There are Five Galaxies visible in this Panorama

If you are anything like me, if someone states they have an image with five galaxies visible in it, I immediately think of either part of Markarian’s Chain or Stephan’s Quintet in Pegasus.  The latter fits in a field only 4 arcminutes in diameter.  This image is a little different,… Click to read more

Stargazing atop Red Dune on Benguerra Island

Observing report of an evening stargazing session atop Red Dune on Benguerra Island in Mozambique, which saw me have an observing buddy and took in a wide variety of DSOs including Eta Carinae, the Lagoon Nebula, Whirlpool Galaxy and Ring Nebula. Click to read more

Stargazing on Vamizi Island Part Two

Part two of my stargazing report on the wonderful Vamizi Island, featuring the midnight and early morning sessions. When not enjoying the wonderful food, hospitality, accommodation and daytime activities on offer on the island, the stargazing is almost second to none as well. Click to read more