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Joseph Dunning Astrophotography


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Sun Spot 14291471 viewsThis is an Ha image of sunspot 1429 on 3-11-12.
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M11059 viewsMessier 1, (M1, NGC 1952), The Crab Nebula is the most famous and conspicuous known supernova remnant, the expanding cloud of gas created in the explosion of a star as supernova which was observed in the year 1054 AD. It shines as a nebula of magnitude 8.4 near the southern "horn" of Taurus, the Bull. The distance is 6,300 light years.
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M16946 viewsMessier 16 (M16) The Eagle Nebula is a conspicuous region of active star formation, situated in Serpens Cauda. The starforming nebula, a giant cloud of interstellar gas and dust, has already created a considerable cluster of young stars. The cluster is also referred to as NGC 6611, the nebula as IC 4703. The distance is 7000 light years.
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M271021 viewsMessier 27, (M27, NGC 6853) The Dumbbell Nebula is perhaps the finest planetary nebula in the sky, and was the first planetary nebula ever discovered. Existing estimates for the distance reach from 490 to 3500 light years.
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Moon mosiac1352 viewsThis is a mosaic of images taken in Ha light.
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62_Erato 1147 views62 Erato is a large and dark, probably carbonaceous main-belt asteroid. It is a member of the Themis asteroid family.Erato is the first asteroid to have been credited with co-discoverers, Oskar Lesser and Wilhelm Forster, who discovered it on September 14, 1860 from the Berlin Observatory. It was their first and only asteroid discovery.
This image is a stack of 25 5 min exposures creating the line showing it's movement.
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My 7" refractor947 viewsThis is my 7" f/9 refractor mounted on an AP-1200 GTO.
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Comet PanStarrs1160 viewsThis is comet PanStarrs from Alamogordo NM. Taken with a Canon 50d thru a Stellarvue 130 EDT and field flattener. 15 second exposure about f/7

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Comet PanStarrs1160 viewsThis is comet PanStarrs from Alamogordo NM. Taken with a Canon 50d thru a Stellarvue 130 EDT and field flattener. 15 second exposure about f/7Mar 15, 2013
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Sun Spot 14291471 viewsThis is an Ha image of sunspot 1429 on 3-11-12. Mar 12, 2012
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The Sun in Ha1381 viewsThis is the first light image of the sun taken with my new Lunt 80mm solar scope on Friday 2/24/2012. We used Jim's DMK 41 camera and processed the image in Registax and Photoshop CS5. Feb 26, 2012
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Moon mosiac1352 viewsThis is a mosaic of images taken in Ha light. Feb 26, 2012
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Horsehead nebula1431 viewsThe Horsehead is a dark globule of dust and non-luminous gas, obscuring the light coming from behind, especially the moderately bright nebula IC 434. It is the most remarkable feature of an interesting region of diffuse nebulae, which belongs to a huge cloud of gas and dust situated 1,600 light years away in the direction of constellation Orion. The bright reflection nebula in the lower left is NGC 2023.Feb 26, 2012
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M741192 viewsMessier 74 (M74, NGC 628) is one of the nicest examples of so-called "grand-design" spiral galaxies seen face-on, so that its spiral structure stands out conspicuously. With its comparatively low surface brightness, it is one of the more difficult objects in Messier's catalog. Situated in constellation Pisces the distance is about 30 to 40 million light years and it’s diameter is 1000 light years.Feb 26, 2012
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M131218 viewsMessier 13 (M13, NGC 6205), also called the 'Great globular cluster in Hercules', is one of the most prominent and best known globulars of the Northern celestial hemisphere. The distance is 25,100 light years, and it’s diameter is 145 light years.Feb 26, 2012
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62_Erato 1147 views62 Erato is a large and dark, probably carbonaceous main-belt asteroid. It is a member of the Themis asteroid family.Erato is the first asteroid to have been credited with co-discoverers, Oskar Lesser and Wilhelm Forster, who discovered it on September 14, 1860 from the Berlin Observatory. It was their first and only asteroid discovery.
This image is a stack of 25 5 min exposures creating the line showing it's movement.
Feb 26, 2012