Miscellaneous Deep Space  Images

Last Updated:   01/15/2016

 

All images were captured from either my home, or the Texas Astronomical Society dark sky site near Atoka, Oklahoma
 

Each Image lists it's corresponding catalog number where appropriate.
To learn more about these catalogs, and others, click HERE.

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C/2007 N3:  Comet Lulin

38,000,000 Miles

02/25/09

LX90 8".  DSI Pro II imager with Meade f/3.3 Focal Reducer.

Discovered at the Lulin Observatory in Taiwan in July 2007.  A magnitude 5 object, it was captured in the constellation Leo.

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HIP26311:  Star Alnilam

1,300 Light Years

03/16/09

LX90 8".  DSI Pro II imager with Meade f/3.3 Focal Reducer.

Located in the constellation Orion.  Alnilam is the 30th brightest star in the sky.  Within the next million years, this star may turn into a red supergiant and explode as a supernova.

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HIP27989:  Star Betelgeuse

600 Light Years

04/21/09

LX90 8".  DSI Pro II imager with Meade f/3.3 Focal Reducer adjusted to f/5.

Located in the constellation Orion. Betelgeuse is the 2nd  brightest star in the constellation Orion and the 9th brightest star in the night sky. It is a red supergiant,  and one of the largest stars known.

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HIP9884:  Star Hamal

66 Light Years

11/15/07

LX90 8".  DSI Pro II imager with Meade f/3.3 Focal Reducer adjusted to f/5.

Located in the constellation Aires. The brightest star in the head of the Ram. Luminosity is approximately  55 times that of our Sun.

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HIP72607:  Star Kolchab

126 Light Years

04/14/09

LX90 8".  DSI Pro II imager with Meade f/3.3 Focal Reducer.

Located in the constellation Ursa Minor.  Kolchab is the 2nd  brightest star  in the bowl of the Little Dipper with a visual magnitude of +2.07.

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HIP37826:  Star Pollux

33.7 Light Years

01/20/09

LX90 8".  DSI Pro II imager with Meade f/3.3 Focal Reducer adjusted to f/5.

Located in the constellation Gemini.  Pollux is the brightest star  in the constellation.

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HIP32349:  Star Sirius

8.6 Light Years

01/13/09

LX90 8".  DSI Pro II imager with Meade f/3.3 Focal Reducer adjusted to f/5.

Located in the constellation Canis Major.  Sirius is the brightest star in the night sky with a visual apparent magnitude of −1.46.

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HIP65474:  Star Spica

260 Light Years

03/31/09

LX90 8".  DSI Pro II imager with Meade f/3.3 Focal Reducer.

Located in the constellation Virgo.  Spica is the 15th brightest star in the night sky with a visual apparent magnitude of +1.04.

 

 

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