Whale plays hockey

Finally clouds went away (do not really care where) and I had a chance to make some night exposures. There are so many interesting object and so few…


Black Eyed Piece

Messier 64 galaxy is also known as Black Eye or Sleeping Beauty galaxy. Both these names corresponds to the spectacular dark band of absorbing dust…


Space interactions

  Whirlpool Galaxy (M51) was one of my birthday night targets. It it placed in Canes Venatici (Hunting Dogs) constellation about 23 mln light years…


Faint chasing - update

  Yet another cloudy night, so I took yet another look into my NGC4565 picture and found out a bunch of faint stars near to the galaxy. These stars…


What is Leo looking at?

Mystery resolved! Leo is looking at NGC2903 barred spiral galaxy :) Galaxy is about 30 mln light years away and is quite nice object for…


Needle Galaxy

Needle Galaxy (aka NGC4565 or Caldwell 38) is an edge on spiral galaxy in Coma Berenices contellation. It is about 40 millions light years away and…


A far cry and hard by

At the border of Cepheus and Cygnus the Swan constellations there is a place where quite remote deep sky objects meets quite close one. A far cry…


Indian summer

Indian summer, so the summer welcomes autumn in the sky.  Probably the last sunny week before it will get cold, and autumn fogs will envelop my…


Holiday hunting

August holidays in Różan let me made a few nice astrophoto sessions. Unfortunately only a few nights have been clear enough, and almost all of them…


Last shot without coma corrector

Here is (hopefully) last picture without coma corrector - M101 Pinwheel galaxy. After 30 subexposures weather has broken, and the final picture is…


Astromay

There were a few starry nights in the May, so I had a chance to test my complete astrohpotography setup including guiding. The common truth is - we…