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Deep-Sky Image of the Week – Astrophotographer Pete Lawrence

This week’s object is not deep-sky, it’s our closest star – the Sun.  And look at the beauty of our nearest star as captured by Selsey astronomer Pete Lawrence.  What a truly remarkable image – I would have that blown … Continue reading

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Deep-Sky Image of the Week – Astrophotographer Harry Page

The image for this week comes from fellow PAIG forumite Harry Page – with yet another superb deep-sky offering – this time it’s the beautiful Iris nebula with its surrounding brown dusty clouds.  This region of Cepheus is another one … Continue reading

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Deep-Sky Image of the Week – Astrophotographer Rogelio Bernal Andreo

This week the New Forest Observatory is honoured to present the masterful work of the man who is in my opinion, currently the best amateur deep-sky imager on the planet – may I introduce you to Rogelio Bernal Andreo who … Continue reading

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Deep-Sky Image of the Week – Astrophotographer Alex Cherney

This week’s jaw-droppingly beautiful Image of the Week is from an accomplished imager based Down-Under, Alex Cherney. I met Alex at the Starmus Festival held last June in Tenerife where I was a judge of the deep-space image submissions.  Alex’s … Continue reading

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Deep-Sky Image of the Week – Astrophotographer Peter Shah

This week’s Deep-Sky Image is provided by fellow PAIG forumite Peter Shah who kindly sent in this beautiful capture – The Ghost nebula, vdb141, in the constellation Cepheus. Peter tell us that: Van den Berg 141, the Ghost nebula is … Continue reading

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Deep-Sky Image of the Week – Astrophotographer Steve Cannistra

Steve Cannistra needs no introduction as one of the very best amateur deep-sky imagers on the planet – and he holds down a responsible day job too 🙂  When I first started imaging it was Steve’s name and web site … Continue reading

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Deep-Sky Image of the Week by astrophotographer Alan Chen

This jaw-droppingly beautiful image of the M42 and “Running Man” region in Orion has been sent in from sunny Florida U.S.A. courtesy of Alan Chen.  I have known Alan for many years and have always admired his work, much of … Continue reading

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Deep-Sky Image of the Week – Harry Page

This week’s image is a superb ultra-deep offering of the Cocoon nebula from fellow PAIG member Harry Page – VERY nice Cocoon Harry! The Cocoon nebula (IC5146, Caldwell 19) is a small emission nebula in the constellation Cygnus.  Why I … Continue reading

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The third NFO “Deep-Sky Image of the Week”

This week’s spectacular image of M51 (the Whirlpool Galaxy) comes from Bud Guinn who hails from the U.S.A. and frequents the American astronomy forum “Our Dark Skies”.  Unbelievably this is the “first light image” taken using Bud’s new remote facility … Continue reading

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The Second New Forest Observatory “Deep-Sky Image of the Week” by Astrophotographer Annie Morris

The second New Forest Observatory “Deep-Sky Image of the Week” has been created by astrophotographer  Annie Morris – another PAIG imaging lady (come on guys, where are your images?  You’re being totally creamed by the girls!!!).  I had absolutely no … Continue reading

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