A globular cluster and a rocket launch.
Proxima Centauri, a tiny faint red M type star.
The Coalsack is probably the most prominent dark nebula in our skies.
Welcome to my first post for 2020. It may look slightly different this year, because I finally took the plunge … More
What’s so special about this galaxy? Well, it’s the longest exposure I’ve ever taken (over two hours) but that’s not … More
A non-telescopic image, with camera piggy-backed on telescope. At a reported magnitude 9, Comet 2016 M1 – in the Sagittarius region … More
Above: The Large Magellanic Cloud. Canon 60D on Star Adventurer mount, 24mm lens, 3 minutes, f4.5, ISO 1600, cropped. Following our visit … More
This is what a galaxy looks like from the inside! Taken in 2016, this wide-field image shows the glory of … More
This little former planet – 4.9 billion kilometres away – has been on my wanted list for a long, long … More
Above – Milky Way in Carina, Crux, Circinus and Centaurus. A region which is rich with stars and interesting objects. Top … More
A short series of wide field views of the Milky Way, taken at the Macarthur Astronomical Society dark sky observing … More
Some of my recent astro-images with the Canon 60D camera – no telescope and no light pollution filter. The star … More
Campbelltown Rotary Observatory is owned by Western Sydney University and is located in the appropriately named Milky Way, behind the … More
Some unguided (hence short exposure) wide field images taken with my Canon 60D and Sigma 50mm f/1.8 lens: All images … More
Wide field views are just as much a part of astronomy as telescopes are and anyone can do astronomy with … More
Star clusters M45 (Pleiades) in Taurus, M37 in Auriga and the Jewel Box NGC4555 in Crux. Emission Nebula in Eta … More
Widefield exposures of the Southern Milky Way, taken during a field observing night with my friends at Macarthur Astronomical Society recently. … More
Some more astro-images I have taken over the last month, including a telescopic image of the amazing Orion Nebula (M42); … More