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Category: Landscape

The eclipse hour over Boa Vista

In this calm scene of Boa Vista Island (the Cape Verde) starry sky appears over Chavet beach and dunes close to the Atlantic ocean. Just very low over the horizon, the Milky Way “flows” like a sky river. You may notice several reddish regions, which are, in fact, one of the most notorious nebulae in…
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On the threshold of creation

In the beginning, there was nothing but dust and gas of light elements concentrated in smaller and smaller piece of one arm of our Galaxy. But then it started: In some part of that nebula the temperature with pressure and density indefinitely rose up until a critical point was achieved and new star has born…
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Something green's coming

Something green’s coming

The pre-Christmas time 2018 will be very likely related to a comet. And just some comet. On 16th December 2018, just after 13 UTC, the comet 46P Wirtanen will approach very close to Earth. Well, not that close to be dangerous, but close enough to be visible even to unaided eyes. In fact, it will…
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Perseid meteor stream over Kolonica

Welcome to the Kolonica Observatory, Slovakia, located in the Dark Sky Park Poloniny. Just this place was in August 2018 perfect center for observing annual Perseid meteor shower caused by debris of comet Swift-Tuttle’s nucleus. The celestial show was amazing as usual, bringing even some of spactacular fireballs. Here comes photographic testimony of whole shower,…
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Magical eclipse view over the Rhodes Island

What a wonderful time I spent in Rhodes Island, Greece! Enjoying 103 minutes of total lunar eclipse on 27th July, 2018 over cliff of one of most silent and beautiful island’s beach, I could see the dark-orange eclipsed Moon in Gegenschein, bright Mars in its great opposition, the Milky Way with Saturn “swamped” in it…
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Planetary parade over Seč reservoir

Last night, on 29th May 2018, the full Moon over the Seč reservoir, the Czech Republic, was very nicely accompanied by the bright morning planets with their opposition dates within only 79 days. Looking from right, the brightest planet is giant Jupiter, which reached its opposition and closest point to Earth on 10th May. A…
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The way a solar eclipse is…

And this is the way it is. Nature gets darker, all around silences and you are just engulfed by completely unknown face of the nature. You don’t know what to think, what to do, it just takes your breath away. The sun gets black, surounded by long motionless streamers of solar corona, looking like a…
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