2016 September

Great Cygnus Wall

The southern part of the North America Nebula, NGC7000, with a dramatic cloudy ridge also known as the Cygnus Wall – the most active star forming regions in the nebula. This image is composed of Ha, OIII, and SII frames with a total of 22 hours of exposure time. Exposure: HOS, (18,10,16) x 1800sec Date: […]

Sh2-86

Sharpless 86 (Sh2-86) is a rich and beautiful emission nebula surrounding the open star cluster NGC 6823 plus small reflection nebula NGC 6820 in Vulpecula. The star cluster including 50 to 100 stars was discovered by William Herschel in 1785 and is about 6000 light years away. The remarkable pillar like features that are pointing […]

Sh2-119

This is Sharpless 119 (Sh2-119), a nice an often forgotten emission nebula sitting right next to the North America Nebula – somewhere in the Pacific Ocean. Probably, this is why are there not many images of it. In addition to the dominant H-alpha emission there are some prominent dark dust lanes. In the center of […]

Sh2-119 – Mono

This is Sharpless 119 (Sh2-119), a nice an often forgotten emission nebula sitting right next to the North America Nebula – somewhere in the Pacific Ocean. Probably, this is why are there not many images of it. In addition to the dominant H-alpha emission there are some prominent dark dust lanes. In the center of […]

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