Tag: Virtual reality

Perseid meteor stream over Kolonica

Welcome to the Kolonica Observatory, Slovakia, located in the Dark Sky Park Poloniny. Just this place was in August 2018 perfect center for observing annual Perseid meteor shower caused by debris of comet Swift-Tuttle’s nucleus. The celestial show was amazing as usual, bringing even some of spactacular fireballs. Here comes photographic testimony of whole shower,…
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Three planets at the solstice night

At the calm solstice night on 20th June 2018 over Seč reservoir, there was so much to see. Besides the summer Milky Way (for northern hemisphere), the most prominent planetary “trio” is visible over the horizon. These three planets are very close to their oppositions dates, in fact during only 79 days they all get…
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Summer stars over the Czech historical observatory

On 31st August, 2016, the summer season slowly slowly getting over, but beautiful part of the Milky Way was still visible. The weather brought one of the clearest night in the Czech Republic, so I decided to visit one of the most magnificent astronomical place in the country: the Historical part of Czech Astronomical Institute.…
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