Tag Archives: Stars

Tis the Season for Zodiacal Light; Take a Shot at the “Tall Twilight”

Image Credit & Copyright: Yuri Beletsky. Where do we even begin here? When you’re one of the most prolific night sky imagers out there, it’s hard to meet the bar you have raised for yourself time and time again but … Continue reading

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Late Summer’s Double Diamonds

Images Credit & Copyright: Me. What do you do when the Moon is near full and you don’t want to observe it? Look at some star systems. It’s true that even star observing benefits from dark skies but you can … Continue reading

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47 Tucanae; a Classic Southern Sky Object (Zoom)

Image Credit & Copyright: Star Shadows Remote Observatory (SSRO), Rick Gilbert. For those of you that live in the southern hemisphere, this is clearly on of your favorite objects. 47 Tucanae (47 Tuc) is a massive globular star cluster nearly … Continue reading

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Cotton Candy Dipper

Image Credit & Copyright: Me. I have been asked from time to time why I don’t show any of my own work very often and the truth is that I don’t have a lot of time and with the lack … Continue reading

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The Busy Antlia Dwarf Galaxy

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. What a view we have here! This visually busy region of sky is known as the Antlia Dwarf Galaxy (ADG) and it’s over 4 million light years away in either the Antlia … Continue reading

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A Diamond in a Sea of Gold

Images Credit & Copyright: IMAGE 1: European Southern Observatory (ESO) MPG/ESO 2.2 meter telescope at La Silla Observatory in Chile. IMAGE 2: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Located a fairly close 13,000 light years away in the southern constellation Pavo, (The … Continue reading

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Red Heart of the Scorpion on the Horizon

Image Credit & Copyright: Jared Blash. This image comes to us from Jared Blash and it was taken under the dark skies of Maine’s jagged coastline.  The Milky Way galaxy in this image stands tall like a pillar as the … Continue reading

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