Who are we? We find that we live on an insignificant planet of a humdrum star lost in a galaxy tucked away in some forgotten corner of a universe in which there are far more galaxies than people

— Carl Sagan

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Water Spaces

Water Spaces

Water Series

NGC 6960 - Western Veil Nebula

NGC 6960 - Western Veil Nebula

Something I did long Time ago, one of the few RGB images I  tried with SXV-H9C
 

VDB 142

VDB 142

VDB142 (Elephant trunk) Part of IC1396 emission nebula complex in Cepheus.

Rosette Close up

Rosette Close up

After seeing Joe's close up I remember I got one too.

Watcher of the sky

Watcher of the sky

Watcher of the skies watcher of all
His is a world alone no world is his own,
He whom life can no longer surprise,
Raising his eyes beholds a planet unknown.

..from "Genesis"

2008 Winners

2008  Winners

The Heart of The Heart

 The Heart of The Heart

The Heart Nebula, IC 1805, an emission nebula, lies some 7500 light years away from Earth. It is located in the Perseus arm of the Galaxy in the constellation Cassiopeia. This nebula is formed by plasma of ionized hydrogen (HII) and free electrons.

The Winners

The Winners

The Happy Winners

Dinner is served

Dinner is served

Annual dinner rituals in progress

Help Yourself

Help Yourself

Crowded moments