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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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C/2023 C2 (ATLAS)

This comet was discovered on feb1, 2023 by the ATLAS survey.   IT was imaged on may 21, between the…

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NGC 4755 – The Jewel Box

This lovely cluster in Crux lies in the milky way on a backdrop of millions of stars. The bright star…

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Posted in Astrophotography Open Clusters Planetary Nebulae

NGC 5822 – 5823

These 2 open clusters are located in the constellation Lupus. NGC 5822, being the larger one, is a bit more…

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Posted in Astrophotography Clusters Messier Objects Open Clusters

Messier 6 – Butterfly cluster

Nested on a backdrop of millions of stars lies the bright open cluster Messier 6 – The Butterfly cluster. Its…

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Posted in Astrophotography Nebulae

NGC 6334 – Cat’s Paw Nebula (Remote observatory)

Starting march 1st 2024, I am sharing a remote setup in Australia. It is located in one of the best…

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Total Solar Eclipse Texas, 2024

On April 8, 2024, a total solar eclipse passed over Mexico and the United States. I traveled to the US…

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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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62P/Tsuchinshan

Comet 62P/Tsuchinshan is a periodic comet that belongs to the Jupiter family, indicating its orbit is influenced significantly by Jupiter’s…

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C/2023 A3 (Tsuchinshan-ATLAS)

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M8 – Lagoon Nebula

I found some unprocessed data from the 2022 Namibia trip and finally came to processing it. I was not disappointed.

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C/2023 H2 (LEMMON)

   

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NGC 1333

In the constellation Perseus, there exists a celestial cradle called NGC 1333, where stars are born and the cosmic dance…