Nebulas in true-color

Find here some pictures of nebulas taken in natural colors. Sometimes a small portion of „narrowband light“ has been used in order to improve the scene, but alway a realistic color calibration has been sought.

Object: Jellyfish Nebula IC443 and IC443, 26.01.2017, Borgfeld
Scope: SW Esprit 100 ED with SW Flattener f/5.5
Camera: Canon EOS 5Da MkII, CLS, ISO800, 58×5 min, flats+bias
Mount: Avalon Linear
Guiding: Lodestar 60/240 Finderscope, PHD-Guiding
Processing: SQM Pro, PI, PS
Objektbeschreibung: IC 443 is  a SNR in Gemini (right in this image). The two bright  stars are Mu Geminorum (left) and Eta Geminorum (right). Distance of this region approx. 5000 ly.
Remark: North is up (PW=178°).

Object: Horse Head Nebula, IC434, 04./05.01.2017, Borgfeld
Scope:  SW Esprit 100 ED with SW Flattener f/5.5
Camera: Canon EOS 5Da MkII, CLS, ISO800, 45x5min, flats+bias
Mount: Avalon Linear
Guiding: Lodestar 60/240 Finderscope, PHD-Guiding
Processing: SQM Pro, PI, PS
Objektbeschreibung: A very famous region in Orion.
Remark: North left.

Object: IC 405 and Flaming Star IC 410, 29.12.2016, Borgfeld
Scope:  SW Esprit 100 ED with SW Flattener f/5.5
Camera: Canon EOS 5Da MkII,CLS, ISO800, 40x5min, flats+bias
Mount: Avalon Linear
Guiding: Lodestar 60/240 Finderscope, PHD-Guiding
Processing: SQM Pro, PI, PS
Description: The pairing of the emission nebulae of IC 405
and IC 410 in the winter constellation Auriga.

Object: Heart Nebula IC 1805; 29.12.2016, Borgfeld
Scope:  SW Esprit 100 ED with SW Flattener f/5.5
Camera: Canon EOS 5Da MkII, CLS; 40x5min, flats+bias
Mount: Avalon Linear
Guiding: Lodestar 60/240 Finderscope, PHD-Guiding
Processing: SQM Pro, PI, PS
Description: Bright H II nebula in Cassiopeia.

Object: Embryo Nebula IC 1848; 29.11. and 02.12.2016, Borgfeld
Scope:  SW Esprit 100 ED with  Riccardi f/4.1
Camera: Atik 383 L+, L: 21x4min, RGB: 17x4min, Ha: 7x20min
Mount: Avalon Linear
Guiding: Lodestar 60/240 Finderscope,PHD-Guiding
Processing: SQM Pro, PI, PS
Description: Bright nebula in the Perseus Arm of our Galaxy.
Here with H-Alpha improvement.

Object: Dark nebulas in Cepheus, 09.09.2016, Borgfeld
Scope: SW Esprit 100 ED with  Riccardi f/4.1
Camera: Atik 383 L+, L: 38x8min, RGB: 12/11/11x8min
Mount: Avalon Linear
Guiding: Lodestar 60/240 Finderscope, PHD-Guiding
Processing: SQM Pro, PI, PS
Description:  Mouseover

Object: Iris Nebula NGC 7023,10.10.2015, Wümmewiesen
Scope: TS 90/600 Triplett, TS 2″ Flattener
Camera: Atik 383 L+, L: 12x8min, RGB: 18x4min
Mount: Avalon Linear
Guding: Lodestar 60/240 Finderscope, PHD-Guiding
Aquisition / Processing: SQM Pro, PI, PS
Description: NGC 7023 is a bright reflection nebula in Cepeheus.

Object: Jellyfish, IC 443, 04.02.2014, Borgfeld
Scope: Canon EF-L 200mm, at f/4.0
Camera: Canon EOS 350Da, CLS, ISO800, 48x2min, int. darks
Mount: Vixen GP-D2
Guiding: Lodestar with 135mm Lens and 3x Barlow, PHD-Guiding
Processing: DSS, StarTools
Description: IC 443 is a Galactic supernova remnant in the constellation Gemini.

