In my previous post I mentioned M8/M20. Here is a closer view of the pair. The Lagoon Nebula (right) is a glowing cloud of hydrogen where new stars are forming. In the lower right is the Trifid Nebula. The Trifid Nebula is a trio of three types of nebulae. An emission nebula, a reflection nebula, […]
Multitudes of bright yellow stars make up this central region of the Milky Way. Dark bands of dust block out the star light behind them. Also visible in this picture are many clusters and nebulae. Bright nebulae M8 (The Lagoon Nebula) and M20 (The Trifid Nebula) hang in the center of the image. The Omega […]
This is easily my most successful picture to date. This is a picture of the Andromeda Galaxy (M31). It is the closest spiral galaxy to ours and is moving towards us at a breathtaking 110 kilometers per second. Andromeda is a relativity active galaxy in terms of star formation, as it eats any […]
This was a two month project ranging from December 2013 to late February 2014.
One of the UK’s largest astronomy magazines has published three of my pictures! All About Space’s Issue 25 has a full page of my pictures and me. Go check it out!
Visible in this image are the darker highlands of mars (top and bottom) as well as the norther ice cap (south in this picture). The white spots on the left horizon are large cloud patterns and dust storms. Taken with an Orion Xt8 8″ newtonian on an Orion Sirius mount. best 70% of 1340 frames […]
I’m not fully content with how this turned out, but i’ll post it anyways. This is a face-on spiral galaxy in the constellation Ursa Major. Taken with a Nikon D5100 Iso 600 Vixen Ed80sf (600mm) 19×120″ exposures stacked in DSS Processed in Pscs2