Tue, 31 Oct 2017
Nebula IC 63 in Cassiopeia. The bright star is Gamma Cassiopeiae
The sky is full of mysteries, but we've picked out a few that look particularly spooky for Halloween. All the pictures were taken by Nick Hart from his observatory in light-polluted Newport, South Wales.
A ghostly apparition in Cepheus – the nebula IC 1396
Among the stars at centre of NGC 1977 in Orion is a figure covered with a sheet to scare us
A witches' cauldron? No, the nebula IC 5070 in Cygnus.
All photos copyright Nick Hart
Added by: Robin Scagell