When it comes to atoms, language can be used only as in poetry.
The poet, too, is not nearly so concerned with describing facts
as with creating images.

— Niels Bohr

nebula

M27 LCMY

This is a very short CMY exposure, 18 min's combined color images and 45 min combined Ha.  Taken Friday evening from Whiting, NJ:  First attempt at CMY imaging.  6" Astro-Tech RC

M27 LCMY

VDB 142

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

VDB 142

California Nebula

California Nebula

Flaming star nebula

Warm, temps in the 30's.
Straight overhead and far enough away from the full moon in Auriga.
Two hour shot in pseudo-color and H alpha.

Flaming star nebula

NGC-2244

Balmy temps in the upper 20's lured me out to do some imaging.
This one is  a one hour combined exposure in false color.

NGC-2244

Cone

An image of the cone nebula taken one of the coldest evening I have ever been out (1F)
Total combined exposure 100 minutes (10 minx 10 img) with FS102 & SXHV .
Stars are trailded noticeably.

Cone

NGC 2244

Camera:  QHY8
Scope:  LX200 14 GPS @ F/2
LPS filter
82 X 45 seconds = 61 minutes

NGC 2244

Rosette Close up

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

Rosette Close up

Bubble Nebula

Taken from Whiting, NJ, combined 40 - one min images, Orion 80ed

Bubble Nebula

NGC-2244

NGC-2244 the cluster in the center of the Rosette Nebula taken last evening.
The Rosette is a big object. I could only fit the core at FL-800. 

NGC-2244