Here’s an interesting pairing in the night sky. Meet M97 planetary nebula and M108 spiral galaxy from the Messier Catalog of deep sky objects. While they look side by side from our perspective here on Earth, M97 is actually 2,600 light years distant while the Surfboard galaxy M108 is a whopping 45 million light years away! Both […]
It’s been quite some time since I imaged this region of space. Nearly 10 years much to my surprise as I thought about it. Returning once again to the Horsehead and Flame Nebulae, I found myself armed with a new equipment and a new set of imaging and processing skills than previous. Imaging this deepsky […]
This video was taken from my driveway, in Kitchener, Ontario. The total solar eclipse was a partial eclipse from here. It was still fascinating to watch and many neighbours popped over to have a look as well.
Heroux-Devtek of Kitchener recently switched to LED lights without being aware of the environmental impacts it would have. Then they fixed the problem. Most are familiar with land, water and air pollution but few know that artificial light at night can also be a pollutant to our environment. Heroux-Devtek, an aerospace company in Kitchener, Ontario, […]