• Astrophotography
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  • M53 and NGC 5053
    M53 and NGC 5053

    24 April 2024
    M3
    Globular M3

    15 April 2024
    M53
    Globular M53

    15 April 2024
    Eclipse
    Eclipse Collage

    8 April 2024
    Eclipse
    Solar Time Lapse

    8 April 2024
    Prominences
    Solar Prominences

    8 April 2024
    Corona
    Solar Corona

    8 April 2024
    NGC 4889
    The Coma Cluster

    7 April 2024
    Sunrise
    Sunrise

    2 April 2024
    Comet P12
    Comet 12P

    25 March 2024
    Comet P12
    Comet 12P

    25 March 2024
    Comet S3
    Comet S3

    22 March 2024
    Sh2-290
    Comet 12P

    12 March 2024
    Sh2-290
    Orion

    12 March 2024
    IC443
    NGC 188 and IFN

    7 March 2024
    IC443
    M109

    7 March 2024
    IC443
    IC443

    4 March 2024
    Sh2-290
    Sh2-290

    14 February 2024
    Sh2-240
    Sh2-240

    5 February 2024
    M42
    Sh2-261

    5 February 2024
    M42
    M42

    3 February 2024
    NGC 1499
    NGC 1499 – Perseus

    3 February 2024
    NGC 7538
    M1 – Taurus

    14 December 2023
    NGC 7293
    NGC 7293 – Aquarius

    15 November 2023
    Heart and Soul
    Heart and Soul Nebulae

    15 November 2023
    NGC 7538
    NGC 7538 – Cepheus

    12 October 2023
    IC 5146
    IC 5146 – Cygnus

    12 October 2023
    IC 434
    IC 434 – Orion

    12 October 2023
    Flying Bat Nebula
    Sh 2-129 – Flying Bat

    20 September 2023
    Jupiter
    Jupiter:  Aries

    27 August 2023
    Saturn
    Saturn:  Aquarius

    27 August 2023
    Wizard Nebula
    NGC 7380 – Wizard

    9 and 16 August 2023
    Da Plane!
    Supermoon and Plane

    1 August 2023
    M8, M20, and M21
    M8, M20, and M21

    22 July 2023
    NGC 5981, 5982, and 5985
    The Draco Triplet

    14 and 19 July 2023
    The Dark Shark Nebula
    The Dark Shark Nebula

    14 and 19 July 2023
  • Clear Sky Chart
  • The handy "Clear Sky Chart" above is a much better indicator of the weather and how clear the sky will be for astronomical observing than many local weather reports.  That's because weathermen will call the sky clear even when it is very humid so that the transparency will be poor.  Weather reports usually don't say how dark the sky will be, either.
  • Looking for a local astronomy club?
  • Try the Syracuse Astronomical Society (SAS)

  • Click the link above to navigate to the Syracuse Astronomical Society web page.  This is a local group that can give you all the 411 on watching the sky in the Syracuse area.  They are very friendly people who love to watch the sky and the yearly family membership dues are quite reasonable.
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  • Astrophotography Articles
  • Here is my first article on a topic in astrophotography.
  • Magnification in Astrophotography and EAA