Comet Heart and Soul

The greenish coma of comet 21P/Giacobini-Zinner stands out at the left of this telephoto skyscape spanning over 10 degrees toward the northern constellations Cassiopeia and Perseus. Captured on August 17, the periodic comet is the known parent body of the...

/ August 28, 2018

The Pencil Nebula in Red and Blue

Having children that are 4 and 2 I know the look of these remnants very well, and I’m sure my daughter has drawn it on a piece of paper once or twice before. While the colours that they use are...

/ August 13, 2018

Eclipsed Moon and Mars over Mountains

There is something unusual about this astronomically-oriented photograph. It’s not obvious — it was discovered only during post-processing. It is not the Moon, although capturing the Moon rising during a total lunar eclipse is quite an unusually interesting sight. (Other...

/ August 7, 2018