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Sotal Solar Eclipse 2024 – wide view

Total Solar Eclipse 2024

On 8 April 2024, the total solar eclipse occured over Mexico, USA and Canada, bringing unique opportunity to many people to see the ghostly solar corona during the solarmax. I was lucky to spot the eclipse from Durango, Mexico, with some short cloud period of clouds, but mostly the view was amazingly clear. Thus I…
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Easter Moon and Spiš Monuments

Easter Moon and Spiš Monuments

The Full Moon of 25 March 2024 was a bit special: It was the first Full Moon after the spring equinox. This so-called Paschal Full Moon is followed by Easters of the first Sunday afterward. I managed to capture this Full Moon rising from the extraordinary place, where the UNESCO heritage, the Spiš Castle, and…
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Beautiful Comet 12P/Pons-Brooks

Spring Comet 12P/Pons-Brooks

The periodic comet 12P/Pons-Brooks made after 70 years its another return in inner Solar System during the springtime of 2024. Here are my observations. 26th March 2024 Despite its height over the horizon, the comet’s 12P/Pons-Brooks best season is just starting. The Moon slowly moves away from the evening sky and the comet’s head reaches…
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Geminids over the Spiš Castle - Closer Cut

Geminids over the Spiš Castle

Over 2 years, the most famous Slovakian Spiš Castle (UNESCO World Heritage since 1993) was under reconstruction and there was a large crane on its top parts. Luckily, at the end of 2023, they moved it away and I could finally fulfill my photographic dream: To capture it from its northern side–where it looks like…
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Moonless Geminids over snowy Seč Lake

Fairytale Geminids, Again

Around the frozen Seč Lake, where fishes put themself to winter rest, the snowy blanket covered endless forests. People hidden in their warm cottages were just dreaming about their wishes around Advent candles as the miracle night was about to come in only 10 days. Remembering the legendary story of Jesus Christ’s birth, they also…
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Aurora Borealis over Slovakia on 25 November 2023

Video: Aurora Borealis over Slovakia

On November 25th, 2023, an Aurora Borealis appeared even over Slovakia, central Europe. Despite the strong moonlight, it was visible short to the naked eye and looked beautifully red. For this time-lapse, taken from Záhradné (49.08N, 21.27E) in a period between 20:33-21:23 CET I used Canon Ra, Sigma 35mm, f1.4, ISO 400, and 5s exposures.…
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Daytime Venus and Moon

Daytime Venus and Moon

Today on Nov. 9, 2023, by noon over central Europe, the Moon covered Venus in broad daylight, bringing the opportunity to capture a very unusual view of daytime Venus “last quarter” also with the Moon. Since the weather over Ždiar, Slovakia was luckily not that cloudy, I made it happen to catch the whole sequence…
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