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May 6, 2011: Ranch in California Sierra Gold Country

 M17 Swan Nebula from Astro-Physics AP155EDF /7 and FLI PL3200 camera with FLI Research Grade 50x50mm S2/Ha/O3 filters

May 4-6, 2011: Ranch in California Sierra Gold Country

 M106 Spiral Galaxy from Astro-Physics AP180EDT f/9 and FLI ML4022 camera

May 1-2, 2011: Ranch in California Sierra Gold Country

 M83 Southern Pinwheel Galaxy from Astro-Physics AP155EDF /7 and FLI PL3200 camera with FLI Research Grade 50x50mm RGB filters

September 18, 19, 24 and 25, 2010: Ranch in California Sierra Gold Country

 M42 Orion Nebula from Astro-Physics AP155EDF /7 and FLI PL3200 camera with Custom Scientifc [SII], Halpha and [OIII] filters

 

September 11, 24 and 25, 2010: Ranch in California Sierra Gold Country

 IC1795 from Astro-Physics AP155EDF /7 and FLI PL3200 camera with Custom Scientifc [SII], Halpha and [OIII] filters

September 18, 2010: Ranch in California Sierra Gold Country

     M1 Crab Nebula from Stinger 450mm f/12.6 classical cassegrain used at f/7.4 (3366mm) and FLI ML4022 camera with no filter and combined with Emission line and RGB data

 

September 17 and 18, 2010: Ranch in California Sierra Gold Country.

   M76 Little Dumbbell Nebula from Stinger 450mm f/12.6 classical cassegrain used at f/7.4 (3366mm) and FLI ML4022 camera with no filter

September 10, 11, 17 and 18, 2010: Ranch in California Sierra Gold Country.

   Sharpless 2-170 (SH2-170) in [SII], Halpha and [OIII] from AP155EDF f/7 and FLI PL3200ME camera with Custom Scientific 3nm filters

September 10, 11, 17 and 18, 2010: Ranch in California Sierra Gold Country.

   IC1805, IC1848, IC1795 in [SII], Halpha and [OIII] from Pentax 6x7 300mm EDIF lens and FLI PL39000M camera with FLI Research grade filters

 

September 4, 2010: Ranch in California Sierra Gold Country.

   NGC7635 "Bubble" Nebula from Stinger 450 classical cassegrain and FLI ML4022 camera with Custom Scientific 4.5nm Halpha filter

 

July 31,  August 6 & 7,  and September 4 and 5, 2010: Ranch in California Sierra Gold Country.

   Stephan's Quintet from Stinger 450 classical cassegrain and FLI ML4022 camera with Optec IR-blocking RGB filters

 

July 31,  August 6 & 7,  and September 4 and 5, 2010: Ranch in California Sierra Gold Country.

   CED214 and NGC7822 widefield from Pentax 6x7 format 300mm EDIF lens and FLI Proline PL39000M camera with FLI Research Grade [SII], Halpha and [OIII] filters

 

July 30  & August 6 & 7,  2010: Ranch in California Sierra Gold Country.

   NGC7331 from Stinger 450 classical cassegrain used at f/7.4 and FLI Microline ML4022 camera and Optec IR-Blocking RGB filters

 

July 31,  2010: Ranch in California Sierra Gold Country.

   M17 area widefield from 6x7 format Pentax 45mm f/4 lens and FLI Proline PL39000M camera with FLI Research Grade Filters

 

   CED214 and NGC7822 area widefield from 6x7 format Pentax 45mm f/4 lens and FLI Proline PL39000M camera with FLI Research Grade Filters

   Sharpless 2-112 (Sh 2-112) from Stinger 450 classical cassegrain and FLI ML4022 camera with Custom Scientific Halpha filter

July 3 & 4,  2010: Ranch in California Sierra Gold Country.

   Milky Way in HaGB from 6x7 format Pentax 45mm f/4 lens and FLI Proline PL39000M camera with FLI Research Grade Filters

 

July 2,  2010: Ranch in California Sierra Gold Country.

   Milky Way in Halpha from 6x7 format Pentax 45mm f/4 lens and FLI Proline PL39000M camera with FLI Research Grade Filters

 

June 26 and July 2 - 4,  2010: Ranch in California Sierra Gold Country.

   NGC7023 in RGB from Stinger 450mm f/12.6 classical cassegrain reduced to f/7.4 (3366mm) and FLI ML4022 camera with Optec IR-Blocking RGB filters

 

May 30  and June 4, 5, 11 - 13  2010: Ranch in California Sierra Gold Country.

   NGC7000 and Pelican Nebulae region widefield in [SII], Ha and [OIII] from Pentax 6x7 format 300mm EDIF and FLI Proline PL39000M with FLI Research Grade filters

 

June 5 and 8 - 10,  2010: Ranch in California Sierra Gold Country.

   Antares region widefield from Pentax 6x7 format 300mm EDIF and FLI Proline PL39000M with Baader RGB filters

June  8 - 10,  2010: Ranch in California Sierra Gold Country.

   M57 from Stinger 450mm classical cassegrain and FLI ML4022 with Optec IR-blocking RGB filters

 

May 30 and June 4 & 5,  2010: Ranch in California Sierra Gold Country.

   NGC7000 region widefield from Pentax 6x7 format 300mm EDIF and FLI Proline PL39000M with FLI Ha and [OIII] filters

 

   M13 Globular Cluster from Stinger 450 f/12.6 classical cassegrain and FLI Microline ML4022 unfiltered

   M71 Globular Cluster from Stinger 450 f/12.6 classical cassegrain and FLI Microline ML4022 unfiltered

May 30,  2010: Ranch in California Sierra Gold Country.

   NGC7000 widefield from Pentax 6x7 format 300mm EDIF and FLI Proline PL39000M with FLI Research Grade Halpha filter

 

 

May 29,  2010: Ranch in California Sierra Gold Country.

   M97 Owl Nebula from Stinger 450 mm f/12.6 Classical Cassegrain and FLI ML4022 with Optec IR-Blocking RGB filters

 

May 15,  2010: Ranch in California Sierra Gold Country.

   NGC4490 / NGC4485 from Stinger 450mm  f/7.4 Classical Cassegrain and FLI ML4022 with no filter

 

April 23 and 24  2010: Ranch in California Sierra Gold Country.

   M101 Widefield from AP155EDF f/7 and FLI PL39000M with no filter

 

April 16 and 17  2010: Ranch in California Sierra Gold Country.

   Leo Trio from AP155EDF f/7 and FLI PL39000M with no filter

 

   M17 widefield from AP155EDF f/7 and FLI PL39000M with FLI Research Grade Halpha Filter

March 13, 19, 20, 26, 27  2010: Ranch in California Sierra Gold Country.

   NGC2244 Rosette Nebula from AP155EDF f/7 and FLI PL39000M with FLI Research Grade Halphaand [OIII] filters

 

March 13, 2010: Ranch in California Sierra Gold Country.

   NGC2244 Rosette Nebula from AP155EDF f/7 and FLI PL39000M with FLI Research Grade Halpha filter

 

 

January 1, 2010: Ranch in California Sierra Gold Country.

   M45 Pleiades from Pentax 6x7 400mm f/4 ED(IF) and FLI ML8300 camera with Optec IR Blocking Blue filter

 

December 25, 2009: Ranch in Mariposa County, Ca.

   NGC2244 Rosette Nebula from Pentax 6x7 400mm f/4 ED(IF) and FLI ML8300 camera with Custom Scientific 4.5nm Ha and Optec IR Blocking RGB filters

 

   Herbig-Haro 222 from AP155EDF f/7 and FLI ML4022

December 23, 2009: Ranch in Mariposa County, Ca.

   IC434/Barnard 33 Horsehead and Flame Nebula from Pentax 6x7 400mm f/4 ED(IF) and FLI ML8300 camera with Custom Scientific 4.5nm Ha and Optec IR Blocking RGB filters

 

   NGC2174 Emission Nebula from AP155EDF f/7 and FLI ML4022 camera with Chroma [SII], Ha and [OIII] filters

September 26, 2009: Ranch in Mariposa County, Ca.

   NGC7635 Bubble Nebula from AP180EDT f/9 and FLI ML4022 camera with Custom Scientific 3nm [SII], Ha and [OIII] filters

 

September 18 and 19, 2009: Ranch in Mariposa County, Ca.

   NGC7331 unfiltered from AP180EDT f/9 and Apogee U8300 camera

 

   NGC253 unfiltered from AP180EDT f/9 and Apogee U8300 camera

July 18. 2009, August 1, 2009, and September 12, 18 and 19, 2009: Ranch in Mariposa County, Ca.

   M33 LRGB from AP155EDF f/7 and FLI Microline ML8300 camera (luminance) and PL39000C (rgb)

 

September 19, 2009: Ranch in Mariposa County, Ca.

   IC434 / Barnard 33 in Halpha from AP155EDF f/7 and FLI Microline ML8300 camera

September 5 & 6, 2009: Ranch in Mariposa County, Ca.

   IC1396 in Halpha, [OIII] and Helium II from AP155EDF f/7 and FLI Microline ML8300 camera with FLI Research Grade 50 x 50 mm square emission line filters

 

September 6, 2009: Ranch in Mariposa County, Ca.

