Atmospheric stability above my home (Littleton, Colorado) is normally very poor and light pollution is severe. Consequently, the best images are usually made at remote sites, like the Denver Astronomical Society's EG Kline Dark Site near Deer Trail, Colorado. Support dark skies at the International Darksky Association.

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    M31 - Andromeda Galaxy 
M31 Andromeda Galaxy with M32 and 110; Darrell Dodge 2011 July 30, 2011
WUTS Star Party, Fox Park, WY
Honis-modified Canon 450D w/ Baader UV/IR Cut Filter;
AstroTech AT72ED f/6 refractor with AT2 field flattener
Focused with Spike-a Bahtinov mask
Subs: 9x240s; 6x60s for core layer mask.
Guided with SSAG and PHD thru home-made 50mm guidescope;
Processed with Nebulosity & CS5; master darks
    Cocoon Nebula 
Cocoon Nebula - Darrell Dodge, 2011 July 31, 2011
WUTS Star Party, Fox Park, WY
Honis-modified Canon 450D w/ Baader UV/IR Cut Filter;
AstroTech AT8IN f/4 Newtonian with Baader MPCC
Focused with Spike-a Bahtinov mask
Guided with SSAG and PHD thru AT72ED refractor
Processed with Nebulosity & CS5; master darks at 45deg F.
    Cave Nebula 
Cave Nebula, Darrell Dodge, 2011 July 30, 2011
WUTS Star Party, Fox park, WY
Honis-modified Canon 450D w/ Baader UV/IR Cut Filter;
AstroTech AT72ED f/6 refractor with AT2 field flattener
Focused with Spike-a Bahtinov mask
Subs: 14x240secs; (56 min.)
Guided with SSAG and PHD thru home-made 50mm guidescope;
Processed with Nebulosity & CS5; master darks at 45deg F.
     M8, M20, M21 
M8, M20 & M21 - Darrell Dodge, 2011 July 30, 2011
WUTS Star Party, Fox Park, WY
Honis-modified Canon 450D w/ Baader UV/IR Cut Filter;
AstroTech AT72ED f/6 refractor with AT2 field flattener
Focused with Spike-a Bahtinov mask
Subs: 9x180s, 8x240s
Guided with SSAG and PHD thru home-made 50mm x9 guidescope;
Processed with Nebulosity & CS5; master darks at 45deg F.
Notes: Image includes (from left to right) M21, M20, NGC6540, NGC6526, Ru 139 open cluster, Bocham 14 open cluster, M8, and many catalogued dark nebulae in M8.
    North American & Pelican Nebulae complex in Cygnus 
North American & Pelican Nebulae, Darrell M. Dodge 2011 July 3, 2011
Rainbow Point, Bryce Canyon NP, UT
Honis-modified Canon 450D w/ Baader UV/IR Cut Filter;
AstroTech AT72ED f/6 refractor with AT2 field flattener
Focused with Spike-a Bahtinov mask
Subs: 14x240secs; (56 min.)
Guided with SSAG and PHD thru home-made 50mm guidescope;
Processed with Nebulosity & CS5; master darks at 55deg F.
    M101 (NGC5457) - The Pinwheel Galaxy in Ursa Major
M101 July 1, 2011 Darrell Dodge July 1, 2011
Bryce Canyon, UT
Honis-modified Canon 450D w/ Baader UV/IR Cut Filter;
Celestron C11 at f/6.3
Focused with Farpoint Bahtinov mask; Hutech low profile helical focuser
Subs: 13x180secs; 4x300secs (59 min.)
Guided with SSAG and PHD thru AT72ED refractor;
Processed with Nebulosity & CS5; master darks at 55deg F.
    NGC281 - Pac Man Nebula 
NGC281 - Pack Man Nebula, Jul 1, 2011, Darrell Dodge July 1, 2011
Bryce Canyon, UT
Honis-modified Canon 450D w/ Baader UV/IR Cut Filter;
Celestron C11 at f/6.3
