Codename Sh2-124

Not much can be said or read about Sh2-124 molecular hydrogen cloud in the north-east Cygnus frontiers. It is pretty large emission nebula, but not…


Enchanting hydrogen

Today's gem nickname is Wizard, due to its shape that resembles medieval magician. The official Wizard nebula symbol is Sh2-142 at Sharpless…


Californietto

There is plenty of interesting areas between Cassiopeia and Cepheus. Frame pictured below can be found next to famous Bubble nebula. This area…


Classical way of imaging

Around last year Xmas I put here a blog entry with HaRGB picture of Soul Nebula. Here it is the same frame with only RGB channels - no additional…


Monochromatic way of imaging

Narrowband imaging is a nice way to fight light pollution. Event under suburban sky it is possible to achieve decent outcome. Here are two narrowband…


Medusa in stars

Abell 21 - that's how Medusa Nebula is named in the planetary nebulae catalog created by George O. Abell. It is quite old nebula, already pretty…


Hydrogen Soul

IC1848 Soul nebula in HaRGB First approach Deep Inside Soul Then whole B/W frame Many Shades of Soul Now IC1848 Soul nebula in HaRGB…


Many shades of Soul

There always happens a lot in the Milky Way areas of our sky. For example Soul and Ghost nebulae can be found in the constellation of Cassiopeia.…


Red Lion

Lion As faint as Lion has gained some color. It is only 3x40 minutes of each RGB channels added, and hydrogen light colored with red. No…


Deep inside the Soul

IC1848 Soul Nebula is quite extended object and there is no way for my setup to cover it all at once. But even in narrow field images there is plenty…


Cocooned with interstellar medium

Three years ago using Canon DSLR and newtonian telescope I pictured Cocoon nebula . At last star party in Zatom I decided to get back to this…


As faint as Lion

Sharpless catalog is a list of 313 HII regions (that are emission nebulae) visible in the northern hemisphere from declination -27 degrees. Most of…