This is what a cloud of microscopic diamonds floating in space looks like when imaged for 17 hours [OC]
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Image from last night of the “Great Orion Nebula” as well as the “running man” nebula (on the left in blue and red)
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Jupiter and Io transit timelapse [OC]
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I made an image to show how small the Moon appears in the sky compared to other space objects.
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The Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration is having their annual meeting! We're working on many topics--images of Sgr A*, space VLBI, multi-messenger astronomy, and black hole movies!
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Last August I started doing astrophotography. Here's the progress I've made so far on the Andromeda Galaxy.
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A prototype being built for the upcoming Cherenkov Telescope Array (CTA) during a beautiful sunset. The ladder is a bit taller then a one story building for scale.
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NGC 1499 California Nebula
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I went back to the astronomy library and took a picture of the Pluto globe for you guys! My favorite named region is in the lower left
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Over 40 hours of exposure on Earth's nearest nebula neighbor, the Eye of God / Helix Nebula
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I pointed my telescope at Jupiter for 2 hours to capture its rotation
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Water, Rocks and Stars [OC]
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I pointed my telescope at the sun for one hour to capture its massive solar prominences
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A single VERITAS array telescope taking data at night after replacing the bottom 2/3 of the plates. The new plates much more reflective than the top plates. It would be nice if birds stopped pooping on them though.
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Viewing Andromeda from outside our galaxy
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68Hrs combined focal lengths on Andromeda on 400mm Canons and 714mm Stellarvue
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Orion nebula M42 , SHO Hubble palette from Singapore.
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A series of antennas used for radio astronomy by my university (evenly spaced background antennas) and an aerospace airglow imager (taller single tower in the foreground)
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I pointed my telescope at the sun for 3 hours and captured its rotation
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Many years ago, I met Prof Colin Pillinger at King’s Cross station not long after the Beagle 2 saga. I asked for his autograph and he seemed quite chuffed, pulled out a copy of a magazine for his team, signed a piece of paper and stapled it on with a stapler he kept in his briefcase.
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Does anybody know which comet is the one that can be seen on LASCO C3 for the past few days?
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This is a story that the local news ran on our astronomy club here in Sarasota FL. Thought you guys might enjoy. / Local Group of Deep Sky Observers on Fox 13 News
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NGC 247 LRGB
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Animated recreation of the famous Trappist-1 picture
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Figured you guys might appreciate my new additions to my constellation sleeve
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I found an old moon globe with an uncharted far side! The boundaries marked refer to the Soviet probe Luna 3, so it’s most likely from the early 1960s
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Daughters of a Titan
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Horsehead (IC 434) and Flame (NGC 2024) Nebula in HaRGB
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Sh2-224 - A supernova remnant in Auriga
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I pointed an amateur telescope at this tiny patch of sky and took pictures for 17 hours. Just look at all those galaxies! This is the Coma Cluster [OC]
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