   M27 Dumbbell Nebula Halpha, [OIII] and Helium II from AP180EDT f/9 and FLI Microline ML4022 camera with Custom Scientific 50 mm sround emission line filters

September 6, 2009: Ranch in Mariposa County, Ca.

   M42 in[SII],  Halpha and  [OIII] from AP180EDT f/9 and FLI Microline ML4022 camera with Custom Scientific 50 mm sround emission line filters

 

August 15 and September 4 & 5, 2009: Ranch in Mariposa County, Ca.

   Sharpless 2-101 [SII], Halpha, [OIII] from AP180EDT f/9 and FLI Microline ML4022 camera with Custom Scientific 50 mm sround emission line filters

 

 

August 29 - 30, 2009: Ranch in Mariposa County, Ca.

   NGC7293 Helix Nebula in Halpha, [OIII] and Helium II from AP180EDT f/9 and FLI Microline ML4022 camera with Custom Scientific AR-coated 50mm round emission line filters

 

   M42 widefield nebular region in RGB from AP155EDF f/7 and FLI Proline PL39000C camera

   Veil 52 Cygni widefield nebular region in RGB from AP155EDF f/7 and FLI Proline PL39000C camera

August 21, 2009: Ranch in Mariposa County, Ca.

   Sharpless SH2-101 Tulip Nebula in Halpha from AP180EDT f/9 and FLI Microline ML4022 camera with Custom Scientific 3nm FWHM AR-coated 50mm round Halpha filter

 

 

August 15, 2009: Ranch in Mariposa County, Ca.

   NGC6888 Crescent Nebula in various combination of [SII], [NII], Halpha and [OIII] filters from AP180EDT f/9 and FLI Microline ML4022 camera with Custom Scientific 3nm FWHM AR-coated 50mm round filters

August 1 & 14, 2009: Ranch in Mariposa County, Ca.

   NGC7000 Gulf region from AP155EDF f/7 and  PL16803 with FLI 50 x 50 mm [SII], Halpha and [OIII] filters

 

August 1, 2009: Ranch in Mariposa County, Ca.

   NGC7000 Gulf region from AP155EDF f/7 and  PL16803 with FLI 50 x 50 mm halpha filter

 

July 18, and August 1, 2009: Ranch in Mariposa County, Ca.

   M33 LRGB from AP155EDF f/7 and FLI PL39000C and PL16803 with Baader IR Blocking 50 x 50 mm luminance filter

July 18, 24, 31, 2009: Ranch in Mariposa County, Ca.

   M31 LRGB from AP155EDF f/7 and FLI PL39000C and PL16803 with Baader IR Blocking 50 x 50 mm luminance filter

July 25, 2009: Ranch in Mariposa County, Ca.

   NGC6995 / 6992 Veil Nebula in halpha from AP155EDF f/7 and FLI PL16803 with FLI 8nm 50 x 50 mm halpha filter

 

July 18 & 24, 2009: Ranch in Mariposa County, Ca.

   M31 RGB from AP155EDF f/7 and FLI PL39000C with Baader Planetarium Luminance filter

July 18, 2009: Ranch in Mariposa County, Ca.

   M24 RGB from AP155EDF f/7 and FLI PL39000C with Baader Planetarium Luminance filter

   M33 RGB from AP155EDF f/7 and FLI PL39000C with Baader Planetarium Luminance filter

 

July 17, 2009: Ranch in Mariposa County, Ca.

   M8 M20 IC1274 region widefield in halpha from Pentax 6x7 400mm f/4 and FLI IMG6303E with Custom Scientific 4.5nm Halpha 50mm round filter

 

July 3 - 4, 2009: Ranch in Mariposa County, Ca.

   DWB 111 Propeller Nebula Widefield in halpha from Pentax 6x7 400mm f/4 and FLI IMG6303E with Custom Scientific 4.5nm Halpha 50mm round filter

 

June 26 - 27, 2009: Ranch in Mariposa County, Ca.

   NGC7380 Widefield in RGB from Astro-Physics AP155EDF f/7 and FLI Proline 39K color

 

June 20, 2009: Ranch in Mariposa County, Ca.

   M8 / M20 Widefield in RGB from Astro-Physics AP155EDF f/7 and FLI Proline 39K color

 

May 29, 2009: Ranch in Mariposa County, Ca.

   Gamma Cygni region in RGB from Pentax 6x7 300mm f/4 and FLI Proline 39K color

May 23 & 24, 2009: Ranch in Mariposa County, Ca.

   M20 Trifid Nebula and M21 Open Cluster region in RGB from AP180EDT f/9 and FLI Proline 39K color

 

May 22, 2009: Ranch in Mariposa County, Ca.

   M13 Globular Cluster region in RGB from AP180EDT f/9 and FLI Proline 39K color

May 15, 2009: Ranch in Mariposa County, Ca.

   NGC7635 Bubble Nebula and M52 Open Cluster  area  from AP180EDT f/9 and FLI Proline 39K color

 

April 25, 2009: Ranch in Mariposa County, Ca.

   NGC6914 area  from AP180EDT f/9 and FLI Proline 39K color

 

April 24, 2009: Ranch in Mariposa County, Ca.

   NGC6590  from AP180EDT f/9 and FLI Proline 39K color

April 11 and 18, 2009: Ranch in Mariposa County, Ca.

   IC1274, IC1275, IC4685 and NGC6559 area  from AP180EDT f/9 and FLI Proline 39K color

April 17, 2009: Ranch in Mariposa County, Ca.

   NGC7023 area  from AP180EDT f/9 and FLI Proline 39K color

April 11, 2009: Ranch in Mariposa County, Ca.

   M42 and NGC1977 from AP180EDT f/9 and FLI Proline 39K color

 

   M84, M86 and The Eyes etc from AP180EDT f/9 and FLI Proline 39K color

   IC1274, IC1275, IC4685 and NGC6559 from AP180EDT f/9 and FLI Proline 39K color

September 26, 2008: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca. and September 27,  2008: Ranch in Mariposa County, Ca.

   vdB142 in [SII],  Halpha and [OIII] from AP180EDT f/9 and FLI Microline 4022 with Baader Planetarium 50 x 50 mm  Square Halpha and FLI [OIII] and [SII] filters

 

September 5,  2008: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

   Cygnus "Bubble" Nebula in Halpha from Stinger 450 f/12.6 and FLI Proline 9000 with Baader Planetarium 50 x 50 mm Square Halpha filter

 

August 9,  2008: Ranch in Mariposa County, Ca.

   Sharpless 2-170 Nebula in Halpha from AP180EDT f/9 and FLI IMG6303E with Custom Scientific 50 mm Round Halpha filter

 

July 25 & August 2,  2008: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

   DWB111 Propeller Nebula in Halpha from Stinger 450 f/12.6 Classical Cassegrain and FLI Proline 9000 with Baader Planetarium 50 x 50 mm Square Halpha filter

 

July 18,  2008: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

   NGC6888 Crescent Nebula in Halpha from Stinger 450 f/12.6 Classical Cassegrain and FLI Proline 9000 with Baader Planetarium 50 x 50 mm Square Halpha filter

 

   NGC7380 Emission Nebula in Halpha from Pentax 6x7 Takumar 400 mm f/4 lens and FLI Proline 3200 with Custom Scientific 50 mm Round Halpha filter

July 12,  2008: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

   Sharpless 2-112 in Halpha from Stinger 450 f/12.6 Classical Cassegrain and FLI Proline 9000 with Baader Planetarium 50 x 50 mm Square Halpha filter

 

June 27 and July 6 & 10,  2008: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

   Sharpless 2-101 in Halpha from Stinger 450 f/12.6 Classical Cassegrain and FLI Proline 9000 with Baader Planetarium 50 x 50 mm Square Halpha filter

 

July 2 & 5,  2008: Montebello Open Space Preserve, Santa Clara County, Ca.

    NGC6334 and NGC6357 in [SII], Halpha and [OIII] from Pentax 6x7 Takumar 400 mm F/4 and FLI Proline 9000 with Baader Planetarium Halpha and FLI [OIII] and [SII] 50 x 50 mm square filters

 

July 3 - 4,  2008: Ranch In Mariposa County, Ca.

   IC1396 in [SII], Halpha and [OIII] from Pentax 6x7 Takumar 400 mm F/4 and FLI Proline 9000 with Baader Planetarium Halpha and FLI [OIII] and [SII] 50 x 50 mm square filters

IC1396 in Halpha  from Pentax 6x7 Takumar 400 mm F/4 and FLI Proline 9000 with Baader Planetarium Halpha 50 x 50 mm square filter

June 21,  2008: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

   NGC6995/NGC6992  from AP180 EDT f/9 and FLI PL9000 with Baader Halpha Filter

 

June 14,  2008: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

   M17 RGB  from AP180 EDT f/9 and FLI PL9000 with Baader RGB Filters

 

June 7,  2008: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

   M16 HaRGB  from AP180 EDT f/9 and FLI PL9000 with Baader Ha + RGB Filters

 

 

May 3,  2008: Ranch near Mariposa, Ca.

