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The dark Coalsack rises

The dark coalsack rises

A magnificient moment, when the Milky way near southern sky pole rises up with Southern cross and dark nebula called Coalsack. Two Magellanic clouds make the moment so unique… Canon 450D, Samyang 14 mm, f4, ISO 1600, 79×30 s; 16th November 2012, Mulligan Hwy, Queensland, Australia.

Partial lunar eclipse

Partial lunar eclipse

Partial lunar eclipse on April 25th from Úpice observatory, Czech republic. Used Canon 550D, MTO 500/10, 12×1/40 s, ISO 400. Images of the Moon are situated relatively to the center of the Earth’s shadow.

Twilight comet Pan-STARRS

Very expected comet C/2011 L4 Pan-STARRS kind of dissapointed. But not in its shame, only because of observing conditions only minutes in twilight. I waited for every possibility to catch this “hairy beauty”, but had bad weather. Finally on 20th March 2013 I succeeded from Úpice observatory, Czech republic. Used Canon 6D, RL 0,28 m/10,…
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Orion, the winter hunter

A single shot of Orion constellation above frozen Sec reservoir on 2nd March 2013. The winter has still its magic… Canon 6D, Samyang 24 mm, f4, ISO 5000, 15 s.

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.

The Moon's shadow

The Moon’s shadow

A two minutes of indescribable show… Canon 550D, MTO 500/10, HDR from HD video frames; Canon 450D, Samyang 8 mm, 1/3 s, ISO 400, f/3.5; 14th November 2012, Mulligan Hwy, Australia.