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…


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…


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…