astrophotography

The M42 on an old slide

Yesterday I bought a slide film scanner. With at least twenty billion slides it’s hardly feasible to scan them all, but at then again I do have the means to scan and make digital pictures…


The Sun today

This is the Sun around 11:30 local time (CET). North is up, tilted about 45 degrees to the left. The large group is sunspot AR1620, to the left you can see AR1621 and even further…


Send in your own pictures to ESA

Have you taken an interesting astronomical photo this year? From planets and moons to the Sun, stars and galaxies, we’d like you to send us your images to feature as our Space Science Image of…