<div class="cap">Pleiades open star cluster in the constellation Taurus. Pleiades is one of the nearest star-clusters and is easily visible to the naked eye. The cluster is expected to have formed in the relatively recent past and is expected to remain as grouping for another 250 million years after which the individual stars will disperse into the galatic neighborhood. </div> <div class="anno" onmouseenter="overImage('images/fulls/Annotated/Pleiades_Annotated.svg',' ', 'Imaging camera: Moravian Instruments G2-8300 FW <br /> Mount: Takahashi EM200 Temma 2 <br /> Telescope: Esprit 80ED @ 400mm f/5 <br /> Guider: Moravian Instruments OAG <br /> Guiding camera: QHY5L-II <br /> <br /> Luminance: 44 x 300 Seconds <br /> RGB: 8 x 300 seconds each <br /> Capture Dates: October 13, 2018 <br /> Misc: Sensor at -15 degC ')" onmouseleave="outImage()">Image Details and Annotation</div>

<div class="cap">Andromeda Galaxy in the Andromeda constellation</div> <div class="anno" onmouseenter="overImage('images/fulls/Annotated/Andromeda_Annotated.svg',' ', 'Imaging camera: Moravian Instruments G2-8300 FW <br /> Mount: Takahashi EM200 Temma 2 <br /> Telescope: Esprit 80ED @ 400mm f/5 <br /> Guider: Teleskop Service TS9 OAG <br /> Guiding camera: QHY5L-II <br /> <br /> Luminance: 51 x 600 Seconds <br /> RGB: 12 x 300 seconds each <br /> Capture Dates: October 02, 2016 <br /> Misc: Sensor at -15 degC ')" onmouseleave="outImage()">Image Details and Annotation</div>

<div class="cap">Deerlick Galaxy group with Stephen's Quintet</div> <div class="anno" onmouseenter="overImage('images/fulls/Annotated/Deerlick_Annotated.svg',' ', 'Imaging camera: Moravian Instruments G2-8300 FW <br /> Mount: Takahashi EM200 Temma 2 <br /> Telescope: Vixen Visac VC200L @ 1260mm f/6.4 <br /> Guider: Teleskop Service TS9 OAG <br /> Guiding camera: QHY5L-II <br /> <br /> Luminance: 17 x 600 Seconds <br /> RGB: 12 x 300 seconds each <br /> Capture Dates: August 27, 2016 <br /> Misc: Sensor at -15 degC ')" onmouseleave="outImage()">Image Details and Annotation</div>

<div class="cap">Helx Nebula in the constellation Aquarius</div> <div class="anno" onmouseenter="overImage('images/fulls/Annotated/Helix_Annotated.svg',' ', 'Imaging camera: Moravian Instruments G2-8300 FW <br /> Mount: Takahashi EM200 Temma 2 <br /> Telescope: Vixen Visac VC200L @ 1260mm f/6.4 <br /> Guider: Teleskop Service TS9 OAG <br /> Guiding camera: QHY5L-II <br /> <br /> H-alpha: 9 x 900 Seconds <br /> Oxygen-III: 12 x 900 seconds <br /> Capture Dates: August 27, 2016 <br /> Misc: Sensor at -15 degC ')" onmouseleave="outImage()">Image Details and Annotation</div>

<div class="cap">Pickering Triangle - Part of the Veil Nebula Complex in Cygnus</div> <div class="anno" onmouseenter="overImage('images/fulls/Annotated/Pickering_Annotated.svg',' ', 'Imaging camera: Moravian Instruments G2-8300 FW <br /> Mount: Takahashi EM200 Temma 2 <br /> Telescope: Vixen Visac VC200L @ 1260mm f/6.4 <br /> Guider: Teleskop Service TS9 OAG <br /> Guiding camera: QHY5L-II <br /> <br /> H-alpha: 9 x 900 Seconds <br /> Capture Dates: August 13, 2016 <br /> Misc: Sensor at -15 degC ')" onmouseleave="outImage()">Image Details and Annotation</div>

