LDN807 dark complex

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Beverly Turner Lynds was an american astronomer, who about 50 years ago created two catalogs – LBN and LDN – Lynds Bright and Dark Nebulae catalog. She made it basing on visual review of P... Read More

Barnards on sale

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There are few hundreds items in the Barnard catalog of dark nebulae. And significant amount of it is placed between Aquila (Eagle) head and Scutum (Shield) top corner 🙂  So around the triangle... Read More

Veil loop

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Veil nebula like many other sky gems has been discovered by William Herschel. He described its western part as “Extended; passes thro’ 52 Cygni… near 2 degree in length” a... Read More

Barnard 145

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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 maybe more interesting, but this dust clouds that make... Read More

M106 after four years

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It’s been already four years when I imaged M106 galaxy for the first time, however not much changed in this area. Then it was made with 6 inches newtonian and tiny but sensitive sensor of Atik 3... Read More