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Here is a gallery of the latest versions of my astro photos. Yes, it is very sparse right now, but my goal for this hobby is to get "good" pictures of the most common Deep Space Objects (DSO). While it was relatively quick to capture some initial pictures (late 2020), my optimism was quickly tempered. I now know that I have a long way to go. Improving beyond that first is a painfully slow, iterative process of many minor improvements from expanded knowledge, better technique, additional equipment, and lots and lots of patience. Getting to my original goal will actually take *years* and several thousands of $ more of equipment. But for now, it is fun and I am still making visible progress, so onward...

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M31 Andomeda Galaxy
Dec 2020

M45 Pleiades (The 7 Sisters)
Mar 2021

M42 Orion Nebula
Jan 2021



IC434 Horsehead Nebula
Jan/Feb 2021

C49 Rosette Nebula
Feb/Mar 2021

IC443 Jellyfish Nebula
Mar 2021



M66/M65/NGC3628 - Leo Triple
Apr 2021

Markarian Chain (M86, etc)
May 2021

M3 Glob Cluster
May 2021



M5 Glob Cluster
Jun 2021

M13 - Hercules
Jun 2021


Prior versions, etc

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M103
Nov 2020

M31, Andromeda Galaxy
Early Dec 2020

Jupiter/Saturn
Dec 2020



M31, Andromeda Galaxy
Late Dec 2020

M45, Pleiades
Dec 2020

M45, Pleiades
Jan 2021