<div class="cap">IC4603 is part of the Rho Ophiuichi nebula complex. The blue color is caused by starlight reflecting off interstellar dust. Denser dust clouds are opaque to light and block out background stars.</div> <div class="anno" onmouseenter="overImage('images/fulls/Annotated/IC4603_Annotated.svg',' ', 'Imaging camera: Moravian Instruments G2-8300 FW <br /> Mount: Takahashi EM200 Temma 2 <br /> Telescope: Vixen Visac VC200L @ 1260mm f/6.4 <br /> Guider: Teleskop Service TS9 OAG <br /> Guiding camera: QHY5L-II <br /> <br /> RGB: 9 x 300 seconds each <br /> Luminance: 25 x 300 seconds <br /> Integration: 4 hour and 20 minutes <br /> Capture Dates: June 11, 2016 <br /> Misc: Sensor at -15 degC ')" onmouseleave="outImage()">Image Details and Annotation</div>

<div class="cap">The Pinwheel Galaxy located in Ursa Major is 27 million light years away and 170,000 light years across, making it 70% larger than the Milky Way. It has over 3,000 active star-forming regions, 9 of which are shown in the annotated image. <br /> Evidence indicates that it merged with a smaller galaxy in the recent past. It is also thought to be missing a supermassive blackhole at its center.</div> <div class="anno" onmouseenter="overImage('images/fulls/Annotated/PinwheelGalaxy_Annotated.svg','In the darkness ... the minds eye opens ... stretching to know, yearning to feel deep ... <br /> and little by little desire grows lean, weary and dry ... waiting ... lying ... ready to kindle <br /> and then ... that littlest drop of fire, the spark blazes through and the night is aflame once more <br /> <br /> ~ By QuantumIdiot','Imaging camera: Moravian Instruments G2-8300 FW <br /> Mount: Takahashi EM200 Temma 2 <br /> Telescope: Vixen Visac VC200L @ 1260mm f/6.4 <br /> Guider: Teleskop Service TS9 OAG <br /> Guiding camera: QHY5L-II <br /> <br /> RGB: 20 x 300 Seconds; Canon 1000D <br /> Luminance: 21 x 600 seconds <br /> Integration: 3 hour and 30 minutes <br /> Capture Dates: June 11, 2016 <br /> Misc: Sensor at -15 degC') " onmouseleave="outImage()">Image Details and Annotation</div>

<div class="cap">Pelican Nebula is a region of interstellar gas located in the constellation Cygnus, about 1800 light years away and is 30 light years across. It is an area of intense star formation and contains young stars whose light ionize the gas in the cloud. <br /> Herbig-Haro 555, with its bipolar jets of material indicating the presence of a hidden protostar is located within the Pelican nebula</div> <div class="anno" onmouseenter="overImage('images/fulls/Annotated/Pelican_Annotated.png', ' ','Imaging camera: Moravian Instruments G2-8300 FW <br /> Mount: Takahashi EM200 Temma 2 <br /> Telescope: Vixen Visac VC200L @ 1260mm f/6.4 <br /> Guider: Teleskop Service TS9 OAG <br /> Guiding camera: QHY5L-II <br /> <br /> <br /> H-alpha: 12 x 1200 Seconds <br /> Oxygen-III: 15 x 1200 seconds <br /> Integration: 9 hours <br /> Capture Dates: June 6, 2015; August 8, 2015 <br /> Misc: 6nm filters ')" onmouseleave="outImage()">Image Details and Annotation</div>

