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Eta Carinae

by Robert Vanderbei Two images of Eta Carinae taken on February 7, 2016. SBIG Universal on Takahashi FSQ-104D H-alpha = 40 min, OIII = 6 min Two-minute unguided exposures. Richardson-Lucy deconvolution, Gaussian blur, Log.

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The Trapezium in M42

by Robert Vanderbei

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Moon Occults Venus in the Daytime

by Michael Wright On December 7, 2015, a daytime occultation of Venus by the Moon was visible from most of North and Central America. I observed from my office parking lot at lunchtime using IS binoculars, but member Robert Vanderbei created … Continue reading

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M27, the Dumb Bell Nebula

by Robert Vanderbei

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July 2015 Blue Moon

Blue Moon by Member Robert Vanderbei July 30, 2014, 22:35 EDT (8 hours before actual full fullness) Canon 450D on 10″ RC Four-image Mosaic of 8-image stacks. Exposure: 1/2400 sec at ISO 800.

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Summertime Favorites: Messier 13 and 92

Member Robert Vanberbei captured these stunning images of two favorite summertime deep sky objects: Messier 13 – the Great Globular Cluster in Hercules and Messier 92 another globular in the same constellation. For M13 and M92’s H-R diagrams and more of … Continue reading

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