NGC 7635 (The Bubble Nebula)

NGC 7635 also known as the Bubble Nebula is an emission nebula in Cassiopeia. This Bubble is a result of very fast stellar winds from a massive star in the middle.

I took this picture a few days ago. It was almost a full moon at 97% and I used an Optolong L-eNhance 2″ filter to counter light pollution and the moon.

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NGC 6888 (The Crescent Nebula)

NGC 6888 also known as The Crescent Nebula. However, I like to call it the Horseshoe Crab Nebula. This is 50 exposures over two nights. This is an incredibly faint object and I underestimated how much time I would need.

I need to work on processing. If you zoom in, you can see how my star mask affects the final image.

I also used an Optolong L-Pro filter during this image to cut down on light pollution.

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Messier 13 (The Great Globular Cluster in Hercules)

M13 or the Great Globular Cluster in Hercules is a large globular cluster in Hercules. There aren’t exact numbers on how many stars there are in this cluster, but estimates show that there are several hundred thousand to a million stars in this small region

I took this picture in June 2020. It was a half-moon and I used an Optolong L-Pro 2″ filter to cut through the light pollution.

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NGC 6960 (Veil Nebula or The Witch’s Broom)

NGC 6960 or commonly known as the Veil Nebula or The Witch’s Broom is a very large supernova remnant in the Cygnus constellation. The wispy filaments are from the explosion of a star that is 20 times the size of our Sun.

I took this picture on June 06, 2020. It was almost a full moon and I used an Optolong l-eNhance 2″ filter to cut through the light.

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Messier 45 (The Pleiades Cluster)

M45 also known as the Pleiades Cluster is one of the prettiest things to view during the fall/winter skies. It looks amazing through a telescope. The blue nebulosity around the stars can be seen in the image.

I took captured this in 2015. I wish I had more data with this image. I’m going to try to take this picture again when I have a chance.

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