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Orion and Running Man Nebula

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The Orion and Running Man Nebula - December 2, 2011It's amazing how far one can progress in the field of Astrophotography with a little time (and money)  I have went from snapshots of the moon taken with a point-and-shoot Canon Powershot A720, to detailed Nebulae photos using a Canon 450d on a sophisticated mount! The above photo was taken at the CCCA Observatory on a chilly autumn December 2nd night. Skywatcher NEQ6 Mount in the ObservatoryThe Beautiful Night Sky at the CCCA ObservatoryOn top of being the darkest sky site I have ever been to, I was generously granted permission to use t…

First Post – Full Moon

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[caption id="attachment_4546" align="aligncenter" width="688"] The full moon[/caption] The Moon with a point and shoot camera Well, I thought I would start off with this glamor shot of my favorite Astro-Neighbour, the moon! I took this shot on an unbelievably clear (yet hot) night in August 2010. Notice the fine details of the moon's surface in the top left. corner. I plan to capture some more close-up shots of the moon along the terminator in the future. This photo made it's way onto Celestron Images! It is a fantastic website full of user-submitted astrophotography images.