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")

209 files, 53 linked files, 262 files total, last one added on Apr 13, 2019
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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")

112 files, 54 linked files, 166 files total, last one added on Apr 14, 2019
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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")

290 files, 65 linked files, 355 files total, last one added on Mar 19, 2019
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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")

59 files, 18 linked files, 77 files total, last one added on Dec 28, 2018
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4 albums on 1 page(s)

Last additions - Stars, Nebulae and Galaxies
Hercules Galaxy Cluster - Abell 2151, 2019-04-12 03:30CET Manche, FranceDuncanApr 14, 2019
M3 and NGC5263, 2019-04-12 23:00-01:00CET Manche, FranceDuncanApr 13, 2019
M3 and NGC5263, 2019-04-07 23:00CET Manche, FranceDuncanApr 08, 2019
M52 'The Question Mark Galaxy', 2019-03-24 Manche FranceDuncanMar 25, 2019
Soul Nebula IC1871 (SE London)CaroleMar 19, 2019

Random files - Stars, Nebulae and Galaxies
Pelican Nebula re-process from 27-5-2012Carole
M76 2015-11-02 with Canon 1000D Modded (Manche)Duncan
NGC7635 the Bubble nebula and Open Cluster M52RobertM
Lobster's Claw NGC7635Carole
M31 -AndromedaApophis