Imaging NGC 1976: The Great Nebula of Orion & Running Man

UK skies often mean imaging under less than optimal conditions – this year has been particularly poor in terms of clear skies. It seems all we’ve had is rain and cloud so, whenever the skies are clear, I need to get out and have a go. And so it was last Wednesday, when a clear […]

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What is narrow band imaging?

Narrow band imaging refers to imaging using filters that only let through a very narrow range of the light spectrum, often 0.07nm or less. They effectively block all other light frequencies. The spectral width of these filters therefore blocks out a lot of light pollution – light from streetlights in towns and cities that reflects […]

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