Nebula


M20 The Trifid Nebula. An LRGB color composite CCD image taken with the Schulman 32-inch telescope on the summit of Mount Lemmon at the University of Arizona Mount Lemmon SkyCenter on July 2, 2016. (1.1MB)

NGC 6781 planetary nebula. An LRGB color composite CCD image taken with the Schulman 32-inch telescope on the summit of Mount Lemmon at the University of Arizona Mount Lemmon SkyCenter on July 3, 2016. (1.4MB)

IC 5146 The Cocoon Nebula. An LRGB color composite CCD image taken with the Schulman 32-inch telescope on the summit of Mount Lemmon at the University of Arizona Mount Lemmon SkyCenter on July 2, 2016. (1.1MB)

IC 1318 The Gamma Cygni Nebula. An RGB color CCD image taken with a Takahashi Epsilon 180ED telescope using an STL-11000M CCD. (May 29 & 30, 2011) (845KB)

M1 The Crab Nebula. A color composite CCD image taken at the University of Arizona Mount Lemmon SkyCenter with an STL-11000M CCD using the Schulman 32-inch RCOS telescope on November 21, 23 & 25 and December 4 & 5, 2012. (471KB)

IC 1396 The Elephant Trunk Nebula. An RGB color CCD image taken with an STL-11000M CCD using a Takahashi Epsilon 180ED telescope on June 9 & 10 and July 10, 2011. (1MB)

IC 443 Supernova Remnant. An LRGB color CCD image taken with an STL-11000M CCD using a 24-inch RCOS telescope on November 21 & 22, 2009. This image was taken at the University of Arizona Mount Lemmon SkyCenter. (469KB)

NGC 1333 Reflection Nebula. An LRGB color CCD image taken with an STL-11000M CCD using a 24-inch RCOS telescope on November 17, 2009. This image was taken at the University of Arizona Mount Lemmon SkyCenter. (68KB)

M16 The Eagle Nebula (276KB) A false color CCD image taken with an SBIG STL-11000M CCD using a Takahashi FCT-150 telescope in April-May, 2008. This image was published in the Multimedia Gallery on the Astronomy Magazine website.

M57 The Ring Nebula in Lyra (39KB) (August 22, 2008) An LRGB color CCD image taken with an SBIG STL-11000M CCD using a 24-inch RCOS telescope at the University of Arizona Mount Lemmon SkyCenter.

IC 1805 The Heart Nebula. An RGB color CCD image taken with an STL-11000M CCD using a Takahashi Epsilon 180ED telescope on December 11 & 13, 2010. (406KB)

IC 2177 The Seagull Nebula. This is an RGB color CCD image taken with an STL-11000M CCD using a Takahashi Epsilon 180ED telescope. (January 1 & 2, 2012) (570KB)

M42 The Orion Nebula (67KB) A false color CCD image taken with an SBIG STL-11000M CCD and Takahashi FCT-150 refractor using Ha, OIII, and SII filters. (January 11-15, 2008)

M27 The Dumbbell Nebula. An RGB color CCD image taken with an SBIG ST-8XE CCD using a Takahashi Epsilon 250 telescope. (July 2005) (118KB)

IC 2118 The Witch Head Nebula. (819KB) An RGB color CCD image taken with an STL-11000M CCD using a Takahashi Epsilon 180ED telescope on November 22, 2009. This image was taken at the University of Arizona Mount Lemmon SkyCenter.

NGC 7048 planetary nebula. An RGB color CCD image taken with an SBIG ST-8XE CCD using the Steward Observatory 61-inch telescope on Mount Bigelow. This image was designated by Astronomy Magazine as the "Picture of the Day" for March 22, 2008 and was published in the March 21, 2008 issue of the Astronomy Magazine Newsletter. (May 27, 2006) (70KB)

NGC 6894 planetary nebula. (119KB) An RGB color CCD image taken with an FLI IMG6303e CCD using the Steward Observatory 61-inch telescope on Mount Bigelow. (May 24, 2007)

NGC 7354 planetary nebula. An RGB color CCD image taken with an SBIG STL-11000M CCD using a 24-inch RCOS telescope on Mount Lemmon at the University of Arizona Mount Lemmon SkyCenter. (August 24, 2008) (76 KB)

NGC1499 The California Nebula. (1025KB) This is an LRGB color composite CCD image taken with a Takahashi Epsilon 180ED telescope using an SBIG STL-11000M CCD. The luminance channel was shot with a hydrogen alpha filter in my backyard. The color data was taken on Mount Lemmon at the University of Arizona Mount Lemmon SkyCenter. (November 16, 17 & 22, 2009)

The Veil Nebula (607KB) An RGB color composite CCD image taken on May 28, 29, 30 & 31, 2009, from my backyard using a Takahashi Epsilon 180ED telescope and an STL-11000M CCD.

IC434 The Horsehead Nebula. (524KB) This is an LRGB color composite CCD image taken with a Takahashi Epsilon 180ED telescope using an SBIG STL-11000M CCD. The luminance channel was shot with a hydrogen alpha filter in my backyard. The color data was taken on Mount Lemmon at the University of Arizona Mount Lemmon SkyCenter. (November 20 & 21, 2009)

M97 The Owl Nebula (26KB) An LRGB color CCD image assembled from data acquired on three nights in February 2004 with a Takahashi FCT-150 refractor using an SBIG ST-8E CCD.

