My latest astrophotography project is a study of a fairly well-known planetary nebula. The "Blue Snowball" is estimated to be roughly 2500 light years from Earth. The central star of...
Welcome to The Vast Reaches
Join me on a cosmic journey into the expansive world of astrophotography.
All images presented on this website are pictures of the natural environment around us, captured using consumer-grade photography and astronomy equipment and processed by me.
Some call it a hobby, but to me, its a voyage of exploration.
A striking face-on spiral galaxy looms behind a veil of Milky Way stars and dust. Our view out into the cosmos rarely gets better than this!
This is IC342, known as the Hidden Galaxy due to its faint and somewhat obscured appearance. Long photographic exposure brings out all those hidden, delicately detailed features.
Find more info on my image page.
We have the technology to redirect a potentially hazardous asteroid away from an impact with Earth. Earthlings have come a long way since the days of the dinosaurs!
I certainly never thought that one day I'd be taking pictures of a pulsar in deep space from my backyard. Yet, here we are. The first object in Charles Messier's...