<div class="cap">Messier 13 is a globular cluster located in the constellation Hercules and is one of the brightest and best known globular clusters in the northern sky. It is a collection of hundreds of thousands of stars held together by gravity. It orbits the Milky Way outside the galactic disk. Stars in the cluster’s core region are about 500 times more concentrated than those in our immediate stellar neighbourhood. <br /> M13 was also the target of the Arecibo Radio Message, meant to arrive in 25,000 years as a way of potentially contacting alien civilizations. </div> <div class="anno" onmouseenter="overImage('images/fulls/Annotated/HerculesCluster_Annotated.svg', 'A million ideas swarming in the head <br /> A million bubbles fizzing up in the drink <br /> A million ideas fading out of existence <br /> A million bubbles bursting into oblivion <br /> Give a million take a million, arrive at zero <br /> And a smile to waste on the irony <br /> Of a nothingness more profound <br /> Than the Million that abounds <br /> <br /> ~ By QuantumIdiot', 'Imaging camera: \t Moravian Instruments G2-8300 FW <br /> Mount: \t Takahashi EM200 Temma 2 <br /> Telescope: \t Vixen Visac VC200L @ 1260mm f/6.4 <br /> Guider: \t Teleskop Service TS9 OAG <br /> Guiding camera: \t QHY5L-II <br /> <br /> RGB: 5 x 180 seconds each <br /> Luminance: \t 9 x 180 seconds <br /> Integration: \t 1 hour and 12 minutes <br /> Capture Dates:\t June 13, 2015 <br /> Misc: \t Sensor at -15 degC') " onmouseleave="outImage()">Annotated Image</div>

<div class="cap">This widefield view shows the North American nebula, Pelican nebula, Sh2-119 and other H-II regions located in the constellation Cygnus. The red color is due to the ionization of Hydrogen clouds from the light of hot stars embedded within the nebulae. The whole complex lies about 1800 lightyears away. </div> <div class="anno" onmouseenter="overImage('images/fulls/Annotated/NorthAmerican_Annotated.svg', 'You ask what hides behind those curtains? <br /> I hear echoes of a gala gathering and a whisper of its invite in my ear. <br /> I glimpse platinum suns and diamond planets strewn carelessly on the matte velvet of night. <br /> I feel the rush of cozy colors and the sweet pause before the tango begins. <br /> I sense that lazy jaunt in the corridors of time before the door opens to where the drama unfolds. <br /> <br /> ~ By QuantumIdiot', 'Imaging camera: Nikon D5100 Monochrome <br /> Mount: Vixen SXD with NexSXD <br /> Telescope: Carl Zeiss Jena 180mm f2.8 lens <br /> Guider: Orion 50mm Finder/Guider <br /> Guiding camera: QHY5L-II <br /> <br /> H-alpha: 26 x 900 Seconds <br /> Oxygen-III: 13 x 900 seconds <br /> Integration: 9 hours 45 minutes <br /> Capture Dates: August 16, 2014 <br /> ') " onmouseleave="outImage()">Image Details and Annotation</div>

<div class="cap">Needle Galaxy</div> <div class="anno" onmouseenter="overImage('images/fulls/Annotated/NeedleGalaxy_Annotated.svg', ' ', 'Imaging camera: Canon 1000D <br /> Mount: Takahashi EM200 Temma 2 <br /> Telescope: Vixen Visac VC200L @ 1260mm f/6.4 <br /> Guider: Orion 50mm Finder/Guider <br /> Guiding camera: Orion SSAG <br /> <br /> RGB: 24 x 300 Seconds <br /> Integration: 2 hours <br /> Capture Dates: May 4th, 2014')" onmouseleave="outImage()">Image Details and Annotation</div>

<div class="cap">Messier 78 is a cloud of interstellar dust found in the constellation Orion. It is about 1600 lightyears distant and is a region of active star formation. At least 192 newly formed stars are known within the molecular cloud. This dusty region is part of the overall Great Orion Complex, which spans hundreds of lightyears. </div> <div class="anno" onmouseenter="overImage('images/fulls/Annotated/M78_Annotated.svg','Simorah! Dragon queen of the sky!<br />Sleek, lustrous, lissome, serpentine. <br />Obsidian body, aquamarine eye, <br />Vigilant sentinel, in a maze byzantine.<br /><br />The treasures you guard! The gold you hide,<br />The precious gems that you nestle over,<br />The liquid fires that gleam at your side.<br />In the palace of time you stand protector!<br /><br />~ By QuantumIdiot', 'Imaging camera: Canon 1000D; Nikon D5100 Monochrome <br /> Mount: Takahashi EM200 Temma 2 <br /> Telescope: Vixen Visac VC200L @ 1260mm f/6.4 <br /> Guider: Teleskop Service TS9 OAG <br /> Guiding camera: QHY5L-II <br /> <br /> RGB: 13 x 300 Seconds <br /> Luminance: 41 x 300 seconds <br /> Integration: 4 hour and 30 minutes <br /> Capture Dates: Nov 21, 2014')" onmouseleave="outImage()">Image Details and Annotation</div>

