Norway’s Lady Aurora


Here are some impressions of our Northern Lights experience in Norway last month You cannot rob me of free nature’s grace, You cannot shut the windows of the sky Through which Aurora shows her brightening face. JAMES THOMSON, Castle of Indolence

Pink Northern Lights


I  know nothing with any certainty but the sight of the stars makes me dream. (VincentVan Gogh)   Due to an high Kp index last night we were able to get a glimpse of the Northern Lights, even though very subtle. The pink colouration in the left part of the image is due to this …

August Night Skies


We had to wait for August to get clear skies and lovely warm weather. Here are some images from the August night skies. From stormy, electric to cloudy and clear. Enjoy! Remember! Lift your eyes to the skies and experience infinity! August night skies ( flickr link)

The Moonrise


Tonight I went out to shot the stars despite a rising moon. The fields were golden coloured and a few thin clouds illuminated the sky. A lot of farmers were still out at work late after midnight

Venus and Jupiter….and the moon


Last month two planets were moving closer to each other every day. It was easy to watch them as Venus and Jupiter were the first stars to be seen in the early night sky to the West. On June 17 this was what I get through the clouds. On June 19 the moon came to …

Aurora Borealis in Northern Luxembourg


Aurora Borealis, also called Northern Lights are hardly visible on continental Europe. They mostly occur in the high latitude regions. I was keen on getting out with my camera tonight as one of these amazing phenomena was forecasted as far down “south” as Luxembourg. I must admit that I wasn’t really optimistic but as it …

Winter Wonder Landscapes


Some images of my night stroll through the woods. Even though we only had a half moon it enlightened the snow covered trees in a magic light. The white powder reflected like uncountable diamonds. It was great to brave the freezing cold elements 🙂

Nightsky photography


Nightsky or astrophtography needs some technical knowledge and a lot of patience, but above all : Just walk out of your home, in the middle of the night, in search of the darkest place nearby, lift your eyes towards the starry sky, and admire the endlessness of the universe