Barnard 145

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Last year in late summer I started to image dark nebula from Barnard catalogue. And I felt in love with them quickly. Emission nebulae shapes are maybe more interesting, but this dust clouds that make... Read More

M106 after four years

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It’s been already four years when I imaged M106 galaxy for the first time, however not much changed in this area. Then it was made with 6 inches newtonian and tiny but sensitive sensor of Atik 3... Read More

M5 in snake’s head

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Globular clusters are more less all the same – bunch of a few hundreds thousands stars packed in a sphere of 50-150 light years diameter, so pretty dense. If we live in a system placed in a glob... Read More

Messier 46 and two bubbles

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Messier 46 is an open cluster in Puppis constellation. It is pretty low above horizon at my location, so I needed to wait for convenient moment to catch it. This moment has come at the end of March th... Read More

Stars among stars

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Short summer nights plus half full Moon are not a good candidates for deep sky imaging. Spring galaxies requires much exposure time, and narrowband targets are still to come later in the year. So let&... Read More

May in the Moon

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It’s getting close to summer solstice. Nights are shorter and shorter, and there is also growing Moon in the sky – not a good time for deep sky observers at higher northern latitudes. We n... Read More

OAG vs guidescope

There are already some happy users of premium telescope mounts that do not need to use any guiding at all. But still most people who deal with astroimaging are obligated to guide their setups for long... Read More