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Monday, March 30, 2015

M64 - The Black Eye Galaxy

 Image 1: M64 in Coma Berenices

Image 2: M64 fly-by

Imaging data: FL=660mm (f/5.2), pixel size 5.4mu, JPZ mount.
Exposures (1x1 binning): L=13x300s(IDASLPS)+12x300s(RGB), R=4x300s, G=4x300s, B=4x300s
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Photo gallery: http://dark.astrodigital.net/galaxies
Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Eye_Galaxy

Friday, March 20, 2015

Sunday, March 01, 2015

Venus and Mars next to Moon

A truly romantic view towards the Moon on Feb. 20th, 2015. The Goddess of beauty meets the war God. The hot inner planet Venus, best known for its hostile environment apparently floats next to cold outer planet Mars, the next step of the human civilization towards the stars.

Image 1: Venus and Mars next to Moon

Image 2: The triplet zoomed

It might be worth to know, that our Earth with all of us on it was floating somewhere in space between both planets few months ago! Wow!

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