The Antennae Galaxies started colliding a few hundred million years ago, the streams of stars visible as faint tails. In the corner, NGC 4027 @ 83 Mly, half again as far away. Taken with C11, #Hyperstar & #Starlight Xpress 694.
NGC 6914, NGC 6914A (vdB 131), NGC 6914B (vdB 132) in Cygnus. 4 hours Ha-Sloan g-r-i w/C11 & Starlight Xpress H18. NGC 6914A & B are the blue reflection nebulae lit by stars from the Cygnus OB2 association within the dusty surrounding Ha area.
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#M33, the #Triangulum galaxy, +/-2.8 million ly, 4.5 hours & 80 images, taken with C11, Hyperstar, Sloan gri & Ha filters, Starlight Xpress H18
709 days ago via site
#NGC7293, Helix Nebula, a planetary nebula in Aquarius @ 700 Light-years, 5.5 hours w/C11/Hyperstar & Sloan & Ha
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Here's a 2nd version of #M31#Andromeda & friends @ 2.5 million light-years, Sloan astrometric filters, C11, #Hyperstar 3, 7hrs, 120 images.
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NGC 253, Sculptor Galaxy, taken with C11 & Hyperstar, gri Sloan astrometric filters, 4 hours, 50 images, September 2011
717 days ago via site
Best wishes everyone for a great 2012 & lots of clear skies! Andromeda & friends @2.5 million light-years, Sloan astrometric filters, C11, Hyperstar 3, 7hrs, 120 images.