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Christmas Balls

Graham Wilcock surfs through the clouds to bring us a splendid nebulous scene.

The Crescent Nebula (also known as NGC 6888, Caldwell 27, Sharpless 105) is an emission nebula in the constellation Cygnus, about 5000 light-years away from Earth. It was discovered by Friedrich Wilhelm Herschel in 1792.

Altair Astro Starwave 102ED and astro-modified Canon 1100D. 20x5min exposures at ISO 800.

Meetings

 06/12/2017

  Herschel's Cool Universe - Dr. Chris Pearson

  7:00 PM

 10/01/2018

  Observing Evening and AGM

 07/02/2018

 Disks and Rings - Dr. Peter Grimley

 07/03/2018

 Galaxy Zoo - Rebecca Smethurst

 04/04/2018

 TBC

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