Astrophotography equipment. An Astro-Physics Mach1 GTO mount, Vixen R200SS telescope, QSI 583wsg and Starlight Xpress H9C cameras, Starlight Xpress Lodestar guider, Televue Ranger telescope. — in Ashland, OR.
Taken on the day of the annular eclipse. — in Ashland, OR.
Solar photo taken 7/27/2013. Lunt 80 double stacked. Combined 2000 images. Photoshop CS6. — in Ashland, OR.
Solar Prominence photo on Lunt 80, DMK21AU618, 2000 images combined 7/27/2013. — in Ashland, OR.
The Pelican Nebula photographed at the Nightfall Star Party, Borrego Springs, CA. on 10/29/2011.
I don’t know how to describe it. It looks like a happy face to me. A cluster of galaxies in Virgo that includes m86, m85 and numerous others. Four 200 second exposures stacked. Photographed with 8 inch newtonian. — Taken in 2012 in Borrego Springs, CA.
The “Siamese Twins” NGC 4567 & 4568 in Virgo. I like this picture because it is very similar to a picture of these objects taken at Palomar Observatory that is shown in my copy of Burnham’s Celestial Handbook. Maybe Palomar would like to borrow my 8 inch. — taken in Borrego Springs, CA in 2012.
This photo of Vega was taken in 2011 from my back yard. It is overexposed to show the detail of the star field. It reminds me of a shot taken at Lowell Observatory some years ago. The biggest difference between this and the Lowell Observatory photo is that I received no grants and I don’tContinue reading “Vega”
This stacked photo was taken a few months ago using the Celestron EdgeHD 11 in the Fastar F1.9 configuration together with a QSI 583WSG camera in monochrome with an H alpha filter. It is a composite of 15 thirty second images and it was processed and colorized in Photoshop.
Astro La Vista, Baby!