Category: Landscape

The beauty in darkness

Timelapse of 2012 sky phenomena: Moon haloes, Venus transit 2012, NLCs 15th June, airglow, Perseids, storms and total solar eclipse on 13th November. Locations: Seč reservoir, Czech republic (melting ice, Milky way, Venus-Jupiter conjunction, north pole, sunset with fishermen); Kunětická hora, Czech republic (Venus transit); Korčula island, Croatia (Milky way, skywatchers); Ondřejov observatory, Czech republic…
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Colors of winter Sec

Colors of winter Sec

Colors of winter Sec reservoir just few minutes after sunset. Canon 550D, Samyang 8 mm, ISO 100, f11, HDR; 28th December 2012.

Celestial triangle 2012

Absolutely breathtaking celestial triangle with crescent Moon, Venus and Jupiter from beach of Sec reservoir (Czech republic) on 24th March 2012. The winter just ended in this country and icy surface of the water melted during the day. Just after another three days the ice melted completely, so I had really big luck for this…
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Orion supernova

On this freezing-winter scene from historical part of Ondrejov observatory, the hypothetical Orion supernova takes the central stage. The supernova is ending part of the bright star Betelgeuse‘s life when this red giant collapses inside, producing series of reactions leading to the type II supernova exposion. With its distance about 222 pc (720 ly) and…
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Winter Mt. Snezka

The highest peak of czech Great mountains, Snezka, on freezing December day (29th December 2009). Used Nikon Coolpix L19.