Focused with Farpoint Bahtinov mask; Hutech low profile helical focuser
Subs: 10x240secs (40 min.)
Guided with SSAG and PHD thru AT72ED refractor;
Processed with Nebulosity & CS5; master darks at 45deg F.
    NGC6888 - The Crescent Nebula 
Crescent Nebula June 5, 2011
Deer Trail, Colorado
Honis-modified Canon 450D w/ Baader UV/IR Cut Filter;
AT8IN Imaging Newtonian f/4
Focused with Spike-A Bahtinov mask
Guided with SSAG and PHD thru AT72ED refractor;
Luminence obtained with Astronomik 11nm H-alpha clip filter
Processed with Nebulosity & CS5; master darks
    Markarian's Chain in Virgo 
Markarian's Chain (Western Portion) - Darrell Dodge 2011 May 29, 2011
Deer Trail, Colorado
Honis-modified Canon 450D w/ Baader UV/IR Cut Filter;
AT8IN Imaging Newtonian f/4
Focused with Spike-A Bahtinov mask
Guided with SSAG and PHD thru AT72ED refractor;
Processed with Nebulosity & CS5; master darks
    Supernova SN2011DH in M51 
SN2011dh in M51 - Darrell Dodge, 2011 June 4, 2011
Deer Trail, Colorado
Honis-modified Canon 450D w/ Baader UV/IR Cut Filter;
AT8IN Imaging Newtonian f/4
Focused with Spike-A Bahtinov mask
Guided with SSAG and PHD thru AT72ED refractor;
Processed with Nebulosity & CS5; master darks
    IC1396 - Elephant Trunk Nebula
IC1396 - The Elephant Trunk Nebula - May 2011 Darrell Dodge May 29, 2011
Deer Trail, Colorado
Honis-modified Canon 450D w/ Baader UV/IR Cut Filter;
AT8IN Imaging Newtonian f/4
Focused with Spike-A Bahtinov mask
Guided with SSAG and PHD thru AT72ED refractor;
Processed with Nebulosity & CS5; master darks
   M13 - Globular Cluster in Hercules 
M13 - Globular Cluster in Hercules - Darrell Dodge, 2011 April 28, 2011
Deer Trail, Colorado
Honis-modified Canon 450D w/ Baader UV/IR Cut Filter;
Celestron C11 at f/6.3
Focused with Farpoint Bahtinov mask
17 minutes of exposures just before morning twilight.
Guided with SSAG and PHD thru AT72ED refractor;
Processed with Nebulosity & CS5; master darks
   Leo Trio - M66, M65, NGC3628
Leo Trio - Darrell Dodge, January 2011 January 28, 2011
Deer Trail, Colorado
Honis-modified Canon 450D w/ Baader UV/IR Cut Filter; Baader MPCC
AstroTech AT8IN Imaging Newtonian
Focused with Spike-A Bahtinov mask
7x120; 11x180 (Total: 47 min)
Guided with SSAG and PHD thru AT72ED refractor;
Processed with Nebulosity & CS5; master darks
    M51 - Whirlpool Galaxy & NGC5195 in Canes Venatici (Widefield) 
M51 Whirlpool Galaxy Wide Field - 2011 Darrell Dodge January 28, 2011
Deer Trail, Colorado
Honis-modified Canon 450D w/ Baader UV/IR Cut Filter; Baader MPCC
AstroTech AT8IN Imaging Newtonian
Focused with Spike-A Bahtinov mask
6x120; 3x180; 4x60 (Total: 25 min)
Guided with SSAG and PHD thru AT72ED refractor;
Processed with Nebulosity & CS5; master darks
White haze around smaller galaxy (NGC5195) is comprised of stars being flung out by tidal forces.
    M82 - Starburst Galaxy in Ursa Major 
m82 - Irregular Galaxy in Ursa Major - 2011 Darrell Dodge April 4 and 28, 2011
Deer Trail, Colorado
Honis-modified Canon 450D w/ Baader UV/IR Cut Filter;
Celestron C11 w/ Celestron f/6.3 focal reducer; Hutech helical focuser
Focused with Farpoint Bahtinov mask

