Tagged: Messier 2 - Adam Lundie - Eatons Hill Observatory

Tagged: Messier 2

Trifid Nebula in HaLRGB thumbnail
Almost everyone has a go at imaging the Trifid nebula, which is composed of 3 different type of nebulae; emission, reflection, and absorption. When I noticed some faint red glow in the background, I decided to try integrating some long hydrogen emission line frames to see if I could get any structure out of it. I'm quite happy with the resulting background structures!

Messier 22 Globular Cluster thumbnail
10600 light years away, Messier 22 is one of the closest and brightest globular clusters visible from Earth.

Molecular Clouds Barnard 92 and Barnard 93 thumbnail
The dark molecular clouds of Barnard 92 (center) and 93 (left) are superimposed over the Messier 24 Sagittarius Star Cloud.

Messier 2 Globula Cluster thumbnail
55,000 light years away, Messier 2 (M2) is one of the largest known globular clusters.