Mortal Combat - DSLR vs Atik

Just before weather break down I managed to gather some more photons that have been travelling about 8 milion years to be eventually captured in my…


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…


Autumn ionisations

 Milky Way is shining high in the sky during the autumn - depending of the time you can see Cygnus, Cassiopeia or Perseus constellations above your…


Autumn swansongs

 The Cygnus constellation shines during autumn high in the sky and inside its boundaries there are plenty of interesting objects - star clusters and…


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…


Heavy Ring

The nights eventually become longer, although there is some decent amount of fog and mosquitos in the air. After the tiring week I chose famous M57…


Unfortunate Dumbbell

Eventually clouds have vanished and despite of extremely short, summer nights I decided to put out the astro gears and shot Dumbbell. During this…


Premiere globular

After few attempts with pretty low frame count I decided to reach a little bit easier target and pictured my first globular cluster. It is well known…


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…