Monday, October 8, 2018

Saturn - a re-visit of past data
Hi all, I went back and updated my Saturn image (from 2006) using new processing techniques - and could thus reasonably enlarge the result. Here it is...

On my main site:

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Friday, September 21, 2018

Sunday, September 2, 2018

M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy

Hi all - here is the final result for M51. Link below goes to main page with more details. :) 
M51 (Whirlpool Galaxy) - A close view
TOA-130F, EM200, QSI690wsg
17x10min L (bin1x1); 4x5min ea RGB (bin2x2); 10xdarks/flats/fdarks/bias

Saturday, August 18, 2018

M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy in mono...
Hi all... wanted to put this up here. The color version is coming soon - I have this on my facebook page, but neglected to put it here - so here you go! :)
Mono view of M51 (Whirlpool Galaxy) - cropped, 75% of original size - data from my last outing. I have color (RGB) data I am still working.
TOA-130F, EM200, QSI690wsg, 17x10min L.

Sunday, August 5, 2018

Flying Bat Nebula is Astronomy Magazine APOD
Hi all, my Sh2-129 (Flying Bat Nebula) was  featured by Astronomy Magazine ( on (Monday), 23 July 18 as their Astronomy Picture of the Day! Here is a screengrab from their site:

Original image is here:

Saturday, July 14, 2018

Cone Nebula in Amateur Astronomy Magazine
Hi all, my Cone Nebula image (using the new camera) was featured in the Summer 2018 issue of Amateur Astronomy Magazine. Here is a screengrab:

Original image is here: