Vulpecula and Albireo area annotated

Dark nebulae in Vulpecula

The southern part of the Cygnus constellation is not as well known and not as often imaged as its northern area. But this is a place, where famous…


Molecular clouds in Perseus

Perseus molecular cloud

Perseus molecular cloud is something that may look not attractive at the first glance. It does not contain any well-known targets, at least not the…


Orion Belt

Orion Belt with or without stars

Southern hemisphere people are definitely more privileged when you consider large and bright nebulae. All the Milky Way between Gemini to the south…


Pleiades and Mars

Mars and Pleiades in the one field of view

Last year we had a Mars opposition event. Many amazing images of Mars were captured over the last year, by both amateurs and also professionals…


QHY247C review - part I

The adventure with the QHY247C camera has begun due to my portable imaging setup doubts. After several summer holidays with my traveling setup, I…