<div class="cap">Whirlpool Galaxy</div> <div class="anno" onmouseenter="overImage('images/fulls/Annotated/WhirlpoolGalaxy_Annotated.svg', ' ', 'Imaging camera: Canon 1000D <br /> Mount: Takahashi EM200 Temma 2 <br /> Telescope: Vixen Visac VC200L @ 1260mm f/6.4 <br /> Guider: Orion 50mm Finder/Guider <br /> Guiding camera: Orion SSAG <br /> <br /> RGB: 26 x 300 Seconds <br /> Integration: 2 hours and 10 minutes <br /> Capture Dates: May 3th, 2014')" onmouseleave="outImage()">Image Details and Annotation</div>

<div class="cap">The Double Cluster are a pair of magnificent open clusters found in the constellation Perseus. Each containing hundreds of massive, supergiant stars, both clusters are thought to have formed from a single cloud of gas. Though located 7500 lightyears away, they are visible to the naked eye. <br /> <br /> Since they are thought to be located in the Perseus arm of the Milkyway and our solar system resides in the inner part of the Orion arm, when we look at the Double Cluster, we are looking through our local spiral arm and all the way to the next spiral arm outward from the galactic center.</div> <div class="anno" onmouseenter="overImage('images/fulls/Annotated/DoubleCluster_Annotated.svg','Ten thousand, the poet, he saw at a glance <br /> The gleeful daffodils, in their merry dance <br />He wrapped the wealth of their joyful display, <br /> For vacant days; To savor the fond replay. <br /> <br /> A million and more in the double cluster I see <br /> Stars in a bouquet, dancing with glee <br /> Their piercing brilliance, their opulent shine <br /> For the moment, for a night, nay! a lifetime ... is mine <br /> <br /> ~ By QuantumIdiot','Imaging camera: Canon 1000D <br /> Mount: Takahashi EM200 Temma 2 <br /> Telescope: Vixen Visac VC200L @ 1260mm f/6.4 <br /> Guider: Orion 50mm Finder/Guider <br /> Guiding camera: QHY5L-II <br /> <br /> RGB: 21 x 180 Seconds <br /> Integration: 1 hour and 3 minutes <br /> Capture Dates: Nov 21, 2014')" onmouseleave="outImage()">Image Details and Annotation</div>

<div class="cap">Lagoon and Trifid</div> <div class="anno" onmouseenter="overImage('images/fulls/Annotated/LagoonTrifid_Annotated.svg', ' ', 'Imaging camera: Canon 1000D <br /> Mount: Vixen SXD with NexSXD <br /> Telescope: Pentax Takumar 67 200mm f/4 lens <br /> Guider: Orion 50mm Finder/Guider <br /> Guiding camera: Orion SSAG <br /> <br /> RGB: 42 x 300 Seconds <br /> Integration: 3 hours 30 minutes <br /> Capture Dates: July 4th, 2013')" onmouseleave="outImage()">Image Details and Annotation</div>

<div class="cap">Leo Trio</div> <div class="anno" onmouseenter="overImage('images/fulls/Annotated/LeoTrio_Annotated.svg', ' ', 'Imaging camera: Canon 1000D <br /> Mount: Celestron CGEM <br /> Telescope: Meade SN-6 Schmidt-Newtonian <br /> Guider: Orion 50mm Finder/Guider <br /> Guiding camera: Orion SSAG <br /> <br /> RGB: 38 x 300 Seconds <br /> Integration: 3 hours 10 minutes <br /> Capture Dates: February 6th, 2013')" onmouseleave="outImage()">Image Details and Annotation</div>

