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Updated: 25 November 2017

Some selected sky photography from Cassiopeia Observatory. Click a thumbnail to see a larger version.

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Zodiacal Light
27 January 2011
D7000 DSLR
f/3.5, 30 seconds, ISO 2000
27mm lens
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Summer Milky Way
3 June 2011
D7000 DSLR
f/3.5, 5 minutes, ISO 500
18mm lens
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Orion over Moonlit Snow
3 December 2011
D7000 DSLR
f/5.6, 25 seconds, ISO 500
18mm lens



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Zodiacal Light
11 February 2012
D7000 DSLR
f/3.5, 30 seconds, ISO 2000
18mm lens
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Zodiacal Light, Taurus, Pleiades, Venus, & Jupiter
20 March 2012
D7000 DSLR
f/4, 60 seconds, ISO 800
18mm lens
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Winter Night Sky
7 December 2012
D7000 DSLR
f/8, 10 minutes, ISO 2500
8mm fisheye lens



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Winter Milky Way
7 December 2012
D7000 DSLR
f/8, 10 minutes, ISO 2000
8mm fisheye lens
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Zodiacal Light & Milky Way
11 January 2013
D7000 DSLR
f/5, 30 seconds, ISO 5000
8mm fisheye lens
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Crescent Moon at Sunset
12 January 2013
D7000 DSLR
f/5, 1/60second, ISO 1600
102mm lens



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Planets Conjunction at Sunset
26 May 2013
D7000 DSLR
f/5.3, 1/15second, ISO 400
75mm lens
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Northern Sky Star Trails
31 May 2013
D7000 DSLR
30 minutes, ISO 1600
18mm lens
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Northern Sky Star Trails
2 June 2013
D7000 DSLR
60 minutes, ISO 5000
8mm fisheye lens



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Airglow over Southern Arizona
2 June 2013
D7000 DSLR
f/5, 1 minute, ISO 5000
8mm fisheye lens
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Milky Way rising
3 June 2013
D7000 DSLR
f/5, 1 minute, ISO 5000
8mm fisheye lens
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Summer Milky Way
14 June 2013
D7000 DSLR
f/5, 10 minutes, ISO 1600
8mm fisheye lens



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Milky Way
7 August 2013
D7000 DSLR
f/5.6, 30 seconds, ISO 5000
8mm fisheye lens
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Perseid Meteors
11 August 2013
D7000 DSLR
8mm fisheye lens
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Nova Delphini 2013
27 August 2013
D7000 DSLR
f/4.8, 2 minutes, ISO 1600
42mm lens



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Crab Nebula and Hyades
3 November 2013
D7000 DSLR
f/5, 5 minutes, ISO 1600
50mm lens
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Orion
3 November 2013
D7000 DSLR
f/4.2, 5 minutes, ISO 1600
34mm lens
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Observatory, Jupiter, Moon, Constellations
14 January 2014
D7000 DSLR
f/16, 30 seconds, ISO 1600
8mm fisheye lens



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Observatory, Jupiter, Constellations
22 January 2014
D7000 DSLR
f/5, 30 seconds, ISO 1600
8mm fisheye lens
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Milky Way from Oracle State Park
3 May 2014
D7000 DSLR
f/8, 5 minutes, ISO 2500
8mm fisheye lens
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Sun's Brother Star HD162826
10 May 2014
D7000 DSLR
20 seconds, ISO 1600
Prime Focus



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Camelopardalid meteor
24 May 2014
D7000 DSLR
f/5, 2 minutes, ISO 5000
8mm fisheye lens
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Orion
14 January 2015
D7000 DSLR
f/4.2, 2 minutes, ISO 6400
34mm lens
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Zodiacal Light
7 February 2015
D7000 DSLR
f/5.6, 30 seconds, ISO 1600
8mm fisheye lens



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Moon, Close Venus-Mars Conjunction
21 February 2015
D7000 DSLR
f/4.5, 1/5sec, ISO 1600
18mm lens
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Moon, Close Venus-Mars Conjunction
21 February 2015
D7000 DSLR
f/4.8, 1/5sec, ISO 1600
45mm lens
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Nova Sagittarii 2015 No. 2
17 March 2015
D7000 DSLR
f/4.5, 15 seconds, ISO 6400
FL 35mm lens



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Nova Sagittarii 2015 No. 2
22 March 2015
D7000 DSLR
f/5.6, 5 seconds, ISO 6400
FL 105mm lens
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Nova Sagittarii 2015 No. 2
22 March 2015
D7000 DSLR
f/3.5, 15 seconds, ISO 4000
FL 18mm lens
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Jupiter, Venus, Crescent Moon
19 June 2015
D7200 DSLR
f/5.6, 30 seconds, ISO 1600
FL 18mm lens



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Venus/Jupiter Conjunction 37' separation
29 June 2015
D7200 DSLR
f/5.6, 2 seconds, ISO 4000
FL 300mm lens
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Venus/Jupiter Conjunction 21'47" separation
30 June 2015 (day)
iPhone 5s
Afocal 77X
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Venus-Moon Daytime Conjunction
8 October 2015
D7200 DSLR
f/8, 1/500sec, ISO 400, FL 300mm lens



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Pleiades and Hyades
13 November 2015
D7200 DSLR
f/4, 1/2sec, ISO 12800, FL 27mm lens
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Venus Daytime Occultation & Plane
7 December 2015
D7200 DSLR
FL 600mm lens
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Comet C/2013 US10 Catalina, Mars, Meteors
14 December 2015
D7200 DSLR
FL 30mm lens



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Belt of Venus & Mt Lemmon shadow
1 January 2016
D7200 DSLR
FL 18mm lens
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Zodiacal Light & Milky Way
3 February 2016
D7200 DSLR
FL 8mm Fisheye lens
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Saturn & Mars in Scorpius
26 May 2016
D7200 DSLR
FL 18mm



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Milky Way
2 July 2016
D7200 DSLR
FL 18mm
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Lyra and Ring Nebula
2 July 2016
D7200 DSLR
FL 140mm
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Venus-Mercury Conjunction
16 July 2016
D7200 DSLR
FL 360mm



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Summer Milky Way
4 September 2016
D7200 DSLR
FL 8mm Fisheye lens
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Winter Night Sky
28 January 2017
D7200 DSLR
f/5, 10 minutes, ISO 1600
FL 8mm Fisheye lens
SkyTracker Pro
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Star Canopus
9 February 2017
D7200 DSLR
f/11, 10 seconds, ISO 1600
FL 18mm



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Orion
24 February 2017
D7200 DSLR
f/4.2, 5 minutes, ISO 3200
FL 35mm
SkyTracker Pro
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Zodiacal Light
20 April 2017
D7200 DSLR
f/5, 1 minute, ISO 5000
FL 8mm Fisheye Lens
SkyTracker Pro
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Omega Centauri
Globular Cluster
22 May 2017
1 minute, ISO 6400
FL 140mm
SkyTracker Pro



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Milky Way
28 May 2017
D7200 DSLR
f/3.5, 2 minutes, ISO 5000
FL 18mm
SkyTracker Pro
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Milky Way & Observatory
16 June 2017
D7200 DSLR
f/3.5, 1 minute, ISO 5000
FL 18mm
SkyTracker Pro
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Kitt Peak, Mercury, & Saturn
24 November 2017
iPhone 8 Plus
2X telephoto lens
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