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    73 2 1 hour ago
    North America Nebula. 📷: @mtrastronyc
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“The North America nebula is named for its striking resemblance to the continent and the Pelican, likewise, for its less compelling resemblance to the sea bird. Both are part of the same cloud of ionized Hydrogen which emits the characteristic reddish H-alpha wavelength that facilitates imaging with an appropriate filter. 
The planetary camera used here has a much smaller chip and is a fraction of the cost. While a camera like this is great for imaging Jupiter and Saturn, its performance on a target like this a testament to the improvement in sensor technology.” Tech Stuff: Canon 55-70 zoom lens/ZWO ASI385MC/IDAS LPS-V4 filter/iOptron CubePro 8200 mount, unguided. Two hours total integration time of 4 second exposures, captured with SharpCap and processed with PixInsight. Captured from my yard in Westchester County

    North America Nebula. 📷: @mtrastronyc
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    “The North America nebula is named for its striking resemblance to the continent and the Pelican, likewise, for its less compelling resemblance to the sea bird. Both are part of the same cloud of ionized Hydrogen which emits the characteristic reddish H-alpha wavelength that facilitates imaging with an appropriate filter.
    The planetary camera used here has a much smaller chip and is a fraction of the cost. While a camera like this is great for imaging Jupiter and Saturn, its performance on a target like this a testament to the improvement in sensor technology.” Tech Stuff: Canon 55-70 zoom lens/ZWO ASI385MC/IDAS LPS-V4 filter/iOptron CubePro 8200 mount, unguided. Two hours total integration time of 4 second exposures, captured with SharpCap and processed with PixInsight. Captured from my yard in Westchester County

    23 1 2 hours ago
    Und hier alle 3 zusammen 🔭💫🌫🏔🌌 M55, Lagunen Nebel , Trifiden Nebel 🌫

    Und hier alle 3 zusammen 🔭💫🌫🏔🌌 M55, Lagunen Nebel , Trifiden Nebel 🌫

    2 1 2 hours ago
    Hier ist der Messier 55 Stern 💫 Kugelhaufen zu sehen 
Messier 55 (auch als NGC 6809 bezeichnet) ist ein 7,4 mag heller Kugelsternhaufen mit einer Winkelausdehnung von 19′ im Sternbild Schütze. Sein Durchmesser beträgt rund 100 Lichtjahre und ist etwa 17.000 Lichtjahre von uns entfernt.

Die 100.000 Sterne, aus denen Messier 55 besteht, kommen zusammen auf etwa 270.000 Sonnenmassen.[4] Besonders ist an diesen Sternen nicht nur, dass sie in einem vergleichsweise kleinen Volumen zusammengedrängt sind, sie zählen auch mit ihren rund zehn Milliarden Jahren zu den ältesten Sternen im Universum. Sie entstanden nahezu gleichzeitig aus einer Gaswolke in der Frühzeit unsere Milchstraße und bestehen hauptsächlich aus Wasserstoff und Helium. Schwerere Elemente wie Sauerstoff und Stickstoff waren zu der Zeit wesentlich seltener als heute.

    Hier ist der Messier 55 Stern 💫 Kugelhaufen zu sehen
    Messier 55 (auch als NGC 6809 bezeichnet) ist ein 7,4 mag heller Kugelsternhaufen mit einer Winkelausdehnung von 19′ im Sternbild Schütze. Sein Durchmesser beträgt rund 100 Lichtjahre und ist etwa 17.000 Lichtjahre von uns entfernt.

    Die 100.000 Sterne, aus denen Messier 55 besteht, kommen zusammen auf etwa 270.000 Sonnenmassen.[4] Besonders ist an diesen Sternen nicht nur, dass sie in einem vergleichsweise kleinen Volumen zusammengedrängt sind, sie zählen auch mit ihren rund zehn Milliarden Jahren zu den ältesten Sternen im Universum. Sie entstanden nahezu gleichzeitig aus einer Gaswolke in der Frühzeit unsere Milchstraße und bestehen hauptsächlich aus Wasserstoff und Helium. Schwerere Elemente wie Sauerstoff und Stickstoff waren zu der Zeit wesentlich seltener als heute.