10x180s, 12x240s, 17x300s, 2x360s (Total: 175 min)
Guided with SSAG and PHD thru AT72ED refractor;
Processed with Nebulosity & CS5; master darks
    M63 - The Sunflower Galaxy in Canes Venatici 
M63 - Sunflower Galaxy - 2011 Darrell Dodge April 5, 2011
Deer Trail, Colorado
Honis-modified Canon 450D w/ Baader UV/IR Cut Filter;
Celestron C11 w/ Celestron f/6.3 focal reducer
Focused with Farpoint Bahtinov mask

Total exposures: 24 min
Guided with SSAG and PHD thru AT72ED refractor;
Processed with Nebulosity & CS5; master darks
50 deg F; jet stream aloft; clouds streaming from mountains.
    NGC2903/2905 - Barred Galaxy in Leo 
NGC2903 - Darrell Dodge, 2011 March 5, 2011
Deer Trail, Colorado
Honis-modified Canon 450D w/ Baader UV/IR Cut Filter;
Celestron C11 w/ Celestron f/6.3 focal reducer
Focused with Farpoint Bahtinov mask

22 x 240secs
Guided with SSAG and PHD thru AT72ED refractor;
Processed with Nebulosity & CS5; master darks
15 deg F; heavy haze and frost; east is up; bright spiral arm on right (north) is NGC2905.
    Witch Head Nebula (IC2118) in Eridanus 
Witch Head Nebula in Eridanus - Darrell Dodge, 2011 January 28, 2011
Littleton, Colorado
Honis-modified Canon 450D w/ Baader UV/IR Cut Filter;
AstroTech AT72ED f/6 Refractor (AT2FF)

6x180 secs; 9x240 secs
Guided with SSAG and PHD;
Processed with Nebulosity & CS5; master dark
    NGC 2237 & 2244 - The Rosette Nebula & Star Cluster in Monoceros  
NGC2237/44 - Rosette and Cluster, Darrell Dodge, 2011 January 4, 2011
Littleton, Colorado
Honis-modified Canon 450D w/ Astronomik CLS Clip, Baader UV/IR Cut Filter;
AstroTech AT72ED f/6 Refractor (no FF)

65 min light frames from 120-240 secs; synthetic luminance from red channel
Guided with SSAG and PHD;
Processed with Nebulosity & CS2; master dark
    Sword of Orion - M42/43 and the Running Man Nebula 
Sword of Orion - M42/43 and the Running Man - Darrell Dodge 2011 January 2, 2011
Littleton, Colorado
Honis-modified Canon 450D w/ Astronomik CLS Clip, Baader UV/IR Cut Filter;
AstroTech AT72ED f/6 Refractor (no FF)

61 min exp at 15, 30, 60, 90, 120, 180 & 240 secs
Guided with SSAG and PHD;
Processed with Nebulosity & CS2; master dark
     NGC 2264 - The Christmas Tree and Cone Nebulae 
NGC2264 - Christmas Tree and Cone - Darrell Dodge, 2010 December 6, 2010
Deer Trail, Colorado
15 deg F;
Canon 450D, Honis-modified w/ Baader UV/IR Cut Filter; MPCC
AstroTech AT8IN f/4 8-in Imaging Newtonian

15x120sec + 9x180sec
Guided with SSAG and PHD;
Processed with Nebulosity & CS2; master dark
     M106 and NGC 4217 
M106 - Darrell M. Dodge, 2010 December 6, 2010
Deer Trail, Colorado
18 deg F;
Canon 450D, Honis-modified w/ Baader UV/IR Cut Filter; MPCC
AstroTech AT8IN f/4 8-in Imaging Newtonian

6x180secs
Guided with SSAG and PHD;
Processed with Nebulosity & CS2; master dark
Notes: Session interrupted by morning twilight; NGC 4217 lower right.
     M1 - The Crab Nebula  - 1054 Supernova Remnant in Taurus
The Crab Nebula - Darrell Dodge November 26, 2010
Littleton, Colorado
40 deg F;
Canon 450D, Honis-modified;
Celestron C-11 @ f/10 / CGE;

58 images x 60 secs
Guided with SSAG and PHD;
Processed with Nebulosity & CS2; master dark
Notes: 3rd Q Moon; high level turbulence
     M82 & M81, Interacting Galaxies in Ursa Major 
M82 and M81 Interacting Galaxies in Ursa Major November 6, 2010
Deer Trail, Colorado
40 deg F;
Canon 450D Honis-modified w/ Baader UV/IR cut filter & Baader MPCC;
AstroTech AT8IN @f/4 / CGE;

