The best web site for amateur astronomy images. Astronomy Mosaics from an Observatory Dome (Pro Dome) located at New Mexico Skies, New Mexico. Primary Telescope is a 20 inch RCOS (RCOS 20"). Takahashi Telescopes include a Takahashi FRC-300 (FRC300), Takahashi TOA-130 (TOA130), FSQ-106N (FSQ106N), TeleVue NP101. Paramount ME, Takahashi NJP, Takahashi EM11 mounts. Compare (Finger Lakes Instruments) Review FLI Proline09000 and SBIG STL11000 CCD Cameras.  Review Starlight Express Loadstar. Review RCOS and Takahashi Telescopes. Quick and Fast Paramount ME polar alignment with Pier-Paws. Images include Messier Catalog M1 M2 M3 M4 M5 M6 M7 M8 M9 M10 M11 M12 M13 M14 M15 M16 M17 M18 M19 M20 M21 M22 M23 M24 M25 M26 M27 M28 M29 M30 M31 M32 M33 M34 M35 M36 M37 M38 M39 M40 M41 M42 M43 M44 M45 M46 M47 M48 M49 M50 M51 M52 M53 M54 M55 M56 M57 M58 M59 M60 M61 M62 M63 M64 M65 M66 M67 M68 M69 M70 M71 M72 M73 M74 M75 M76 M77 M78 M79 M80 M81 M82 M83 M84 M85 M86 M87 M88 M89 M90 M91 M92 M93 M94 M95 M96 M97 M98 M99 M100 M101 M102 M103 M104 M105 M106 M107 M108 M109 Saturn, Jupiter, Rosette Nebula, Orion Nebula, Eagle Nebula, Dumbbell Nebula, Crab Nebula, Lagoon Nebula, Swan Nebula, Trifid Nebula, Ring Nebula, Whirlpool Galaxy, Sombrero Galaxy, Andromeda Galaxy, Black Eye Galaxy, The Leo Triplet [M66 Group]. Comparisons: Compare Paramount and Takahashi mounts. Also many images from the Caldwell Catalog: C1 C2C3 C4 C5 C6 C7 C8 C9 C10 C11 C12 C13 C14 C15 C16 C17 C18 C19 C20 C21 C22 C23 C24 C25 C26 C27 C28 C29 C30 C31 C32 C33 C34 C35 C36 C37 C38 C39 C40 C41 C42 C43 C44 C45 C46 C47 C48 C49 C50 C51 C52 C53 C54 C55 C56 C57 C58 C59 C60 C61 C62 C63 C64 C65 C66 C67 C68 C69 C70 C71 C72 C73 C85 Enjoy images from the cosmos including near and deep sky galaxies, nebulae, star clusters, comets, the moon and planets. Asteroid (25143) Itokawa, Asteroid 3 Juno, Asteroid 1996 RF14, Asteroid 2001 YZ124.

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