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Cassiopeia and Cepheus

As you may already know Cassiopeia was a queen of Aethiopia and wife of king Cepheus. These mythological characters were put together also in the…


IC1795 Fish Head

This year January was a really cloudy time. That's why I was even more surprised by sudden clear night that occurred on January, 19th. Conditions…


NGC281 Pacman explored

I already captured this well known nebula over four years ago. This time I wanted to go a little bit deeper to interesting interior of NGC281 Pacman…


Abell 82 planetary unknown

Abell 82 is at the very end of the list of popular astroimaging targets. This planetary nebula has apparent size similar to size of well known M57…


KjPn8

KjPn8 planetary nebula in Cassiopeia

KjPn8 is not well known planetary nebula in Cassiopeia, though probably many of astroimages contain this object, because it is quite close to famous…


Heart of the Heart

IC1805 Heart nebula in Cassiopeia is well known hydrogen cloud, very appreciated by astroimagers. This object is placed 6000 light years away. In…


Messier 103

Messier 103

Messier 103 open cluster has been discovered by Pierre Mechain in 1781. Pierre was Charles Messier's friend and collaborator, and Charles had no…


Bubble and elusive KjPn 8

Few days ago I put here an entry with NGC7635 Bubble nebula in hydrogen alpha band. Later on I collected some data with RGB filters (3x40 minutes)…


Into the Bubble

This one is hyper classic object - NGC7635 Bubble Nebula in Cassiopeia together with M52 open cluster. This extraordinary HII molecular cloud is…


XV astroparty in Zatom

Milky Way at XV starparty in Zatom. Photo by pawelsky at forumastronomiczne.pl Autumn equinox happened for me during XV astroparty in Zatom.…


Samyang 135 f/2 ED UMC for fast widefields

I have already read much good about Samyang 135 f/2 lens before I decided to purchase one. Its main purpose in my field will be wide-field…


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…