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Monthly Archives: July 2022
The Cygnus Wall
A real blast from the past. Just came across this one and tarted it up a little on Paint Shop Pro. This is the Cygnus Wall region of the North America Nebula. I cannot remember the year this was taken … Continue reading
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Today’s EPOD Supernova SN2022hrs
Got today’s EPOD with the Supernova SN2022hrs. Thank you Jim at EPOD for continuing to publish my work.
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Now this is an odd one. I just got a request to purchase an image of Arcturus that someone had seen on the New Forest Observatory website. Looking at the image it looked better than more recent 2-framers I’d done … Continue reading
GAIA is not “intelligent” – it is a highly complex, highly-interacting system, slowly built up over 4.6 billion years. GAIA’s only “job” is to try and maintain an overall equilibrium of the system. So if something crops up that severely … Continue reading
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From 18/01/2015 another Sky90 array image using the M26C OSC CCDs, this time open cluster NGC1817. 12 subs at 20-minutes per sub or 4-hours in total.
Carbon Star SAO77516 – Y Tauri
Image taken 24/01/2015 on the Sky90 array using the M26C OSC CCDs. 30 subs at 10-minutes per sub.
Mu Cephei – the Garnet Star
Mu Cephei sitting at the top of the bright emission nebula IC1396. A Sky90 array image using the M26C OSC CCDs and 51 x 4-minute subs. Image taken on 04/12/2012.