Images representing different hobbies

Here's the home of 2018's 'Image of the Month' pictures. Enjoy!

See the 2017 images here.

See the 2016 images here.

See the 2015 Images here.

Image of the Month for March 2018: The Horsehead and Flame Nebulas in Ha

 Horsehead and Flame nebulas in Hydrogen Alpha (Ha) light

This is a 7nm hydrogen alpha narrowband image taken using a cooled and astromodified Canon 450D with a special Baader filter.

Image of the Month for February 2018: The Rosette Nebula

Rosette Nembula in Ha plus OSC

Revisiting one of the most remarkable objects in the sky, blending a 7nm hydrogen alpha narrowband image with a one-shot colour image, both taken with the modified and cooled Canon 450D. Using the Ha layer reduces the stars (small ones disappear) and highlights the nebula which is composed of hot hydrogen.

Image of the Month for January 2018: The California Nebula

California HaOSC

 The California Nebula, a narrowband Ha image combined with a one-shot colour image.

See the 2017 images here.

See the 2016 images here.

See the 2015 Images here.