   NGC3718 widefield region unfiltered  from AP180 EDT f/9 and FLI PL3200

   NGC3628 unfiltered  from AP180 EDT f/9 and FLI PL3200

 

April 25 - 26, and May 1,  2008: Ranch near Mariposa, Ca.

   NGC6888 in reconstructed RGB  from AP180 EDT f/9 and FLI PL3200 with Custom Scientific 4.5nm emission line filters

   M51 in LRGB from AP180 EDT f/9 and FLI PL3200 with Optec RGB Filters

April 26,  2008: Ranch near Mariposa, Ca.

   M97 in RGB from AP180 EDT f/9 and FLI PL3200 with Optec RGB Filters

 

April 25,  2008: Ranch near Mariposa, Ca.

   M13 in LRGB from AP180 EDT f/9 and FLI PL3200 with Optec RGB Filters

April 10 - 12,  2008: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

 M16 in [SII], Halpha and [OIII] from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI IMG1024S Dream Machine with Custom Scientific 4.5nm FWHM Emission Line Filters

 M51 unfiltered Luminance plus Ha/[OIII] from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI IMG1024S Dream Machine with Custom Scientific 4.5nm FWHM Emission Line Filters

 

April 10,  2008: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

 M51 unfiltered from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI IMG1024S Dream Machine 

 M16 in Halpha from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI IMG1024S Dream Machine with Custom Scientific 4.5nm Ha Filter 

 

March 21,  2008: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

 NGC3756 Spiral Galaxy unfiltered from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI PL3200 

 

March 17,  2008: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

 M109 Spiral Galaxy unfiltered from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI PL3200 

 

 

March 16,  2008: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

 NGC3718 Spiral Galaxy unfiltered from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI PL3200

 

March 15,  2008: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

 NGC3631 Spiral Galaxy unfiltered from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI PL3200

 

March 8,  2008: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

 Orion Widefield from Pentax 35mm fisheye and FLI IMG6303E with Baader Planetarium Halpha filter

 

March 3 - 6,  2008: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

 PK164+31.1 from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI PL3200ME in RGB light

 

February 28 & March 2 & 3,  2008: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

 NGC2903 Spiral Galaxy from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI PL3200ME in Unfiltered and RGB light

 

March 1,  2008: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

 NGC3995 Spiral Galaxy from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI PL3200ME

 

 M51 Spiral Galaxy from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI PL3200ME

February 28,  2008: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

 NGC2903 Spiral Galaxy from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI PL3200ME (First Light)

 

February 25,  2008 & March 5, 2008: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

 NGC4676 Mice Interacting Spiral Galaxies from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI CM10 unfiltered

 

February 15,  2008: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

 NGC2903 Spiral Galaxy from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI CM10

 

January 19 & 28,  2008: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

  IC434 / Barnard 33 Horsehead Nebula in  Halpha and [SII] from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain, FLI CM10 and Baader Planetarium Emission Line Filters

 

January 18 - 19,  2008: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

 M97 Owl Nebula in Halpha and [OIII] from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain, FLI CM10 and Baader Planetarium Emission Line Filters

 

 IC434 / Barnard 33 Horsehead Nebula in Halpha from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain, FLI CM10 and Baader Planetarium Emission Line filters

January 14, 15,  2008: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

 M1 Crab Nebula in [SII], Ha and [OIII] from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain, FLI CM10 and Baader Planetarium Emission Line Filters

 

December 24,  2007: Ranch near Mariposa, Ca.

 M33 Spiral Galaxy Widefield from Pentax medium format 400mm f/4 lens and FLI IMG6303E with Optec RGB filters

 

 

December 1,  2007: Ranch near Mariposa, Ca.

 Cone and Foxfur nebular region in Halpha from Pentax medium format 300mm f/4 lens and FLI IMG6303E with Custom Scientific Halpha filter

 

November 30 and December 1,  2007: Ranch near Mariposa, Ca.

 Sharpless 2-240 in Halpha from Pentax medium format 300mm f/4 lens and FLI IMG6303E with Custom Scientific Halpha filter

 

November 23,  2007: Ranch near Mariposa, Ca.

 IC1805 / IC1848 region in Halpha from Pentax medium format 300mm f/4 lens and FLI IMG6303E with Custom Scientific Halpha filter

 

 Sharpless 2-240 in Halpha from Pentax medium format 300mm f/4 lens and FLI IMG6303E with Custom Scientific Halpha filter

November 22,  2007: Ranch near Mariposa, Ca.

 

 NGC2244 Rosette Nebula in Halpha plus RGB from Pentax 300mm f/4 medium format lens with FLI IMG6303E and Custom Scientific Halpha filter

 

October 22 & 23 and November 2 & 3,  2007: backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

 M31 in Halpha + RGB from FSQ106, FLI IMG6303E with Baader Planetarium 7nm Halpha and Optec IR-Blocking RGB filters

 

 M31 in three palettes: RGB, HaGB and Ha+RGB from FSQ106, FLI IMG6303E with Baader Planetarium 7nm Halpha and Optec IR-Blocking RGB filters

 

October 22 - 23, 2007: backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

 Comet 17P / Holmes Stokes Parameter Polarization Image from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI CM10 with Custom Scientific 4.5nm Emission Line filters

 Comet 17P / Holmes in Halpha from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI CM10 with Custom Scientific 4.5nm Emission Line filters

 

October 22 - 23, 2007: backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

 M31 in Halpha from FSQ106, FLI IMG6303E and Baader Planetarium 7nm Halpha filter

 

 

October 20, 2007: backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

 M42 in [SII], Halpha and [OIII] from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI CM10 with Custom Scientific 4.5nm Emission line filters

 

September 10, 13,  29 and October 1, 2, 5 and 6, 2007: backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

 3C461 Cassiopeia A in  [SII], Halpha and [OIII] from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI IMG1024S Dream Machine with Custom Scientific 4.5nm emission line filters

 

September 10 and 13,  2007: backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

 3C461 Cassiopeia A in  Halpha and [OIII] from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI IMG1024S Dream Machine with Custom Scientific 4.5nm emission line filters

 

August 27 -  31,  2007: backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

 M16 Eagle Nebula in [SII], Ha and [OIII] from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI IMG1024S Dream Machine with Custom Scientific 4.5nm emission line filters

 

August 27,  2007: backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

 M16 Eagle Nebula in Halpha from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI IMG1024S Dream Machine with Custom Scientific 4.5nm Halpha filter

 

 

August 24 - 25,  2007: backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

 Sharpless 2-112 in Halpha from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI IMG1024S Dream Machine with Custom Scientific 4.5nm Halpha Filter

 

August 21,  2007: backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

 IC1795 in Halpha from AP180EDT f/9, FLI IMG6303E and Baader 7nm Halpha filter

 

August 10, 13, 15, 16, 17  2007: backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

 Sharpless 2-119 in Halpha from 6x7 SMC Pentax 300mm f/4 camera lens and FLI IMG6303E with Baader Halpha filter

 

August 9, 10, 13 - 17,   2007: backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

 Sharpless 2-54 in [SII], Halpha, and [OIII] from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI IMG1024S Dream Machine with Custom Scientific 4.5nm Halpha filter

 

August 9,  2007: backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

 Sharpless 2-54 in Halpha from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI IMG1024S Dream Machine with Custom Scientific 4.5nm Halpha filter

July 27,  2007: backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

 Sharpless 2-129 in Halpha from 6x7 SMC Pentax 200mm f/4 lens with FLI CM10 and Baader 50mm x 50mm square Halpha filter/ FLI CFW4-5 wheel

 

July 5, 8,  9, 20, 21, 27, 30, 31, August 1 and 3,  2007: backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

 M27 from in [SII], Halpha, and [OIII] from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain  and Finger Lakes IMG1024S Dream Machine with Custom Scientific Filters

 

July 5, 2007: backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

 M27 from in Halpha from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain  and Finger Lakes IMG1024S Dream Machine with Custom Scientific Filters

 

July 5, 8,  9, 20, 21, 27, 30, 31, August 1 and 3,  2007 : backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

 Veil Nebula  Widefield Region from 300mm f/4 Pentax SMC 6x7 Lens and FLI IMG6303E with Baader Planetarium [SII],  Ha and [OIII] filters in 50.8mm size

 

July 3, 2007: backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

 NGC7000 and IC5070 Pelican  Widefield Region from 300mm f/4 Pentax SMC 6x7 Lens and FLI IMG6303E with Baader Planetarium [SII],  Ha and [OIII] filters in 50.8mm size

 

June 14, 2007: backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

 Sharpless 2-119  Widefield Region from 150mm f/2.8 Pentax 6x7 Lens and FLI IMG6303E with Baader Planetarium [SII],  Ha and [OIII] filters in 50.8mm size

 

 

June 13, 2007: backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

 Sharpless 2-155  Widefield Region from 150mm f/2.8 Pentax 6x7 Lens and FLI IMG6303E with Baader Planetarium [SII],  Ha and [OIII] filters in 50.8mm size

 

June 12, 2007: backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

 NGC7380 and Sharpless 2-132  Widefield Region from 150mm f/2.8 Pentax 6x7 Lens and FLI IMG6303E with Baader Planetarium [SII],  Ha and [OIII] filters in 50.8mm size

 

May 26, and June 8, 2007: Fremont Peak State Park, near San Juan Bautista, Ca.

