Sunday, May 16, 2010

Mond and Venus in the twilight

The Moon and Venus as observed from my roof observatory in Germany on May, 16th 2010 at 21:35 MEST. Camera: Nikon Coolpix 4500, 1 second exposure at ISO800, f/5.1, No guiding

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

M12 a globular star cluster in Ophiuchus

This is the globular cluster M12 in the Ophiuchus constellation. Notice the faint galaxy pair next to this cluster at 2:30 o'clock. The brightest galaxy of this pair is called PGC1103219