M31 and Mayall II

M31 galaxy in Andromeda is both very large and also close to us. It makes it a hard fit into field of view of medium and large scale setups. That’s why in last star party in Zatom I decided to i... Read More

Cocoon and friends

First look at this frame will be definitely attracted to well known Cocoon nebula (IC5146) that is both emission HII region but also reflective nebula. This nebulosity surrounds star cluster Collinder... Read More

LDN807 dark complex

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Beverly Turner Lynds was an american astronomer, who about 50 years ago created two catalogs – LBN and LDN – Lynds Bright and Dark Nebulae catalog. She made it basing on visual review of P... Read More

From Sadr Till Tulip

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My next holiday target was pretty classical – Cygnus constellation (Swan), that in the late summer rises high up to the zenith (in Europe). I framed area starting from the Sadr star (Gamma Cygni... Read More