 IC1396 Widefield Region from 150mm f/2.8 Pentax 6x7 Lens and FLI IMG6303E with Baader Planetarium [SII],  Ha and [OIII] filters in 50.8mm size

 

May 26, 2007: Fremont Peak State Park, near San Juan Bautista, Ca.

 IC1396 Widefield Region from 150mm f/2.8 Pentax 6x7 Lens and FLI IMG6303E with Baader Planetarium 7nm FWHM Ha filter in 50.8mm size

 

 IC1318 Widefield Region from 150mm f/2.8 Pentax 6x7 Lens and FLI IMG6303E with Baader Planetarium 7nm FWHM Ha filter in 50.8mm size

 M24 Widefield Region from 150mm f/2.8 Pentax 6x7 Lens and FLI IMG6303E with Baader Planetarium 7nm FWHM Ha filter in 50.8mm size

April, 2007: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 M82 from Stinger 450 classical cassegrain and FLI CM10 Maxcam using Stokes Parameter Imaging

 

April, 2007: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 NGC7023 Reflection Nebula from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI CM10 Maxcam using Stokes Parameter Imaging

April 29, 2007: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 NGC4490 & NGC4485 unfiltered from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI CM10 Maxcam, first light on new primary mirror for Stinger

 

 

April 18, 2007: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 NGC4656 unfiltered from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI CM10 Maxcam

 

April 15, 2007: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 NGC4490 & NGC4485 unfiltered from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI CM10 Maxcam

 

March 15, 31 and April 1-3, 5, 9 , 2007: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 M1 Crab Nebula in (Cust Sci) [SII], (Baader) Halpha and (Cust Sci) [OIII] from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and CM10 Maxcam

 

 

March 10 - 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 31 , 2007: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 M1 Crab Nebula (pal FLIR2) from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and CM10 Maxcam using Stokes Parameter Imaging

 

March 16, 2007: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 M16 Eagle Nebula from AP180EDT f/9 and IMG6303E

 

March 15, 2007: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 M82 in Halpha (Baader 7nm Ha filter, 50mm @ ~$325) from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI CM10 Maxcam

 M1 Crab Nebula in Halpha (Baader 7nm Ha filter, 50mm @~$325) from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI CM10 Maxcam

 

March 10 - 14, 2007: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 M1 Crab Nebula from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI CM10 Maxcam using Stokes Parameter Imaging

March 10, 2007: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 M1 Crab Nebula from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI CM10 Maxcam

 

February 15, 2007: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 Crab Nebula shot using Stokes Parameter Imaging

 

February 13, 2007: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 Hubble's Variable Nebula shot using Stokes Parameter Imaging

 

January 12, 2007: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 NGC2244 Rosette Nebula Core Area in Halpha from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI IMG1024S Dream Machine with Dichroic Beam Splitter and AO7

 

January 9 - 11, 2007: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 IC410 "Tadpoles" in [SII], Halpha and [OIII]  from Stinger450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI IMG1204S Dream Machine with Dichroic Beam Splitter and AO7

 

 

January 9, 10, 2007: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 IC410 "Tadpoles" in Halpha and [OIII] from Stinger450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI IMG1204S Dream Machine with Dichroic Beam Splitter and AO7

 

January 9, 2007: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 IC410 "Tadpoles" in Halpha from Stinger450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI IMG1204S Dream Machine with Dichroic Beam Splitter and AO7

 

January 8, 2007: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 IC405 Closeup (second aiming) in Halpha from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI IMG1024S Dream Machine with Dichroic Beam Splitter and AO7

 

January 7, 2007: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 IC405 Closeup in Halpha from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI IMG1024S Dream Machine with Dichroic Beam Splitter and AO7

 

 

January 5, 2007: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 NGC2359 Thor's Helmet in Halpha from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI IMG1024S Dream Machine

 

January 4 & 5, 2007: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 M33 Core in Halpha from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI IMG1024S Dream Machine

 

January 4, 2007: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 Gum1 Emission Nebula in Halpha from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI IMG1024S Dream Machine

 

December 29 & 30, 2006: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 IC417 Emission Nebula in Halpha from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI IMG1024S Dream Machine

 

 

December 29, 2006: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 Herbig-Haro 222 and Herbig-Haro 34 in Halpha from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI IMG1024S

 

December 3 and 4, 2006: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 vdB 142 and IC 1396A with adjacent Proplyds in Halpha from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI IMG1024S Dream Machine

 

November 30 and December 1, 2006: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 Melotte 15 in Halpha from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI IMG1024S Dream Machine

 

November 30, 2006: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 IC410 Emission nebula in Halpha from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI IMG1024S Dream Machine

 

November 24, 2006: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 M1 Crab Nebula in [NII], Halpha and [OIII] from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI CM10 Maxcam

 M1 Crab Nebula in [NII] and Halpha from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI CM10 Maxcam (Splitting closely spaced Nitrogen and Hydrogen lines)

 

October 23 - 28 and November 11, 14, 18, 19, 21, 23 and 27, 2006: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 PK104-29.1 Jones 1 Planetary Nebula in Halpha and [OIII] from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI Maxcam10

 

October 27, 2006: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 IC1805, IC1848 region widefield in Halpha from 6x7 SMC Pentax 75mm f/4.5 lens (first light) and IMG6303E with FLI PDF Focuser

 Cygnus region in Halpha from 6x7 Pentax 75mm f/4.5 lens (first light) and IMG6303E with FLI PDF Focuser

 

October 12, 16 - 120, 2006: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 M76 Little Dumbbell Nebula in [SII], Halpha and [OIII] from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and CM10 Maxcam

 

October 16 - 18, 2006: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 M31 RGB from Pentax medium format 300mm f/4 lens and IMG6303E with FLI PDF Focuser

 

October 9, 2006: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 NGC7635 Bubble Nebula in Halpha from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and IMG6303E

 

 M1 Crab Nebula in Halpha from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and IMG6303E

 Veil Nebula widefield in Halpha, [OIII] and [SII] from Epsilon 180ED and IMG6303E with FLI PDF focuser

 

September 25, 2006: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 NGC6946 from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI CM10 Maxcam

 

September 25, 2006: Backyard in Castro Valley, California and June 25, 2005: Fremont Peak State Park near San Juan Bautista, California

 NGC6946 LRGB from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain AP180EDT

 

September 24, 2006: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 NGC7331 from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI CM10 Maxcam

 

September 23, 2006: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 NGC6914 Region in Halpha from Epsilon 180ED and IMG6303E

 NGC7380 Region in [SII], Halpha and [OIII] from Epsilon 180ED and IMG6303E

 NGC7380 Region in Halpha from Epsilon 180ED and IMG6303E

 

September 22, 2006: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 IC5146 Cocoon Nebula widefield in Halpha from Epsilon 180ED and IMG6303E

 M42 Orion Nebula in [SII], Halpha and [OIII] from Epsilon 180ED and IMG6303E

 IC1848 in [SII], Halpha and [OIII] from Epsilon 180ED and IMG6303E

 IC1848 in Halpha from Epsilon 180ED and IMG6303E

 M1 Crab Nebula in unfiltered light from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and CM10 Maxcam

 NGC7479 Spiral Galaxy in unfiltered light from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and CM10 Maxcam

 

September 21, 2006: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 Stephan's Quintet from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI CM10 Maxcam

 M33 Nebulae in Synthetic RGB comprised of Halpha, [SII], [OIII] from Epsilon 180ED and IMG6303E

 

September 18 and 19, 2006: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 NGC7000 and Pelican Nebulae mosaic in Halpha from Epsilon 180ED and IMG6303E

 

September 16 and 18, 2006: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 

 IC1805 in [SII], Halpha and [OIII] from Epsilon 180ED and IMG6303E

 

September 18, 2006: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 Sharpless 2-54 in Halpha from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI CM10 Maxcam

 NGC7000 in Halpha from Epsilon 180ED and FLI IMG6303E

 

September 12 and 17, 2006: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 CED214 and NGC7822 in [SII], Halpha and [OIII] from Epsilon 180ED and IMG6303E

September 16, 2006: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 IC1805 in Halpha from Epsilon 180ED and IMG6303E

September 1,  4 - 7 and 16, 2006: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 NGC7538 Emission Nebula in [SII], Halpha, [OIII] from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI CM10 Maxcam

 

September 10 and 16, 2006: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 M8 and M20 region in Halpha and [OIII] from Epsilon 180ED and IMG6303E

 

September 15, 2006: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 NGC6820 in Halpha from Stinger 450 Cassegrain and CM10

 

 Veil Nebula in Halpha, [OIII] and [SII] from Epsilon 180ED and IMG6303E

 Veil Nebula in Halpha from Epsilon 180ED and IMG6303E

September 12, 2006: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 CED214 and NGC7822 in Halpha from Epsilon 180ED and IMG6303E

 

September 10 and 12, 2006: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 IC1396 in [SII], Halpha and [OIII] from Epsilon 180ED and IMG6303E

