M17 – The Omega Nebula

M17 – The Omega Nebula

May 3, 2024
Or the Swan Nebula...or Checkmark Nebula...or┬áLobster Nebula...or Horseshoe Nebula. Whatever your favorite name for it, Messier 17 is a great summer t…
I Did a Thing

I Did a Thing

April 25, 2024
I just got home with this. It'll take some custom machine work before I can get it mounted on my pier, but I'm really excited about my G11!…
M82 Supernova SN2014J

M82 Supernova SN2014J

January 25, 2014
A few days ago, a Type Ia supernova was discovered in Messier 82 (NGC 3034, the Cigar Galaxy).  Because of clouds, it took a few days for me to i…