Tuesday, December 29, 2020

My NGC 1023 Galaxy image featured in French Astronomy magazine!


 Hi all, here is a screengrab of the pages where my NGC 1023 image was featured... by request (they found my work on the internet!).

December 2020 issue!

Friday, December 11, 2020

M31 - Andromeda Galaxy (25 Sep 20)


Hi all, here is my latest result from my "new backyard." This image is LRGB. The Moon was 65% illuminated when I collected the data here (!) Even with that much light, it still blew away any of my previous attempts. I love my new backyard.

Link to full image/details: http://jeffjastro.com/dso/M31_25Sep20.htm

Friday, October 2, 2020

M81/M82 + IFN! ... Final


Hi all, finally getting around to posting my final version of M81/M82 ... and the IFN!

I was able to finally get out again since then (April), and was out just a few days ago. I will post those results at a later time :)

Meanwhile, here is my final M81/M82 + IFN (and at link, below).

Sunday, July 26, 2020

Comet NEOWISE - three mornings over mountains


Hi all! I managed to get out very early 3 different mornings for the comet. I created a page with all three results plus details.

Comet C/2020 F3 (*NEOWISE*)

Here: http://jeffjastro.com/solarsystem/C2020F3_8_11_12Jul20.htm

Here are a few sample images.

Sunday, May 31, 2020

M81/M82 ... more data from April


A few weeks ago, I added more data to my earlier result from Oct. What a difference more data makes! The IFN just jumped out...

Here is a center crop of LUM only, 19x15mins (last month Apr) + 20x20mins (Oct):

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

M81/M82 galaxies - first from new backyard


Hi all,
M81, M82 and Holmberg IX (first result from new place - same city but outside of city light pollution).
FS-60C, EM200, QSI690wsg
20x10m L (bin1x1); 5x5m ea RGB (bin2x2)

Larger/details (and wider field): http://jeffjastro.com/dso/M81M82_25Oct19.htm

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

My M33 Galaxy image featured in Monterrey newspaper!!

HUGE honor (22 Dec 19)!!! My M33 - Triangulum Galaxy image featured in the pages of "Milenio" - a huge newspaper in Monterrey, Mexico!!!!!!!
The article/publication is here: https://www.milenio.com/cultura/la-galaxia-del-triangulo

My original image is here: http://jeffjastro.com/dso/M33Ha_7Nov18.htm