 

September 10, 2006: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 IC1396 in Halpha from Epsilon 180ED and IMG6303E

 

September 9, 2006: Montebello Open Space Preserve near Palo Alto, California and Sept 10, 2006: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 M8/M20 region in Halpha from Epsilon 180ED and IMG6303E with FLI PDF (first light)

 

September 1 and 4, 2006: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 NGC7538 Emission Nebula in Halpha from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI CM10 Maxcam

 

August 2, 8, 10 and 21, 2006: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 NGC7635 Bubble Nebula in [SII], Halpha and [OIII] from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI CM10 Maxcam

 

August 12, 14 and 16, 2006: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca

 M27 Dumbbell Nebula in [NII], Halpha and [OIII] from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI CM10

 

August 12 & 14, 2006: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca

 M27 Dumbbell Nebula in Halpha and [OIII] from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI CM10

 

August 2, 8, 10, 2006: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 NGC7635 Bubble Nebula in Halpha and [OIII] from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI CM10 Maxcam

 

August 2 and 8, 2006: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 

 NGC7635 Bubble Nebula in Halpha from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI CM10 Maxcam

 

July 21 - 22, 25 - 27 and August 1, 2006: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 vdB142 / IC1396A in [SII], Halpha and [OIII] from Stinger 450mm classical cassegrain and FLI CM10 Maxcam

 

 Pickering's Triangle and Witch's Broom region widefield in Halpha, [OIII], and [SII] from Takahashi Epsilon 180ED and FLI IMG6303E

July 22, 2006: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 NG7000 area in SII], Halpha and [OIII] [from Epsilon 180ED (first light) and IMG6303E

 

July 21 and 22, 2006: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 Sharpless 2-196 ( Sh 2-196 ) in Halpha from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI Maxcam 10

 

July 22, 2006: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 Veil Nebula in Halpha, [OIII] and [SII] from Epsilon 180ED (first light) and IMG6303E

July 21 and 22, 2006: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 vdB142 Dark Nebula in Halpha from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI Maxcam 10

July 19 and 20, 2006: Backyard in Castro Valley, California and July 2006, Benoit Schillings' residence in Los Altos Hills, California

 M57 in Ha, [OIII] and Helium II from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI Maxcam10 combined with Luminance from Benoit Schillings 18" f/4.5 newtonian (with 4x powermate barlow)

July 19 and 20, 2006: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 M57 in Ha, [OIII] and Helium II from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI Maxcam10

 

July 15 - 17, 2006: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 Herbig - Haro 555 ( HH 555) in [SII], Halpha and [OIII] from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI CM10 Maxcam

July 15, 2006: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 Herbig - Haro 555 ( HH 555) in Halpha from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI CM10 Maxcam

July 8, 14 and 15, 2006: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 M16 Eagle Nebula in [SII], Halpha and [OIII] from Stinger 450mm Classical Cassegrain and FLI CM10 Maxcam

July 8, 2006: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 M16 in Halpha from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI Maxcam 10

 M57 Ring Nebula in Halpha from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and FLI Maxcam 10

July 1, 2006: Montebello Open Space Preserve near Palo Alto, California and July 2, 2006 at Fremont Peak State Park near San Juan Bautista, California

 Sharpless 2-27 in Halpha from 55mm lens and IMG6303E

June 30, 2006: Fremont Peak State Park near San Juan Bautista, California

 Cygnus widefield in Halpha from 35mm lens and IMG6303E

June 23 - 24, 2006: Shingletown Star Party near Shingletown, California

 Southern Milky Way widefield in Halpha from 35mm lens and IMG6303E

 Southern Milky Way widefield in Halpha from 35mm lens and IMG6303

June 23 , 2006: Shingletown Star Party near Shingletown, California

 vdB142 Dark Nebula in Halpha from Stinger 450 Classical Cassegrain and MaxCam10

June 3, 2006: Fremont Peak State Park near San Juan Bautista, California

 Sagittarius Widefield from M24 to NGC6334 in Halpha

 Cygnus, Cepheus and Cassiopeia Widefield in Halpha

May 26, 2006: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 IC1318 and Crescent Nebula region in Halpha

 

May 15, 2006: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 M81 from AP180EDT and IMG6303E

 

May 13, 2006: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 M82 Triband: NIR, Vis, UV from AP180EDT and FLI CM10

 NGC5033 Spiral Galaxy from AP180EDT and CM10

May 12, 2006: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 NGC6946 Spiral Galaxy from AP180EDT and CM10

May 11, 2006: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 M81 and M82 widefield region from AP180EDT and IMG6303E

 

April 29, 2006: Fremont Peak State Park, near San Juan Bautista, California

 Lagoon and Trifid widefield region in RGB from 300mm f/4 medium format Pentax SMC lens and IMG6303E

 

 Comet Schwassmann-Wachmann 73P from 300mm f/4 medium format Pentax SMC lens and IMG6303E

 Markarian's Chain in Virgo ("Downtown Virgo") in RGB from 300mm f/4 medium format Pentax SMC lens and IMG6303E

April 27, 2006: backyard in Castro Valley, California

 M106 Spiral Galaxy from  Mark I series II 450mm f/12.6 Classical Cassegrain @ f/7.3 and IMG6303 (binned 2x2)

 

April 19, 2006: backyard in Castro Valley, California

 M51 Whirlpool Galaxy from  Mark I series II 450mm f/12.6 Classical Cassegrain @ f/7.3 and CM10 (binned 2x2)

 

April 17 and 18, 2006: backyard in Castro Valley, California

 M51 Whirlpool Galaxy from  Mark I series II 450mm f/12.6 Classical Cassegrain @ f/7.3 and CM10

February 22 and 23, 2006: backyard in Castro Valley, California

 M1 Crab Nebula in RGB from  Mark I series II 450mm f/12.6 Classical Cassegrain and IMG6303E

February 21, 2006: backyard in Castro Valley, California

 NGC2261 Hubble's Variable Nebula in RGB from  Mark I series II 450mm f/12.6 Classical Cassegrain and IMG6303E

February 19, 2006: backyard in Castro Valley, California

 M108 Galaxy from Mark I series II 450mm f/12.6 Classical Cassegrain and IMG6303E

 M109 Spiral Galaxy from Mark I series II 450mm f/12.6 Classical Cassegrain and IMG6303E

February 15, 2006: backyard in Castro Valley, California

 M100 Spiral Galaxy with SN2006X from Mark I series II 450mm f/12.6 Classical Cassegrain and IMG6303E

February 11, 13, 15, 2006: backyard in Castro Valley, California

 M1 Crab Nebula in [SII], Halpha, [OIII] from Mark I series II 450mm f/12.6 Classical Cassegrain and IMG6303E

February 11, 2006: backyard in Castro Valley, California

 M1 Crab Nebula in Halpha from Mark I series II 450mm f/12.6 Classical Cassegrain and IMG6303E

February 9 - 10, 2006: backyard in Castro Valley, California

 M97 Owl Nebula in Halpha and [OIII] from Mark I series II 450mm f/12.6 Classical Cassegrain and IMG6303E

February 9, 2006: backyard in Castro Valley, California

 NGC2467 Nebulous Cluster in Halpha from Mark I series II 450mm f/12.6 Classical Cassegrain and IMG6303E

 M97 Owl Nebula in Halpha from Mark I series II 450mm f/12.6 Classical Cassegrain and IMG6303E

 

December 3 - 4, 2005: backyard in Castro Valley, California

 NGC7635 Bubble Nebula in Halpha and [OIII] from AP180EDT and FLI IMG6303E

December 2 - 3, 2005: backyard in Castro Valley, California

 Barnard 33 / IC434 Horsehead Nebula in Halpha from AP180EDT and FLI IMG6303E

 

December 2, 2005: backyard in Castro Valley, California

 Gum1 Emission Nebula in Halpha from AP180EDT and FLI IMG6303E

November 23 and 25, 2005: backyard in Castro Valley, California

 IC443 Supernova Remnant in Halpha from AP180EDT and FLI IMG6303E

November 23 and 25, 2005: backyard in Castro Valley, California

 NGC2174 Emission Nebula in [SII], Halpha and [OIII] from AP180EDT and FLI IMG6303E

 

November 23 and 25, 2005: backyard in Castro Valley, California

 NGC2174 Emission Nebula in Halpha from AP180EDT and FLI IMG6303E

November 13, 14, 20, 21, 2005: backyard in Castro Valley, California

 IC410 Emission Nebula in [SII], Halpha and [SII] from AP180EDT and IMG6303E

November 20 - 25, 2005: backyard in Castro Valley, California

 Sh2-155 Emission nebula in Halpha from AP180EDT and FLI IMG6303E

November 19, 2005: backyard in Castro Valley, California

 M42 Emission Nebula in [SII], Halpha and [OIII] from AP180EDT and IMG6303E

November 14 - 18, 2005: backyard in Castro Valley, California

 NGC281 Emission Nebula in [SII], Halpha and [OIII] from AP180EDT and IMG6303E

 

November 14, 15, 17 and 18, and 20 - 25, 2005: backyard in Castro Valley, California

