NGC 1788 and the Cosmic Bat

NGC 1788 and the Cosmic Bat

The Orion constellation is full of amazing nebulae such as the Great Orion Nebula (M42), the Horsehead Nebula and IC434, or the M78 nebula (see this recent wide field image of this area https://astrocat.info/orion-nebulae-and-barnards-loop/ ). Hidden in the outskirts...
C/2021 A1 Leonard comet, telescopic view

C/2021 A1 Leonard comet, telescopic view

Sunday afternoon, 19th of December of 2021 17:40h UTC, I had a clear night, zero clouds, and a great opportunity to capture a telescopic image of the C/2021 A1 (Leonard) comet from my backyard observatory (Astrocat) here in Prades (Tarragona). Comet was around 5º...
Summer vs Winter, Pla de la Guàrdia

Summer vs Winter, Pla de la Guàrdia

Same place, different night sky. While the summer night sky offers some amazing views of the Galactic Center, the winter sky hosts some amazing nebulae such as the Orion Cloud Complex. This short comparison is composed by two images captured this 2021 from the same...
Clouds of Andromeda

Clouds of Andromeda

A deep integration time on a wide field image of Andromeda Galaxy (M31), using an Ha filter, shows an amazing view that has been recently called the Clouds of Andromeda. A faint structure of Galactic Cirrus, part of our Milky Way. The image covers a diagonal that...
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