The Wizard Nebula

Photographed from my backyard with a telescope.

Here is my first attempt at photographing this nebula 6 years ago...

It is not bad, but I did not know what I was doing, and my astrophotography equipment has evolved.

Now you can see the shape of the Wizard in this Nebula!

(1.5-hour total exposure)

Learn why my latest picture is so much better!