 Sh 2-112 Emission nebula in [SII], Ha, and [OIII] from AP180EDT and IMG6303E

 

November 14, 2005: backyard in Castro Valley, California

 IC410 Emission Nebula in Halpha from AP180EDT and IMG6303E

 

November 14, 2005: backyard in Castro Valley, California

 NGC281 Emission Nebula in Halpha from AP180EDT and IMG6303E

November 14, 2005: backyard in Castro Valley, California

 Sh 2-112 Emission nebula in Halpha from AP180EDT and IMG6303E

November 4- 5, 12, 2005: backyard in Castro Valley, California

 IC405 - IC410 Widefield region in [SII], Halpha and [OIII] from CM10XME and Pentax 150mm f/2.8 lens

November 5, 2005: backyard in Castro Valley, California

 M31 Halpha from 150mm camera lens and CM10XME

 

November 4, 2005: backyard in Castro Valley, California

 IC405 - IC410 Widefield region in Halpha from CM10XME and Pentax 150mm f/2.8 lens

 

October 15, 2005: backyard in Castro Valley, California

 NGC1499 California Nebula in Halpha from FLI CM10XME and Pentax medium format 200mm f/4 lens

 

October 6, 8, 9, 2005: backyard in Castro Valley, California

 NGC281 Emission Nebula in [SII], Halpha and [OIII] from AP180EDT and FLI CM10XME

 

October 6, 2005: backyard in Castro Valley, California

 NGC281 Emission Nebula in Halpha and [OIII] from AP180EDT and FLI CM10XME

 

September 28 and October 3 and 4, 2005: backyard in Castro Valley, California

 NGC7380 Emission Nebula in [SII] Ha and [OIII] from AP180EDT f/9 and FLI CM10XME camera

 

September 24 - 25, 2005: backyard in Castro Valley, California

 IC5146 Emission Nebula in Ha and [SII] from AP180EDT f/9 and FLI CM2-1 camera

September 21, 2005: backyard in Castro Valley, California

 NGC7380 Emission Nebula in Halpha from AP180EDT f/9 and FLI CM2-1 Camera

 NGC7380 Emission Nebula in [SII], Halpha, and [OIII] from AP180EDT f/9 and FLI CM2-1 Camera

September 19, 2005: backyard in Castro Valley, California

 NGC7000 + IC5070 Pelican Nebula widefield in Halpha from 200mm f/4 Medium Format Pentax Camera Lens and FLI CM2-1 Camera (first light)

August 31 and September 1-2, 2005: backyard in Castro Valley, California

 NGC7000 + IC5070 Pelican Nebula widefield in [SII], Ha and [OIII] from 150mm f/2.8 Medium Format Pentax Camera Lens and FLI CM10XME

 NGC7000 + IC5070 Pelican Nebula widefield in Ha + [OIII] from 150mm f/2.8 Medium Format Pentax Camera Lens and FLI CM10XME

August 31, 2005: backyard in Castro Valley, California

 NGC7000 + IC5070 Pelican Nebula widefield in Halpha from 150mm f/2.8 Medium Format Pentax Camera Lens and FLI CM10XME

 

August 27-30, 2005: backyard in Castro Valley, California

 IC1396 Widefield in [SII], Halpha and [OIII] from 150mm f/2.8 Medium Format Pentax Camera Lens and FLI CM10XME

 

August 26-28, 2005: backyard in Castro Valley, California

 IC1396 Halpha widefield from 150mm f/2.8 Medium Format Pentax Camera Lens and FLI CM10XME

 

August 10, 11, 17, 24 and 25, 2005: backyard in Castro Valley, California

 CED214, NGC7822 and Sh2-170 widefield in [SII], Ha and [OIII] from 150mm f/2.8 Medium Format Pentax Camera Lens and FLI CM10XME


August 5 & 6,  2005: backyard in Castro Valley, California

 IC1805, IC1848, IC1795 widefield region in [SII], Halpha and [OIII] from Pentax Takumar 200mm lens and IMG6303

 

August 5,  2005: backyard in Castro Valley, California

 IC1805, IC1848, IC1795 widefield region in Halpha and [OIII] from Pentax Takumar 200mm lens and IMG6303

 

July 30,  2005: Collins Residence near Truckee, California

 IC1795 Nebula in [SII], Ha and [OIII] from AP180EDT and IMG6303

July 22 and 29,  2005: backyard in Castro Valley, California

 NGC6820 Nebular region in [SII], Ha and [OIII] from AP180EDT and IMG6303

July 16,  2005: backyard in Castro Valley, California

 NGC7293 Helix Nebula Widefield in Halpha and [OIII] from AP180EDT and IMG6303E

 

July 11, 12, 13,  2005: backyard in Castro Valley, California

 M17 Widefield in [SII], Halpha and [OIII] from AP180EDT and IMG6303E

 

May 26 and July 8,  2005: Fremont Peak State Park, near San Juan Bautista, California and July 16, 2005 from my backyard in Castro Valley, California

 M8 Widefield in [SII], Halpha and [OIII] from AP180EDT and IMG6303E

 

July 7, 2005: Fremont Peak State Park, near San Juan Bautista, California

 NGC7380 Emission Nebula  Widefield in Halpha, from AP180EDT and IMG6303E

 

July 1 & 7, 2005: Fremont Peak State Park, near San Juan Bautista, California

 M20 Widefield in Halpha, [OIII] and Blue from AP180EDT and IMG6303E

 

July 3, 2005: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 M16 Widefield in [SII], Ha and [OIII] from AP180EDT and CM10XME

 

July 1, 2005: Fremont Peak State Park, near San Juan Bautista, California

 M20 Trifid Nebula Widefield in Halpha from AP180EDT and IMG6303E

 

June 29 & 30, 2005: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 NGC6543 Cat's Eye Nebula in [OIII] from 18" Cassegrain

 

June 25, 2005: Fremont Peak State Park, near San Juan Bautista, California

 NGC6946 Spiral Galaxy RGB from AP180EDT f/9 and IMG6303E containing SN2004et

 

June 11, 2005: Fremont Peak State Park, near San Juan Bautista, California

 Antares widefield region in HaGB

 

June 4, 2005: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

 M12 RGB from IMG6303 and AP180EDT

 

June 2 - 4, 2005: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

 M16 Ha+RGB from IMG6303 and AP180EDT

 

June 2, 2005: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

 M16 Halpha from IMG6303 and AP180EDT

 M10 RGB from IMG6303 and AP180EDT

 

May 27, 2005: Fremont Peak State Park, near San Juan Bautista, Ca.

 M101 (Ha+R)GB from IMG6303 and AP180EDT

 

May 26, 2005: Fremont Peak State Park, near San Juan Bautista, Ca.

 M107 Globular Cluster RGB from IMG6303 & AP180EDT

 M8 Lagoon Nebula in Halpha from AP180 and IMG6303

 

May 21, 2005: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 M16 in [SII], Ha and [OIII] from RDC18 Cassegrain

 

May 20, 2005: Fremont Peak State Park, near San Juan Bautista, California

 M24, M8, M20 Widefield Region in Ha, [OIII] and HeII

 

May 14, 2005: Fremont Peak State Park, near San Juan Bautista, California

 M16, M17, NGC6604, Sh2-53 and B95 widefield area in [SII], Ha and [OIII]

 M86 widefield area in RGB

 

April 5, 2005: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

 Leo Trio (M65, M66 and NGC3648) Luminance only

 

March 12 & 13, 2004 and March 25, 2005: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

 M101 Spiral Galaxy in Ha + LRGB light

 

March 9, 10, 11, 13, 2005: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

 NGC2264 Cone and Foxfur Nebula Detail in Ha, [SII] and Blue Light

March 11, 2005: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

 M109 Spiral Galaxy Blue Channel at 5760mm

 

March 9 and 15, 2005: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

 CED 90 end of Seagull Nebula in Halpha

 

February 3 and March 5 - 8, 2005: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

 NGC2359 Thor's Helmet Widefield in [SII], Halpha and [OIII] Light

 

February 28, 2005: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

 M109 Barred Spiral Galaxy from 18" Cassegrain 

February 5, 2005: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

 M94 Spiral Galaxy from 18" Cassegrain 

February 3, 2005: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

 NGC2359 Thor's Helmet widefield in Halpha 

January 31, 2005: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

 IC443 Supernova Remnant in Halpha 

 

January 30, 2005: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

  M42 Orion Nebula widefield in NearIR, [SII] and Halpha 

 

January 19, 2005: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

  NGC2244 Rosette Nebula widefield in Ha, [OIII] and [SII]  

 

January 18, 2005: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

  IC443, IC444, Cr89, M35, NGC2158, NGC2168 and Sh2-247 widefield region in [SII], Ha and [OIII] 

  IC443, IC444, Cr89, M35, NGC2158, NGC2168 and Sh2-247 widefield region in Halpha 

January 17, 2005: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

  IC405, IC410, IC417, M38 region widefield in Halpha light 

 

January 14,  2005: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

  Sharpless 2-240 Supernova Remnant in Halpha taken with Pentax 150mm medium format camera lens 

January 12,  2005: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

Gum1 Nebular region widefield in Ha taken with Pentax 150mm medium format camera lens 

