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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

IC 1896 reprocessed



The astronomical darkness hasn't arrived yet, up here 65N, and I don't have any equipments to continue my imaging work. Due to that, I have done some reprocessing of older material of mine. An other reason is to keep up my processing skills. 


IC 1396
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R=Sulfur, G=Hydrogen and B=Oxygen
Technical data and more info can be seen HERE

A two frame mosaic image of IC 1396 with the Sharpless 129 and OU4, a planetary nebula candidate




A closeup of an Elephant's Trunk Nebula in IC 1396

Technical data and more info can be seen HERE


An experimental 3D-study of IC 1396 can be seen HERE

Naturally you can buy a museum quality photographic print from any of my images!
HERE is the portfolio with a shopping possibility.


Friday, August 22, 2014

35% discount from all of the photographic prints!



I have a portfolio for my astronomical images. You can buy museum quality photographic prints directly from the there, 
http://astroanarchy.zenfolio.com/p1072219942


35% discount with the coupon code 334587 !
Just type the code when asked, while filling the order form, and you will see the final price with a discount.

NOTE!
This code will be valid between 22. - 29. August 2014





Friday, June 6, 2014

A collection of a starless Veil nebula shots



Sometimes I'm publishing experimental starless versions of my astronomical images. They'll show the actual nebula better and have a kind of mystique feel.
Human brains has a tendency to form some quasi logical shapes out of the cloud of random dots, like stars in this case. Without stars, the shapes in a gas cloud stands out much better.
 
A collection of Veil Nebula supernova remnant images without stars

The Veil Nebula supernova remnant in constellation Cygnus without stars.
Original image and information can be seen HERE

Closeup of the Eastern Veil, IC 1340

Original image and information can be seen HERE

IC 1340 in ionized Oxygen light, O-III




The Pickering's Triangle

Original image and information can be seen HERE


Pickering's Triangle in ionized Oxygen light, O-III




A closeup of the Eastern veil

Original image and information can be seen HERE


Eastern Veil in ionized Oxygen light, O-III




The Witch Broom Nebula

Original image and information can be seen HERE


Witch Broom Nebula in ionized Oxygen light, O-III




Veil Nebula supernova remnant with stars

Original image and information can be seen HERE






Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Cone Nebula as an animated zoom in series



I have shot many targets with a several focal lengths and instruments.
Due to that, I'm able to publish some of my photos as an image set, with a different field of view and detail levels. The fractal nature of our universe stands out nicely by this way and it will make the orientation more easy.

Zooming into the Cone Nebula
An animated GIF, 3,4MB



The Cone Nebula and the Christmas Tree Cluster

More info about this image HERE
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A study about the apparent scale in the sky
Note. an apparent size of the Moon is marked as a circle.
Moon has an angular diameter of ~0,5 degrees, that's ~30 arc minutes.

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