Aurora, Meteor, Zodiacal Light, Comet Images...
Colorful aurora with meteor from Pine Mountain Observatory
Aurora (blue spike) from
Aurora (broad yellow red)
from Pine Mountain Observatory
Perseid Meteor in northern
Zodiacal Light in false
color (cone shhref="zodiacal.jpg">Zodiacal Light in false color
(cone shaped rising from lower left)
Comet Hyakutake with
fish-eye lens, 2 minute exposure with Kodak Gold 1000 negative film,
Comet West from the
Coburg Hills north of Eugene, with the Three Sisters in the background,
35mm lens with Ektachrome film for 5 minutes, handguided platform
Deepsky Prime Focus Long Exposure Cold Camera Images
(homebuilt dry air type cold cameras on 10" f/5 and 14" f/5 newtonians,
Ektachrome and Tri-X film, typical exposure of 5 minutes, copied from
35mm to Kodak PhotoCD, 10" photos in the '70s, 14" photos in early
caused by the cold camera's optical window), 10"
Double Cluster Perseus,
Solar, Lunar Images...
Moon through 14", prime focus
Sunspots through 4"
Dobsonian (no tracking, stationary) Images (yes, dobsonian
astrophotography can be done!)...
Venus at noon, 14"
Jupiter, 24" dob
Albireo double star, 24"
Gamma Andromeda double
star (miniature Albireo), 24" dob
Partial lunar eclipse, 8"
1991 Baja, Mexico, Solar Eclipse Images...
sunset the night before the
wide angle view of sky and
horizon at mid-eclipse
wide angle view at
mid-eclipse showing Venus and Mercury (barely visible between eclipsed
Sun and Venus
sunset the night after the
1979 Biggs, Oregon, Solar Eclipse Images...