M85 and NGC4394

M85 and NGC4394 galaxies are a nice pair, apparently close to each other, but quite far away in real. Messier 85 (larger, to the right) is a…


M74 Phantom Galaxy

M74 Phantom galaxy is located in constellation of Pisces. Distance to this grand design spiral galaxy is 32 million light years. There are about 100…


NGC4762

NGC4762 and 4754 lenticular galaxies

NGC4762 and NGC4754 galaxy pair is actually non-interacting, visual pair placed approximately 55 million light years away. NGC4762 (left) is edge-on…


NGC4656 Needle galaxy

One more NGC4565 Needle

I have imaged NGC4565 already here and here, but on last Zatom astroparty I took a look onto this galaxy and could not resist to picture is again…


M106 galaxy

Active M106 galaxy

Messier 106 is intermediate spiral galaxy in Canes Venatici. It was discovered by Pierre Mechain in 1791 and is located about 22 million light years…


NGC4559 galaxy at Coma

NGC4559 is little bit forgotten intermediate spiral galaxy in Coma Berenices. It is located about 30 million light years away and belongs to Coma I…


Messier 100

Messier 100 is a spiral galaxy similar to our own Milky Way. It is located about 60 million light years away in constellation Virgo, and it is part…


Whale and Pup mono (and colour)

NGC4631 Whale galaxy is located in Canes Venatici constellation (Hunting Dogs). Despite its uncommon shape it is actually a barred spiral galaxy…


NGC2683 galaxy in Lynx

NGC2683 (nickname "UFO Galaxy") was discovered by William Herschel (who else :) ) on February 5, 1788. This one is placed about 20 million light…


NGC2403 galaxy

NGC2403 is an intermediate spiral galaxy in the constellation Camelopardalis (The Giraffe). Quite similar in view to famous M33 galaxy, but placed…


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…


NGC4565 Needle Galaxy

I already made an attempt to NGC4565 Needle Galaxy here with 6" newtonian and Atik314L+ camera, and it was long time ago. It is magnificent object,…