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Milky Way in Cygnus

This represents a first try with the Astrotrac travel system.  Taken near Ayr on the West coast of Scotland, the weather wasn’t too brilliant and

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Jupiter 15-10-2011

Decided to have my occasional delve into the “dark art” of planetary imaging.  With Jupiter well placed locally for me at the moment, I decided to capture

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Supernova SN2011fe in M101

Following the announcement of a new Supernovae in Messier 101, the Pinwheel Galaxy, I briefly tried to capture this last night, Saturday 27th August. The AP

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Nebulosity around Gamma Cygni

Gamma Cygni in the constellation of Cygnus has the traditional name Sadr (Arabic word for “chest”). As the constellation of Cygnus lies on the plane

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Supernova SN2011by

Supernova SN2011by was discovered by Zhangwei Jin, Ningbo, Zhejiang, China, and Xing Gao, Urumqi, Xinjiang, China on April 26, 2011.  SN2011by occured in NGC3972 in

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