Best Photographs: Astro-Photography
 

Provided below are a few of my best Astro-Photography pictures.  Most were taken with my Celestron C-8 Ultima telescope.

 

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Solar System/Scenic Objects

 

 

Mars

2018-08-03

Jupiter

Red Spot & Io Moon

2018.06.29

Saturn

2018.06.29

4 Planets

Mars, Venus, Saturn and Jupiter

Star Trails at Picket Post Mountain

Jupiter with Io shadow

2018.04.28

Saturn

2018.04.28

Jupiter

(Red Spot, Ganymede Shadow)

Mare Crisium

(Sea of Crises, 345 miles diameter.)

Lunar Eclipse 2018-01-31

Sun Corona

HigRes Image

 

 

 

Total Solar Eclipse 207.08.21

Casper, WY

Total Solar Eclipse 207.08.21

Casper, WY

Total Solar Eclipse 207.08.21

Casper, WY

Jupiter

Uranus

Mercury Transit of Sun

2016.05.09

Perseid Meteor Trails & Andromeda Galaxy

2016.08.12

Perseid Meteors at Radiant

2016.08.12

Venus and Saturn Conjunction

2016.01.09

Christmas Moonset

2015.12.25

Moonset Morning

2015.12.26

Venus And Moon

2015.12.07

Venus And Moon

2015.12.07

Venus And Moon

2015.12.07

Saguaro And Moon

2015.10.10

Saguaro Morning

Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Moon

2015.10.10

Picture with labels

Lunar Eclipse - 2015.09.27

Over Superstitions

10 Minute Intervals

Lunar Eclipse - 2015.09.27

Lunar Eclipse - 2015.09.27

Over Superstitions

Moonset Over Phoenix - Zoom 2015.04.20

See Time-lapse Video

Moonset Over Phoenix - Zoom 2015.04.20

See Time-lapse Video

Lunar Eclipse: 2015.04.04

Lunar Eclipse 2015.04.04

See Time-lapse Video

Lunar Eclipse 2015.04.04

 

Lunar Eclipse Totality: 2014.04.15

Lunar Eclipse 2014.04.15

See Time-lapse Video

Startrails: Grainery, Cedar City, UT

StarTrails: Grainery - Cedar City, UT

Moonrise at Shaw Butte, AZ

Shaw Butte Moonrise

 

 

 

Venus Transit 2012.06.05

Comet Hyakutake 1996

Comet Hyakutake: 1996

 

First Telescope

Startrails: First Telescope

Moonrise over Cedar Mountain

Moonrise at Cedar Mountain

Saturn

Planet: Saturn

Partial Solar Eclipse 2014.10.23

Comet PanSTARRS: 2013

Comet PanSTARRS: 2013

Imaging with the Ultima 8

Globular Cluster M079,

Comet Lovejoy (C/2014 Q2)

See Time-lapse Video

 

 

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Deep Space Objects

M042: The Great Orion Nebula

IC 443: The Jellyfish Nebula

Supernova remnant

C-11 | LF Reducer | TRIAD | QHY128c | 150min

Chandler, AZ

M042: The Great Orion Nebula

M042: The Great Orion Nebula (2019)

Diffuse Nebula in Orion

C-11 | LF Reducer | TRIAD | QHY128c | 50min

Chandler, AZ

M042: The Great Orion Nebula

M042: The Great Orion Nebula (2014)

Thor's Helmet (NGC 2359)

Diffuse Nebula in Canis Major

C-11 | Starizona LF Reducer | QHY 128c | 50min

Massacre Grounds Trailhead, AZ

Soul Nebula (IC-1848)

Diffuse Nebula in Cassiopeia

C-11 | Starizona LF Reducer | QHY 128c | 115min Chandler, AZ

OPT Triad Tri-Band Filter

Crab Nebula (M-1)

Supernova remnant in Taurus

C-11 | Starizona LF Reducer | QHY 128c | 145min

 

Horsehead Nebula

Bright Nebula in Orion

C-11 | Starizona LF Reducer | QHY 128c | 195min Chandler, AZ

OPT Triad Tri-Band Filter

Heart Nebula (IC-1805)

Diffused Nebula in Cassiopeia

C-11 | Starizona LF Reducer | Triad Filter | QHY 128 | 145min

The Bubble Nebula (NGC-7635)

Diffused Nebula in Cassiopeia

C-11 Starizona LF Reducer, Triad Filter, QHY 128, 165min

 

Edge-on Galaxy NGC-891

Galaxy in Andromeda

C-11 | Starizona LF Reducer | QHY 128c | 175min

NGC-7822

Emission Nebula in Cepheus

C-11 Hyperstar, Triad Filter, QHY 128, 105min

Chandler, Arizona

The Andromeda Galaxy(M-31)

Spiral Galaxy in Andromeda

C-11 Hyperstar, QHY128, 215min

Massacre Grounds Trailhead, AZ

Elephant Trunk (IC-1396)

Emission Nebula in Cepheus

C-11 Hyperstar, Triad Filter, QHY 128, 120min

Chandler, Arizona

Horsehead and Flame Nebula

Bright Nebula in Orion

C-11 Hyperstar, QHY128, 70min

Massacre Grounds Trailhead, AZ

Soul Nebula (IC-1848)

