Going Mono and Narrowband

Prior to my shoulder issues which resulted in a disaster of the correctory plate being shattered on my CPC1100, I purchased a ZWO294MM camera, a set of ZWO Narrowband filters,…

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A Star Exploded

There is a new Supernova in the sky! SN 2023ixf is a type II (core collapse) supernova located in the Pinwheel Galaxy (M101). It was first observed on 19 May 2023 by Koichi Itagaki and immediately classified as…

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Trifid Nebula – M20

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The Trifid Nebula (cataloged as Messier 20 or M20 and as NGC 6514) is an H II Region in the north-west of Sagatterius in a star-forming region in the Milky Way's Scutum-Centaurus Arm. It was discovered by Charles Messier on June 5, 1764. Its name means…

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