Oct 19, 2022

M1 the Crab Nebula

It was only very recently that I realized what ... I had never imaged M1 before, being the most famous, studied and imaged supernova remnant!... Read more

Aug 26, 2022

M31 Andromeda Galaxy (2022)

When I first presented this image, back in 2010!, I wrote the following :

 "...all this work has allowed me to learn really a lot both from the mistakes I made and from the experimentation with new processing techniques..." Read more (updated 24/09/22)  

Jul 17, 2022

M27 Narrowband

M27, the Dumbbell Nebula, is a planetary nebula in the constellation Vulpecula. It is approximately 1360 light years from us...Read more 


May 20, 2022

LBN 576 in H alpha - Oxygen III - RGB (Reprocessed 20/05/2022)

LBN 576 (also known as Abell 85 and CTB 1) is a large supernova remnant in Cassiopeia.

It was initially catalogued by George Abell as a planetary nebula, but it soon became clear that it was an SNR. It was also recognized as a radio source and thus given the designation CTB 1... Updated 20/05/2022

May 5, 2022

M 51

Located in the constellation of Canes Venatici, M51 is one of the most famous spiral galaxies in the sky and together with its neighbour NGC5195, it is also a clear example of galaxy interaction...Read more 

Apr 26, 2022

Leo Triplet (revisited)

The Leo Triplet (also known as the M66 Group) is a well-known and beautiful group of galaxies located in the constellation Leo, at a distance of approximately 35 million light years. It is formed by the spiral galaxies M65 and M66 and by NGC 3628...Read more 

Apr 2, 2022

NGC 5907 and its stellar stream

NGC 5907 (also known as the Splinter Galaxy or Knife Edge Galaxy) is a spiral galaxy located about 50 million light-years from Earth in the northern constellation Draco. It is a member of the NGC 5866 group.

NGC5907 was long considered a prototype example of a relatively isolated warped spiral... Read more (updated 17/04/2022)