A colorized version of The Eagle Nebula using RGB and narrow band filters.
Monthly Archives: September 2014
Pillars of Creation – Eagle Nebula
Also known as Messier 16, this nebula depicts a large region of star formation that is located within the our Milky Way galaxy at a distance of about 7000 light years. This is a combination of four stacked ten minute images through the 11 inch Celestron that were taken with an h-alpha filter.
Fireworks Galaxy – NGC 6946
Discovered in 1789 by William Herschel the Fireworks Galaxy in the Constellation Cygnus is relatively nearby at about 22.5 million light-years from earth. Over the years a number of supernovae have been observed in this galaxy. This photo is a combination of four ten minute photos taken with four different filters (luminosity, red, green, andContinue reading “Fireworks Galaxy – NGC 6946”