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There She Comes...

There She Comes…

Some people love them, others hate them. Some people are terrified of them, but others are fascinated and excited by them. Thunderstorms, one way or another, are part of our lives. This year, Europe struggles with more very strong thunderstorms than in last years, bringing even some dangerous or even catastrophic consequences such as floods,…
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Sprite Sightings

Sprite Sightings

This is perhaps only for Facebook, but I would like to share my joy. Severe stormy weather over central Europe brings one of the most spectacular but also mysterious phenomena: The Red Sprites. Firstly observed in 1989, they became a target for many specialized photographers and videographers to improve their understanding of them. So far…
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Four Seasons of Seč

Four Seasons of Seč

Three years of countless visiting the magical place of Seč point of view, hundreds of hours of running or walking, much time of sadness due to the wrong weather at right time, but finally… Finally, I made it. Enjoy all four seasons of the widely favorite viewpoint of the Seč lake with its natural island…
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Hoštiná to Starry Sky

Hoštiná to Starry Sky

Every year for decades, a wonderful tradition comes on hills of Hoštiná, Slovakia, where dozens of astronomy enthusiasts meet astronomers at Star Party Hoštiná. Despite some light pollution from Púchov city, everybody enjoys the beauty of the night sky with children by a campfire (or already sleeping in tents) and not far away from an…
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Nova in Hercules 2021 - Annotated

Nova in Hercules 2021

A 3 days ago, on 14th June 2021, a new star of 6th magnitude (on the threshold of naked-eye visibility) appeared of at the edge of the Hercules constellation, between stars Epsilon and 111 nearby Aquila. In fact, not quite new, but pretty interesting nova. Novae are short-lived outbursts from aged binary star systems in…
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Behold the lunar mountains

Beautiful Partial Solar Eclipse

What a wonderful partial solar eclipse today, on 10th June 2021 over Mezhovice, the Czech Republic. I have many clear-skies shots of the eclipsed sun, but this time I enjoyed even the cloudy moments. When the Sun was behind, but still visible, the view was just so dramatic and colorful. Used Sony A7S, MTO 1100/10.5,…
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Setting Flower Moon over Kunetice Castle

Flower Moon over Kunetice Castle

On May 26th, 2021, the full Moon appeared over Kunetice Castle, seen from Bohumileč, Czech Republic. The wonderful view was even more unique as just by that time, at 1:51 UTC, Moon was closest to Earth, producing popularly called “supermoon” (or Perigee Full Moon). I tried to catch the Moon by the time of its…
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