It is clear to everyone that astronomy at all events compels the soul to look upwards, and draws it from the things of this world to the other.

— Plato

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Elephant Trunk

Elephant Trunk in Cepheus.

Two hours exposure in Halpha light.

Scope 5" refractor at f7 

Camera: CCD cooled camera 

Elephant Trunk

M27 in Vulpecula

Two hour H alpha light image combined with two red green and blue images of 5 minutes each.

Image taken October 14 2013 from my driveway in Verona, with gibbous moon up high.

M27 in Vulpecula

The Trifid Nebula

The trifid nebula. Shot in H alpha light a earlier this week. Total exposure about one hour.

The Trifid Nebula

The omega nebula

The Omega Nebula shot over two nights this week.

About half hour in H-Alpha light and 10 minutes each in RGB

The omega nebula

The Pelican Nebula

THe pelican nebula a couple of nights ago, shot in Halpha 1/2 hour exposure.

The Pelican Nebula

Lagoon Nebula

Half hour image through H alpha filter of the Lagoon Nebula 

Lagoon Nebula

Eagle nebula

The Eagle Nebula in Sagittarius. 1.5 hour image H Alpha and RGB filters 

Eagle nebula

Crescent in Cygnus

Crescent in Cygnus from Verona. 1.5 hours exposure.

Crescent in Cygnus

bubble in cassiopea

bubble in cassiopea

Bubble In Cassiopea

The bubble nebula in Cassiopea, also known as Caldwell 11.

Two hours H Alpha exposure through a 5" refractor and Starlight express CCD camera.

Bubble In Cassiopea