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NGC 3115 (The Splindle Galaxy) – My first galaxy

I was thinking in not even publish this image here. Althougth I was happy because it was a galaxy after all, my first galaxy, I was disapointed with the results. NGC 3115 is a tiny little galaxy with just 7 arc minutes of aparent diameter.

But then I though: well, the main reason to mantein this blog is to keep an historic. Maybe this image could be important to the “Luiz” of the future to see it and compare with new photos of other galaxies and compare the results.

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2019 lunar eclipse captured with a telescope

The 2019 lunar eclipse finally happened, and for the first time in my whole life I was able to capture it on images!

I started with stargazing 10 years ago, and never had the chance to take pictures of something like this. Although along those 10 years other eclipses has shown up, every single one of them happened on cloudy days.

Yesterday I was on a hurry, and could take only a few shots. 🙁 Enough to make me happy, though.

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