Author Archives: Greg Parker

Stellar Spectral Classes

I just put this montage together of stellar spectral classes with some real examples.

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M33 – The Triangulum Galaxy

Absolutely all the data I have on the Triangulum Galaxy.

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The Propus Region of Gemini

Now there’s a LOT going on in this one! Central object is the Jellyfish nebula with bright star Propus. Top right we have TWO open clusters, the larger one is M35, and the smaller golden one to its right is … Continue reading

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The Whole of Canis Minor

The whole of Canis Minor. Canis Minor only comprises 2 stars – Procyon (bright white star bottom left) and Gomeisa (blue star towards top right). This is a 2-frame mosaic using the Canon 200mm prime lenses and the M26C OSC … Continue reading

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Arcturus Wide Field

A 2-frame mosaic of the Arcturus region using the Canon 200mm prime lenses and the M26C OSC CCDs. This image comprises 40 subs at 5-minutes per sub. Note the Napoleon’s Hat asterism at the 5 o’clock position.

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The IC2087 Region in Taurus

Lots of Taurus Molecular Cloud dust in this one taken using the 200mm lenses and the ASI 2600MC Pro CMOS cameras on the MiniWASP array. This image comprises 26 x 15-minute subs and could do with at least the same … Continue reading

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Larger Field of View Flaming Star Nebula

Here is a larger field of view of the Flaming Star nebula region taken on the 200mm lenses, without stars.

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Starless IC410/405 in Auriga

A starless version of the IC410/405 nebulae in Auriga taken on the Sky90 array with the M26C OSC CCDs. Tadpoles clearly visible, and the blue reflection nebulosity in the head of the Flaming Star nebula is very noticeable.

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Hind’s Variable Nebula

A reprocess of Hind’s Variable nebula in the constellation Taurus. Taken on the Sky90 array with M26C OSC CCDs and UV/IR cut filters. This image comprises 65 x 20-minute subs (or almost 22-hours of exposure time).

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Merope and Ally’s Braid

This is the second (and final) bit of ancient history that I’ll be looking at today. This time it is Merope (and Ally’s braid) again in the Pleiades, this time from 25/12/2005 (so it looks like I was out imaging … Continue reading

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