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Dark nebula, light nebula and all sorts of nebula can sometimes be mistaken for clouds in space to which in some respect they are. Nebula could be the birth of star formation or the death.

On this page you will some examples.

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 Eta Carina NGC 3372 - taken with a Canon EOS 350D on 04/04/2008 Exposure was 304 sec at  ISO Speed 1600 Afocal to a Saxon ED 80 piggybacked on a 10" LX200gps autoguided with a Meade DSI. Image by C.Borg and P.Brown. Processed using CS3.

 

M42 and The Running Man Nebula in Orion, taken with a Canon EOS 350D on 26/12/2007 Exposure was 241sec at  ISO Speed 800 Afocal to a Skywatcher 102mm piggybacked on a 10" LX200gps autoguided with a Meade DSI.

 

 

 M8 or The Lagoon Nebula in Sagittarius, taken with a Canon EOS 350D on 26/12/2007 Exposure was 600 sec at  ISO Speed 800 Afocal to a Saxon ED80 piggybacked on a 10" LX200gps autoguided with a Meade DSI.

 

NGC 7293 The Helix Nebula in Aquarius taken with a Canon EOS 350D on 3/10/2007 Exposure was 240 sec at  ISO Speed 1600 Afocal to a Saxon ED80 piggybacked on a 10" LX200gps autoguided with a Meade DSI.

 

 

Widefield of M27 (NGC 6853) taken with a Canon EOS 350D on 6/7/2007 Exposure was 209 sec at  ISO Speed 1600 Afocal to a Saxon ED80 piggybacked on a 10" LX200gps autoguided with a Meade DSI.

 

The Horshead (IC 434) and Flame Nebula (NGC 2024)

Image taken with a Canon EOS 350D on 18/10/2007 Exposure was 601 sec at  ISO Speed 1600 Afocal to a Saxon ED80 piggybacked on a 10" LX200gps autoguided with a Meade DSI.

 

 

The Swan Nebula or Omega Nebula -  M17 (NGC 6618) Image taken with a Canon EOS 350D on 25/08/2007 Exposure was 602 sec at  800 ISO Speed  Afocal to a Saxon ED80 piggybacked on a 10" LX200gps autoguided with a Meade DSI.

 

 

Widefield of The Tarantula Nebula (NGC 2069) Bright Nebula in Dorado. Image taken with a Canon EOS 350D on 2/12/2007 Exposure was 300 sec at  800 ISO Speed  Afocal to a Saxon ED80 piggybacked on a 10" LX200gps autoguided with a Meade DSI.