Posts Tagged ‘Orion Nebula’

Wow Orion Nebula!

Posted: June 12, 2018 in Astronomy
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When I got home in the evening I had my first images from the Harvard NASA telescope waiting to be processed. The ones of Jupiter and its moons seem to be blank but got a spectacular picture of the Orion Nebula -it didn’t look much at first but once processed and filtered

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Orion Nebula Composite dark corrected

Omega 3 filter

Omega 3 filter

This nebula is part of the Orion Nebula complex and is seperated from the main nebula by a lane of dust.

H-alpha filter

H-alpha filter

Taken using the Bradford Robotic telescope

Orion Nebula

Posted: November 9, 2014 in Astronomy
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Was searching through some picture files a couple of days ago and found this set of pictures of the Orion Nebula.

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Orion Nebula

Posted: May 1, 2014 in Astronomy
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I always return to the Orion Nebula as it is one of may favourite targets. Its just so beautiful!

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The heart of the nebula

The heart of the nebula

Red filtered image

Red filtered image

Green filtered image

Green filtered image

Blue filtered image

Blue filtered image

Some photos of the Orion Nebula taken with the Harvard NASA telescope

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Here are a series of photographs taken recently of the Orion nebula using different filters on the camera.

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This is a straightforward BVR colour image

Blue Filter

Blue Filter

Infra-Red Filter

Infra-Red Filter


The infrared filter blocks are all light in the infrared spectrum and can reveal details which otherwise would remain hidden by infrared light.

H-alpha filter

H-alpha filter


The H alpha filter only allows light through that is generated by Hydrogen atoms emitted energy.

OIII filter

OIII filter


The OIII filter is recommended for photographing Nebula as they are designed to provide higher contrast views of deep sky objects

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This is a straightforward BVR colour image

All photographs taken using the Bradford robotic telescope

Today I return to some shots of the Orion Nebula which is one of my favourite areas to photograph

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These photos were taken using the Harvard NASA telescope

For further details on the Orion nebula see post of 29/4 – https://petesfavouritethings.wordpress.com/2013/04/29/orion-nebula/

Orion Nebula

Posted: June 5, 2013 in Astronomy
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Pictures taken with Bradford remote telescope

For further details on Orion Nebula see post of 29th April
https://petesfavouritethings.wordpress.com/2013/04/29/orion-nebula/