8 images x 300 secs
Guided with SSAG and PHD;
Processed with Nebulosity & CS2
     IC5070 - The Pelican Nebula 
IC5070 - The Pelican Nebula - Darrell Dodge 2010  November 6, 2010
Deer Trail, Colorado
40 deg F;
Canon 450D Honis-modified w/ Baader UV/IR cut filter & Baader MPCC;
AstroTech AT8IN @f/4 / CGE;

14 images x 240 secs
Guided with SSAG and PHD;
Processed with Nebulosity & CS2
     M78 / NGC2071- Reflection Nebulae in Orion 
M78 Reflection Nebula - Darrell Dodge 2010 November 5, 2010
Deer Trail, Colorado
40 deg F;
Canon 450D Honis-modified w/ Baader UV/IR cut filter & Baader MPCC;
AstroTech AT8IN @f/4 / CGE;

9 images x 300 secs
Guided with SSAG and PHD;
Processed with Nebulosity & CS2; M78 bottom; NGC2071 top.
     The California Nebula - NGC1499 (Central Portion)
California Nebula - copyright Darrell Dodge November 5, 2010
Deer Trail, Colorado
40 deg F;
Canon 450D Honis-modified w/ Baader UV/IR cut filter & Baader MPCC;
AstroTech AT8IN @f/4 / CGE;
Guided with SSAG and PHD;
Processed with Nebulosity & CS2
     M33 - The Pinwheel Galaxy in Triangulum
M33 - Triangulum Galaxy - Darrell Dodge November 5, 2010
Deer Trail, Colorado
40 deg F;
Canon 450D Honis-modified w/ Baader UV/IR cut filter & Baader MPCC;
AstroTech AT8IN @f/4 / CGE;

11 images x 240 secs
Guided with SSAG and PHD;
Processed with Nebulosity & CS2
     IC405 - Flaming Star Nebula and AE Auriga 
Flaming Star Nebula - Darrell Dodge October 9, 2010
Deer Trail, Colorado
35 deg F;
Canon 450D Honis-modified w/ Baader UV/IR cut filter & Baader MPCC;
AstroTech AT8IN @f/4 / CGE;

6 images x 300 secs
Guided with SSAG and PHD;
Processed with Nebulosity & CS2
     The Horsehead / Flame Nebula Region in Orion
Horsehead Region in Orion October 9, 2010
Deer Trail, Colorado
35 deg F;
Canon 450D Honis-modified w/ Baader UV/IR cut filter & Baader MPCC;
AstroTech AT8IN @f/4 / CGE;

14 subframes @ 120 secs;
Guided with SSAG and PHD;
Processed with Nebulosity & CS2
     NGC 7023 - The Iris Nebula (Reflection Nebula in Cepheus)
NGC7023 The Iris Nebula - Darrell Dodge  October 8, 2010
Deer Trail, Colorado
40 deg F;
Canon 450D Honis-modified w/ Baader UV/IR cut filter & Baader MPCC;
AstroTech AT8IN @f/4 / CGE;

9 subframes @ 240 secs;
Guided with SSAG and PHD;
Processed with Nebulosity & CS2
     M45 - The Pleiades & Reflection Nebula 
The Pleiades - copyright Darrell Dodge  October 8, 2010
Deer Trail, Colorado
45 deg F;
Canon 450D Honis-modified w/ Baader UV/IR cut filter & Baader MPCC;
AstroTech AT8IN @f/4 / CGE;

16 subframes @ 180 secs;
Guided with SSAG and PHD;
Processed with Nebulosity & CS2
     Comet103P/Hartley2 East of the Double Cluster in Perseus
Comet 103P/Hartley2 and Double Cluster October 8, 2010
Deer Trail, Colorado
45 deg F;
Canon 450D Honis-modified w/ Baader UV/IR cut filter & Baader Multipurpose Coma Corrector;
AstroTech AT8IN @f/4 / CGE;

Mosaic of 2 single 90-sec exposures; ISO1600
Guided with SSAG and PHD;
Processed with Nebulosity & CS2
     Comet 103P/Hartley 2 
Comet Hartley 2 October 3, 2010
Deer Trail, Colorado
60 deg F;
Canon 450D Honis-modified w/ Baader UV/IR cut filter & Baader Multipurpose Coma Corrector;
AstroTech AT8IN @f/4 / CGE;

