A rare visitor to the inner Solar System.
This is what a supernova explosion looks like after nearly a thousand years have passed!
An open cluster in Cancer….
A galaxy in Cancer….
An open cluster in Carina…astro-imaging
Designation: NGC 1433 in constellation of Horologium. Visual magnitude: +10 Apparent size: 6.2 x 3.0 arc-minutes. Diameter: 49,000 light years. Distance: 27 … More
Designation: NGC 5128, Caldwell 77; in Centaurus. Visual magnitude: +6.6 Apparent size: 26 x 20 arc-minutes. Diameter: 90,300 light years. … More
With no more images in the pipeline and the bushfire smoke worsening again in South West Sydney – and showing … More
Object Details: Designation: C104, NGC 362 Constellation: Tucana Visual magnitude: +6.4 Apparent size: 14′ Diameter: … More
It’s another clear night sky as I write this – but the Moon is full and it’s not a good time to be … More
This beautiful cluster was riding high in the clear night sky, almost at the zenith. It was the first image … More
A one hour image of this star cluster and huge emission nebula in the southern Milky Way. I didn’t do … More
Lying amongst the Milky Way star fields over 4000 light years away, M17 is a distinctly reddish nebula due to … More
Back in the day, before the inter-web thingy came along, I would buy astronomy magazines every month and gaze with … More
A bright emission nebula, located in Scorpius. Probably a bit too close to the Moon that night. I also had … More