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Betelgeuse: Unveiling the Mysteries of a Stellar Giant

Introduction A celestial wonder gracing the night sky, Betelgeuse, the vibrant red supergiant, has captivated humanity’s fascination for centuries. As the “right shoulder” in the Orion constellation, this colossal star, officially named Alpha Orionis,...

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The Rise of Electronic Assisted Astronomy

In the vast expanse of the universe, humanity has always been captivated by the mysteries of the cosmos. Over the centuries, astronomers have relied on telescopes to unlock the secrets of the night sky....

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Messier Objects

The Messier objects are a set of 110 astronomical objects cataloged by the French astronomer Charles Messier. They include galaxies, nebulae, and star clusters. Below is a table with some basic details for each...


Unlocking the Cosmos: Exploring the Stellina Observation Station

The Stellina Observation Station is a product of technological innovation and a deep passion for stargazing. Developed by the French company Vaonis, Stellina was born out of a desire to democratize astronomy. The creators wanted to make stargazing and astrophotography accessible to everyone, regardless of their level of expertise. With this mission in mind, they embarked on a journey to design a personal observatory that could be used by amateur astronomers and enthusiasts alike.

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Telescoping at the beach

Unfortunately on an impromptu beach trip for fish and chips, due to haze and lights I only managed to get a simple low resolution image. shot with a Stellina smart telescope on Monday evening...

The Orion Nebula - February 2023 - PixelatedDad 0

Capturing the Beauty of the Orion Nebula

The Orion Nebula is always a stunning sight to behold. Located approximately 1,350 light-years away from Earth, this diffuse emission nebula is a bustling stellar nursery brimming with towering pillars of gas and dust. It’s no wonder that it has captured the fascination of many amateur astronomers, including myself.