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Backyard Astrophotography from Southern Illinois

Equipments: Canon 20D body only connected to Orion ED APO Refractor
Orion 80mmED APO Refractor riding piggyback on Meade LX200
Meade 10" SCT SMT-GPS Polar aligned
Meade 6.0 Focal reducer connected to Orion ED to reduce Focal ratio
Technique: Multiple pictures stacked and combined using ImagePlus software. Minor touch-up with Adobe Photoshop.
Andromeda Galaxy
Andromeda Galaxy
The Great Orion Nebula
The Great Orion Nebula
Pelaides
Pelaides
Messier 81 and 82
Messier 81 and 82
Horsehead and Flame Nebulae
Horsehead and Flame Nebulae
Messier Object 51  @ Whirlpool Galaxy
Messier Object 51 @ Whirlpool Galaxy
Comet  Machholz
Comet Machholz
M27 AKA The Dumbbell Nebula
M27 AKA The Dumbbell Nebula
Moon & Paliedes
Moon & Paliedes
Harvest Moon
Harvest Moon
Lunar Eclipse 2007
Lunar Eclipse 2007