One more Supernova
On April 09th, 2017 a supernovae has bin discovered in galaxy M63 (NGC 5055) within constellation Canes Venatici. Brightness has been measured at mag 18, which is for a supernovae @ M63 distance not very bright, but....read more...
Stimulated by pictures from other observers, I learned that within constellation Andromeda beside famous M31 and NGC 891 some more remarkable galaxies can be found: Arp 273 (or UGC 1810 & 13)read more...
Step into Spectroscopy
As a new section of astronomical activity, I started make myself more familar with spectroscopy. Within a small team (Hajo Zitzkowski & Gerd Köllner), we are in the situation to start with existing devices @ Michael Adrian Observatory in Trebur
Webpages re designed
With help of Hajo Zitzkowski my Webpages have been moved to a new location and got a more modern style.
Thank You Hajo !
Hunting for the Soap Bubble (getting started with narrow band filters)
Still waiting for the coma corretor, so using period of white nights, I decided you check about capabilities of narrow band filtering.
Narrowband filtering seems to be the ultimate solution to fight against street light (except shuting down..)