Astronomy and Astrophotography by Michael Booth. I live in the north of Tasmania, Australia and in the breaks between the cloudy days and nights I sometimes get out to indulge my passion recording the sights in the night sky.
Various objects in and around Scorpius and Sagittarius.
Barnards Galaxy NGC 6822 1.5 million LY distant. Bright Stars(bottom left) HIP 97063 et.al. (bottom right and red) HIP 97013 et.al. Little Gem Planetary Nebula(Blue) just above HIP 97013 slightly more right.
NGC6723(Globular Cluster) and 6726 and 6727(Reflection Nebulae in bottom centre collectively forming NGC6729) ans V686CRA (bright [rotating variable] star top right) and EpsCRA (bright star[eclipsing binary system] just above centre) and small red star is HIP 93125 et. al.
Rho Ophiucus Nebula IC 4604 (Middle) and the Bipolar Nebula IC 4603 (Left)
Top Centre NGC6256 Globu;ar Cluster and comet 71P
Trifid Nebula (M20 NGC6514) Open Star Cluster "Webbs Cross" adjacent right and above (M21 NGC 6531)