a little ape shit on this one. "Why" you may ask? Well, I just binge watched every season of Survivor Man and I'm a little miffed about it bei...

Went a little ape shit on this one. "Why" you may ask? Well, I just binge watched every season of Survivor Man and I'm a little miffed about it being over. So... I took my frustration out on the clarity slider. I had posted this way back but I deleted it shortly after. "Post post regret" is a term I saw a few days ago. From @rossm1983 I think, but I could be wrong. Feel free to correct me. Really pissed that I watched all the Survivor Man episodes. Fuck.. 😒 I'm going to bed. . . . 24mm @f2.2, 15sec, ISO 4000 #drytortugas #fortjefferson #keywest #florida #floridakeys #vacation #nps #camping #starporn #milkyway #milkywaychaser #nikon #nikond750 #rokinon #rokinon24mm #survivorman #longexposure_shots #nightimages #nightshooterz #nightshooters #nightpics #milkywaygalaxy #astrophotography #astrophoto #astro_photography_ #astro_photography #longexposure #longexpohunter #longexpo #amazing_longexpo

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Do outro lado do universo, um habitante do planeta encontra um objeto estranho. 5/9

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Efeitos da aproximação entre os planetas ficam visíveis na atmosfera. 2/9
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Enquanto o alquimista procura uma forma de terminar o projeto a tempo. 1/9

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All the craters on the moon are so addictive to look at so I took three more 🤓🙈

All the craters on the moon are so addictive to look at so I took three more 🤓🙈

The Crux and the CoalSack nebulosa / La cruz del sur y el saco de carbon. 
Alguna vez has visto la Cruz del Sur? Esta famosa constelación se ve mej...

The Crux and the CoalSack nebulosa / La cruz del sur y el saco de carbon. Alguna vez has visto la Cruz del Sur? Esta famosa constelación se ve mejor desde el hemisferio sur de la Tierra. La fotografía, tomada desde el cajón del Maipo, muestra las cuatro brillantes estrellas que forman la Cruz del Sur justo por encima de la formación rocosa en el cajón del Maipo, A la derecha de esta constelación, también conocida como Crux, existe la estrella anaranjada Gamma Crucis. La banda de estrellas, de polvo y de gas que surge por el centro de la imagen es parte de la Vía Láctea. Justos arriba de la Cruz del Sur está la oscura nebulosa del Saco de Carbón. La Cruz del Sur es una constelación tan famosa que está representada en la bandera nacional de Australia. captura realizada el pasado 13 abril en las Melosas. Compuesta de un apilado de 10 fotogramas de 45seg a iso1600, lente canon a 50mm f2.8. Primer plano de 1min a iso 800 f8 en hora azul de madrugada. Todo montado en una canon t5i y montura ioptron. Autor: Mario Poblete. #canon #Canont5i #Cumulo #estrella #cajondelmaipo #canont3i #landscapephotography #landscape #cajondelmaipo #chileansky #chilemiratucielo #astrofotografia #astrofoto #astrophotography #astrophoto #milkyway #milkywaypics #universe #astronomy #stars #vialactea #galaxia #nebula #darksky #nature #naturephotography #Canonchile #galaxy #astronomia #galaxia #ioptron

Time to catch up on my moon posts at last! 18.4.18 young crescent at 9.3% illuminated 🌙 20:18

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Lovely Picture.. 🌠🌠 Photo from: @tracyleephotos

