Spring is coming

And when there is a spring there is a time fo galaxy hunting. Messier 96 (left) is spiral galaxy placed about 38 million light years away. It…


Great Bear fuzzies

Great Bear constellation is well known undeer the northern hemisphere. This large constellation lies far away from the Milky Way plane, so there…


Bode's Galaxy for coma test

There is a great supernova exploding in the M82 galaxy, but very close to M82 there is M81 Bode's Galaxy. Last night when I shot supernova SN2014J I…


SN2014J Supernova in M82 Cigar galaxy

Supernova is a stellar explosion that is extremely luminous and cause burst of radiation that often is more energetic that entire galaxy. It then…


Island universe*

NGC891 galaxy looks as we think Milky Way would look like when viewed edge-on. In fact both galaxies are considered very similar in terms of…


Triangulum treasures

In the constellation Triangulum not much fancy objects there are... One spectacular is the M33 spiral galaxy - also calle Triangulum Galaxy, not…


Andromeda by the way

Andromeda Galaxy (aka M31 or NGC224) is a spiral galaxy approximately 2.5 million light years away from Earth. It is the nearest spiral galaxy to our…


In the galaxy far far away

Last week was not so good in terms of weather, but over three nights I was able to collect some exposures for the picture above. Left part is…


21 million and over one billion light years away

Summer is coming. Days will be even longer and unfortunately nights will become shorter. June and July nights are so short, that you can easily say…


Whirlpool galaxy now and two centuries ago

M51 Whirpool galaxy Whirlpool Galaxy already has been presented in my blog (see Space interactions) but it was B&W image of luminance only…


Astrojolo Deep Field One

  Well, it is nothing one can compare to Hubble Deep Field, but I am gonna get better:) Coma Cluster is a galaxy cluster about 99 megaparsecs away…


Galaxies in coma

  There is modest constellation called Coma Berenices. It is somewhere above well known Leo  and Virgo constellations. Not so many stars visible in…