Tagged: M 57

M 57

M 57, the “Ring Nebula”: a new color view

  After some time of stop, we took a new color image with our Celestron C14 robotic unit, to test the Baader Planetarium RGB filters we installed on the telescope, upgrading from the previous...

M 57 in HaRGB

M 57, the “Ring Nebula” – Lyr

The amazing Messier 57 planetary nebula has been imaged several times from the Virtual Telescope robotic facility. Sure, it is one of the most spectacular deep sky objects, easy to see even from live...

Online Star Party: 14 April 2013

Online Star Party – 14 April 2013

Last 14 April, the Virtual Telescope hosted an online star party, organized by the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club (NOVAC). It was also opened to all those willing to join it online. While the telescope...

M 57, the "Ring" nebula

M 57 – Lyr

  With no doubts, Messier 57 is the  most famous planetary nebula in the sky. It is often called the “Ring” nebula, for obvious reasons. It was discovered by A. D. de Pellepoix in...


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