Welcome to my Web pages. Most recent deep sky images were taken using a Starlight Xpress MX916 CCD Camera or Canon EOS 1000D. Planetary images were taken with the Imaging Source DMK21AU04 or from Nov 2013 The ZW Optical ASI120MC camera. (ASI224MC used from Jan 2016 onwards)
Pages last updated 22nd November 2017 (Home page and Deep Sky section updated ).
A Journey to Jupiter - YouTube animation of Jupiter made from more than 1,000 images taken by 91 amateurs from around the world.
Latest Deep Sky Image - M57 in Lyra. The Ring Nebula, Sept 2017. (see Deep Sky page for more information)
Latest Saturn Image - 17/06/2017, midnight (see Saturn page for more information)
Latest Jupiter Image - 25/05/2017. (see Jupiter page for more information and images)
Latest Image of Uranus, 02/10/2016, 23:36 (ZWO ASI224MC camera with IR pass filter - 685nm. 24 minutes of data.)
Latest Mars Image - 26/05/2016. (see Mars page for more information)
The Transit of Mercury, 09/05/2016, 14:56 UT.
ZWO ASI224MC camera with 300 MM Telephoto lens. An average of 2,000 frames.
Deep Sky Images Lunar Images Jupiter Images Saturn Images Mars Images
Processing the Images Equipment used
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