Messier catalogued most of the deep space objects we can still watch nowadays in dark night skies like in Crete. Pictures shot with D800, Skyguider Pro tracking system and William Optics 61/360 ZS61 II. Exposure times 150 seconds, ISO 3200.
Lagoon nebula (M8) in Sagittarius
Western Veil and Eastern veil of Cygnus (NGC 6960)
The galaxy of Andromeda (M31) with M32 and M110 satellite galaxies
This is the new episode of the reportage Crete:Kingdom of Candia. Click each picture to open it full size. Previous episode(s):