M33 – Triangulum Galaxy from a Bortle 8/9 LP Zone

M33 is a superb galaxy to image (and observe visually) given its size and itself hosts many NGC and IC objects. I imaged this galaxy over 3 evenings spread about 4-5 days apart from my heavily light polluted backyard. It is a Bortle Red / White zone depending on which direction you look in. Also... Continue Reading →

EAA – Summer Nebulae Aug 9, 2020

Summer evenings are special. I really enjoy the beautiful cool summer evenings here in San Diego with a sparkling summer sky. It is one of the most relaxing experiences for me. Of course my light polluted backyard makes visual observing a lot more challenging but EAA really helps. For this session I decided to use... Continue Reading →

Capturing NEO (52768) 1998 OR2

No doubt you have seen the headlines in the press on this asteroid which did a very close pass by Earth. It came within 3.9 million miles on the morning of April 29th. NEO or Near Earth Object (52768) 1998 OR2 is actually quite a large asteroid ~1.2 miles across so it is a good... Continue Reading →

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