The Fox Head

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The Fox Head is a remote star open cluster in Cygnus constellation, nearby Lyra. This one is about 7200 light years away and contains not so many stars. When observed visually it resembles the head of... 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

Veil loop

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Veil nebula like many other sky gems has been discovered by William Herschel. He described its western part as “Extended; passes thro’ 52 Cygni… near 2 degree in length” a... Read More

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