5 subframes @ 90 secs;
Guided with SSAG and PHD;
Processed with Nebulosity, PS 7 and CS2
      IC1318 - Butterfly Nebula in Cygnus
IC1318 Thumbnail - Darrell Dodge August 14, 2010
Deer Trail, Colorado
52 deg F;
Canon 450D Honis-modified w/ Baader UV/IR cut filter & Baader Multipurpose Coma Corrector;
AstroTech AT8IN @f/4 / CGE;

12 subframes @ 240 secs;
Guided with SSAG and PHD;
Processed with Nebulosity and PS 7
(Runner-up (tie) in Digital-Astro August 2010 Group Contest - Thank You)
     M31 - Andromeda Galaxy (with M32 and M110) 
M31 Thumbnail July 17, 2010
Deer Trail, Colorado
68 deg F;
Canon 450D Honis-modified w/ Baader MPCC;
AstroTech AT8IN @f/4 / CGE;

2-image mosaic; both @ 4x120 + 2x180 secs;
Guided with SSAG and PHD;
Processed with Nebulosity and PS 7
     M31 - Andromeda Galaxy (with M32 and M110) 
M31 - Small Refractor; Darrell Dodge  July 11, 2010
Deer Trail, Colorado
Canon 450D modified
Orion ST80 Refractor; CGE
7 images @ 120secs
Processed with Nebulosity and PS 7
     M8 - The Lagoon Nebula in Sagittarius
M8 - Lagoon Emmission Nebula in Sagittarius July 10, 2010
Deer Trail, Colorado
60 deg F;
Canon 450D Honis-modified w/ Baader UV/IR Filter & Baader Multipurpose Coma Corrector;
AstroTech AT8IN @f/4 / CGE;

4 subs @ 180 secs; 4 subs @ 120 secs
Guided with SSAG and PHD;
Processed with Nebulosity and PS 7
    M27 - The Dumbbell Nebula in Vulpecula 
M27 - Dumbbell Nebula Thumbnail July 10, 2010
Deer Trail, Colorado
60 deg F;
Canon 450D Honis-modified w/ Baader UV/IR Filter & Baader Multipurpose Coma Corrector;
AstroTech AT8IN @f/4 / CGE;

6 images @ 180 secs;
Guided with SSAG and PHD;
Processed with Nebulosity and PS 7
    Veil Nebula (Network Nebula Portion)
Veil Nebula (Portion) - Darrell Dodge June 23, 2010
Littleton, Colorado
Gibbous Moon, light pollution; 65 deg F;
Canon 450D Honis-modified w/ Baader UV/IR Filter & Baader Multipurpose Coma Corrector;
Astronomik EOS Broadband Clip-Filter CLS;

AstroTech AT8IN @f/4 / CGE;
3 images @ 360 secs;
Guided with SSAG and PHD;
Processed with Nebulosity and PS 7
   M20 - Trifid Nebula
M20 - Trifid Nebula - Darrell M. Dodge June 18, 2010
Deer Trail, Colorado
Good Transp. & haze; 65 deg F;
Canon 450D Honis-modified w/ Baader UV/IR Filter & Baader Multipurpose Coma Corrector;
AstroTech AT8IN @f/4 / CGE;
7 images @ 120-180 secs;
Guided with SSAG and PHD;
Processed with Nebulosity and PS 7 (redone to improve color - November 24, 2010)
   M17 - Swan or Omega Nebula
M17 by Darrell Dodge - Thumbnail June 18, 2010
Deer Trail, Colorado
Good Transp. & haze; 65 deg F;
Canon 450D Honis-modified w/ Baader UV/IR Filter & Baader Multipurpose Coma Corrector;
AstroTech AT8IN @f/4 / CGE;
12 images @ 120-180 secs;
Guided with SSAG and PHD;
Processed with Nebulosity and PS 7
   M16 - Eagle or Star Queen Nebula
M16 - Thumbnail June 18, 2010
Deer Trail, Colorado
Good Transp. & haze; 65 deg F;
Canon 450D Honis-modified w/ Baader UV/IR Filter & Baader Multipurpose Coma Corrector;
AstroTech AT8IN @f/4 / CGE;
13 images @ 120-180 secs;
Guided with SSAG and PHD;
Processed with Nebulosity and PS 7
   M27 - "Dumbbell" Planetary Nebula
Messier 27 - Planetary Nebula June 7, 2010
Deer Trail, Colorado
Marginal Seeing & haze; 65 deg F;
Canon 450D Honis-modified w/ Baader UV/IR Filter;
First light with modified camera

