Category Archives: Nebula

Diffuse clouds of gas.

SH2-101 The Tulip Nebula

I imaged this nebula over 2 nights, several weeks ago in August but I had a terrible time processing the data. I was convinced I had some issues with my flats and then my subs. Then I was sure I … Continue reading

Posted in Deep Sky, Nebula | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

IC 1396 The Elephant’s Trunk Nebula

This is a narrow band S2, Ha, O3 image taken over 6 hours (2hrs each) in one night. Imaged with my Altair Astro 70mm ED-Triplet and my ASI1600mm pro camera. This image is a reprocess of the same data with … Continue reading

Posted in Deep Sky, Nebula | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Caldwell 33, The Eastern Veil

This is the result of 4 hrs each of S2, Ha and O3 subs taken over three nights, I was lucky to have excellent conditions. I have been able to pull out the gas from the background with very little … Continue reading

Posted in Deep Sky, Nebula | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Caldwell 34 – The Witch’s Broom and Pickering’s Triangle in HOO

Rare are nights of clear skies and then two in a row allowed me to capture over 7 hours of data of the Western Veil or Filamentary nebula – it has many names. The imaging was done on my “portable” … Continue reading

Posted in Deep Sky, Nebula | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Caldwell 34 – The Witch’s Broom and Pickering’s Triangle in HOO

NGC 6888 LRGB + HOO

This is my first image of this season after a long break. It’s the result of two nights of roughly 1hr total for LRGB, 2hrs Ha and 5hrs Oiii. I’ve been practicing with methods to combine the images… This final … Continue reading

Posted in Deep Sky, Nebula | Tagged , , | Comments Off on NGC 6888 LRGB + HOO