IC 5148 by Damian Peach
CDK700 (28″) @F6.8. FLI camera. L:60mins. RGB: 5mins.
Nicknamed the Spare-tyre nebula,IC 5148 is a planetary nebula located around 1 degree west of Lambda Gruis in the constellation of Grus. Around 3000 light-years distant, it is expanding at a rate of 50 kilometres a second, one of the fastest expansion rates of all planetary nebulae.
The Grus Triplet by Damian Peach
CDK700 (28″) @ F6.8. FLI camera. L: 60mins. RGB: 5mins.
This group of galaxies is located in the southern constellation of Grus and consists of three close spiral galaxies – NGC 7582, 7590 and 7599 located around 60 million light years away. The field also contains hundreds of more distant galaxies, many of them over a billion lights years away
Rosette Nebula by Don Goldman (APOD March 11, 2014)
Mount: PlaneWave Ascension A200h
OAG: Astrodon MonsterMOAG
Observatory Site: Siding Spring, iTelescope.net, NSW, Australia
Filters: Astrodon Gen2 LRGB, 3nm H-a, OIII, SII
Guider: SBIG ST-i
Camera Operation: MaximDL5.24
Processing: Photoshop CC
Image Dates: 01.09.14 – 01.27.14