NGC 2438 A color composite CCD image taken with an SBIG STL-11000M using an Explore Scientific ED152CF refractor. (November 3, 2013) (207KB)

NGC 7000 The North America Nebula (109KB) A 30 minute photo taken on April 16, 1999, using Kodak medium format PRO-100 color negative film. The photo was taken with a Takahashi Epsilon 250 astrograph. This photograph was published in the 2007 Vatican Observatory Calendar.

Nebula near M78. An RGB color CCD image taken with an STL-11000M CCD using a 24-inch RCOS telescope on November 22, 2009. This image was taken at the University of Arizona Mount Lemmon SkyCenter. (144KB)

The Tarantula Nebula. An LRGB color composite CCD image taken using a Takahashi FS-78 and ST-8XE from Lake Titicaca, Bolivia (September 2, 2005) (141KB)

M78 reflection nebula (30KB) An RGB CCD image taken with Takahashi FCT-150 refractor and ST-8E. from my backyard.

NGC 6804 planetary nebula. An LRGB color CCD image taken with an SBIG STL-11000M CCD using a 24-inch RCOS telescope on Mount Lemmon. This image was taken at the University of Arizona Mount Lemmon SkyCenter. (April 17, 2008) (50KB)

NGC 7009 The Saturn Nebula (10KB) An RGB color composite CCD image taken on May 30 & June 1-3, 2005, using a Takahashi Mewlon 210 telescope and ST-8XE.

NGC 2392 The Eskimo Nebula (5KB) An RGB color composite CCD image taken on January 23, 2005, using a Takahashi FCT-150 and ST-8E.

NGC 2237 The Rosette Nebula (173KB) An LRGB color composite CCD image. The RGB data was taken on December 30, 2008, using a Takahashi FCT-150 telescope and an SBIG STL-11000M CCD. The luminance data was taken with a Takahashi Epsilon 180ED telescope using an SBIG ST-8XE CCD on January 29 & 31, 2009.

B263 dark nebula Bernard 263 (83KB) An LRGB color composite CCD image taken at Lake Titicaca, Bolivia with an SBIG ST-8XE using a Takahashi FS-78 refractor. (September 3, 2005) This image was published in David H. Levy's book entitled Deep Sky Objects: The Best And Brightest From Four Decades Of Comet Chasing, at page 121.

NGC 7293 The Helix Nebula (12KB) (July 15, 2001) An RGB color CCD image taken with an SBIG ST-8E CCD using a Takahashi FCT-150 refractor.

NGC 2359 Thor's Helmet Nebula. An RGB color CCD image taken with an STL-11000M CCD using a Takahashi FCT-150 refractor on January 18 & 20, 2009. (187KB)

NGC 6992 The Eastern Veil Nebula (387KB) A color composite CCD image taken on June 23, 2001, using a Takahashi FCT-150 and ST-8E.

M8 and M20 Wide angle shot of the Lagoon Nebula and Trifid Nebula (104KB). A 30 minute photo taken on April 15, 1999, with a Takahashi Epsilon 250 telescope, using Kodak PRO 100 meduim format film. The photo was guided using an ST-4 autoguider on an FS-78 guidescope.

NGC 281 The Pacman Nebula (128KB) An RGB color CCD image taken with a Takahashi Epsilon 250 telescope using an SBIG ST-8XE CCD. (July 6-10, 2005)

IC 405 The Flaming Star Nebula (302KB) An RGB color composite CCD image taken on February 1, 2009, from my backyard using a Takahashi Epsilon 180ED telescope and an SBIG ST-8XE CCD.

Rho Ophiuchus Region. A color photograph of the nebulosity in this region of the sky taken with a Nikon SLR camera piggyback using a Nikon 105mm lens. The photograph was taken on Mount Lemmon at the University of Arizona Mount Lemmon SkyCenter. (May 27-28, 2006) (132KB)

M42 The Orion Nebula (63KB) An unguided photo taken on September 27, 1998, with the Takahashi Epsilon 250 telescope.

M27 The Dumbell Nebula (50KB). A tri-color CCD image taken with an SBIG ST-8 CCD using the Takahashi FS-128 refractor on October 17, 1998.

M1 The Crab Nebula (32KB) An LRGB color composite CCD image taken on November 17, 2001, and October 3, 2002, with an SBIG ST-8E CCD and a Takahashi FCT-150 telescope.

Horsehead and Flame Nebula (55KB) A photo taken on November 11, 1998, with the Takahashi Epsilon 250 telescope, using Kodak Pro 100 film.

NGC 7662 The Blue Snowball Nebula. (7KB) An RGB color composite CCD image taken from my backyard using a Takahashi Mewlon 210 and ST-8XE (June 19, 2005)

M76 The Little Dumbbell Nebula (53KB) An RGB color composite CCD image taken on December 22, 2008, using a Takahashi Mewlon 250 and ST-8XE.

