The human eye is a remarkable instrument, but it is not evolved for low light viewing in general, less so for sitting still enough to collect photons as ...
This image of NGC3628 (The Hamburger Galaxy, or Sarah's Galaxy) was taken in May in New Mexico and I have just managed to get the file processed (it has ...
“Andromeda with Further testing of the APO Refractor and the One Shot Color CCD, I want to capture some popular objects first of…”
Although details remain uncertain, it surely has to do with an ongoing battle with its smaller galactic neighbor.
Resembling curling flames from a campfire, this magnificent nebula in a neighboring galaxy is giving astronomers new insight into the fierce birth of stars, ...
... using a camera tuned to the frequencies of light humans can see (left) and all the frequencies the CCD sensor in the digital camera can detect (right):
When there are bright, massive galaxies in the background of a cluster, their light will get stretched, magnified and distorted due to the general ...
The human eye is impressive, but like all our senses, it's limited to doing what our ancestors needed to help them stay alive down here on Earth.
An image of comet 67P/C-G taken with ESO's Very Large Telescope on Aug. 11, 2014, and produced by combining 40 short exposures.
Facebook twitter google_plus reddit pinterest linkedin mail Artist renderings of exoplanets previously detected by the Kepler Space Telescope (NASA)
Clouds of Andromeda: The beautiful Andromeda Galaxy is often imaged by planet Earth-based astronomers. Also known as the nearest large spiral galaxy is a ...
Full Harvest Moon and windswept clouds 05.10.17 Bedfordshire, UK #StormHourpic.twitter.com/7c5h6WCFMy
Image of M31 taken with a 12.5 inch Ritchey-Chretien telescope by amateur astronomer Robert Gendler.
It can take plenty of images from our galaxy - nebulae, star formation regions, clusters - but it can never take a picture from the outside of our galaxy.
Artist's impression of Planet 9 together with our sun, so far away it looks like a bright star. “Planet 9″ has not been proven to exist yet.
ALMA's image of the HL Tauri disc has been big news in astronomy. But let's take a step back and look at HL Tauri's interesting neighbor, XZ Tauri.
... School's observatory Celestron 14 Edge HD SBIG STT-8300 3 CCD Camera 2016-09-27 L.: 5x600s 1x1, 7x900s 1x1 RGB: 3x(3x600 2x2)pic.twitter.com/yUK29pzOgZ
And here is the nearby galaxy Centaurus A in (right, top to bottom) x-ray, radio, and visible spectra (with a composite on the left):