Astrophotography Gallery

Old Moon pictures: Some picture I took of the moon years ago. I don't know the exact dates.

Sept. 21 2002: My first attempt using the digital camera, a Nikon Coolpix 995, with a telescope. All pictures are of the moon.

Nov. 23 2002: First time using the Ultima 8 and the digital camera. Got some pictures of the moon and Saturn.

April 12th 2003: First attempt at taking pictures of Jupiter with my digital camera and my Ultima C8.

May 4th, 2003: A prime focus shot of a crescent moon showing the effect of earthshine.

Sept. 10th, 2003: Some digital images of Mars and a shot of Uranus.

Nov. 8th, 2003: Pictures of the lunar eclipse from Caumsett State Park.

Dec. 28th, 2003: A lot of astrophotography tonight. A decent image of Saturn from my digital camera. Some prime focus shots of the Moon and the Orion Nebula. A couple of piggyback shots of the Orion and Taurus constellations.

February 28th, 2004: My first photos of Venus, and some pictures of Saturn and Jupiter.

April 18th, 2004: Some decent pictures of Jupiter and a so-so image of Venus.

June 8th, 2004: Images of the Moon and Sun from Robert Moses State Park during the transit of Venus. I was not able to get a clear picture of Venus in the photos.

Sept. 10th, 2004: Wide angle images of Cygnus and Cassiopeia. These are the first images I took using a light pollution filter for my camera lens.

November 6th, 2004: Some wide angle shots using a zoom lens. Images of M45 and the Andromeda Galaxy.

Dec. 5th, 2004: My first webcamer image of Saturn. Not as good as my Nikon images of Saturn.

Jun. 6th, 2005: Image of Jupiter using my Coolpix 995 and a 2x barlow. Despite the good seeing that night, the image quality isn't as good as I had hoped. You can however make out the Great Red Spot.

July 2, 2005: Some wide angle shots of Scorpius, Sagittarius, and Altair.

Sept. 24, 2005: Some poor images of Uranus and Mars during a windy night.