NGC2264 Cone and FoxFur Nebular region in Ha taken with Pentax 150mm medium format camera lens 

 

December 18 and 22-24,  2004: Fremont Peak State Park near San Juan Bautista, California and backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

NGC1999 Nebular region with HH1, HH2, HH34 and HH222 in [SII], Halpha and [OIII]

 

December 18,  2004: Fremont Peak State Park near San Juan Bautista, California

NGC1999 Nebular region with HH34 and HH222 in Halpha (first light of AP1200GTO)

 

December 9,  2004: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

NGC2244 Rosette Nebula in [SII], Ha and [OIII] Light using AstroDon Filters

 

December 1,  2004: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

NGC2392 Eskimo Nebula from RDC18 Cassegrain and IMG6303 Camera

 

November 27-29,  2004: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

IC1805 Halpha Detail from RDC18 Cassegrain and IMG6303 Camera

 

November 19,  2004: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

IC5146 Cocoon Nebula in Halpha from RDC18 Cassegrain

 

November 15 - 17,  2004: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

NGC7635 Bubble Nebula in LRGB from RDC18 Cassegrain

 

November 15, 2004: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

NGC7635 Bubble Nebula under great seeing conditions with heavy fog

 

November 13, 2004: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

NGC7635 Bubble Nebula in Red light (from 18" Cass)

 

October 31, 2004: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

NGC7635 Bubble Nebula in Ha light (from 18" Cass)

 

October 29, 2004: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

    

First light testing of 18" Collapsible Cassegrain

 

October 11, 2004: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

Sharpless 2-155 widefield in Halpha light

 

September 23 - 25, 2004: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

Lynds Group 11 including Sh2-157 in [SII], Halpha and [OIII] light

 

September 23, 2004: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

Lynds Group 11 including Sh2-157 in Halpha light

 

September 17-18, 2004: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

SH2-155 Cave Nebula widefield in Halpha light

 

September 13 - 16, 2004: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

Lynds Group 11 including Sh2-157 + Bubble area in [SII], Ha and [OIII] light with Mrk50, M52 and NGC7538

 

September 11, 2004: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 NGC7635, SH2-157, MRK50, M52, NGC7538 area in Ha

 

September 10, 13, 14 2004: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 IC1848 area in [SII], Ha and [OIII]

 

September 10, 2004: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 NGC7380 Emission nebula widefield in Halpha light

 

September 5, 7-8, 2004: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 Cederblad 214 (CED214) + NGC7822 in [SII], Ha and [OIII]

September 5,  2004: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 Cederblad 214 (CED214) + NGC7822 in Hydrogen Alpha (FSQ/IMG6303E)

 

August 27, 28, 30, 31 and September 1-4, 2004: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 IC1396 High resolution mosaic in [SII], Ha and [OIII], (FSQ106/IMG6303E)

 

August 27 - 28, 2004: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 IC1396 High resolution mosaic (FSQ106/IMG6303E)

 IC1805 Heart Nebula in [SII], Ha and [OIII] light

 

August 19 - 21, 2004: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 NGC7000 + Pelican Nebula in [SII], Ha and [OIII] light. First light combo of FSQ106 and IMG6303E

 

August 14, 2004: Fremont Peak State Park near San Juan Bautista, California

 NGC7293 Helix Nebula widefield in [NII], [OIII] and Blue light

 

August 12, 2004: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 NGC7000 + Pelican Widefield in Hydrogen Alpha (first light of IMG6303E camera)

M8 and M20 Ha widefield (first light of IMG6303E camera)

Veil region widefield in Ha (first light of IMG6303E camera)

 

August 10, 2004: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 IC1318 Emission Nebula Widefield in Hydrogen Alpha

 IC1396 Emission Nebula Widefield in [SII], Ha and [OIII] Light

 

July 14, 15, 21, 22, 2004: Backyard in Castro Valley, California  and July 16 & 23, 2004 Fremont Peak State Park near San Juan Bautista, California

 NGC6820 Emission Nebula in [SII], Ha and [OIII]

 

July 14 & 15, 2004: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 NGC6820 Emission Nebula in Hydrogen Alpha Light (ST10XME image)

 

July 6 & 8, 2004: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 IC5070 Pelican Nebula in [SII], Ha and [OIII] light (ST10XME image)

 

July 5, 2004: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 Great Ridge area in NGC7000 taken in [SII], Ha and [OIII] Light

 

June 28 and July 4, 2004: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 IC5070 Pelican Nebula Detail in Neck Region in [SII], Ha and [OIII] light

June 28, 2004: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 IC5070 Pelican Nebula Detail in Neck Region

 

June 19, 2004: Fremont Peak State Park near San Juan Bautista, California

 IC1318 + NGC6888 in [SII], Ha and [OIII] light (ST10XME image)

IC1396 + NGC7000 Film shot (Pentax 6x7, Fuji HG120, ISO400 (eight year old film stored in freezer)

June 12, 2004: Fremont Peak State Park near San Juan Bautista, California

 IC1396 in [SII], Ha and [OIII] light (ST10XME image)

 

June 11, 2004: Fremont Peak State Park near San Juan Bautista, California

 M16 Eagle Nebula in the light of [SII], Ha and [OIII] (widefield)

June 6, 2004: Backyard in Castro Valley, California

 van den Bergh 142 Dark Nebula Closeup in [SII], Ha and [OIII] Light (ST10XME image)

 

June 5, 2004: Montebello Open Space Preserve near Palo Alto, California

 Omega Centarui from 37.4 Degrees North

 

June 4, 2004: Fremont Peak State Park, San Juan Bautista, Ca. and June 5, 2004: Montebello Open Space Preserve near Palo Alto, California

 Sharpless 2-155 Cave Nebula in Hydrogen Alpha Light

June 4, 2004: Fremont Peak State Park, San Juan Bautista, Ca.

 NGC6888 Crescent Nebula in Hydrogen Alpha Light

 

May 30, 2004: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

 van den Bergh 142 (VdB 142) Dark Nebula in [SII], Ha and [OIII] Light

 Sharpless 2-101 Emission Nebula in [SII], Ha and [OIII] Light

 

May 29, 2004: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

 Pickering's Triangle from Veil Nebula in Ha, O3 and S2 light

 IC1318 Portion in [SII], [NII] and Ha light

 

May 26, 2004: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

 The Moon: First Light AP180EDT

 

May 15, 2004: Fremont Peak State Park, San Juan Bautitsta, Ca.

 Comet C/2001 Q4 NEAT + 43 Gamma Cancri + Meteor

 

May 6 & 8, 2004: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

 M51 Spiral Galaxy

 

April 29 & 30, 2004: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

 NGC5985 Spiral Galaxy

 

April 27 & 24, 2004: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

 NGC4725 Barred Spiral Galaxy

April 24, 2004: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

 M53 Globular Cluster

 

April 23, 2004: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

 M90 Spiral Galaxy

 NGC4559 Spiral Galaxy

April 22, 2004: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

 NGC5350 area (includes NGC5353, NGC5354 and NGC5355)

 

April 17 & 21, 2004: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

 NGC5371 Spiral Galaxy

 

April 10, 2004: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

 NGC5383 Barred Spiral Galaxy

 

April 9, 2004: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

 NGC3786, NGC3788, SN2004BD

 

April 2, 2004: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

  M64 Blackeye Galaxy

 

March 27 & 28, 2004: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

  NGC4490 Irregular Galaxy

 

March 27, 2004: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

  NGC5504 Spiral Galaxy

 

March 9 & 13, 2004: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

  M82 Spiral Galaxy (LRGB Image)

 

March 12 & 13, 2004: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

  M101 Spiral Galaxy (LRGB Image)

 

March 11-12, 2004: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

  NGC2403 Spiral Galaxy (LRGB)

 

March 7-8, 2004: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

  M106 Spiral Galaxy in LRGB + Ha

February 27, 2004: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

  M65, M66 and NGC3628 Galaxies "Leo Trio" (LRGB)

  Minor Planets Asteroid 940 Kordula and 15805 1994 GB1

February 18, 2004: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

  M65 and M66 Galaxies (luminance only)

February 10-11, 2004: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

  NGC2264 Cone Nebula in [SII], [NII] and Ha light

February 8-9, 2004: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

  Herbig-Haro 34 Nebular region with jets in [SII], Ha and [OIII] light

February 6-7, 2004: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

  PK164+31.1 Jones-Emberson 1 Planetary Nebula in [OIII], Ha and [NII] Light

 

PK164+31.1 Jones-Emberson 1 Planetary Nebula in LRGB + [NII] Ha [OIII] Light

 

January (3, 20-22), 2004: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

  NGC2359Thor's Helmet Nebula in [SII], Ha and [OIII] light

 

January 3, 2004: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

  NGC2359Thor's Helmet Nebula in Hydrogen Alpha Light

 

January 2, 2004: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

  NGC2264 Cone Nebula in Hydrogen Alpha +  [NII] Light

  NGC2261 Hubble's Variable Nebula in Hydrogen Alpha Light

 

December 27, 2003: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

  M82 Galaxy in Ha, [OIII] and [SII] light

 

