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Saturday, August 30, 2014

DWB111 and NGC7635 nebulas

Image 1: Bizarre structures in DWB111

Image 2: Thousands details in NGC7635

Equipment: ICX814-based CCD on Canon 200mm (f/4), Ha (7nm) filter, autoguiding: Starlight Lodestar on Astroprofessional APO 115/800mm on Losmandy G11 mount.
Author: Holger Weber (Astroholgi), Germany, Internet: http://www.astroholgi.de

Monday, August 11, 2014

NGC7000, Pelikan, and Butterfly Nebulas in Cygnus

Image 1: Bizarre structures in IC1318 

Image 2: Thousands details in NGC7000, IC5070 and IC5067

Equipment: ICX814-based CCD on Canon 200mm (f/4), 5x900s, Ha (7nm) filter, autoguiding: Starlight Lodestar on Astroprofessional APO 115/800mm on Losmandy G11 mount.
Author: Holger Weber (Astroholgi), Germany, Internet: http://www.astroholgi.de

Sunday, August 10, 2014

RedScreen (Win) makes your computer screen red !

Here is a small program for astronomers and sky-gazers having a PC next to their telescope. My freeware makes the computer screen red, keeping the eyes adapted in the darkness, since the red color does not disturb astronomic observations.

Image: Red Screen for Windows in action

Download it for free at: http://www.astrodigital.net/download/redscreen_windows/redscreen_windows.html

Thursday, August 07, 2014

NGC5317 and other galaxies in Virgo

Image: NGC5317 (NGC5364) and other nearby galaxies in the Virgo constellation

More info: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NGC_5364
Original image: http://bit.ly/XNQ6ok
Photo stuff: Exposure 4x1200s, QHY8L (crop) OSC ccd, 660mm, f/5.2