This is a recently discovered Supernova that I calculate is currently at magnitude 14.5. It is a crop of a 200 second exposure taken with a QSI 583wsg camera and the C11 Edge HD. Below is an inverted view.
Taken with a Lunt 80mm solar telescope using a DMK 21AU04 camera at 60 fps, 1000 images stacked.
Randy Shivak came to our Summer Solstice event and shared his beautiful solar telescope the attendees.
This is the latest photo of this comet. It was imaged using a Hyperstar lens at F2 on a Celestron C11 Edge HD with a Starlight Xpress H9C color camera. The best of 90 images were stacked using Maxim DL and then the image was processed further in Photoshop CS6. The individual exposures ranged betweenContinue reading “Panstaars C/2012 K1 (Update)”
This is one of the better objects missed by Charles Messier in the preparation of his list of objects to avoid when searching for comets. Located in the constellation Leo it is around 31 million light years away and has the luminosity of 19 billion suns. It has been adorned with festive star spikes justContinue reading “A Messier Miss in Leo – NGC 2903”
Otherwise known as the Sombrero Galaxy or Messier 104, a black and white photo of this galaxy was shown in the ending credits of each episode of the original version of “The Outer Limits.” It is fitting that the Sombrero Galaxy is the first deep space object taken from the Astro La Vista Observatory givenContinue reading “The Outer Limits Galaxy – M104”
The Astrohaven Dome finally arrives. (See Observatory Photos)
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.