Thursday, October 22, 2009

New Stuff: August 2009 Astrophotos

August was a great month if going by the numbers. Below is a great gallery with some of everything from wide angle to prime focus in a telescope, plus one where I decided to get creative. Enjoy.

Foggy night with overexposed Moon

M2 globular cluster

Pleiades and Hyades-Star Wars style!

Eagle Nebula (M16), better one coming in Sept. gallery!

M56 globular cluster

Double star Alberio at prime focus in ED80

Gemini and Venus just before dawn

Orion rising just before dawn

Jupiter and moons at prime focus in Orion ED80.

Wide angle star clusters: Pleiades (top) Hyades (bottom).

Orange Moon rising (2 exposures stacked)

The same orange moon rising through Orion ED80

Venus and Moon through clouds

Crescent with sunset and clouds

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

New Stuff; July 2009 Astrophotos

M25 open cluster

The Butterfly Cluster (M7).

Conjunction of clusters and planets.

Jupiter due South at dawn.

The Ring Nebula (M57).

The Whirlpool Galaxy (M51). Not the greatest image in the world, but you get the picture.

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Old Stuff: Winter 2009 Astrophoto Gallery

Not much for Winter 2008-2009. Cloudy winters in NE Ohio can be a real bummer for astronomers/astrophotographers.

M37 open cluster in Auriga

M35 open cluster in Gemini

January Crescent (yes, this is exciting stuff for Winter in NE Ohio)

Conjunction of (left to right): Venus, Moon, Mercury, Jupiter

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Old Stuff: October 2008 Astrophoto Gallery

The Great Orion Nebula (M42) and the Running Man Nebula

The Pleiades Star Cluster (M45)

Venus (bottom) and Jupiter (top)

The Flame and Horsehead Nebulae

Sunday, October 4, 2009

Old Stuff: September 2008 Astrophoto Gallery

The Great Hercules Cluster (M13)

The Trifid Nebula (M20) and the M21 Open Cluster

M17 (Swan/Omega Nebula)

Saturday, October 3, 2009

Old Stuff: August 2008 Astrophoto Gallery

Lagoon Nebula (M8) re-shoot

The Perseus Double Cluster

The Great Andromeda Galaxy (M31) with Satellites

Friday, October 2, 2009

Old Stuff: July 2008 Astrophotography Gallery

M31 (Great Andromeda Galaxy) with satellite galaxies

M22 Globular Cluster

M15 Globular Cluster

M8 (The Lagoon Nebula)

This is only the beginning

I have a ton of photography and astronomy related stuff sitting on the computer hard drive already, not to mention whatever comes along in the future. Keep checking back as more things are sure to start coming as I plan to unload a lot of old astrophotos from the computer.