Edwin Coddington visits Great Bear

IC2574 dwarf galaxy is a member of M81 Group. It has been discovered in 1898 by Edwin Coddington so it is also known as Coddington Nebula. Total…


Birthday Triplet

The frame below is built around galaxy triplet in Leo. There are actually a few galaxy triplets in Leo, the brightest galaxy in this one is M105…


Great Bear's fleece

I meant to picture IFN (Integrated Flux Nebula) with Great Bear's galaxies, but eventually I pictured galaxies with traces of IFN :) Dark sky in…


Virgo at Coma

At the touchpoint of Virgo and Coma Berenices constellations Virgo Galaxy Cluster occures. Located about 60 million light years away, it is well…


Draco dwarf galaxy

Draco Dwarf is a spheroidal galaxy discovered in 1954 on photographic plates of Palomar Observatory Sky Survey (POSS). It is a part of Local Group of…


Serious (black and white) astronomy - SN2014bv

Once I started to be interested in astronomy I believed deep sky tiny galaxies black and white pictures are 'seriuos' ones. I still believe this :)…


Hunting Dogs fuzzies

NGC5033 (lower) and NGC5005 are two galaxies that weakly influence each other gravitionally. The spiral arms of NGC5033 are warped and this is…


Galaxies, galaxies, galaxies...

Galaxy Messier 49 is the most luminous object in the Virgo Galaxy Cluster - its apparent brightness is 8.4mag. It is placed about 56 mln light years…


Comet C/2012 K1 meets galaxy

Of course just apparently. Over the night of May 20th comet C/2012K1 PANSTARRS has been moving on the sky nearby NGC3726 galaxy. The galaxy is medium…


Supernova SN2014bc in M106 galaxy

Today no bells and whistles, but hardly identified supernova in quite popular galaxy M106. The galaxy itself has been pictured by me some time ago (…


Remote worlds in the Markarian's Chain background

Here we have: Markarian's Chain of galaxies. Starting from top left we have two small galaxies NGC4458 and 4461, then Eyes Galaxies NGC4438-4435, and…


The Owl, The Far and The Ugly

Owl Nebula is approximately 8000 years old. The central star of the nebula has brightness about 14 magnitude and mass about 55% solar mass, but is…