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Adam_Jesion

The Creation of the Cosmos: Tribute to Michelangelo - NGC 6188

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This object in my color palette remarkably resembles the legendary work of Michelangelo - The Creation of Adam. In honor of this cosmic similarity, I named it similarly - The Creation of the Cosmos :)
The NGC 6188 is fantastic - probably one of my favorites. I hope you will like my interpretation. I am open to criticism.
 
Equipment: ASI1600MM-C with Baader Narrowband FIlters (8h total exp), WO APO71Q f4.9 telescope, iOptron CEM25EC paralactic mount. Location – village without civilization somewhere in the middle of South Africa.
Thanks for your feedback guys.
 
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Surreal! Well done! :) 

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Just now, Knighty2112 said:

Surreal! Well done! :) 

Hehe, thanks man :) Next picture will be related to Salvador Dali (considered). Do you have an idea, what should it be (object name)? :D

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I will just quietly admire this stunning image without any criticism.  Give me a tiny village w/out any civilization over a city anyday. Well done, Adam. -Andy-

 

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MyCn18 might fit the bill for some Dali inspiration with some melting watches! ;) 

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That's a really beautiful and colourful image - it's a piece of art!

--Ram

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Excellent image.

I expect a Rembrandt in the not too distant future. ?

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Amazing image Adam! I like it a lot!

However, I am not so sure about the title. Being a scientist I am a bit allergic to the word "creation" and in any case the structures in that image is just a few million years old - so about 14 billion years after the big bang (or whatever "created" the universe), so a bit too late even for a creation?. But as I say an amazing image!

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6 minutes ago, gorann said:

But as I say an amazing image!

Yes, a beautiful creation. ? However the subject came into being.

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On 19/08/2018 at 21:26, gorann said:

allergic to the word "creation"

Well, it's one of the regions where stars are "created" so perhaps we can forgive :D

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In the meantime, I have made a new version. The major difference is the new detail in the center (CDK17 halpha added as a luminance channel). I believe that the new version looks significantly crisper. What do you think?

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On 19/08/2018 at 22:26, gorann said:

Amazing image Adam! I like it a lot!

However, I am not so sure about the title. Being a scientist I am a bit allergic to the word "creation" and in any case the structures in that image is just a few million years old - so about 14 billion years after the big bang (or whatever "created" the universe), so a bit too late even for a creation?. But as I say an amazing image!

Good point, but... From a scientific perspective, you are right, but there are still romanticism and allegories besides science ?

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