Archives

Category Archive for: ‘Deepsky’

  Recently I started working on crawling through some science databases of several large telescopes to see what data can be found in these archives. Some of the most interesting archives I found are, amongst others, the Subaru Telescope, the Gemini Telescopes, the Canadian-French-Hawaii-Telescope (CFHT) and of course the Hubble Legacy Archive. This image shows …

Share

Somewhere in October I started with gathering some data of M42 with my TMB92. With this scope it was finally possible to get this nebula in my field of view. Weather only didn’t cooperate lately (nicely said). So when it was clear yesterday I did shoot some more data. It is not enough yet for …

Share

NGC7789 aka Caroline’s Rose… NGC 7789 is an open cluster in Cassiopeia that was discovered by Caroline Herschel in 1783. Her brother William Herschel included it in his catalog as H VI.30. This cluster is also known as “The White Rose” Cluster or “Caroline’s Rose” Cluster because when seen visually, the loops of stars and dark …

Share

This image shows the Double Cluster in the constellation of Perseus. The Double Cluster (also known as Caldwell 14) is the common name for the naked-eye open clusters NGC 869 and NGC 884 (often designated h Persei and χ Persei, respectively), which are close together in the constellation Perseus. NGC 869 and NGC 884 both …

Share

The Double Cluster (also known as Caldwell 14) is the common name for the naked-eye open clusters NGC 869 andNGC 884 (often designated h Persei and χ Persei, respectively), which are close together in the constellation Perseus. NGC 869 and NGC 884 both lie at a distance of 7500 light years. NGC 869 has a mass of 3700 solar masses and NGC 884 …

Share

In 1995 the Hubble Space telescope wrote history by recording he image of the Pillars of Creation in the Eagle Nebula which  is one of the most famous images ever made by Hubble. By then it was not known what disaster is waiting for the pillars to happen to them. An image taken by NASA’s Spitzer …

Share
...2345...10...