The O.A.S. Astrophotography Gallery

A place for members' images...

Messier Objects


Messier compiled his catalogue of objects to help him in his search for comets. The Messier Objects are favourite targets for deep-sky imaging, as they're mostly relatively bright and not too hard to find. (Link-word "Messier")

215 files, 53 linked files, 268 files total, last one added on May 19, 2020
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Galaxies and Clusters


Large groups of stars can take many forms, and make fascinating subjects for deep-sky imaging. (Link-word "Galaxy")

121 files, 54 linked files, 175 files total, last one added on Mar 04, 2021
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Recent developments in computer imaging and electronic image capture devices have made a huge difference to the detail and faintness of the Deep Sky objects amateurs can image. (Link-word "Nebula")

341 files, 65 linked files, 406 files total, last one added on Mar 02, 2021
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Constellations and Star Fields


Many modern imaging techniques restrict the target to a very narrow field of view, but modern digital SLRs are now capable of capturing breathtaking wide-angle views like those captured on slide film in the past. (Link-word "Star")

62 files, 18 linked files, 80 files total, last one added on Jan 11, 2021
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Last additions - Stars, Nebulae and Galaxies
NGC891 and Abell 347RoyMar 04, 2021
Rosette Nebula NGC2244CaroleMar 02, 2021
M42DuncanFeb 18, 2021
IC405 (Flaming Star), IC410 (Tadpoles), IC417, NGC1907DuncanFeb 09, 2021
Monkey Head Nebula NGC2174 9 Jan 2021DuncanJan 11, 2021

Random files - Stars, Nebulae and Galaxies
NGC6960 Western Veil Nebula 2018-15-07Duncan
Markarians Chain - Deep sky challenge RobertM
IC410/NGC1893 Tadpole emission Nebula in AurigaFay
M101 - Pinwheel Galaxy + SN PTF 11klyMickW
Cocoon Nebula IC5146, 17 to 22 August 2015, Manche, France - IRIS StarToolsVersionDuncan