Space for everyone by Jozef Kozár, PhD

Astronomy

Mars at opposition 2018

In positional astronomy, two astronomical objects are said to be in opposition when they are on opposite sides of the celestial sphere, as observed from the Earth. A planet is said to be “in opposition” when it is in opposition to the Sun.

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Galaxy NGC 253

This is the second image taken during my observation on Monday this week. It is a photo of galaxy NGC 253. The image is a result of processed stack layers and of the dark calibration in FITS.

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M51 Whirlpool Galaxy

The first image of my observation of M51 Whirlpool Galaxy on Monday (July 09, 2018) this week with one of the robotic telescopes. The image is result of processed stack layers and of the dark calibration in FITS.

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New book: Science & Mars Anthology

This book is a collection of articles, texts and research published on pages of Science & Mars Journal – International Journal of Mars Research (ISSN 2453-8760). The content covers the years 2013-2017. Science & Mars Journal is a scientific magazine, which is in operation since year 2013. The aim of the journal is to create an opportunity to publish research articles of students, researchers, scientists and various scholars without a need to pay for publishing.

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Introducing my new book

For the last couple of weeks I have been finalizing my new book and finally the publishing date has come. The name of the book is “Moon Atlas for Visual Observer” and it is dedicated to all people interested in visual observation of the Moon.

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Pleiades M45

Yesterday I tried to take a photo of M45 Pleiades. It was pretty freezing outside, almost – 16 degrees C. So I had to be quick, the photo was taken with just single camera, without additional lens.

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Great Nebula in Orion

Yesterday’s last photo of the night sky. The Great Nebula in Orion. Photo taken without telescope, just only with the single camera on tripod. The light pollution was quite heavy for “deep-sky” astro-photography.

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