Images representing different hobbies

Here's the home of 2019's 'Image of the Month' pictures. Enjoy!

See the 2018 images here

See the 2017 images here.

See the 2016 images here.

See the 2015 Images here.

Image of the Month for January 2019: Comet 46/p Wirtanen

Comet 46/p Wirtanen Animation

Something a bit different this month, an animation of Comet 46/p Wirtanen taken on the 13 December 2018. Stacked using Deep Sky Stacker. Skywatcher 130P-DS telescope on HEQ5 mount, Canon 45D astro-modded and cooled.

Image of the Month for February 2019: M1, The Crab Nebula

The Crab Nebula, M1 a supernova remnant

The Crab Nebula, M1, the remains of a supernova recoreded as a 'guest star' in 1054 and given its name in 1840 by William Parsons. The object is expanding so fast that differences can be seen in images taken 10 or 20 years apart. Skywatcher 130P-DS telescope on HEQ5 mount, Canon 45D astro-modded and cooled.

Image of the Month for March 2019: The Hickson 44 Galaxy Group

Hickson 44 Galaxy Group

The snappily named and rarely imaged Hickson 44 Galaxy Group is located in the constellation Leo, at the  'back' of the lion's head. It is a small collection of interacting galaxies.

See the 2018 images here

See the 2017 images here.

See the 2016 images here.

See the 2015 Images here.