Objekt: IC 1795, 25.11.2013, Borgfeld
Scope: TS 90/600 Triplett, TS 2″ Flattener 119mm
Camera: Atik 383 L+, L: 14x8min , RGB: 6*4min 2x2bin
Mount: Vixen GP-2
Guiding: Lodestar with 135mm Lens and 3x Barlow, PHD-Guiding
Processing: MaximDL,Fitswork, PS
Description: IC 1795 is a bright nebula attached to the right
side of IC 1805.

Objekt: Cocoon, IC 5146, 03.08.2013, Borgfeld
Scope: TS 90/600 Triplett, TS 2″ Flattener
Camera: Atik 383 L+, L: 21x10min, RGB: 10*4min
Mount: Vixen GP-2
Guiding: Lodestar with 135mm Lens and 3x Barlow und PHD-Guidin,
Processing: SQM Pro, Maxim DL,  Fitswork, Startools
Description: IC 5146 is a reflection and emission nebula in Cygnus.

Object: Rosetta, NGC 2237, 23.11.2012, Borgfeld
Scope: TS 90/600 Triplett, TS 2″ Flattener
Camera: Canon EOS 350Da, CLS, ISO800, 13 darks, 14 bias, 15 flats.
Mount: Vixen GP-2
Guiding: Lodestar with 135mm Lens and 3x Barlow, PHD-Guiding
Processing: DSLR-Focus, APT-Tools, DSS, Fitswork, Photoplus.
Description: The Rosette Nebula is a large H II region located in Monoceros.

Object: Eagle Nebula, M16, 27.07.2012, Hexenberg
Scope: TS 90/600 Triplett, TS 2″ Flattener
Camera: Canon EOS 350Da, CLS, ISO800,5x10min, internal darks, 10 bias, no flats.
Mount: Vixen GP-2
Guiding: Lodestar with 135mm Lens and 2,5x Barlow, PHD-Guiding.
Processing: DSLR-Focus, APT-Tools, DSS, Fitswork, Photoplus.
Description: The nebula contains several active star-forming gas and dust regions.

Object: Southern Veil, NGC 6995, 26.07.2012, Borgfeld
Scope: TS 90/600 Triplett, TS 2″ Flattener
Camera: Canon EOS 350Da, CLS, ISO800, 10x10min, darks, 10 bias, 10 flats.
Mount: Vixen GP-2
Guiding: Lodestar with 135mm Lens and 2,5x Barlow und PHD-Guiding.
Processing: DSLR-Focus, APT-Tools, Fitswork, Photoplus
Description: The Veil Nebula is a cloud of heated and ionized gas and dust in the constellation Cygnus

Object: Northern Veil, NGC 6960, 24.07.2012, Borgfeld
Scope: TS 90/600 Triplett, TS 2″ Flattener
Camera: Canon EOS 350Da, CLS, ISO800.
7x10min, internal darks, 10 bias, 10 flats
Mount: Vixen GP-2
Guiding: Lodestar with 135mm Lens and 2,5x Barlow, PHD-Guiding
Processing: DSLR-Focus, APT-Tools, Fitswork, Photoplus.
Description:The Veil Nebula is a cloud of heated and ionized gas and dust in the constellation Cygnus.

Object: Butterfly, IC 1318, 08.07.2012, Borgfeld
Scope: TS 90/600 Triplett, TS 2″ Flattener
Camera: Canon EOS 350Da,CLS, ISO800, 32x4m, 34 darks, 19 bias, 19 flats.
Mount: Vixen GP-2
Guiding: Lodestar with 135mm Lens and 2.5x Barlow, PHD-Guiding
Processing: DSLR-Focus, APT-Tools, DSS, IRIS
Description: The Sadr region is a diffuse emission nebula surrounding
Sadr or Gamma Cygni

Object: Pelican, IC 5070, 26.05.2012, Borgfeld
Scope: TS 90/600 Triplett, TS 2″ Flattener
Camera: Canon EOS 350Da,CLS, ISO800,34x4min, 20 darks, 13 bias, 11 flats.
Mount: Vixen GP-2
Guiding: Lodestar with 135mm Lens, 2.5x Barlow and PHD-Guiding
Processing: IRIS, Fitswork
Description: The Pelican Nebula is an HII region associated with the North America Nebula.