Tag Archives: STL-11000M

The fighting dragons of Ara NGC 6188

Fighting Dragons of Ara NGC 6188

Featured in Sky and Telescope Magazine, October 2016. Returning to Siding Spring Observatory in the southern hemisphere, I decided to image a region of space referred to as the fighting dragons of Ara NGC 6188. It’s a very stunning emission nebula located 4000 light years away from our Earth. View high res This emission nebula […]

Vela Supernova Remnant

Vela SNR

This is an experimental image of the Vela supernova remnant (SNR) in the southern constellation of Vela. The image data set consisted of 1-hour and 35-min of  H-alpha, Oxygen III and Sulphur 2 filters. The S2 was data was not used though. Imaged with a Takahashi FSQ 106 refactor and SBIG STL-11000M CCD camera. The […]