SaratogaSkies Jim Solomon's Astropics


Latest news

Aug 16: First Narrowband Image Posted! The Pillars of Creation in M16.

Aug 2: New Takahashi NJP Mount Arrives. Holy (lack of) PE Batman!

July 19: New SBIG ST-2000XM Camera Arrives! Stay tuned for First Light.

June 22: First Light with (then) Drew's Mewlon 180 posted: M5.


Site Map


γ Cygni Widefield (IC 1318)

Andromeda Galaxy (M31)

Andromeda Galaxy (M31) [obsolete]

Antares / ρ Ophiuchi / M4 (M4 & IC 4604) [obsolete]

Antares / ρ Ophiuchi / M4 (M4 & IC 4604)

Barnard's Galaxy (NGC 6822) [obsolete]

Barnard's Galaxy (NGC 6822)

Barred Spiral Galaxy (M109)

Barred Spiral Galaxy (NGC 2903)

Black Eye Galaxy (M64)

Blinking Planetary (NGC 6826)

Box Nebula (NGC 6309)

Bubble Nebula & Open Cluster (NGC 7635 & M52)

California Nebula (NGC 1499)

Cat's Eye Nebula (NGC 6543)

Cirrus Nebula (NGC 6960)

Clown Face/Eskimo Nebula (NGC 2392)

Cocoon Nebula (IC 5146)

Comet (C/2004 Q2 [Machholz])

Comet (C/2004 Q2 [Machholz])

Comet (C/2001 Q4 [NEAT])

Cone Nebula/Xmas Tree Cluster (NGC 2264)

Core (Milky Way)

Crab Nebula (M1)

Crescent Nebula (NGC 6888)

Crescent Nebula (NGC 6888) [obsolete]

Deer Lick Group and Stephan's Quintet (NGC 7331)

Double Cluster (NGC 884 & NGC 869)

Dumbbell Nebula (M27)

Eagle Nebula (M16)

Eagle Nebula (M16) [obsolete]


Emission + Reflection Nebula (NGC 6559)

Emission + Reflection Nebula (IC 1284)

Emission Nebula (NGC 7380)

Emission Nebula (Sh 2-157)

Emission Nebula & Open Cluster (NGC 6820 & NGC 6823)

Emission Nebula East (SH 2-27)

Emission Nebula West (SH 2-27)

Flaming Star Nebula (IC 405)

Galaxies (M81 & M82)

Galaxy Cluster (Abell 2199 / NGC 6166)

Galaxy Group (NGC 5044)

Gamma Cygni Nebula (IC 1318)

Globular Cluster (M3)

Globular Cluster (M22)

Globular Cluster (M5)

Great Cluster in Hercules (M13)

Great Cluster in Hercules (M13) [obsolete]

Horsehead Nebula (B33) [obsolete]

Horsehead Nebula (B33) [obsolete]

Horsehead Nebula (B33)

Ink Spot Nebula (B86)

Iris Nebula (NGC 7023)

Jupiter [obsolete]

Jupiter Moon Animation

Jupiter and Moons [obsolete]

Jupiter and its Moons

Jupiter closeup

Lagoon Nebula (M8)

Lagoon Nebula (M8) [obsolete]

Little Ghost (NGC 6369)


Mars [obsolete]


Moon and Venus

Moon, Saturn, and The Twins

Moonrise over Los Gatos

Moonrise over Los Gatos

Network Nebula (NGC 6992) [obsolete]

Network Nebula (NGC 6992)

North American & Pelican Nebulae Widefield (NGC 7000 & IC 5070)

Omega Nebula (M17) [obsolete]

Omega Nebula (M17)

Open Cluster (NGC 6823) [obsolete]

Owl Nebula & Galaxy (M97 & M108)

Part of Markarian's Chain (M86)

Part of the Leo Triplet (M65)

Pillars of Creation (M16)

Pinwheel Galaxy (M101) [obsolete]

Pinwheel Galaxy (M101)

Pinwheel Galaxy (M101) [obsolete]

Planetary Nebula (NGC 6210)

Reflection Nebula (NGC 7129)

Reflection Nebula (IC 4592)

Reflection Nebula (IC 1287)

Reflection Nebula (IC 1287) [obsolete]

Rosette Nebula (NGC 2244)

Saturn [obsolete]

Saturn [obsolete]

Saturn [obsolete]

Saturn and Moons

Sombrero Galaxy (M104)

Soul Nebula (IC 1848)

Spiral Galaxies (M95 & M96)

Spiral Galaxy (NGC 3521)

Spiral Galaxy (NGC 3198)

Spiral Galaxy (NGC 5746)

Spiral Galaxy (NGC 2841)

Spiral Galaxy (NGC 2683)

Spiral Galaxy (NGC 6946)

Spiral Galaxy (NGC 6384)

Spiral Galaxy (M106)

Spiral Galaxy (NGC 4725)

Summer Triangle (Milky Way)

The Elephant Trunk (vdB 142)

The Great Nebula in Orion (M42) [obsolete]

The Great Nebula in Orion (M42) [obsolete]

The Great Nebula in Orion (M42) [obsolete]

The Great Nebula in Orion (M42)

The Moon

The Moon

The Moon

The Pleiades (M45)

The Ring Nebula in Lyra (M57)

The Ring Nebula in Lyra (M57) [obsolete]

Thor's Helmet (NGC 2359)

Triangulum Galaxy (M33)

Trifid Nebula (M20)

Trifid Nebula (M20) [obsolete]


Veil Nebula Widefield (NGC 6960, NGC 6992, NGC 6995)

Virgo Galaxy Cluster (M86 & M84)

Whirlpool Galaxy (M51) [obsolete]

Whirlpool Galaxy (M51)

Whirlpool Galaxy (M51) [obsolete]

Widefield (M16/M17/M24)

Widefield (M8/M20)

Wild Duck Cluster (M11)


Canon Digital Rebel (300D) Noise Analysis

Canon EF 200mm f/2.8L II Lens Test

ED80 Focal Reducer Shootout

Guide Scope versus Off-Axis Guider analysis

Jim Solomon's Astrophotography Cookbook

Local Contrast Enhancement of Bright Galaxy Regions

Residual Pattern Noise Analysis: 350D vs 300D

Vignetting of Hutech Hα Front Filter?


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