Celestron 11-in SCT @f/6.3 / CGE;
10 images @ 90 secs;
Guided with SSAG and PHD;
Processed with Nebulosity and PS 7
   M101 Pinwheel Galaxy in Ursa Major
M101 Thumbnail Image May 10, 2010
Deer Trail, Colorado
Poor Seeing & haze; 50 deg F;
Canon 450D unmodified Celestron 11-in SCT @f/6.3 / CGE;
13 images @ 240 secs;
Guided with SSAG and PHD;
Processed with Nebulosity and PS 7
   NGC4565 Needle Galaxy in Coma Berenices
NGC4565 Thumbnail image May 10, 2010
Deer Trail, Colorado
Poor Seeing and haze; 50 deg F;
Canon 450D unmodified Celestron 11-in SCT @f/6.3 / CGE;
13 images @ 240 secs;
Guided with SSAG and PHD;
Processed with Nebulosity and PS 7
   M13 Globular Cluster in Hercules (Modified Camera)
M13 - Darrell Dodge TN June 7, 2010
Deer Trail, Colorado
Marginal Seeing & haze; 65 deg F;
Canon 450D Honis-modified w/ Baader UV/IR Filter;
Celestron 11-in SCT @f/6.3 / CGE;
9 images @ 90 secs;
Guided with SSAG and PHD;
Processed with Nebulosity and PS 7
   M13 Globular Cluster in Hercules (Unmodified Camera)
M13 - Darrell Dodge UM April 19, 2010
Littleton, Colorado
Good Seeing; 45 deg F;
Canon 450D unmodified; w/
Astronomik EOS Broadband
Clip-Filter CLS;

Celestron 11-in SCT @f/6.3 / CGE;
8 images @ 60 secs;
Guided with SSAG and PHD;
Processed with Nebulosity and PS 7
 
   M86/M84 and "The Eyes" and "Alien Face" in Virgo (Markarian's Chain)
March 13, 2010
Deer Trail, Colorado
Good Seeing; 20 deg F
Canon 450D unmodified
AstroTech AT8IN / CGE
6 images @ 300 secs
Guided with SSAG and PHD
   M4 - Globular Cluster in Scorpio
M4 Thumbnail March 13, 2010
Deer Trail, Colorado
Good Seeing; 20 deg F
Canon 450D unmodified
AstroTech AT8IN / CGE
3 images @ 120 secs
Guided with SSAG and PHD
   Leo Trio - M66, M65, NGC 3628
Leo Trio Thumbnail March 13, 2010
Deer Trail, Colorado
Good Seeing; 18 deg F
Canon 450D unmodified
AstroTech AT8IN / CGE
5 images @ 300 secs
Guided with SSAG and PHD
   M81 and M82 Interacting Galaxies 
M81 and M82  March 13, 2010
Deer Trail, Colorado
Good Seeing; 18 deg F
Canon 450D unmodified
AstroTech AT8IN / CGE
9 images @ 360 secs
Guided with SSAG and PHD
   M101 Pinwheel Galaxy
M101 - Pinwheel Galaxy January 10, 2010
Deer Trail, Colorado
Good Seeing
Canon 450D unmodified
Celestron C11; CGE
3 images @ 280 secs, guided
   M51 Whirlpool Galaxy
M51 - Whirlpool Nebula January 10, 2010
Deer Trail, Colorado
Good Seeing
Canon 450D unmodified
Celestron C11; CGE
4 images @ 600 secs, guided
   IC434/B33 - The Horsehead Nebula
IC434 Horsehead Nebula January 9, 2010
Deer Trail, Colorado
Good Seeing
Canon 450D unmodified
Celestron C11; CGE
6 images @ 400 secs, guided
   M3 Globular Cluster 
  December 20, 2009
Deer Trail, Colorado
Good Seeing
Canon 450D unmodified
Celestron 9.25; CGE
7 images @ 90 secs, guided
 