Lovely Picture.. 🌠🌠 Photo from: @tracyleephotos

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Matt Jeffrey at Jervis Bay Territory.
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#Repost @milkywaychasers ・・・ Matt Jeffrey at Jervis Bay Territory. — REPOST: @mattjeffrey9237 from facebook.com/groups/milkywaychasers chosen by @chasing.luminance — MWC Admin: @tracyleephotos --- #milkywaychasers to be featured or post on Facebook.com/groups/milkywaychasers. Tag a friend who might enjoy this Milky Way image and journey! --- From Matt about this image: --- Single Last night I went chasing some bioluminescence with my daughter. The bright blue glow is caused by billions of single-celled plant plankton which illuminate when disturbed. I found a spot that would line up with the rising milky-way. Social instagram.com/mattjeffrey9237 Nikon d7100 F/2.8, iso 3200, 25 sec --- . . . . . #longexposure_shots  #nightimages  #nightshooterz  #nightshooters  #nightpics  #milkywaygalaxy  #astrophotography  #astrophoto  #astro_photography_  #astro_photography  #longexposure  #longexpohunter  #longexpo  #amazing_longexpo  #amazingearth  #natgeospace  #milkyway #nightphotography #night_excl #photopills #amazingphotohunter #fantasticuniverse

Jupiter observations 22.04.2018 📹🔭📹 Different animations. Distance from Earth 665.8 mln km Apparent diameter 44.3" From left side where GRS is a...

Jupiter observations 22.04.2018 📹🔭📹 Different animations. Distance from Earth 665.8 mln km Apparent diameter 44.3" From left side where GRS is appearing Io moon on the other side Europa moon. Sky-Watcher Maksutov Cassegrain 102/1300mm ZWO ASI 120mc Camera Barrlow GSO 2x UV IR Cut-L Baader filtr AZ3 mount #jupiterplanet #jupiter #jowisz #giove #solarsystem #outerspace #planets #amateurastronomy #best_universe_ #best_universe_ #universetoday #newmilkyway #astrography__ #youresa #nightscape #nightsky #skyatnight #skywatcher #astrosprout #backyardastronomyguy #outterspace #skyatnight #astrophoto #astrofoto #mak102 #astrophotography #planetary #grs

After 5+ years living in the mountains I became a different person, a better person and a more humble person, I wouldn't trade my experiences durin...

After 5+ years living in the mountains I became a different person, a better person and a more humble person, I wouldn't trade my experiences during those 5 years for anything. Is there a place that makes you feel this way? . . . . . . . #mountains🗻 #wildernesscollective #thecanadiancollective #createscenery #createcultivate #jaw_dropping_shotz #the_nature_club #theimaged #night_shooterz #nightscape #night_arts #night_excl #longexposhots #longexposure_shots #starstruck #stars_hdr #astrophoto #astro_photography_ #wonderlustcollective #wanderluster #explorebanff #mybanff #canada🇨🇦 #canada150🇨🇦 #discovering #ig_captures_nature #ig_worldphoto #pocket_canada #globetrotters #exploretheglobe

Amazing shot 😱 by @thetaintedtripod 📷

Amazing shot 😱 by @thetaintedtripod 📷

Chasing stars in the Houston Metropolitan area can be quite challenging. This photo was taken 65 miles northwest on Highway 290 near the small town...

Chasing stars in the Houston Metropolitan area can be quite challenging. This photo was taken 65 miles northwest on Highway 290 near the small town of Chappell Hill. Even after an hour long drive, the light pollution from the city was still so bright that I worried it would completely drown out the Milky Way. Shortly after 3 am, however, the galactic center snuck up above the lights just high enough for me to capture a couple of shots before I returned home. It was a pretty long night but definitely worth it 😁 • 🌟BLEND🌟 🔸EXIF: Canon T6 | Rokinon 2.8 | iso 1600 | 3x 20 seconds | Blend in PS and Edit in LR

The Elephant Trunk nebula is a concentration of dust and gas that lies in constellation Cepheus. It is part of a larger nebula, IC1396. The elongat...

