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…


Floating in the hydrogen sea II

About a month ago I wrote a blog entry with NGC6914 nebula floating in the hydrogen see - Floating in the hydrogen sea . And I just wanted to make…


Floating in the hydrogen sea

As already mentioned in the previous entry Swan nebulaes strikes back most nebulas are emission or reflection. Large, red hydrogen clouds are the…


Swan nebulaes strikes back

Cygnus (The Swan) constellation is filled with hydrogen clouds that are ionized and radiate massively in red light (656nm that is hydrogen alpha…


Scorched astrojuly expositions

Literally. I got rid of my cooled camera Atik 314 (small chip size) and got regular Canon 450D that is not cooled, so its matrix gets hot during…


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…