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VVenus Transit of June 5, 2012

Annular Solar Eclipse of May 20, 2012



Great Red Spot

CML Transit


Europa Shadow

 M57 Ring Nebula

The almost full Moon over Lynchburg, Virginia on October 22, 2018 at 6:15 PM

Super Moon  10/16/2016

The above composite photo of, the path of the asteroid Vesta through  Gemini , was

    made over a period of 46 Days from February 6, 2017 through March 24,2017. The camera

   used was a Canon T3i Piggybacked on a  8” SCT. The lens was a 75 to 300 mm telephoto

   lens at 75 mm. The exposures were 20 seconds long at ISO 3200. The location was from

   my home in Lynchburg, Virginia. A total of seven exposures were used to make

   the composite photo.    

    a iOptron Sky Guider Pro. Frames were stacked in AutoStakert and processed in

   Gimp to bring out details.

M31, Andromeda Galaxy, photo made on October  18, 2019. 11, 120 second, 800 ISO exposures  using a Canon T7i EOS Rebel camera with a 300 mm  zoom  lens. Mounted on tripod with  iOPTRON SKY GUIDER Pro