The Elephant Trunk nebula is a concentration of dust and gas that lies in constellation Cepheus. It is part of a larger nebula, IC1396. The elongated dark globule is part of a region of star formation that lies 2,450 light-years away from earth. It consists of dense gas that is being compressed by the intense radiation from a nearby massive star which lies outside of this image. The compression of the gas in the globule is triggering the formation of stars within it, with some stars as young as 100,000 years old. A Takahashi TOA-150 telescope was used along with an SBIG STT-8300 camera. Exposure time was a total of 21 hours acquired though narrowband filters that captures light from ionized hydrogen, oxygen and sulfur gases. www.MillerAstroPix.com

M101 is a face-on galaxy distanced 21 million light-years away from earth in the constellation Ursa Major. As one of the more famous objects in the...

M101 is a face-on galaxy distanced 21 million light-years away from earth in the constellation Ursa Major. As one of the more famous objects in the Messier Catalog, it is commonly known as the Pinwheel Galaxy. M101 is a large galaxy comparable in size to the Milky Way. With a diameter of 170,000 light-years it is roughly equal the size of the Milky Way. It has a disk mass on the order of 100 billion solar masses. This image was taken a couple years ago at New Mexico Skies near Cloudcroft New Mexico with a Takahashi FRC 300 telescope.

The Pelican (also known as IC 5070 and IC 5067) is an emission nebula with a distinctive shape that resembles its name. The nebula is located nearb...

The Pelican (also known as IC 5070 and IC 5067) is an emission nebula with a distinctive shape that resembles its name. The nebula is located nearby the star Deneb in the constellation Cygnus, and is adjacent to the familiar North America Nebula. It is about 2,000 light-years away. The light from young stars is heating gas within the nebula, resulting in an ionization front visible in bright orange on the right. This image was taken with a Takahashi TOA-150 telescope and an SBIG STT-8300 camera. Images include 10 hours each (30 hours total) though HA (Hydrogen) OIII (Oxygen) and SII (Sulfur) filters that captures the emission of these respective elements. www.MillerAstroPix.com .

Centaurus A is the fifth brightest galaxy in the sky making it an ideal target for amateur astronomers, and is famous for the dust lane across its ...

Centaurus A is the fifth brightest galaxy in the sky making it an ideal target for amateur astronomers, and is famous for the dust lane across its middle. It resides in the constellation of Centaurus and is around 13 million light years from Earth. The galaxy has a very strange shape, which scientists think was caused by a large elliptical galaxy and a smaller spiral galaxy colliding a long time ago. There is a supermassive black hole at the center of Centaurus A which has the mass of 55 million​ ​suns like ours. By comparison, the back hole at the center of our own Milky Way has a mass of 4 million suns. The twisted shapes in the center are from the back hole emitting very powerful jets of energy made up of x-rays and radio waves. Centaurus A was one of the first places humans were ever able to detect radio waves coming from that was outside of Earth. Images totaled 4 hours and were taken through an SBIG ST-10 camera and Takahashi FRC-300 telescope.

The Cygnus wall is part of a larger emission nebula with a distinctive outline popularly called The North America Nebula. At a distance of 1500 lig...

The Cygnus wall is part of a larger emission nebula with a distinctive outline popularly called The North America Nebula. At a distance of 1500 light years away in the constellation Cygnus, the ridge spans 20 light years and is one of the highest concentrations of star formation in the region. This version used Sulfur II, Hydrogen Alpha, and Oxygen III narrowband filters to capture ionized gas from those specific elements. After the data was captured, the SII data was assigned to red, OIII to blue and SII to red in Photoshop. This configuration of elements to color is referred to as the “Hubble Palate.” 25 hours of total exposures were used to create this image with a Takahashi TOA-150 telescope and SBIG STT-8300 camera.

This image was taken just outside of Boulder, Colorado with a Takahashi FSQ-106 106mm F5 telescope. The California Nebula (NGC 1499) is a large emi...

