The Night Sky

These images of the night sky were taken with a Nikon D200 piggybacked on a telescope on Kitt Peak.

The Andromeda Galaxy M31

An Image of the Milky Way toward the center of our galaxy. The brightest star like objects is the planet Jupiter

Below are images of the night sky shot with a Nikon D70s attached to a Televue 76mm. This was a first attempt to capture the beauty of the night sky with our digital cameras

The Great Nebula in Orion M42

This first shot is the moon a couple days past first quarter. The camera was attached to a refractor riding on the main telescope giving a focal length of about 500mm ISO 200 shooting at 1/200th of a sec

The Rosette Nebula NGC2244

The Andromeda Galaxy, M31, which is 2.4 million light years from earth with its companions M32 and M110