Main telescope used since June 2011 -  Celestron C14 Edge HD and CGEPRO Mount

Welcome to my Web pages. Planetary images and some recent Planetary Nebulae were captured using the ZW Optical ASI224MC. Deep Sky  images captured using a Canon EOS 1000D or Starlight Xpress MX916 CCD Camera.

Pages last updated -  4th  August 2019  (Latest Saturn image added),

Latest Saturn Image -  01/08/2019, 22:28UT (see Saturn page for more information)

Latest Jupiter Image - 14/07/2019. (see Jupiter page for more information and images)

Latest Deep Sky Image - M109 in Ursa Major 25th Mar 2019.  (see Deep Sky page for more information)

Latest Lunar image: 13th May 2019, an average of 500 frames, IR pass filter (685nm). Processed using Autostakkert V3 & Registax V6.


Best Mars Image (2018) -  05/08/2018, 23:11UT (see Mars page for more information and more recent images)


More Images can be found using the links below: 

 Deep Sky Images                    Lunar Images                     Jupiter Images                            Saturn Images                            Mars Images

Other Images     Processing the Images    Equipment used     My FlickR page

A Journey to Jupiter - YouTube animation of Jupiter made from more than 1,000 images taken by 91 amateurs from around the world.

Useful Links :

The Shropshire Astronomical Society    Starlight Xpress CCD Camera's    The Imaging Source CCD Camera's

Astroart Image Processing Software    Registax Image Processing Software    Autostakkert Image Processing Software

ZW Optical Camera's     ALPO Website   Astro Buy & Sell   Jetstream Forecast  Astro radio