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

WeBo1 and Mel15

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Do you remember december molecular trophies? There were hydrogen alpha only band of Melotte 15 open cluster in the middle of the Heart nebula IC1805. I collected some more – oxygen III band and ... Read More

Yet another fast changer

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Last night again I pointed telescope to a variable star for 120 minutes. This time it was V0799 Aur variable ( https://www.aavso.org/vsx/index.php?view=detail.top&oid=186067 ) . This one is of typ... Read More

Crazy Egeria

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Last night I spent on photometry of (13) Egeria asteroid. It is large and irregular object that rotates with period of 7.045 hours, so during winter night it is possible to record more than one rotati... Read More

As close as 353636km

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Distance to the Moon varies between 356 and 406 thousands of kilometers (measured to Earth center). Last night I pictured our natural satellite one day before full Moon, and the distance between me an... Read More