All of the following photographs were taken through our telescopes with our cameras.
July 12 2020 Comet
Comet NEOWISE - C/2020 F3
June 28 2020 Moon
Photographed from our driveway in Freestone. Taken with a Raspberry Pi 4B and HQ Camera mounted at prime focus on an Orion 12" Newtonian Reflector.
October 11 2019 Transit of Mercury
Photographed from our deck in Freestone. Taken with a Canon T2i mounted at prime focus on an Orion 10" Newtonian Reflector. The Reflector is on a Celestron CGEM Equatorial Mount.
September 18 2017 alignment of Venus, the star Regulus, the Moon, Mars, and Mercury
August 21 2017 Solar Eclipse
The Double Cluster
The Andromeda Galaxy
The Triangulum Galaxy
Clouds and Moon at Sunset
Our tiny Moon and dramatic Clouds
The Rosette Nebula
Venus and Mercury over Bodega Bay
The Moon - featuring the Clavius Crater
The Orion Nebula - M42 - just below Orion's Belt
The Moon - a crescent just after the New Moon
Our Milky Way Galaxy
The Eclipsing Moon with tiny "Spica" at the upper left - April 14 2014
M51 - The Whirlpool Galaxy
The Horsehead Nebula
The Running Man
M13 - the Great Globular Cluster in Hercules
Comet Lovejoy - C/2013 R1
Comet Lovejoy - C/2014 Q2
Fellow Astronomer Loren C at Skyline Park, Napa CA
Our largest telescope set up on the patio outside our Home
Posing at Bouchaine Vineyards in the Carneros wine growing region.
Set up at the "Barn in Green Valley"