Two Nebulae, A Galaxy And A Comet

A night out in the field with some photos to prove it!

The Saturn Nebula, NGC 7009, in Aquarius, is a planetary nebula (resulting from a star which is dying):

2015-10-03 Saturn Nebula NGC 7009 4s 2000mm f10 ISO2000
2015-10-03 Saturn Nebula NGC7009 4s 2000mm f/10 ISO2000

The Dumbbell Nebula, M27, is also a planetary nebula but looks quite different:

2015-10-03 Dumbbell Nebula M27 9x30s 2000mm f10 ISO 3200 Registax 5 PS
2015-10-03 Dumbbell Nebula M27 9x30s 2000mm f/10 ISO 3200

The Andromeda Galaxy, M31, is our nearest neighbouring spiral galaxy, the core of which is shown here:

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2015-10-03 M31Andromeda Galaxy 9x30s 2000mm f/10 ISO3200

Two images of a comet which is passing through the inner Solar System:

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2015-09-12 Wide Starfield with Comet C/2013 US10 Catalina

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2015-09-12 Comet C/2013 US10 Catalina 10x8s 200mm f/2-8 ISO6400


All images © R.Powell


 

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