Tag Archives: astronomy filters

The Seagull Nebula Up Close

Here is another fantastic image from Terry Hancock! The Seagull Nebula (IC2177 and NGC 2327) is located in the constellations of Monoceros and Canis Major, lying at a distance of 3,600 light-years from Earth. This image was taken at Grand Mesa Observatory in Colorado over the course of 4 days with a total acquisition time … Continue reading

May 8, 2022 Blog, Chroma Technology, Optics

Messier 106 Revealed

Tony Hallas provides another amazing image. This one shows Messier 106 (NGC 4258), which is found in the constellation Canes Venatici. M106 is located about 22 to 25 million light-years away from Earth. The photo was taken with over 10 hours of exposure in California, using Chroma Technology’s 27102 H-alpha, Luminance, Red, Green, and Blue (HaLRGB) astronomy filter … Continue reading

April 25, 2022 Blog, Chroma Technology, Optics

Jellyfish Nebula Captured

Thank you to Terry Hancock for sharing some more of his astrophotography! This image is of the Supernova Remnant IC443, also known as the Jellyfish Nebula and Sharpless 248. It is located in the Gemini constellation, roughly 5,000 light years away from Earth. This was taken with Chroma filters, and took a total of 16.25 … Continue reading

January 6, 2022 Blog, Chroma Technology, Optics

Andromeda Galaxy Up Close

Thank you to Tony Hallas for sharing with us another astrophotography piece! This time it is the star cloud NGC 206, located in the Andromeda Galaxy. This photo was taken using Chroma H-alpha and RGB astronomy filters. To see more of Tony’s work, you can visit his website: Astrophoto.com. Chroma Technology manufactures the highest quality astronomy filters with durable, … Continue reading

November 18, 2021 Blog, Chroma Technology, Optics