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…


NGC7000 wide field rich field

A few nights ago clouds went out somewhere for some time, and despite of almost full Moon I decided to catch some light. I quickly placed wide field…


Supergiant star in Cygnus Heart

Nights in July are short, and long time deep sky exposures must be split into several days to achieve decent result with many-hours images. However…


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…


QHY163M fine tuning side effects

Well, nothing really happened fortunately :)  "Side effects" here means only one more target that I was able to picture last night, when I have been…


Codename Sh2-124

Not much can be said or read about Sh2-124 molecular hydrogen cloud in the north-east Cygnus frontiers. It is pretty large emission nebula, but not…


The Hole in the Cluster

There is some open star clusters in Cygnus.Joke!There is whole lot of open clusters in Cygnus! NGC6811 is one of them, pretty large, pretty old (1…


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…


LBN vs LDN

One letter makes difference :) LBN stands for Lynds' Catalogue of Bright Nebulae, and LDN is Lynds' Catalogue of Dark Nebulae. Both have been…


V1331 Cygni

Today some geek stuff. Some time ago I framed a sky fragment that contains several small bright and dark galactic fuzzies. Later I found out in the…


Monochromatic way of imaging

Narrowband imaging is a nice way to fight light pollution. Event under suburban sky it is possible to achieve decent outcome. Here are two narrowband…


November testing

Atik came back from its origin - it has been sent to service and now is in perfect condition. Meanwhile I adjusted my refractor collimation, so I…