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Lunar Eclipse

Pictures taken on January 31, 2018

Lunar Eclipse

Partial Solar Eclipse 8/21/2017

Misc. Sun Spots & Sun Shots

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The Comet Neowise

Taken from my backyard on July 18,2020

Comet Neowise
Jupiter

Taken Tue, 13 October 2020 10:09:24 PM

Jupiter
Mars

Mars at opposition:closest to earth and fully illuminated by the sun.

Picture taken Tue, 13 October 2020 10:09:24 PM

Mars
Saturn

Saturn

Picture taken in June of 2017 when Saturn was in opposition

Saturn
Trapezium

Trapezium - 4 stars in the heart of the Orion nebula which is not visible here. To see it one needs a tracking telecope, so the shutter can remain open longer!

Taken April 27,2022

Trapezium in Orion's sword
Betelgeuse

Betelgeuse - Orion's left shoulder.

Picture taken April 27,2022

Betelgeuse - Red Giant
Sirius

Sirius

Picture taken April 27,2022

Sirius - Brightest Start
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Camera Details

Camera is a Canon - 600D

Canon EOS Rebel T3i Digital SLR with 3 inch flip out tiltable LCD screen with screen protector

18Megapixel CMOS sensor with DIGIC 4 Image Processor

Camera

Telescope Details

Telescope is a Skywatcher Dobsonian

12" (305 mm) Dobsonian-style Newtonian

1500 mm focal length (f/5)

2" Crayford-style focuser with 1.25" adapter

Telescope