<div class="cap">Messier 106</div> <div class="anno" onmouseenter="overImage('images/fulls/Annotated/M106_Annotated.svg', 'Oh! those midnight madhouses of spinning light <br /> and the countless more still out of sight, <br /> with their endless sudden days, amid eternal night <br /> hurtling away... rushing apart ... in silent flight <br /> <br /> ~ By QuantumIdiot', 'Imaging camera: Canon 1000D <br /> Mount: Celestron CGEM <br /> Telescope: Meade SN-6 Schmidt-Newtonian <br /> Guider: Orion 50mm Finder/Guider <br /> Guiding camera: Orion SSAG <br /> <br /> H-alpha: 43 x 300 Seconds <br /> Integration: 3 hours 40 minutes <br /> Capture Dates: April 13th, 2013')" onmouseleave="outImage()">Image Details and Annotation</div>

<div class="cap">Widefield Cygnus</div> <div class="anno" onmouseenter="overImage('images/fulls/Annotated/CygnusWide_Annotated.svg', ' ', 'Imaging camera: Nikon D5100 Monochrome <br /> Mount: Vixen SXD with NexSXD <br /> Telescope: Pentax Takumar 67 90mm f/2.8 lens <br /> Guider: Orion 50mm Finder/Guider <br /> Guiding camera: Orion SSAG <br /> <br /> H-alpha: 14 x 1200 Seconds <br /> Integration: 4 hours 40 minutes <br /> Capture Dates: October 12, 2013')" onmouseleave="outImage()">Image Details and Annotation</div>

<div class="cap">The Great Orion Nebula</div> <div class="anno" onmouseenter="overImage('images/fulls/Annotated/OrionNebula_Annotated.svg', 'Celestial butterfly, beating her frail wings on the windows of time <br /> simple...complex...frozen...moving... <br /> tracing soft flutters of poetry, <br /> fading... <br /> in a dusting of unspoken colors <br /> <br /> ~ By QuantumIdiot', 'Imaging camera: Canon 1000D <br /> Mount: Celestron CGEM <br /> Telescope: Meade SN-6 Schmidt-Newtonian <br /> Guider: Orion 50mm Finder/Guider <br /> Guiding camera: Orion SSAG <br /> <br /> RGB: 7 x 300 Seconds <br /> Integration: 35 minutes <br /> Capture Dates: February 6th, 2013')" onmouseleave="outImage()">Image Details and Annotation</div>

<div class="cap">Messier 81 and 82</div> <div class="anno" onmouseenter="overImage('images/fulls/Annotated/M81M82_Annotated.svg', ' ', 'Imaging camera: Canon 1000D <br /> Mount: Celestron CGEM <br /> Telescope: Meade SN-6 Schmidt-Newtonian <br /> Guider: Orion 50mm Finder/Guider <br /> Guiding camera: Orion SSAG <br /> <br /> RGB: 42 x 300 Seconds <br /> Integration: 3 hours 30 minutes <br /> Capture Dates: March 10th, 2013')" onmouseleave="outImage()">Image Details and Annotation</div>

<div class="cap">Messier 3</div> <div class="anno" onmouseenter="overImage('images/fulls/Annotated/M3_Annotated.svg', ' ','Imaging camera: Canon 1000D <br /> Mount: Takahashi EM200 Temma 2 <br /> Telescope: Vixen Visac VC200L @ 1260mm f/6.4 <br /> Guider: Orion 50mm Finder/Guider <br /> Guiding camera: Orion SSAG <br /> <br /> RGB: 7 x 180 Seconds <br /> Integration: 21 minutes <br /> Capture Dates: April 19th, 2014')" onmouseleave="outImage()">Image Details and Annotation</div>