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Images of the moon and stars and other solar system objects
Comet Johnson (C/2015 V2)
Comet Johnson (C/2015 V2)
This is comet Johnson (C/2015 V2). The comet was visible with almost any telescope as it passed through the inner solar system in the spring of 2017.

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2017-Apr-04

Exposure: RGB 13x4min, total 2hr 36min
Processing: SGP, MaximDL, Corel
Imaging: MN190, STF8300M, EQ8
Guiding: VMC110L, TV2xBarlow, LodestarX2

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The Moon
The Moon
This is an image of the moon taken from an urban back yard.

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2011-Oct-17

ISO200 1x1/500s
CCP2,CPT
C8, CG5, D90

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51  Andromedae
51 Andromedae
51 Andromedae is the 5th brightest star in the Andromeda constellation. It is also known as Nembus.

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2015-Nov-30

LRGB 4x30s, total 8min
EQMOD, SGP, PHD2, MaximDL, Corel
EQ8, MN190, STF-8300M, A80Mf, LSX2

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Eta Persei
Eta Persei
Eta Persei is a star in the Perseus constellation that is also known as Miram.

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2015-Nov-30

LRGB 4x30s, total 8min
EQMOD, SGP, PHD2, MaximDL, Corel
EQ8, MN190, STF-8300M, A80Mf, LSX2

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Segin
Segin
Epsilon Cas, also known as Segin is a star in the Cassiopeia constellation.

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2015-Nov-30

RGB 5x30s, 2.5m ea, 7.5min total
SGP, MaximDL, Corel
EQ8, MN190, STF-8300M, A80Mf, LSX2

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Gamma Cassiopeiae
Gamma Cassiopeiae
Gamma Cassiopeiae is the middle star in the constellation Cassiopeia.

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2013-Oct-12

ISO200, 3x4m, total 12m
EQMOD, BYEOS, DSS, CPT
NEQ6, E11, 0.7xFR, 60Da, COAG, SSAG

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Sadr
Sadr
Sadr is the central star in the constellation Cygnus.

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2011-Nov-06

ISO800, 2x15s, total 30s
CCP2,DSS,CPT
C8, CG5, D90

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Deneb
Deneb
Deneb is the brightest star in the constellation Cygnus.

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2011-Nov-06

ISO800, 4x13s, total 52s
CCP2, DSS, CPT
C8, CG5, D90

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Caph
Caph
Caph is a star found in the constellation Cassiopeia. Caph is the top right star of the W formed by the constellation.

Edmonton
2014-Jan-28

ISO400 3x2m, 1x4m, total 10m
BYEOS, DSS, CPT
CGEM-DX,E11,0.7xFR,COAG,SSAG

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Polaris, The North Star
Polaris, The North Star
A close up of a single image frame shows the smaller companion star.


Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
2011-Nov-08

ISO200, 5x15s, total 75s
CCP2,DSS,CPT
C8, CG5, D90

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Star Field near NGC 513
Star Field near NGC 513
NGC 513 is just one of scores of galaxies found in this star field. Zoom in and scroll around. I counted over 90 galaxies plus a dozen or more probables.

Near Lindbrook, Alberta, Canada
2015-Oct-18

LRGB 6x6m, total 2hr 24m
SGP, MaximDL, Corel
NEQ6, NP101is, STF-8300M, LSX2, LE80OTA

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Star Field near NGC 503
Star Field near NGC 503
NGC 503 is just one of scores of galaxies found in this star field. Zoom in and scroll around. I counted about 60 galaxies.

Near Lindbrook, Alberta, Canada
2015-Oct-13

LRGB 10x5m, total 3hr, 20m
SGP, MaximDL, CPS
NEQ6, NP101is, STF-8300M, LSX2, LE80OTA

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This is a collection of images of the moon and stars.
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