galaxies

M31 – The Andromeda Galaxy galaxies

M31 – The Andromeda Galaxy

The Andromeda Galaxy is arguably one of the most spectacular objects in the night sky. In typical city lights, it's completely invisible even though its apparent size is roughly 6 times as wide as the moon. In dark skies, you can see it with your nak…
M82 Supernova SN2014J galaxies

M82 Supernova SN2014J

A few days ago, a Type Ia supernova was discovered in Messier 82 (NGC 3034, the Cigar Galaxy).  Because of clouds, it took a few days for me to image it.  Here's my first shot of M82 and the supernova. M82 and supernova SN2014JDetails: 12x …