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Deep Space Images
Jun 18, 2020
Jun 16, 2020
Barnard 150, a dark nebula in the constellation Cepheus. Does it look like a person running? Does it look like a sea horse? A dark nebula...
Jun 5, 2020
A New Sunspot Group, AR12765
Today, June 5, 2020, I took out the Lunt Engineering 80mm refractor with the Lunt B1200 Calcium K module. I mounted it on the Celestron...
May 31, 2020
Whirlpool Galaxy, M51
The Whirlpool Galaxy, Messier 51, in the constellation Canes Venatici. It is an interacting spiral galaxy that is approximately 23...
May 28, 2020
The Black Eye Galaxy, M64
The Black Eye Galaxy, Messier 64, a spiral galaxy located approximately 20 million light years away in the constellation Coma Berenices....
May 24, 2020
After a week stretch of clear and moonless nights of imaging at F7, I put the Hyperstar back on the Celestron 9.25” EdgeHD, to do some...
May 15, 2020
Supernova 2020jfo in M61
Supernova SN2020jfo in the galaxy M61
May 13, 2020
SkyShed Pier Installation
I finished the SkyShed pier install and mounted the Celestron 9.25” EdgeHD. I secured the steel pier directly to the concrete and used...
May 11, 2020
Preparing for a SkyShed POD
I recently ordered a SkyShed POD for my backyard. I installed the decking, buried and ran electrical out to the deck. The decking is...
Mar 28, 2020
Comet C/2019 Y4 ATLAS
Here is my capture of Comet C/2019 Y4 ATLAS with the tail really starting to show. Captured with the Celestron 9.25” EdgeHD+Hyperstar,...
Jan 25, 2020
My experience with getting into deep space cameras and my latest endeavor with the ZWO ASI2600mc-pro. I started deep space imaging in...
Nov 4, 2019
ZWO Duo-Band Filter
The new ZWO Duo-Band filter. Last night, I had the filter out for first light and shot the Heart Nebula and Horsehead Nebula. I figured...
Oct 9, 2018
The Original ZWO ASIair
I want to share my experience and review of this product since I have had this device for over a month and successfully used it numerous...