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Planetary or "Lucky" Imaging 

These images require very short exposures. They are typically made made by shooting a movie of the object with a webcam or dedicated astronomy video camera. You then take the individual frames and stack them to remove the distortions caused by the atmosphere.

Lunar Mosiac

Lunar Mosiac
10"LX200 and Imaging Source DMK41. This is made up of 32 individual pictures. The are all combined in a mosiac to make one large picture.

Jupiter and Io

Jupiter 10"LX200 and ToUCam Pro II

Archimedes

Archimedes
10"LX200 and Imaging Source DMK41

International Space Station

ISS
10"LX200 and DMK41 Camera

Negative Moon

Negative Moon
Negative image of the moon

Venus

Venus
10"LX200 and ToUCam Pro II

Earthshine

Earthshine
The moon is illuminated by light reflected off of the Earth

Mare Oriental

Mare Oriental
10"LX200 and ToUCam Pro II

Mars

Mars
10"LX200 and ToUCam Pro II

Saturn

Saturn
10"LX200 and ToUCam Pro II

Lunar Eclipse

1st Quarter Moon April 15, 2014.  10" LX200 and Nikon D700.

1st Quarter Moon

1st Quarter Moon Orion 80ED with Imaging Source DMK41 Camera

Saturn

Saturn
10"LX200 with ToUCam Pro II

International Space Station

ISS
10"LX200 and DMK41 Camera

Jupiter

Jupiter
10"LX200 and ToUCam Pro II

Mars

Mars
10"LX200 and ToUCam Pro II

Copernicus

Copernicus
10"LX200 and DMK41

Mars

Mars
10"LX200 and DMK41

Moon/Venus Conjunction

Moon/Venus Conjunction
The moon covers Venus

Saturn

Saturn
10"LX200 and ToUCam Pro II