Diffuse Nebula in Cassiopeia

C-11 Hyperstar, QHY128c, 130min

Chandler, AZ

Astronomik CLS-CCD Filter

The Pleiades (M-45)

Open Cluster in Taurus

C-11 Hyperstar, QHY128, 159min

Massacre Grounds Trailhead, AZ

Omega Nebula (M017)

Emission Nebula in Sagittarius

C-11 Primary Focus, QHY128c, 100min

Chandler, AZ

Astronomik CLS-CCD Filter

Lagoon Nebula (M008)

Emission Nebula in Sagittarius

C-11 Primary Focus, 800iso, 66min

Chandler, AZ

Astronomik CLS-CCD Filter

Veil Nebula Complex

Emission Nebula in Cygnus

C-11 Hyperstar, QHY128c, 85min

Chandler, AZ

Astronomik CLS-CCD Filter

M-022

Globular Cluster in Sagittarius

C-11 Primary Focus, 800iso, 29min

Pipe Nebula

Dark Nebula in Ophiuchus

C-11 HyperStar, 1600iso, 43min

NGC 6888

Emission Nebula in Cygnus

C-11 Primary Focus, 1600iso, 45min

Astronomik CLS-CCD Filter

Gamma Cygni Nebula

Nebula in Cygnus the Swan

C-11 HyperStar, 1600iso, 51min

NGC-5981, NGC-5982, NGC-5985

Galaxy Cluster in Draco

C-11, 1600iso, 70min

Markarian's Chain (of galaxies)

Galaxy cluster in Virgo

C-11 HyperStar, 1600iso, 58min

NGC 7023

Iris Nebula in Cepheus

NGC 5907

Edge-on Spiral Galaxy in Draco

M-027

Dumbell Nebula in Vulpecula

C-11, 1600iso, 91min

M095, M096, M105, NGC 3384, NGC 3389

Galaxy Cluster in Leo

M-063

Sunflower Galaxy in Canes Venatici

Rho Ophiuchi Nebula

M-051

Whirlpool Galaxy

Spiral Galaxy in Canes Venatici

M-14

Globular Cluster in Ophiuchus

 

M-097

Owl Nebula in Ursa Major

Pleiades (M-45)

Open Cluster in Taurus

Rosette Nebula (NGC 22237, 2238, 2239, 2244, 2246)

Nebula complex in Monoceros

Heart Nebula (IC-1805)

In Cassiopeia

M-015

Globular Cluster in Pegasus

M-082

Cigar Galaxy in Ursa Major

M-038

The Starfish Cluster in Auriga

M-057

The Ring Nebula in Lyra

NGC-6543

Cat Eye Nebula in Draco

M-092

Globular Cluster in Hercules

NGC-2903

Barred Spiral Galaxy in Leo

M-005

Globular Cluster in Serpens

NGC-4565

The Needle Galaxy in Coma Berenices

M-034

Open Cluster in Perseus

M-103

Open Cluster in Cassiopia

NGC-0253

The Sculptor Galaxy

IC405 - Flaming Star Nebula

Exposure: 84min @3200iso

NGC 7331, NGC7335, NGC 7337- Galaxy Group

Exposure: 47min @3200iso

M081 - Bode's Galaxy

M065 & M066 - Spiral Galaxies

Exposure: 17min @3200iso

M083 - Spiral Galaxy

Exposure: 62min @3200iso

NGC 281 - Pacman Nebula

Exposure: 78min @3200iso

M016 - Eagle Nebula

Exposure: 55min @3200iso

NGC 3628

Edge-On Spiral Galaxy

M010 - Globular Cluster

Exposure: 26min @3200iso

M-12

Globular Cluster

M-20

Trifid Nebula

M-101

Face-On Spiral Galaxy

Galaxy Trio

Galaxy Trio: NGC 3389, NGC 3384, NGC 3379

Thumb_IC5146_CacoonNebula.jpg

NGC 2264: Christmas Tree Cluster

Thumb_IC5146_CacoonNebula.jpg

M046: Open Cluster and Planetary Nebula

Thumb_M001_CrabNebula.jpg

M001: Crab Nebula

Thumb_NGC0891_EdgeOnSpiral.jpg

NGC 0891: Edge-On Galaxy    

Thumb_IC5146_CacoonNebula.jpg

IC 5146: Cocoon Nebula

M027: Dumbbell Nebula

M031 - Andromeda Galaxy

M031: The Andromeda Galaxy

M033 - The Pinwheel Galaxy

M033: The Pinwheel Galaxy

M003 - Globular Cluster

M003: Globular Cluster

M013: The Great Hercules Cluster

M013: The Great Hercules Globular Cluster

M033 - The Pinwheel Galaxy

M029: Open Star Cluster

M074: Spiral Galaxy

M104: Sombrero Galaxy

 

 

Moon Shots

Moon: Mare Humorum

2014.10.11: Waning Gibbous Moon

2014.10.11: Mare Serenitaris

2014.10.11 Copernicus Crater

 

 

 

 

 

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