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My works for ESO and ESA/Hubble

Here is a selection of images officially released by ESO, the European Organisation for Astronomical Research in the Southern Hemisphere (shortly European Southern Observatory) or by ESA/Hubble. I have collaborated to the production of these images serving as an image processor.

The images shown in this page are just a selection of my favourite projects I took part. They are copyrighted either by ESO or by ESA/NASA. Please, refer to their respective webpage for the entire credit line and policies.

Spectacular Hubble View of Centaurus A


Breaking Waves in the Stellar Lagoon

A Nearby Galactic Exemplar

Brilliant Star in a Colourful Neighbourhood

Hubble snaps sharp image of cosmic concoction

R Coronae Australis: A Cosmic Watercolour

Hubble captures bubbles and baby stars

The little-known nebula
IRAS 05437+2502

TRAPPIST First Light Image of the Tarantula Nebula

The Unique Red Rectangle

NGC 6118 the Blinking Galaxy

A Clump of Galaxy Misfits

ACS image of M72

VISTA Captures the Cat's Paw Nebula

Hubble snaps heavyweight of the Leo Triplet

ACS image of ESO 306-17

The galaxy NGC 1427A


Orion in a New Light 

The Stars Behing the Curtain

ACS image of Messier 30

VISTA: Pioneering New Survey Telescope Starts Work

Blushing dusty nebula

Hubble looks at sideways NGC 4710

Sky merger yields sparkling dividends

Stripped down: Hubble highlights two galaxies that are losing it

M8, the Lagoon Nebula

The Milky Way's Tiny but Tough Galactic Neighbour

Zooming to the Center of the Milky Way

NGC4945: The Milky Way's not-so-distant Cousin

Cosmic Bubble NGC 6781

Trifid Triple Treat

An Eagle of Cosmic Proportions

New portrait of Omega Nebula's glistering watercolours

Milky Way's super-efficient particle acceleretors caught in the act

07 April 2009

Dramatically backlit dust in giant galaxy NGC 7049

04 April 2009

Spiral Galaxy NGC 7793

04 April 2009

Irregular Galaxy NGC 55

Trio of Galaxies mixes it up

Into the Eye of the Helix

Strong Winds over the Keel - Carina Nebula shown in colourful detail


Exceptionally deep view of strange galaxy

A Sparkling Spray of Stars

Omega Centauri the glittering giant of the southern skies

Hubble captures outstanding views of mammoth stars

APEX reveals glowing stellar nurseries

The Thousand-Ruby Galaxy

Magnetic monster NGC 1275

Lenses galore - Hubble finds large sample of very distant galaxies

Galaxies gone wild!

The gargantuan galaxy NGC 1132

Holiday Wishes from the Hubble Space Telescope

Extreme star cluster bursts into life in new Hubble image

New stars shed light on the past

Star on a Hubble Diet

Large and small stars in harmonious coexistence

Magellanic gemstones in the southern sky

Largest ever Hubble galaxy portrait
stunning HD image of Pinwheel Galaxy

Most detailed image of the Crab Nebula

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All images presented in this website are copyrighted Davide De Martin (2005-2014) otherwise noted. Reproduction or distribution of these images is not permitted without written consent. See also my policy of the use of images for further details or email me. Comments are welcome.
The astronomical images presented in this site were created with the help of the ESA/ESO/NASA FITS Liberator.