Comet 117P

Last night I was inspired to take a photo of comet 117P after seeing some recent messages on the ASV comet list regarding it. Days earlier I had looked for available comets to photograph and missed this one. I was surprised by the length of 117P's tail. The comet is…

Under Cloudy Stars

I had good intentions tonight, even with the full moon, of (1) doing some supernova searching and (2) working on footage for a video idea I have. I spent an hour or so in the afternoon hobbling around setting the gear up. The clouds had other plans! The clouds are…

A broken ankle and a Valley of Stars

A couple of weekends ago I enjoyed making the most of my local surroundings, taking a long awaited trip to a nearby vantage point for some astrophotography of the Milky Way. I captured a few nice images, of which this, titled Valley of Stars, is probably the best: Unfortunately though,…

Solar Eclipse Video

Check out my new video on Vimeo, it is of the solar eclipse experienced on the 10th May 2013. The eclipse was a partial solar eclipse as viewed from my location in Perth, even though up north at Newman it was an Annular solar eclipse. 10th May Partial Solar Eclipse…