    1 1 2 hours ago
    Holding on to these backyard summer nights and wishing they'd never fade 🌌🙏🏽

    Holding on to these backyard summer nights and wishing they'd never fade 🌌🙏🏽

    84 7 2 hours ago
    Der Lagunen Nebel 🌫 und Trifiden Nebel 🌫 und Arosa Mountains 🏔

    Der Lagunen Nebel 🌫 und Trifiden Nebel 🌫 und Arosa Mountains 🏔

    3 1 2 hours ago
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    317 5 3 hours ago

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Watchtower: ”Torre Emiliano”. Swipe to see full image. Congratulations to Rolf Rohner. “…one of the coastal watchtowers that are dotting the perimeter of the Salento Peninsula (southern Apulia, Italy). Most of these towers were built in the 15th and 16th. century to create an “early warning system” against pirate attacks. Many of these towers are now in very poor conditions, which despite beeing a pitty, is a blessing for night photography, as this means that most of them are unlighted at night,” says Rolf. || Please show support to our guest artists by visiting their IG gallery.
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MORE from Ralf: I just returned back home from a two week vacation in the Salento. Staying 1000 miles away from my computer and without a stable internet connection guaranteed a relaxing time. Of course I nevertheless took my camera along and tried a few nightscapes, despite the rather fierce light pollution plaguing the region. I took this image during a short trip to the same region in 2018, as I have not yet found the time to download the images from my current stay.
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TECHNIQUE & EXIF: Stacked & Tracked • Canon EOS 6D astro modified + Samyang 24mm f/1.4 + iOptron SkyTracker Pro + nachtlicht° light pollution filter • Sky - Stack of 5 x 60s @ ISO1600, tracked • Foreground - Stack of 3 x 60s @ ISO1600 + Low Level Lighting.
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LINK: ralf-rohner.pixels.com (prints available) .
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SHOWCASE Your Photo Here: Follow and tag with #nightscaper to be considered for a feature.
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    presents the

    N I G H T S C A P E R • Photo Award to ...
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    @skypointer2000 .

    Watchtower: ”Torre Emiliano”. Swipe to see full image. Congratulations to Rolf Rohner. “…one of the coastal watchtowers that are dotting the perimeter of the Salento Peninsula (southern Apulia, Italy). Most of these towers were built in the 15th and 16th. century to create an “early warning system” against pirate attacks. Many of these towers are now in very poor conditions, which despite beeing a pitty, is a blessing for night photography, as this means that most of them are unlighted at night,” says Rolf. || Please show support to our guest artists by visiting their IG gallery.
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    MORE from Ralf: I just returned back home from a two week vacation in the Salento. Staying 1000 miles away from my computer and without a stable internet connection guaranteed a relaxing time. Of course I nevertheless took my camera along and tried a few nightscapes, despite the rather fierce light pollution plaguing the region. I took this image during a short trip to the same region in 2018, as I have not yet found the time to download the images from my current stay.
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    TECHNIQUE & EXIF: Stacked & Tracked • Canon EOS 6D astro modified + Samyang 24mm f/1.4 + iOptron SkyTracker Pro + nachtlicht° light pollution filter • Sky - Stack of 5 x 60s @ ISO1600, tracked • Foreground - Stack of 3 x 60s @ ISO1600 + Low Level Lighting.
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    LINK: ralf-rohner.pixels.com (prints available) .
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    SHOWCASE Your Photo Here: Follow and tag with #nightscaper to be considered for a feature.
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    JOIN our NightScaper Facebook group (use the link in our bio) to see more great night images and to increase your chances for a gallery feature .
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