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 -  06/11/2020  ( New Mars images added to Mars page),

Latest Mars animation  -  27/09/2020, (see Mars page for more images)




Latest Jupiter Image - 13/09/2020. (see Jupiter page for more information and images)


Comet NEOWISE C/2020 F3, 19th July 2020. Canon EOS 1000D with 135mm lens, 40 x 10 second exposures, no tracking. 

Stacked using Deep Sky Stacker.


Latest Saturn Image -  12/07/2020, (see Saturn page for more information)

Latest Deep Sky Image - M51 - May 2020, a total of 104 images(120 & 90 second exposures) - see Deep Sky page for more information.

Latest Lunar image: 3rd Dec 2019, an average of 500 frames, IR pass filter (685nm). Processed using Autostakkert V3 & Registax V6.



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