A Cat’s Tale

A few weeks ago, I set up my smart telescope in my south-facing guestroom to capture a few Deep Space Objects(DSO). I

Featured Image: Thor’s Helmet

Thor’s Helmet is an emision nebula in the constellation Canis Major. The nebula is approximately 3,670 parsecs (11.96 thousand light years) from Earth and is

Featured Image: Iris Nebula

The Iris Nebula (also known as NGC 7023 and Caldwell 4) is a bright reflection nebula in the constellation Cepheus. The designation NGC 7023 refers to the open cluster within the larger reflection nebula

In the sky recently…

Taken on December 21, 2023, the Orion Nebula is located in Orion’s Sword, the three stars “hanging” from Orion’s belt, in the

Arid Landscape

The barren landscape of Deadvlei, white clay pan located near the more famous salt pan of Sossusvlei, in a valley between the