NGC 3242 The Ghost of Jupiter Nebula (8KB) An RGB color composite CCD image taken on December 19, 2004, using a Takahashi FCT-150 and ST-8E.

NGC 7635 The Bubble Nebula (432KB) An RGB color composite CCD image taken with an ST-8XE on a Takahashi Epsilon 250 on July 2 & 5, 2005.

M17 The Omega Nebula (387KB) An RGB color composite CCD image taken on May 28, 2009, using a Takahashi Epsilon 180ED telescope and an STL-11000M CCD.

NGC 6302 The Bug Nebula. (20KB) An RGB color composite CCD image taken with a Takahashi Mewlon 210 telescope at f11.5 and an ST-8XE from my backyard. (May 15 & 30 & June 1, 2005)

IC 5146 The Cocoon Nebula (31KB) An RGB color composite CCD image taken in June 2003 with a Takahashi FCT-150 using an SBIG ST-8E CCD.

NGC 6888 The Crescent Nebula. An RGB color CCD image taken with an STL-11000M CCD using a Takahashi Epsilon 180ED telescope on June 13, 2009. (752KB)

NGC6369 The Little Ghost Nebula (16KB) An RGB color composite CCD image taken on June 4, 2005, using a Takahashi Mewlon 210 and ST-8XE.

Abell 43 planetary nebula. (18KB) An RGB color CCD image taken from my backyard with an SBIG ST-8XE CCD using a Takahashi Mewlon 210 telescope at f11.5 (June 4-11, 2005)

NGC 2438 A color CCD image of the planetary nebula NGC 2438 superimposed on the open star cluster M46 taken with a Takahashi FCT-150 refractor and ST-8E CCD. (57KB).

NGC 6960 The Veil Nebula (78KB) A color composite CCD image taken at the Sunglow Ranch using a Takahashi Epsilon 250 telescope. (May 23, 2004)

M8 The Lagoon Nebula (70KB). A 30 minute photo taken on July 5, 1997, with a Takahashi FS-128 refractor, using Kodak Ektapress multispeed 640 color negative film. The photo was guided using an ST-4 autoguider.

NGC 7000 The North America Nebula (555KB) A color composite CCD image taken with a Takahashi Epsilon 180ED telescope using an SBIG STL-11000M CCD.

M17 The Omega Nebula (93KB) An RGB color composite CCD image taken on May 22, 2004, using an ST-8E on a Takahashi Epsilon 250 telescope.

NGC 2024 The Flame Nebula. (62KB) An LRGB CCD image taken with an SBIG STL-11000M CCD and hydrogen alpha filter using a Takahashi FCT-150 refractor (January 19, 2008)

NGC 1965 nebula in the Large Magellenic Cloud. An RGB color CCD image taken using a Takahashi FS-78 refractor and an ST-8XE CCD at Lake Titicaca, Bolivia (Sept. 3, 2005) (60KB)

M42 The Orion Nebula (77KB) A false color CCD image taken on January 21, 2002, with a Takahashi FCT-150 and ST-8E.

B72 The Snake Nebula. (610KB) An RGB color CCD image of a dark nebula taken with an SBIG ST-8XE using a Takahashi Epsilon 250 telescope. (July 10, 2005)

B86 dark nebula Bernard 86 (142KB) An RGB color composite CCD image taken with an SBIG ST-8E on June 10, 2003 using a Takahashi FCT-150 refractor.

NGC 7635 The Bubble Nebula and star cluster M52 (242KB) An RGB color CCD image taken with an SBIG STL-11000M on January 18, 2009, using a Takahashi FCT-150 refractor.

M76 The Little Dumbbell Nebula (38KB) (June 15, 2005) An RGB color CCD image taken with an SBIG ST-8XE CCD using a Takahashi Mewlon 210 telescope.

NGC 3372 Eta Carinae (54KB) (December 22, 1998) A CCD image taken from Mauna Kea Observatory in Hawaii with an SBIG ST-8 CCD using a Takahashi FS-78 refractor.

M20 The Trifid Nebula (78KB). An LRGB color CCD image taken with an SBIG ST-8 CCD using a Takahashi FS-128 refractor on March 22, 1999.

IC 5146 The Cocoon Nebula (430KB) An RGB color composite CCD image taken with a Takahashi Epsilon 250 using an SBIG ST-8XE CCD. (July 2005)

M16 The Eagle Nebula (60KB) A tri-color CCD image taken with an SBIG ST-8E CCD using a Takahashi Epsilon 250 telescope on May 21, 2004.

M57 The Ring Nebula in Lyra (20KB) (May 14, 2005) An RGB color CCD image taken with an SBIG ST-8E CCD using a Takahashi Mewlon 210 telescope.

M42 A color CCD image of the Orion Nebula taken with a Takahashi FS-78 refractor and ST-8E. (174KB).

NGC 6781 planetary nebula. (40KB) An RGB color composite CCD image taken using a Takahashi FCT-150 and ST-8E on April 23, 2005 from my backyard.

The Coalsack dark nebula near the Southern Cross. A piggyback photo taken with a Canon EOS Digital Rebel camera from Lake Titicaca, Bolivia. (388KB)


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