Solar Granulation

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A successful attempt to image Solar granulation with an amateur 280mm Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope located in Central Europe.

M 51

Ultra-deep view of the Whirlpool Galaxy—a collaboration project initiated by Yuri Toropin.

Melotte 15

 

Melotte 15

Melotte 15 is a very young star cluster in the IC 1805 nebula, also known as the Heart Nebula. It consists of massive OB stars with a mean age of only 1.5 million years. Melotte 15 is one of the core clusters of the Cas OB6 stellar association.