    M42/43 Great Nebula in Orion 
M32/33 Orion Nebula December 12, 2009
Littleton, Colorado
Haze/Moderate Wind
Canon 450D unmodified
Celestron C11; CGE
7 images @ 90 secs, guided
    M45 - The Pleiades
M45 - The Pleiades November 21, 2009
Deer Trail, Colorado
Poor Seeing/High Wind
Canon 450D unmodified
Orion ST80 Refractor; CGE
3 images @ 180 secs unguided
    NGC 1977 - The Running Man (Reflection Nebula)
The Running Man November 21, 2009
Deer Trail, Colorado
Poor Seeing/High Wind
Canon 450D unmodified
Celestron C11; CGE
3 images @ 150 secs unguided
    Sword of Orion
Orion Sword November 19, 2009
Littleton, Colorado
Moderate Seeing/Haze
Canon 450D unmodified
Lumicon DSF

Orion ST80 Refractor; CGE
3 images @ 60 secs unguided
   M16 - Eagle Nebula 
M16 Eagle Nebula  August 10, 2007
Fox Park, WY
Good Seeing
SBIG ST8
Celestron 11; CGE f/6.3
7 images @ 30 secs
   NGC891 - "Outer Limits" Galaxy 
NGC891  August 11, 2007
Fox Park, WY
Good Seeing
SBIG ST8
Celestron 11; CGE f/6.3
8 images @ 30 secs
   M17 - The Omega Nebula 
M17 - Omega Nebula April 14, 2007
Deer Trail, Colorado
Poor Seeing
SBIG ST8
Celestron 11; CGE f/6.3
5 images @ 12 secs
   M13 - Globular Cluster in Hercules
 
February 18, 2007
Littleton, CO
Moderate Seeing
SBIG ST8
Celestron 9.25; CGE f/6.3
20 images @ 6 secs
   
  M66 and M65 in Leo
 
February 21, 2007
Littleton, CO
Moderate Seeing
SBIG ST8
Celestron 9.25 CGE f/6.3 reducer
10 images @ 15 secs
 
  M104 (Sombrero Galaxy) in Virgo
 
February 21, 2007
Littleton, CO
Moderate Seeing
SBIG ST8
Celestron 9.25 CGE f/6.3 reducer
15 images @ 15 secs
   
 
   M1 - The Crab Nebula in Taurus
February 3, 2005
Littleton, CO
Poor Seeing
Meade DSI (16-bit)
Orion 120ST f/5 CGE
20 images @ 8 secs
 
   M1 - The Crab Nebula in Taurus
February 9, 2005
Littleton, CO
Poor Seeing
Meade DSI (16-bit)
Celestron 9.25 CGE f/6.3
1 image @ 30 secs
 
  M-46 - Open Cluster in Puppis (with planetary nebula)

February 3, 2005
Littleton, CO
Poor Seeing
Meade DSI (16-bit)
Celestron 9.25 CGE f/6.3

 
  M37 - Open Cluster in Auriga
February 3, 2005
Littleton, CO
Poor Seeing
Meade DSI (16-bit)
Celestron 9.25 CGE f/6.3
 
  M-64 - Black Eye Galaxy
February 4, 2005
Littleton, CO
Poor Seeing
Meade DSI (16-bit)
Celestron 9.25 CGE f/6.3
 
  M81 - Bode's Nebula in Ursa Major
 
February 9, 2005
Littleton, CO
Poor Seeing
Meade DSI (16-bit)
Orion 120ST f/5 Refractor
   
M82 - Peculiar Galaxy in Ursa Major
 
February 9, 2005
Littleton, CO
Poor Seeing
Meade DSI (16-bit)
Orion 120ST f/5 Refractor
   
  IC 434 - Horsehead Nebula in Orion
February 13, 2005
Littleton, CO
Very Poor Seeing
Meade DSI (16-bit)
Orion 120ST f/5 Refractor CGE
 
  M15 - Globular Cluster in Pegasus
October 2003
Littleton, CO
Good Seeing
SAC8-1 (8-bit)
Celestron 9.25/CI-700  f/6.3
 
 

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