Bunch of Barnards in Cepheus

These are photons collected over one August night, when the conditions at my suburban location was fair enough for me to decide for classic LRGB…


Merrill's Star and Minkowski 1-67 nebula

WR124 is a Wolf-Rayet star in the Sagitta (Arrow) constellation. It is surrounded by a nebula of expelled material known as Mi1-67 or Sh2-80. The…


LDN807 dark complex

Beverly Turner Lynds was an american astronomer, who about 50 years ago created two catalogs - LBN and LDN - Lynds Bright and Dark Nebulae catalog.…


Barnards more and less obscured

Barnard 352 (larger) and 353 (smaller and less dense) are two dust clouds in the Cygnus constellation. Framed region is at the northern part of well…


Barnard 145

Last year in late summer I started to image dark nebula from Barnard catalogue. And I felt in love with them quickly. Emission nebulae shapes are…


Jones-Emberson 1

This image subject is faint planetary nebula in the constellation Lynx - Jones-Emberson 1. Its total apparent magnitude is 14mag, but due to large…


WeBo1 and Mel15

Do you remember december molecular trophies? There were hydrogen alpha only band of Melotte 15 open cluster in the middle of the Heart nebula…


Barnard 150

Barnard 150 - Dark SeaHorse

Barnard 150 Dark SeaHorse is kind of lost nebula - I collected photons to this frame in September, 2016, then processed them, and forgot to blog it…


Crab in the mist - update

Two days ago day after wet day it came pretty clean evening. However it quickly changed to ubiquitous myst. That plus crescent Moon made very poor…


High clouds Barnard 174

This is Barnard 174 (lower right) and Barnard 173 (top and little right from the center) dark nebulae. Small dark blob in the upper right corner next…


Minkowski double

In the frame below big blue blob is epsilon Cephei star. It is variable of type Delta Scuti, varies between 4.15 and 4.21mag with period of 59…


E.E. Barnard meets Beverly Lynds

Another piece of Milky Way stars and dusts. There are several non-stellar objects in the picture below. Barnard 361 is main dark nebula in the frame…