  M1 Crab Nebula in [SII], Ha and [OIII] Light

 

  Multi-Band Animated Morphing of the Crab Nebula in Radio, Emission Lines and XRAY Bands (combining amateur and Chandra images)

 

December 25-26, 2003: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

  M1 Crab Nebula in Ha and [NII] Light (Splitting Ha and [NII] lines)

  M1 Crab Nebula in [SII], [NII] and Ha Light (exploring the Red portion of the spectrum in The Crab Nebula)

 

December 16, 2003: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

  M1 Crab Nebula in Ha, [OIII], [SII] light 

 

November 26, 2003: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

  M76 Little Dumbbell Nebula in Ha, [OII], [SII] light 

 

November 18, 2003: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

  NGC1499 California Nebula in Ha, [SII], Hb light 

 

  NGC7000 + IC5070 + IC5068 widefield in [SII], Ha and [OIII] light with two color palettes

October 24-26, 2003: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

  NGC2244 Rosette Nebula (high resolution ([SII], Ha and [OIII])

  NGC2244 Rosette Nebula compared to CFHT's Image

October 16, 2003: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

  VdB142 Dark Nebula (Halpha)

October 14, 2003: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

  NGC2264 Christmas Tree Cluster (Ha and [SII])

  Gum-1 Emission Nebula (Ha and [SII])

 

October 11, 2003: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

  IC434 Flame and B33 Horsehead Nebulae (emission line filters + NIR)

  NGC2244 Rosette Nebula (emission line filters)

  IC1396 Emission Nebula (emission line filters)

  IC405 Emission Nebula (Emission line filters)

 

October 10, 2003: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

  IC1805 and IC1795 Emission Nebulae (emission line filters)

  Veil Nebula Widefield (emission line filters)

  NGC1499 California Nebula (Ha, [SII])

  NGC7000 and Pelican Nebulae ([SII], Ha, [OIII])

 

October 3, 2003: Fremont Peak State Park near San Juan Bautista, Ca.

  Flame and Horsehead Nebula (Ha + RGB)

  M42 Orion Nebula (Ha + RGB)

  M31 LRGB

 

September 18, 19, 20, 2003: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca. and Plettstone, a private residence in California's Gold Country

  NGC7635 Bubble Nebula ([SII], Ha, [OIII])

 

September 13, 2003: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

  NGC6820 Emission Nebula (Hydrogen Alpha)

  M42 Trapezium Region (Sulfur II light)

 

September 1, 3, 5, 11, 12, 2003: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

  M27 Dumbbell nebula (Hydrogen Alpha Oxygen III  and Blue light)

September 1, 2003: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

  IC1795 emission nebula (Hydrogen Alpha and Oxygen III light)

August 28, 2003: Fremont Peak State Park, near San Juan Bautista, Ca. and September 1, 2003: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

  M27 Dumbbell Nebula (Hydrogen Alpha and Oxygen III light)

August 22, 2003: Plettstone, in the California Gold Country near Yosemite National Park

  M8 Lagoon Nebula Hourglass Region  (Emission line filters,  Dichroic Beam Splitter) (selected as Astronomy Picture Of The Day for Sept 8, 2003)

   NGC281 Emission Nebula in Ha and [OIII] light  (Emission line filters,  Dichroic Beam Splitter)

August 19, 2003: Fremont Peak State Park, San Juan Bautista, California

 M8 Lagoon Nebula Hourglass Region (Halpha, Dichroic Beam Splitter)

August 15, 2003:  backyard in Castro Valley, California

 NGC7635 Bubble Nebula (Halpha, Dichroic Beam Splitter)

 

August 7, 2003:  backyard in Castro Valley, California

 NGC7635 Bubble Nebula (Emission Line Filters)

July 26, 2003:  backyard in Castro Valley, California

  NGC7380 Emission Nebula (Ha and [OIII] filters)

  IC5146 Cocoon Nebula Nebula (Ha filter)

July 24, 2003:  backyard in Castro Valley, California

  NGC7635 Bubble Nebula (Ha filter)

July 13, 2003:  backyard in Castro Valley, California

  NGC7000 North America Nebula (emission line filters)

July 11, 2003:  backyard in Castro Valley, California

  M27 Dumbbell Nebula (RGB)

July 8, 2003:  backyard in Castro Valley, California

  NGC6960 "Witch's Broom" part of Veil Nebula (emission line filters)

July 4, 2003:  backyard in Castro Valley, California

  M17 Swan Nebula (emission line filters)

  M17 Swan Nebula compared to Hubble "Waves" image

July 1, 2003:  Fremont Peak State Park, California

  Veil Nebula South of Pickering's Triangle (emission line filters)

  The Moon (first sliver)

June 28, 2003:  backyard in Castro Valley, California

  Pickering's Triangle in Veil Nebula (emission line filters)

June 27, 2003:  Fremont Peak State Park, California

  NGC6888 Crescent Nebula (emission line filters)

June 26, 2003:  Fremont Peak State Park, California

  NGC6992 Network Nebula (emission line filters)

June 16 and 21, 2003:  backyard in Castro Valley, Ca. and Plettstone, in the California Gold Country

  M16 in SII, Ha and OIII (false color, "Pillars of Creation")

May 31, 2003: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

  NGC7380 Emission Nebula in Cepheus (RGB and Halpha)

May 19, 2003: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca. 

   NGC7023 Reflection Nebula in Cepheus  (Halpha image)

May 19, 2003: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca. (nearly full moon)

   M86 Region in Coma Berenices (luminance with labeled map)

April 18, 2003: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

  NGC4490 RGB

  M53 Globular Cluster

  NGC4565 Spiral Galaxy (IMG1024S camera)

April 8, 2003: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

  M81 and M82 Region in false color 

  The Moon 

April 7, 2003: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

  Abell 1656 RGB  400Million light years distant

  M86 Region in Coma Berenices

March 27, 2003: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

  NGC4725 Spiral galaxy in  Coma Berenices

  NGC4565 Spiral Galaxy in Coma Berenices

  NGC7635 Bubble Nebula in Cassiopeia (Hydrogen Alpha)

March 26, 2003: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

  NGC4656 Spiral Galaxy in Canes Venatici

February 3, 2003: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

  M81 in HaGB this shows the emission nebulae in M81

February 1, 2003: Fremont Peak State Park, Ca.

  First Light ST10XE test images

January 4, 2003: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

   IC2162 Emission Nebula

December 7, 2002: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

   M1 Crab Nebula (RGB image, FLI/C14)

December 2, 2002: Notification from the Smithsonian Institution of selection as "Featured Observer" for the month of December 2002 in the museum's "First Light" exhibition

   Smithsonian Notification

November 29, 2002: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

   Abell 426 Galaxy Cluster in Perseus

October 12, 2002: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

   NGC206 Open Cluster in the Andromeda Galaxy (color)

October 5 & 12, 2002: Coyote Lake County Park, Gilroy, Ca. and Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

   Barnard 33 / IC434 Horsehead Nebula (color)

October 5, 2002: Coyote Lake County Park, Gilroy, Ca.

   NGC7293 Helix Nebula (color)

   NGC7293 Helix Nebula (B/W)

   M42 The Great Nebula in Orion emission line filters (color)

   Barnard 33 / IC434 Horsehead Nebula (B/W)

October 1, 2002: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

   M42 The Great Orion Nebula (color)

   M45 The Pleiades (color)

October 1 and Sept 23 & 24, 2002: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

   Sh2-129 & vdB140 Emission Nebula (color)

September 25, 2002: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

   Sh2-129 & vdB140 Emission Nebula (B/W)

September 23 & 24, 2002: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

   CED214 Emission Nebula (Color)

September 23, 2002: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

   CED214 Emission Nebula (B/W)

September 7, 2002: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

    M31 The Andromeda Galaxy (Color)

September 1, 2002: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

    M33 The Pinwheel Galaxy in Triangulum (color)

August 24, 2002: Fremont Peak State Park, Ca.

    IC1318 Emission Nebula Region (b/w)

    IC1318 Emission Nebula Region (color)

August  17, 2002: Fremont Peak State Park, Ca.

    IC1318 Emission Nebula (b/w)

August  9 & 10, 2002: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

     NGC6992 Network Nebula in Ha, OIII and Hb (color)

August 5, 2002: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

     Sunspot Group NOAA 057 (b/w)

July 27, 2002: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

       IC5068 Emission Nebula (b/w)

       IC5068 Emission Nebula (color)

       IC5070 Pelican Nebula (color)

July 26, 2002: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

       IC5070 Pelican Nebula (b/w)

July 20, 2002: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

       NGC6820 Emission Nebula (color)

July 13, 2002: Fremont Peak State Park, Ca.

     NGC6992 Network Nebula (color)

July 12, 2002: Backyard in Castro Valley, Ca.

      IC1805 Emission Nebula (color)

       M31 The Andromeda Galaxy (b/w)

July 5, 2002: Coyote Lake:

     M8 Lagoon Nebula (b/w)

       M8 Lagoon Nebula (color)

     Veil Nebula Pickering's Triangle (b/w)

July 3, 2002: Montebello Ridge:

       M16 "pillars of creation" (b/w)

 

 

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