C/2013 in Pegasus

Comet C/2013 PanSTARRS is currently travelling across Pegasus constellation. It is approaching to the Sun to reach perihelion in April, 2016, and it…


Literature moons

Did you know that all known Uranus moons (there are currently 27 of them) are named after characters from the works of William Shakespeare and…


Comets wanted

There is no spectacular comet right now in the heavens, but I have not pictured any of them for some time, so I started to miss them :) I picked up…


Sun in Zatom

Last weekend (September 10-13) another star party in Zatom, Poland had happened. I was once again very happy to participate there, some pictures have…


Alien Moon

Which one do you prefer? Clear skies!


Colors of the Moon

Moon is not as colorless as you can suspect. When you take good quality picture moon with color camera you can postprocess the frame to saturate…


Comet to be seen

Comet C/2014 Q2 (Lovejoy) has been discovered by Terry Lovejoy on August, 17th 2014. He used 8 inch Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope. The comet was these…


Wobbling Moon

One may think the Moon is faced towards us always the same side. Well, yes and no :) Actually the Moon oscillates a little during its orbital motion,…


C/2014 E2 Jacques

This comet also currently moves away from Earth. You can see how faint it appears on the picture below (marked with red lines). At the moment the…


C/2011 J2 LINEAR

C/2011 J2 LINEAR is a comet, just another one, not very famous. Discovered in May, 2011 in LINEAR program. It had then apparent brightness of…


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…


C/2012 K1 PANSTARRS

Do you think it means anything? :) Well yes, that is the way astronomers calls comets. First letter indicates if comet is periodic (P) or not (C).…