An open cluster in Carina…astro-imaging
NGC 2682 Constellation: Cancer Magnitude: +6.9 Diameter: 19 light years. Apparent size: 25 arc min Distance: 2600 light years. Open Clusters … More
A break in the clouds reveals the Moon and two planets.
A very young cluster near the Southern Cross.
Calwell 75, an open star cluster in Scorpius, about 14° south of Antares.
Amateur astro-photography is not always about imaging the most beautiful wide nebulae.
Located at 60° South, the Jewel Box (in Crux) is one of those southern gems which I keep returning to but … More
Having imaged the Pleiades star cluster recently, I found myself imaging IC 2602 (Theta Carinae Cluster) a couple of weeks … More
Well, after a long time trying, I finally took an image of the the Rosette Nebula which I can be … More
An open star cluster in Canis Major, visible to the naked eye. Imaged at a field session with Macarthur Astronomical … More
Following my recent post showing a well known planetary nebula (NGC 2438) in the open star cluster M46, I was … More
Messier 46 is a rich cluster of young stars with a beautiful ring shaped planetary nebula with three stars within … More
This image shows detail in a very small part of the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC), a small satellite galaxy visible … More
An open cluster (also known as Messier 6) in Scorpius which is estimated to be just 50-100 million years old. The bright star … More
An open star cluster in Sagittarius. Object Details: Messier 23, NGC 6494 Visual magnitude: +5.5 Apparent diameter: 29 arc-min. Actual … More
NGC 3293, an open cluster in Carina. Image Details: Exposure: 1 x 15 sec ISO 2000 Gear: Meade LX-90, 2000mm f/l, … More