my webalbum containing many astro-pictures: Picasa-webalbum

            here is a glimpse through my telescope
               (Newton 230mm, f 1300mm)

                                                                             and another one through my camera in March 1997

         Galaxy M 51 in the constellation Canes Venatici                                           Comet Hale-Bopp

                Whirlpool Galaxy                                 once upon a time...

                                                                             the Orion Nebula M42

                                              as seen from the Vienna suburbs

Ring Nebula M57 in Lyra

an old Friend has come with a surprise

two months later (8.1.2008) the explosion debris formed a cloud bigger than the sun: