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Sagittarius and the core of the Milky Way
03-21-04 Anza Borrego State Park, CA

Nikon FM10 and Fuji Superia 800 color film
20 min at f/3.5
Piggybacked on LXD55 SN6
Contrast adjustment and color balancing applied in
Photoshop 7
Sagittarius and Milky Way
Cygnus and the North American Nebula
Cygnus the Swan and NGC 7000 - the North
American Nebula
06-21-04 Joshua Tree National Park, CA

LXD55 mount and Nikon FM10
Piggyback at 35mm, f/4
12 minute exposure on Fuji Superia Xtra 800 film
Curves, Levels, and other processing done in
Photoshop 7
Milky Way - Digital Rebel
Southern Milky Way
06-20-04 Joshua Tree National Park, CA

LXD55 SN6 and Canon 300D, unguided
Piggyback at 28mm, f/5.6
4 - 3-minute exposures at ISO 1600
Darkframe removal, blending, Curves, selective
Median and other processing done in Photoshop 7
Mosaic of the summer Milky Way
The Summer Milky Way - mosaic image
06-21-04 Joshua Tree National Park, CA

LXD55 mount and Nikon FM10
Piggyback at 35mm, f/4
5 seperate exposures of 12 minutes each stitched
together in Photoshop
Fuji Superia Xtra 800 film
Color balancing, Curves, and all other processing also
done in Photoshop 7
Back to Milky Way
Milky Way - 2004-2010
Milky Way - Canon 300D
The Core
05-28-05 off Ortega Hwy, CA
LXD55 SN6 and Canon 300D
Sigma lens 60mm, f/4.5
9 x 3 min at ISO 800, unguided
All processing done in Photoshop 7
Milky Way Mosaic
Summer Milky Way Mosaic
07-03-05 Joshua Tree National Park, CA
LXD55 mount and Canon 300D
24mm Sigma lens at F/5.6
48 x 3 min at ISO 1600
All processing done in Photoshop 7
New Milky Way Mosaic
05-13-07 RAS Landers site, CA
Canon 300D, Tamron lens 17mm at
f/4, Tak Teegul SPII
6 x 5 min at ISO 800
Processed in Photoshop CS2
Star Clouds and Dark Nebulae - Scutum to
Sagittarius
07-17-07 Mount Laguna, CA
Takahashi Teegul SPII mount, Canon 300D,
Tamron 17-50 f/2.8 lens at
50mm f/4
10 x 5 min at ISO 800
Processing done in Photoshop CS2 and Maxim
DL 3
Cassiopeia Region
07-18-07 Mount Laguna, CA
Takahashi Teegul SPII mount, Canon 300D,
Tamron 17-50 f/2.8 lens at
50mm f/4
6 x 5 min at ISO 800
Processing done in Photoshop CS2 and Maxim
DL 3
Milky Way Mosaic - reprocessed
04-19-08
Taken 05-12-07, RAS Landers, CA site
Takahashi Teegul SP II, Canon 300D, Tamron
17-50 f/2.8 lens at 17mm, f/4
6 x 5 minute exposures at ISO 800
Processing done in Photoshop CS2
Rho Ophiucus / Pipe Nebula / Sagittarius Star
Cloud Mosaic
05-11-08 Little Blair Valley, CA
Kenko SkyMemo R, SBIG  ST-4000 XCM,
Astronomik CLS filter, Nikon 55mm f/1.2 lens at
f/2.8
2 frames of 6 x 10 min each at -15 C acquired in
CCDSoft
Dark, Flat, Bias calibration in CCDOPS
Processing done in Photoshop CS2 and Maxim
DL 3
Northern Cygnus Widefield
05-11-08 Little Blair Valley, CA
Kenko SkyMemo R, SBIG  ST-4000 XCM,
Astronomik CLS filter, Nikon 55mm f/1.2 lens at
f/2.8
3 x 10 min at -15 C acquired in CCDSoft
Dark, Flat, Bias calibration in CCDOPS
Processing done in Photoshop CS2 and Maxim
DL 3
The Milky Way amidst the trees
06-29-08 Mount Laguna, CA
Kenko SkyMemo R, Canon 450D Rebel XSI,
Tamron 17-50mm f/2.8 lens at 17mm, f/5.6
4 frames, each 5 x 3min at ISO 800
Processing done in Photoshop CS2
M24 - Little Sagittarius Star Cloud - with dark
nebulae B92 and B93
08-02-08 Julian Star Fest, CA
Losmandy G-11 Gemini, Takahashi  
Epsilon 130, SBIG  ST-4000 XCM
5 x 15 min at 0 C acquired in CCDSoft
Dark and Flat calibration in CCDOPS
Processing done in Photoshop CS2, Maxim DL
3, and Images Plus
Scutum Star Cloud with M11, M26, and dark
nebulae B104, B108 and B112
09-27-08 Landers, CA
Kenko SkyMemo R, Canon 450D Rebel XSI,
Nikon 70-300 ED lens at 135mm, f/6
15 x 3min at ISO 800
Processing done in Photoshop CS2
Scutum Star Cloud w/ M11 in HaRGB
06-23-09
Mt. Laguna, CA and Landers, CA
Takahashi EM-200, FLI ML8300, Nikon 180mm
f/2.8 at f/4, Optec 8nm Ha filter
Ha 10 min at -35 C acquired in MaxIm DL
RGB 50 min at ISO 400 Canon XSi and Nikon
lens at 135mm f/5.6
Processing done in Photoshop CS2 and Maxim DL
Grandview Milky Way
09-19-09 Grandview Campground, CA
Kenko SkyMemo R mount, Canon Rebel XSi
450D, NovoFlex adapter, Nikon 20mm f/2.8 lens
at f/4
5 min at ISO 200
Processing done in Photoshop CS2
Summer Triangle
09-20-09 Grandview Campground, CA
Kenko SkyMemo R mount, Canon Rebel XSi
450D, NovoFlex adapter, Nikon 20mm f/2.8 lens
at f/4
15 min at ISO 400
Processing done in Photoshop CS2
Rising Milky Way in my backyard
06-05-10 Fallbrook, CA
Kenko SkyMemoR, Canon Rebel XSi, Tamron
17-50 f/2.8 lens at 17mm, f/4
5 min at ISO 400
Processing done in Photoshop CS2
Schulman Grove Milky Way
10-08-10 White Mountain Rd, CA
Canon XSi 450D, Tamron 17-50mm f/2.8 lens at
17mm, f/2.8
30 sec at ISO 1600
Processing done in Photoshop CS2