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CLARK LAKE OBSERVATORY

Space photos from in between trees and beside a lake. Probably not the Jon Stewart you were expecting.
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October 17, 2020

Triangulum Galaxy Messier 33

After a few hit-or-miss attempts at Mars during the few clear nights we’ve had this fall, I decided to go back to hunting down galaxies, nebulas, and star clusters. Triangulum is a early fall favourite, rising high in the sky while the nights begin to dramatically lengthen. Along with Andromeda, M33 is anticipated to merge […]

October 10, 2020

Mars Opposition & Close Approach

When I purchased my new Celestron 9.25 EdgeHD and CGX mount in early August, I figured 2 months was plenty of time for it to arrive just in time for Mars opposition. I never have been one for planetary photography (good thing now, trees block them most of the time) but I was keen to […]

September 22, 2020

The Veil / Filamentary Nebula

I’m winding down my time with my Celestron 8″ SCT as new gear has begun to show up. With the Veil Nebula high in the sky, it’s a great time to shoot this Oxygen (green) and Hydrogen (Red) tendrils of this supernova remnant. Taken over 3 nights, September 20-22th 2020. 28 x 180 second exposures […]

August 7, 2020

Messier 26

July 17, 2020

Messier 16: The Eagle Nebula

Details to come.

June 20, 2020

Pinwheel Galaxy in Widefield

After several nights of frustration with nebula near the Milky Way, I decided to look to the North Western sky and an old favourite, the Pinwheel Galaxy Messier 101. Taken with the widefield RedCat51, 2 minute exposures with the autoguider gave pinpoint stars with lots and lots of colour. You can clearly see it’s companion […]

About Me

I took my first photo of Saturn in the summer of 2106 and was hooked. In 2018, I moved my photography to a new cottage and home observatory north of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

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