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Comet C/2022 E3 (ZTF)
A comet passing through.
The Horsehead – a dark nebula in Orion.
Eastern Veil Nebula
Supernova Remnant NGC 6995 in Cygnus – The Eastern Veil Nebula
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
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,
Satellites of Jupiter
Europa, Io, Ganymede & Callisto
Globular Cluster 47-Tucanae.
War & Peace Nebula
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 … More
Planetary Nebula NGC 6781.
My two and a half hour exposure of the Lagoon Nebula, M8.
Northern Star Trails
Northerly star trails.
Globular Cluster NGC 6626, in Sagittarius
The Gabriela Mistral Nebula in Carina.
Star Birth in Sagittarius
Open Cluster Messier 25
A Star Dies
A dying star: planetary nebula in Sagittarius.
Alpha Centauri – our nearest star system.
Towards the Galaxy’s Heart
The Ink Spot and open cluster NGC 6520
It’s Saturn season again!
The Blue Planetary
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 in Serpens
A globular cluster and a rocket launch.
The Cheerio Nebula
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…
Planetary Nebula NGC 2867
Caldwell 90, in Carina
A Poem about the search for intelligent life in the Universe
Poor old M43, overlooked and neglected.
First Quarter Moon
The Clouds Finally Part…… 🌧🌧 It’s been a full month since I’ve had the opportunity to go outside with my … More
South Celestial Pole
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 … More
The Dog Star & the Pup
Camera :ZWO ASI071 Exposure:300 x 2 sec., stacked Image date:2022-02-09 Which is the first star to become visible after sunset? … More
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 … More
I found the Webb Telescope from here in Macarthur!
A rare break in the weather enabled me to capture this elegant looking planetary nebula.
The Eskimo Nebula
Planetary Nebulae are pretty darn’ small in the telescope.
Falling from The Sky
Strange Sunset Phenomena I made this “video” of stills in 2016 and posted it on YouTube. It lasts 166 seconds, … More
A fine barred spiral galaxy in Fornax
Comet C/2021 A1 (Leonard)
A rare visitor to the inner Solar System.
8,100 light years away
2021 Review: Post 3 of 3
Deep Sky Post 1 of 3 (Solar System) Post 2 of 3 (Deep Sky) Click on any image to view … More
2021 Review: Post 2 of 3
Deep Sky An annual review of my best deep sky (beyond the Solar System) images. Thanks for looking! Post 1 … More
2021 Review: Post 1 of 3
Moon & Planets A reprise of my best Solar System images taken during the year. What! No Comet Leonard? Well … More
The Crab Nebula, M1
This is what a supernova explosion looks like after nearly a thousand years have passed!
Night of a Thousand Flashes
Night of a Thousand Flashes: Evening Electrical Storm over #campbelltown #macarthur
Planetary Nebula NGC 3195
Caldwell 109 Apparent magnitude: +10.1 Apparent dimensions: 40″ x 35″ Constellation: Chamaeleon At the considerable distance of 5,500 light years, … More
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 … More
Planetary Nebula NGC 246, Caldwell 56 Apparent magnitude: +10.4 Apparent dimensions: 4.0 x 3.5 arc minutes Constellation: Cetus Image exposure: … More
The seventh planet from the Sun.
The Saturn Nebula
Planetary Nebula NGC 7009
Transforming My Old Telescope
From Alt-Az to Equatorial My Meade LX-90 telescope has been with me for thirteen years. It was my second telescope … More
Antares With Venus
The eighth and outermost planet
Helix Nebula NGC 7293
Planetary Nebula NGC 7293.
My sharpest image so far…
A twilight view of Mercury, Spica & Venus with the asteroid Vesta in attendance.
A Shadow on Jupiter
Io Casts a Shadow
206,000 Light Years Away!
The Small Magellanic Cloud, NGC 292