Tag Archives: Astrophotography

Star Birth in the Bull

Image credit & copyright: Adam Block/Mt. Lemmon Sky Center. Roughly 500 light years away in the northern constellation Taurus “The Bull” is this incredible reflection nebula cataloged as Sharpless 2-239, which itself is imbedded in the Taurus Molecular Cloud. What … Continue reading

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The Great American Eclipse of 2017

Illustration credit & copyright: Michael Zeiler. Where will you be for the Great American Eclipse on Monday, August 21, 2017? This event will be seen in various forms across the entire contiguous United States and will likely be the most … Continue reading

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Skyglow Project

Images and video credit & copyright: Gavin Heffernan and Harun Mehmedinovic. I’ve shown work from these guys before as I’ve been following this project for some time and they’ve all been incredible images.  But after three years of intense effort … Continue reading

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An Image of What Was

Image credit & copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. A short thought that I wrote about five or so years ago when I bought my 8” Celestron telescope and aimed it at this object; the Eskimo Nebula. Object information below as … Continue reading

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The Flashy NGC 3370

Image credit & copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Located about 98 million light years away in the constellation Leo (The Lion) is this beautiful Grand Design Spiral Galaxy cataloged as NGC 3370 and it’s shown here in amazing HD thanks … Continue reading

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Seeds of Things to Come

Image credit & copyright: Don Goldman. Roughly 800 light years away in the southern constellation Vela (Sails) is the Vela Supernova Remnant, of which this is a small portion of. Once part of a massive star, (a star with at … Continue reading

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Bow Lake Under the Milky Way

Image credit & copyright: Michael Shainblum. Hope you’re all having a great weekend. Let’s keep it rolling with this beautiful image of the Milky Way over Bow Lake in Banff National Park by Michael Shainblum. Banff National Park spans 2,564 … Continue reading

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