Sunday, 14 February 2010

Images Taken From the Home Observatory

The Hercules Globular Cluster
A large, dense cluster of stars in the constellation of Hercules. Taken from the home observatory.
The Horsehead and Flame Nebulae
Two faint nebulae in the constellation of Orion. Taken from the home observatory.
The Moon
Close-up shot of the Moon, taken from the home observatory.
The Andromeda Galaxy
A large, bright galaxy in the constellation of Andromeda. Taken from home observatory.
The Orion and Running Man Nebulae
Two large nebulae, located in the constellation of Orion. Taken from home observatory.
Jupiter
The planet Jupiter. Note the Great Red Spot on the lower half of the disk. Image taken from home observatory.
The Pleiades
Image taken from home observatory. The Pleiades is an open star cluster, also known as the seven sisters.
First-quarter Moon
Image taken from home observatory. Note the shadows in the craters along the terminator (the line between day and night on the Moon).































































































































































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