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New on 500px : A windy day by sigmundloland by sigmundloland

The picture was taken by the Sognefjord 01.03.2016 and the weather was absolutely beautiful. 5 minus degrees, sunshine and strong breeze.

Some info about the Sognefjord:
The Sognefjord or Sognefjorden is the largest and most well known fjord in Norway and the longest in the world. Located in Sogn og Fjordane county in Western Norway and it stretches 205 kilometres (127 mi) inland from the ocean and reaches a maximum depth of 1,308 meters (4,291 ft) below sea level. via Tumblr http://bit.ly/1MRued4

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New on 500px : Rosette Nebula ( NGC 2237 ) by Mike O’Day ( http://bit.ly/1NjdiCa ) by MikeODay by MikeODay

Rosette Nebula in Monoceros ( NGC 2237, 2238, 2239, 2244, 2246 )
by Mike O’Day ( 500px.com/MikeODay ).

The Rosette Nebula surrounds a cluster of bright young stars (NGC 2244) and is around 5,200 light years from Earth.

Links:
http://bit.ly/1PCEfzj
http://bit.ly/1VGHLeU

This image ~ RA 6h 31m, Dec 5deg 2′.
Skywatcher Quattro 10″ f4 Newtonian.
Skywatcher AZ Eq6 GT Mount.
Orion Short Tube 80mm guide scope & auto guider – PHD2.
Baader MPCC Mark 3 Coma Corrector (no filter used).
Nikon D5300 (unmodified).
Field of view (deg) ~ 1.35 x 0.90..71 x 30 sec ISO 800.
Pixinsight & Photoshop.
20 December 2015 via Tumblr http://bit.ly/1OzfnW6

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New on 500px : The Jewel Box ( NGC 4755 ) by Mike O’Day ( 500px.com/mikeoday ) by MikeODay by MikeODay

The Jewel Box Cluster in the Crux Constellation ( NGC 4755 ) by Mike O’Day ( 500px.com/MikeODay )

Viewed through a telsecope, John Herschel described the Jewel Box Cluster as “a casket of varioulsy coloured precious stones” – hence the name. The Jewel Box, visible only from the Southern Hemisphere and appearing as a bright fuzzy star to the naked eye, is a cluster of around 100 ( mostly blue giant ) stars approximately 7000 light years from Earth.

Links:

500px.com/MikeODay
http://bit.ly/1VGHLeU

Details:

NGC 4755 – RA 12h 54.5m, Dec -60deg 26′.
Skywatcher Quattro 10″ f4 Newtonian.
Skywatcher AZ Eq6 GT Mount.
Unguided.
Baader MPCC Mark 3 Coma Corrector.
Nikon D300 (unmodified).
Field of view (deg) ~ 1.35 x 0.90.
Combination of 15 images 30 sec @ ISO800.

Registax & Photoshop
24 April 2014 (re-processed Nov 2015) via Tumblr http://bit.ly/1O0P4sx

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New on 500px : Midnight Purple by RCNaturephotos by RCNaturephotos

“Midnight Purple”

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New on 500px : Deep forest Waterfall in Kanchanaburi, Thailand by pungem by pungem

Deep forest Waterfall in Kanchanaburi, Thailand via Tumblr http://ift.tt/1Oh8Hjw
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New on 500px : Moraine Lake by Christian_Theile by Christian_Theile

Moraine Lake – Banff National Park, Canada
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New on 500px : In the forest… by MiroslavBroz by MiroslavBroz

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New on 500px : Electric Blue by WarrenKeelan by WarrenKeelan

Electric Blue //
Beautiful liquid blue energy seconds before detonation.
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