Selected Images from a Backyard Observatory in Carlsbad, CA

Last Update: 9/18/20

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Planets

Saturn
Jupiter

Saturn: 8/16/20

Jupiter: 8/16/20

 

The Moon

Lunar Craters
Total Lunar Eclipse
Lunar ISS Transit
Full Moon

Lunar Craters: 5/5/20

Lunar Eclipse: 1/20/19

Lunar ISS Transit: 10/15/18

Full Moon: 2/19/19

 

Nebulae

NGC 2359

Bubble Nebula: 9/18/20

11,000 ly away

Elephant's Trunk: 9/5/20

2,400 ly away

Thor's Helmet: 2/23/20

12,000 ly away

Horsehead
Rosette
Packman

Horsehead:2/23/18

1,300 ly away

Rosette: 12/28/18

5,200 ly away

Packman: 8/26/19

9,500 ly away

 

Galaxies

M51
M106
M81
M104

M51:4/23/20

23Mly away

M106: 3/30/19

24Mly away

M81: 3/24/19

12Mly away

M104: 4/20/13

29Mly away