Photons bounced around in this alien star for a hundred thousand years or so…
Welcome to the presentation. Please click the image above to download the files and follow along with me! I am saddened I could not be […]
ORION – A Completed Project
A Giant 2.5 Gigapixel image of the Orion Constellation by Matt Harbison.
Astronomy Picture of the Day! I have no words for this honor. An achievement for sure, but I’m just thankful and humbled for the opportunity […]
The Marathon Sky Survey
A new project begins…
I don’t -for one second…
A 22 hour look at Barnard 33.
Come Fly With Me
Sadr gets it’s name from Arab culture. Officially, “Chest” in Arabic, as it lies at the very heart of the constellation Cygnus. It resides just […]
The Deep Dark Sky
Here come the cool crisp fall nights! For the last few weeks I’ve been working on a portion of the Constellation Cygnus. Specifically a 12 […]
The Setting Moon: not just for Hydrogen capture.
First off- the morning soundtrack: Spotify: José González – Let it Carry You I’ve been in a remote observatory collecting data for about a four […]
20,000 Leagues Above the Sea
An ode to a childhood favorite!
It’s a Marvelous Night for a Moondance…
Go outside tonight and look at the Moon!
Antlia Pro 50.8 LRGB + Narrowband Filters: Revisited
It’s been a few months since I originally posted concerning the new Antlia Pro filters. First off, I want to be give props to folks […]
Rock & Roll
My recent upgrades to my well-loved dob.
This past summer I read John Van Dyke’s book: The Desert. It really sat with me because of his beautiful language describing the desert. I must say I was excited to finish the book after the first few pages. There’s a loyal dog (Cappy)
The Spaghetti Nebula and the Star Alnath
The Star Alnath (or Elnath), prominent in the bottom left, is the point of the right horn of the constellation Taurus and also a part […]
Fast and Wide
Astrophotographer (me) problems: Pixel Peeping. I’m finally finishing up my projects from the Winter in Marathon. I began SH2-240 ( often called the Spaghetti Nebula) […]
The Seagull Nebula IC-2177
Data acquired from February 22, 2021 through March 8, 2021 in Marathon, Texas I’m happy to reveal the first mosaic image taken remotely out of […]
Just Like Watching Grass Grow
LIVE BEAN CAM! Throughout the month this tiny kidney bean will grow on camera. I’ll be posting the time lapse daily on our FB page […]
It’s a Bird!
I’ve always joked about this nebula being a bird, but I’m starting to see it! This is a three panel mosaic from my system in […]
Just Out of the Visible Spectrum
I’m having so much fun on my new (to me) telescope system. Not only is it FAST- it’s WIDE! Giant swaths of the sky are […]
Here’s to Perseverance
Today’s the day. Nasa’s new Mars rover touches down! Or- at least I hope it does in one piece. So many things have to go […]
The Long Ride Home
Sleet, snow, ice, and freezing fog, Oh My! We have started our twenty hour, two day, trip home. It’s a LONG ride for sure… luckily […]
All Systems Go!
To say that I’m excited would be an understatement. The upgrade in the observatory is proving to be a game changer. Extremely fast glass, giant […]
It’s All In the Details
You’ve heard it said. “It’s the little things”. And it really is. For me, little things add up to the big things. So how about […]