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Welcome!

Welcome to my web page! This page gives an overview of my activities as an amateur astronomer, in the light…

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Posted in Deepsky Open Clusters

Proxima Centauri

Our Galactic neighbour, the closest star to the sun, only 4-ish lightyear away. It is in fact a double star,…

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sn2024ggi in NGC 3621 (Hya)

2024ggi (= ATLAS24fsk) (= GOTO24aig) (= BGEM J111822.10-325015.1) (=PS24brj), TNS discovered 2024/04/11.141 by ATLAS Found in NGC 3621 at R.A. = 11h18m22s.087, Decl. = -32°50’15”.26 (…

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Messier 30

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Posted in Novae

sn2024inv in NGC 3524 (Leo)

2024inv (= ZTF24aamtvxb) (= ATLAS24hcs) (= GOTO24csk), TNS discovered 2024/05/10.276 by ALeRCE Found in NGC 3524 at R.A. = 11h06m32s.162, Decl. = +11°22’42”.57 ( https://www.rochesterastronomy.org/supernova.html#2024inv )…

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Posted in Dark Nebulae Globular Clusters Messier Objects

Messier 11

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Messier 20 – Trifid Nebula

A crop from the massive mozaic, only showing the Trifid nebula and its detail.

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Posted in Astrophotography Dark Nebulae Deepsky Messier Objects Nebulae

Messier 8 + Messier 20 (Lagoon + Trifid Nebula)

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NGC 3293 – Gem Cluster

This cluster is located next to the Carina Nebula, the nebulosity in it could be attributed as a part of…

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Carina Nebula

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NGC 6397

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12P/Pons Brooks

Comet 12P/Pons-Brooks, a captivating interplanetary traveler, embarks on a mesmerizing journey through the solar system. This icy wanderer follows an…

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Sandqvist (SDN) 169-171-172 complex

There are 2 planetary nebulae in the field of view: