The last visual observation evening was a long time ago and the spring galaxies in Coma Berenices were grateful targets for the C11.
Christian took a 45 minute smartphone exposure to photograph polar star trails. Unfortunately the image was destroyed by nomerous Starlink satellites crossing the field of view. Viktor was testing his new astrofilter system and wasContinue reading
Viktor and Jürgen could observe a sun halo and sun dogs from different locations in Austria. Viktor were Viktor was at the traditional ski flying event on the Kulm in Tauplitz, Styria; Jürgen was ableContinue reading
Mercury, the innermost planet of the solar system, transited the sun on 11 November 2019. The last transit of Mercury was in 2016. The next one won’t be until 2032. During a transit, Mercury appearsContinue reading
46P/Wirtanen is a small short-period comet with a current orbital period of 5.4 years. The comet was discovered photographically on January 17, 1948, by the American astronomer Carl Avatar Wirtanen. On 16 December 2018 theContinue reading
Namibia is the top destinition for astronomers and star gazers. Due to the low population density, the very low air pollution and the non-existing light pollution the country offers ideal conditions to explore the southernContinue reading