This image was taken just outside of Boulder, Colorado with a Takahashi FSQ-106 106mm F5 telescope. The California Nebula (NGC 1499) is a large emission nebula located in the constellation Perseus. It is 1500 light years distant, and spans approximately 100 light years in length. Its red fluorescence is primarily due to excitation of hydrogen atoms in the nebula by the nearby star Menkib, seen at the bottom of the nebula in this image. Images included 5 hours (15 images at 20 minutes) though an HA (Hydrogen) filter, 5 hours (15 at 20 minutes) through an OIII (Oxygen) and 2 hours (24 at 5 minutes) each through red, green and blue filters.

The Cave Nebula can be found within the constellation Cephius, and is some 2,400 light years away. This cloud of emission (red) and reflection (blu...

The Cave Nebula can be found within the constellation Cephius, and is some 2,400 light years away. This cloud of emission (red) and reflection (blue) nebula is a star forming region which spans some 35 light years across. The nebula gets its name from the dark lane abutting the brightest curve of emission nebulosity which gives the appearance of a deep cave when seen through a telescope visually. A total of 18 hours of exposures were used through HA (hydrogen narrowband), luminance, red green and blue filters. Capture was made with a Takahashi TOA-150 refractor.

This is a wide angle view of the Heart (IC1805) and Soul (IC1848) nebula located within the constellation Cassiopeia. They reside within the Perseu...

This is a wide angle view of the Heart (IC1805) and Soul (IC1848) nebula located within the constellation Cassiopeia. They reside within the Perseus Arm of the Milky Way galaxy at a distance of 6000 and 6500 light years away respectively. The Heart (upper right) is named after its resemblance to the human heart. The Soul (lower left) has been associated with a small human body or embryo. The Heart and Soul stretch out 300 light-years across in an area that is is very active with star formations. Both nebula contain star clusters which have blown surrounding material into the red/orange colored bubbles. This image was taken through narrow band filters which pass a very small bandwidth of light emitted by ionized hydrogen (green), oxygen, (blue) and sulfur (red). This is a Mosaic of 2 images taken with a Takahashi FSQ-106 telescope and STL-11000 camera.

IC 1318, or the Gamma Cygni Nebula lies within the constellation Cygnus the Swan, also known as the Northern Cross. Sadr, the brightest star within...

IC 1318, or the Gamma Cygni Nebula lies within the constellation Cygnus the Swan, also known as the Northern Cross. Sadr, the brightest star within IC 1318 and in the upper left of the image, is the center of Northern Cross. The butterfly nebula to the left of Sadr is bisected by a long dark dust lane that separates the “wings”. The Crescent, an emission nebula lies to the lower right. The distance for IC 1318 and the Crescent nebula is estimated at 5,000 light years. This is an image captured through narrowband filters that capture the emission of ionized hydrogen (green), oxygen (blue) and Sulphur (red). A Takahashi TOA-150 telescope was used.

The Helix Nebula or NGC 7293, is a planetary nebula that can be located in the constellation Aquarius and sits at a distance of 650 light years. Th...

The Helix Nebula or NGC 7293, is a planetary nebula that can be located in the constellation Aquarius and sits at a distance of 650 light years. The white dot at the center of the Helix is the hot central star, which has ejected material as it reaches the final stages in its stellar evolution. The star's outer layers of material have expanded and cooled, creating a huge composition of dust and gas that spans two light years across. Radiation flowing from the dying star ionizes this gas, causing it to glow. This star is destined to become a white dwarf, a shrunken, super-dense object that can pack a sun's worth of material into a sphere the size of Earth. This image was taken with Takahashi TOA-150 and PlaneWave 400 telescopes, with 20 hours of HA and 4 hours each of red, green and blue data.

What light pollution looks like in a city on a night full of stars.

What light pollution looks like in a city on a night full of stars.

La Vía Láctea en todo su esplendor - Punta Piedras, BuenosAires, Argentina
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La Vía Láctea en todo su esplendor - Punta Piedras, BuenosAires, Argentina #astrofotografia #vialactea #astrophotographer #astrophoto #photograpy #universetoday @universetoday