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Object of the Month - Trifid Nebula

posted by Ed on 20 May 2014

There is a lot of gas and dust in space. Most of it we can't see because both the dust and the background of space are very dark. Generally speaking, there are three different reasons we might get to see this dust. The Trifid Nebula (Messier 20) is a great showcase for this as it demonstrates all three in a single object. This also makes it an interesting object to try and image.

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Happy Valentines Day

posted by Ed on 14 February 2014

What better way to show your affection to your nearest and dearest than with a personal image of IC1805?

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A survey of Galaxies

posted by Ed on 5 February 2014

Galaxies can be very beautiful objects to image. They are all unique, can often have very intricate spirals, and don't take much work to get a good picture of. The tricky part is knowing which galaxies to take images of, as there certainly are a lot! Over the past 18 months I have been taking images of some promising galaxies and here I present the results of that endeavour.
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