A Gallery of Astronomical Images by RAS Members and Friends
The Rosette Nebula imaged in hydrogen alpha and oxygen III light by Dwight Talley.
15 x 20 minutes Ha, 15 x 20 minutes OIII, AT65EDQ and QSI 660 camera, processed in Pixinsight and Photoshop.
The Triangulum Galaxy, M33, imaged by Mearl Balmer from James River State Park.
The Double Cluster in the constellation Perseus by Bryan Hartley, captured at Belmead. The Double Cluster is a beautiful and easy-to-find pair of objects using a telescope or binoculars. It appears as a faint haze to the unaided eye in a dark sky not far from the “W” of the constellation Cassiopeia.
A near last-quarter moon captured by Tyler Hutchison on a partly cloudy night.