M29 - so obscured

Messier 29 is yet another open star cluster in the Cyngus constellation. Its stars belongs to the Cygnus OB1 association. Five brighters stars of…


Cocooned with interstellar medium

Three years ago using Canon DSLR and newtonian telescope I pictured Cocoon nebula . At last star party in Zatom I decided to get back to this…


Planetary mite

After a few days spent on post processing Pelican nebula ( Pelican can wait ) I decided to rest a little and collect some human readable color…


Pelican in Swan

There is autumn incoming shortly, and one of this season gems (in northern hemisphere) is Cygnus (The Swan). It flies ofer the reach Milky Way…


TS 130/910 APO - first look, first light

TS apochromatic triplet 130mm f/7 New instrument onboard - after many years of picturing with newton telescopes I eventually decided to change to…


Barnard in red

Edward Emerson Barnard was an American astronomer. Among many astronomy activities he was also pioneering astrophotographer. He cataloged a series of…


The hen's beak

Somewhere around 430 light years away in constellation of Cygnus there is an Albireo star. When you look at it with binoculars or larger instrument…


Sharpless 112

In astrophotography noone cares about sharpless pictures. However one of the astronomy catalogs is called Sharpless - it was published by the US…


Autumn is coming

And northern autumn constellations as well - Cygnus is the one quite well known. I already presented a few pictures positioned in this constellation,…


Space elements providers

Supernova explosions of the star is the only source of heavier elements in the Universe. All the heavier elements (like iron, are more heavy ones)…


Autumn tulips

Sharpless Sh2-101 or Cygnus Star Cloud are the alternative names for the nebula presented here today. Although it is much better known under the name…


Bloody sky

Not so long time ago I presented Crescent Nebula in hydrogen alpha emission line. The picture was black and white, but in fact the color that…