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)

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

  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