NGC2683 galaxy in Lynx

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NGC2683 (nickname “UFO Galaxy”) was discovered by William Herschel (who else 🙂 ) on February 5, 1788. This one is placed about 20 million light years away, and can be found in the const... Read More

Into the Orion Nebula

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M42 Orion Nebula is well known even for people who are not into the astronomy. M42 can be seen with naked eye, and it is probably the most often imaged deep sky object in the night sky, but also the m... Read More

1321 Majuba photometry

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(1321) Majuba is one of very many asteroids in the Solar System. It orbits around Sun with the period of 5 years and 21 days in the average distance of 2.95AU (about 450 mln km). Diameter of this aste... Read More

Supermoon

In December 2017 and January 2017 there will be three supermoons 🙂  And supermoon is a full Moon that approximately conicides with the closest distance between Moon and Earth. I made the pictu... Read More

Meade ACF first light

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After about a week from a moment my new tube was installed on the pier I had a chance for first light. I was not completely prepared for this – still there is no guider mounted and Crayford focu... Read More

12.41 billion years away

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It has been already over four years since I started to “hunt” for distant worlds at my images. The area around M101 galaxy has already be examined by me some time ago. After four years I p... Read More

Light polluted Iris

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Celestial dark stuff requires dark sky to record them. Lesson learned. I was a little bit too optimistic about my suburban conditions when I placed Iris nebula into the field of view of my imaging set... Read More