Thursday, July 17, 2008

M8 - Lagoon Nebula

Meade 8" F/4 Schmidt Newtonian + Sirius mount
Canon 40D
24 90-sec exposures ISO 1600

Lunar Eclipse Feb 20, 2008

Canon 30D
Canon 70-200mm F/2.8L + Canon 2x Extender
9:26pm Central Daylight

Full Moon

August 30, 2004
Canon Digital Rebel
Orion 100ED 4" apo refractor

Wednesday, July 16, 2008

I Am Here

Living in the suburbs of Chicago, IL, I yearn for darker skies. As a member of the Northwest Suburban Astronomers, we have dark sites reserved. Unfortunately, "dark skies" becomes a relative term. Nonetheless, this blog is dedicated to my meager attempts at imaging the skies.