Supernova Remnant NGC 6995 in Cygnus – The Eastern Veil Nebula
Image Review: 2022
The Trapezium star cluster in the Orion Nebula, M42.
Galaxy NGC 1512 and companion.
The Grus Quartet
The Pleiades, M45. An open cluster in Taurus.
Mars is back!
My images from the total lunar eclipse 2022-11-08
A recent image of this month’s crescent Moon.
Albireo, a double star in the constellation of Cygnus.
NGC 6384, a Spiral Galaxy in Ophiucus
Small Magellanic Cloud
The Tarantula Nebula and part of the Large Magellanic Cloud
Ptolemy’s Cluster, NGC 6475, also known as M7
Messier 2 is a globular cluster 55,000 light years away,
Europa, Io, Ganymede & Callisto
Globular Cluster 47-Tucanae.
War and Peace Nebula
Open Cluster in Sagittarius Image exposure: 60 minutes Image size: 38.5 x 24.9 arcmin Image date: 2022-07-30 one arcmin is…
Planetary Nebula NGC 6781.
My two and a half hour exposure of the Lagoon Nebula, M8.
Northerly star trails.
Globular Cluster NGC 6626, in Sagittarius
The Gabriela Mistral Nebula in Carina.
Open Cluster Messier 25
A dying star: planetary nebula in Sagittarius.
Alpha Centauri – our nearest star system.
The Ink Spot and open cluster NGC 6520
It’s Saturn season again!
The Blue Planetary Nebula in Centaurus.
The Ring Planetary Nebula in Lyra.
A supernova remnant in the constellation of Norma.
A Unique Planetary Nebula in Scorpius.
A globular cluster and a rocket launch.
A Planetary Nebula in Scorpius
Messier 90 with Arp 76
Messsier Object 20
A Bright Globular Cluster in Carina
M104, the Sombrero – an attractive target for amateur astronomers; an edge-on spiral galaxy with an emphatic dark dust lane
A Supernova in Galaxy NGC 4647
Crescent Moon in the Sunset
The visually brightest, most massive and largest globular cluster in the sky.
The Southern Pinwheel Galaxy, M83
M78, a fan-shaped ‘reflection’ nebula in Orion…
Caldwell 90, in Carina
A Poem about the search for intelligent life in the Universe
Poor old M43, overlooked and neglected.
The Clouds Finally Part…… 🌧🌧 It’s been a full month since I’ve had the opportunity to go outside with my…
Star Trails in the Octans constellation.
A Star within the Eta Carina Nebula Image exposure: 45.75 min Image field of view: 23.9 x 16 arcmin Image…
Camera :ZWO ASI071 Exposure:300 x 2 sec., stacked Image date:2022-02-09 Which is the first star to become visible after sunset?…
Camera :Canon 60D, 50mm. Exposure:25 sec, f/7.1, ISO160 Image date:2022-02-10 One night I got a perfect sky for astronomy. The…
I found the Webb Telescope from here in Macarthur!
A rare break in the weather enabled me to capture this elegant looking planetary nebula.
Planetary Nebulae are pretty darn’ small in the telescope.
Strange Sunset Phenomena I made this “video” of stills in 2016 and posted it on YouTube. It lasts 166 seconds,…
Cloud Strikes Recent summers here in Sydney have often been cloudy and wet – and this summer is following the…
A fine barred spiral galaxy in Fornax
A rare visitor to the inner Solar System.
8,100 light years away
Deep Sky Post 1 of 3 (Solar System) Post 2 of 3 (Deep Sky) Click on any image to view…
Deep Sky An annual review of my best deep sky (beyond the Solar System) images. Thanks for looking! Post 1…
Moon & Planets A reprise of my best Solar System images taken during the year. What! No Comet Leonard? Well…
This is what a supernova explosion looks like after nearly a thousand years have passed!
Night of a Thousand Flashes: Evening Electrical Storm over #campbelltown #macarthur
A golden Moonrise.
Caldwell 109 Apparent magnitude: +10.1 Apparent dimensions: 40″ x 35″ Constellation: Chamaeleon At the considerable distance of 5,500 light years,…
NGC 1535 Object type: Planetary Nebula Apparent magnitude: +9.4 Apparent dimensions: 0.8 x 0.7 arc-mins Constellation: Eridanus “Cleopatra’s Eye” is…
Planetary Nebula NGC 246, Caldwell 56 Apparent magnitude: +10.4 Apparent dimensions: 4.0 x 3.5 arc minutes Constellation: Cetus Image exposure:…
The seventh planet from the Sun.
Planetary Nebula NGC 7009
From Alt-Az to Equatorial My Meade LX-90 telescope has been with me for thirteen years. It was my second telescope…
A fine electrical storm over Campbelltown tonight.
The eighth and outermost planet
Planetary Nebula NGC 7293.
My sharpest image so far…
A twilight view of Mercury, Spica & Venus with the asteroid Vesta in attendance.