Astrophotography



Planetary nebula M57 in the constellation of Lyra.
Celestron 14 prime focus, Paramount GT-1100S mount and an Apogee AP7P ccd camera.


Spiral galaxy M51 in the constellation of Cannes Venatici.
A sixty second exposure.
Celestron 14, Paramount GT-1100S mount and an Apogee AP7P ccd camera.


M13 globular star cluster in the constellation of Hercules.
A five second exposure.
Celestron 14, Paramount GT-1100S mount and an Apogee AP7P ccd camera.


Saturn Nebula.
A twenty second exposure.
Celestron 14, Paramount GT-1100S mount and an Apogee AP7P ccd camera.


Minuteman II trail.
Missile launch from Vandenberg AFB. October 2, 1999.


Moonrise
November 27, 2001.


Joshua Tree, Moon and Jupiter
Jupiter is to the upper left of the Moon.
Taken in the evening at Saddleback Buttes State Park, California.
July 2, 2003.


Comet Hale-Bopp
March 9, 2007. Ten minute guided exposure. 28mm lens at f/5.6.
 


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